Lucid Motors will reveal the production-ready luxury-electric Air Sedan on September 9th and here's what we know so far.
Manish KharintaJun 22, 2020 9:00 AM PT
When the Polestar 1 made its debut in 2017, the plug-in hybrid claimed to have an all-electric range of 93 miles. Now, the EPA has given the vehicle an official electric range of just 52 miles.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 22, 2020 4:30 AM PT
The future of public transportation is set to change and Arrival’s latest vision takes a one-size-fits-all approach.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 21, 2020 6:00 AM PT
Unattached rear seats, odd charging ports, misaligned panels, and swirl marks are things new Tesla Model Y owners are reporting running into with their electric vehicles.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 20, 2020 6:00 AM PT
German automaker Volkswagen AG is ramping up its efforts to develop the software and operating system (OS) for its future vehicles. However, rather than relying on third parties to develop the majority of code that will underpin millions of future Volkswagen vehicles, the automaker is looking to develop a bigger percentage of it in-house.
Eric WalzJun 19, 2020 3:30 PM PT
Ford Motor Co. announced a new feature for the upcoming Mach-E called “Intelligent Range”, which can more accurately predict how many miles the electric SUV can travel before the battery needs to be charged.
FutureCar Staff Jun 19, 2020 10:30 AM PT
South Korean automaker Kia Motors announced a new partnership with Google Cloud on an AI-based vehicle owners manual, that may one day make the printed or electronic text manuals a thing of the past. The owner's manual is fully-interactive and allows the driver to take a picture of the various controls in their vehicle using a smartphone to learn how each feature works.
FutureCar Staff Jun 18, 2020 1:10 PM PT
The Ford Motor Motor Company is updating its Co-Pilot360 advanced driver assist system (ADAS) next year to include a “hands free" autonomous driving feature, the automaker announced today. The optional hands-free driving system will be available on select 2021 Ford vehicles, including the upcoming Mach-E fully-electric SUV.
Eric WalzJun 18, 2020 10:30 AM PT
San Francisco-based company Lyft Inc. said on Wednesday that every vehicle on its ride-hailing and rental car platform will be fully-electric by 2030.
FutureCar Staff Jun 17, 2020 2:30 PM PT
Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. is making its software available to public transit agencies in Marin County, California. Marin Transit and the Transportation Authority of Marin are paying Uber a flat monthly subscription fee for access to the software that powers Uber’s ride-hailing platform in a new transportation pilot launching July 1.
Eric WalzJun 17, 2020 10:45 AM PT
Volkswagen announced today that it’s increasing its stake in Silicon Valley solid-state battery developer QuantumScape. The automaker is making an additional investment of up to $200 million in the company to further develop solid-state batteries for its future electric vehicles.
Eric WalzJun 16, 2020 1:50 PM PT
Tesla announced it made a number of improvements to the Long Range Plus Model S and reached the elusive 400-mile range target. The latest version of the Model S sedan achieved an official EPA estimated range of 402 miles, which is 20% higher than the Model S 100D with the same battery pack design.
FutureCar Staff Jun 16, 2020 10:00 AM PT
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the number of publicly accessible charging points for electric vehicles (EV) jumped 60% in 2019, the biggest increase in three years. The pace of construction is even outpacing the sales of fully-electric vehicles.
Eric WalzJun 15, 2020 1:00 PM PT
BMW has officially announced the pricing and launch of X5 xDrive45e. Here’s all you need to know about the PHEV's pricing, range and specifications.
Manish KharintaJun 15, 2020 9:00 AM PT
Additionally, the partnership will give Volkswagen an in with Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle startup based in Pittsburgh that is backed by Ford.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 14, 2020 11:00 AM PT
With the electric pickup segment sent to heat up in the next few years, Ford wants to ensure it’s not on the back foot by coming out with a battery-powered version of its popular F-150 within the next two years.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 13, 2020 6:15 AM PT
Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL), says it's ready to build an EV battery with an expected lifespan of 1.2 million miles or 16 years before its needs replacement, Bloomberg reported this week. In an interview at the company’s headquarters in Ningde, southeastern China, CATL Chairman Zeng Yuqun says that the company is ready to build it.
FutureCar Staff Jun 12, 2020 3:10 PM PT
As global automakers begin to restart auto production after the coronavirus pandemic, automotive component supplier Visteon is predicting that global production volumes for the auto industry will fall between 20% and 25% in 2020, but further warned it might take a few years before they return to 2019 levels.
Eric WalzJun 12, 2020 10:00 AM PT
Tesla has received government approval to build Model 3 vehicles in China equipped with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries, a document on the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology website showed.
FutureCar Staff Jun 11, 2020 6:15 AM PT
For the first time since Tesla became a public company in June 2010, the company’s shares have topped the $1,000 mark on news that Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk told staff that it’s time for “volume production” of the semi truck. The fully-electric truck will reportedly have a range of over 600 miles.
Eric WalzJun 10, 2020 11:00 AM PT
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