Dec 09, 2019 4:45 PM WST
In an unprecedented series of events, U.S. automaker General Motors announced that it loaned electric truck startup Lordstown Motors $40 million to buy its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio. GM closed the plant earlier this year after the automaker discontinued the Chevy Cruze sedan, which was built there.
Dec 06, 2019 3:15 PM WST
Tesla announced on Friday its Chinese-built Model 3 cars would receive state subsidies, a move that will help boost Tesla’s push into China, the world’s biggest market for EVs and an important market for the California-based electric automaker.
Italian Truck Maker Iveco Unveils the ‘Nikola TRE’, an Electric Truck Built in a Joint Venture with Nikola MotorDec 03, 2019 4:00 PM WST
Iveco, the industrial truck unit of capital goods company CNH Industrial, unveiled its first electric truck built in a joint partnership with U.S. hydrogen-electric truck startup Nikola Motor. The Nikola TRE is designed for the European market and integrates Nikola’s advanced electric powertrain technology combined with a next-generation proprietary infotainment system.
Nov 29, 2019 2:30 PM WST
Although electric vehicles make up just a small percentage of all cars on the road, global automakers are gearing up to build millions of EVs over the next decade and Asian battery suppliers are lining up to secure lucrative contracts with them.
Nov 26, 2019 10:30 AM WST
Volkswagen’s luxury brand Audi announced that is is cutting around 10% of its workforce to save money as the company shifts towards producing electric vehicles.
Nov 20, 2019 10:15 AM WST
Electric vehicles are once again in the spotlight at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. The latest automaker to show off a refreshed electric model is Hyundai. The automaker debuted a redesigned IONIQ lineup, giving a boost in range to the fully-electric IONIQ.
Nov 14, 2019 4:30 PM WST
Ouster, Inc., a provider of high-resolution lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles, robotics, security, and mapping, is introducing the OS1-32, that the company calls the world’s most affordable 32-channel lidar sensor.
Nov 13, 2019 3:30 PM WST
BYD Company Ltd., which is based in Shenzhen, China, announced that the city of Los Angeles has placed the largest the largest single order of battery-electric buses to date in the United States. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) ordered 130 of BYD’s battery-electric K7M buses.
Nov 12, 2019 11:10 AM WST
BMW announced today an update to its digital key technology that the automaker plans to introduce by the end of the year. BMW’s updated Digital Key will be enhanced by the ultra-wideband (UWB)-based release 3.0. This will offer maximum anti-theft protection and enable precise localization between the device and the vehicle.
Nov 11, 2019 4:30 PM WST
Tesla unveiled its first run of vehicles built in China late last week, an important milestone for the company as it prepares to start sales of domestically made electric sedans in China. The Deep Metallic Blue-painted Model 3s include Tesla badging in Chinese characters, differentiating them from their U.S. built counterparts.