Chinese electric automaker NIO announced a new partnership with electronics company and wearable device maker Xiaomi on a NIO smartwatch app. NIO will be one of the few automakers to offer a smartwatch app for a production vehicle.
Eric WalzMar 16, 2020 11:00 AM PT
Tesla is planning to increase production capacity at the Gigafactory 3 to match the increasing demand for its China-made vehicles, according to a document submitted by the company in China.
Manish KharintaMar 15, 2020 3:30 PM PT
Only two of Uber’s autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs will be testing publicly and will only be tested during daylight hours.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 15, 2020 6:00 AM PT
Demand for the Cybertruck is off the charts, and with Tesla working on manufacturing its three core vehicles and introducing the Model Y, the electric automaker is looking for a new space to build its electric truck.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 14, 2020 6:00 AM PT
On Friday, U.S. automakers General Motors and Ford Motor Co said they will have most of their white-collar workforce working remotely as of Monday to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus, which is disrupting the U.S. economy.
FutureCar Staff Mar 13, 2020 3:00 PM PT
While we know Mercedes’ van as the Metris, it’s called the Vito in Europe and the automaker just unveiled an all-new variant with a new electric version called the eVito.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 13, 2020 11:00 AM PT
German automaker Volkswagen is exploring new ways to use its electric vehicle batteries as a power storage device when the cars are not in use, a business currently dominated by utilities and energy companies, the company's chief strategist Michael Jost said on Thursday.
FutureCar Staff Mar 12, 2020 6:25 PM PT
The Toyota Research Institute demonstrated a proof of concept to create high-definition maps for autonomous vehicles using satellite images and dash cam footage.
Eric WalzMar 12, 2020 3:00 PM PT
Electric truck startup Bollinger Motors is among the new crop of startups developing battery-powered trucks for the consumer and commercial markets. The Ferndale, Michigan-based company unveiled today its latest electric truck platform it calls “E-Chassis.” The patent-pending E-Chassis is the world’s first and only Class 3 electric truck platform.
Eric WalzMar 12, 2020 10:50 AM PT
The shuttering of manufacturing facilities the furlough of employees due to the Coronavirus is having a ripple effect in the global auto industry. The shutdown in China is disrupting the supply chains of automakers in the U.S., Mexico and Europe that rely upon a steady shipment of auto parts from Chinese suppliers.
FutureCar Staff Mar 11, 2020 11:55 AM PT
Electric automaker Tesla has reached a major milestone this week by building its one millionth vehicle. Tesla Chief Executive made the announcement in a Twitter post on Monday night.
FutureCar Staff Mar 10, 2020 3:50 PM PT
Since the Ford Mach-E’s global debut in November, the automaker said that it received reservations from customers in all 50 states, indicating that there is much interest in Ford’s new Mustang-inspired EV throughout the U.S.
Eric WalzMar 10, 2020 10:50 AM PT
German automaker BMW has decided not to sell the electric iX3 model in the U.S. The electric SUV was supposed to reach U.S. dealer showrooms sometime this year.
FutureCar Staff Mar 09, 2020 3:55 PM PT
Electric vehicle startup Faraday Future (FF) announced last week a strategic partnership with electric powertrain developer US Hybrid Corporation. The Southern California company will use electric drivetrains developed by FF for its commercial electric and hybrid vehicle conversions.
Eric WalzMar 09, 2020 1:00 PM PT
Don’t hold your breath for this all-electric Fiat 500 to come to the U.S., but for consumers in Europe, it certainly looks like a charming, usable EV.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 09, 2020 6:00 AM PT
Instead of simply replacing tires when the tread wears down to a certain level, Goodyear’s ReCharge concept utilizes replaceable pods to help tires grow all-new tread.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 08, 2020 6:00 AM PT
This week, General Motors held its “EV Day”, a special event for media and investors where the automaker provided an in-depth overview of GM’s future EV strategy. During the event, GM offered a glimpse of the new Cadillac Celestiq, an electric sedan that will represent the future of the Cadillac brand.
Manish KharintaMar 07, 2020 1:00 PM PT
Volkswagen has changed the name of its first all-electric SUV and finally put out some photos of what the production version of the vehicle will look like.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 07, 2020 6:00 AM PT
Chinese electric vehicle startup NIO announced it will issue and sell convertible notes in an aggregate principal amount of US$235 million to several unaffiliated Asia-based investment funds through private placements. Earlier this year, the automaker warned that it would need additional capital to make its through 2020.
Eric WalzMar 06, 2020 2:15 PM PT
Except the first vehicle to come with Cadillac’s high-tech driver-assist system is the upcoming Chevrolet Bolt EUV, which will arrive next summer.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 06, 2020 11:00 AM PT
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