The co-founder and former vice president of Chinese electric automaker NIO has resigned from the company. NIO was once considered one of China’s top electric car startups and a formidable challenger to Tesla in China.
FutureCar Staff 2019-08-15 16:13 PT
UK-based InstaVolt is starting to install new ChargePoint Express 250 high-powered chargers, capable of charging at rates up to 125kW.
Eric Walz2019-08-12 10:50 PT
Nissan Motor Co and EVgo are expanding their EV charging network in the U.S. with the installation of 200 direct current fast chargers (DCFC). Each of the new DC fast-chargers is capable of delivering 100kW and have both CHAdeMO and CCS connectors compatible with most newer EV models.
Eric Walz2019-08-06 09:45 PT
General Motors is open to working with other automakers on the development of electric vehicles, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Thursday.
FutureCar Staff 2019-08-02 11:57 PT
The BMW Group announced on Wednesday that it would double its production capacity for electric vehicle batteries at its U.S. plant in South Carolina as it ramps up manufacturing of plug-in hybrid vehicles, including the first ever X3 plug-in hybrid.
FutureCar Staff 2019-07-24 16:35 PT
Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to partner with China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) to supply and develop batteries for new energy vehicles, which in fully-electric and plug-in hybrid models.
FutureCar Staff 2019-07-17 16:50 PT
In one of the biggest collaborations between two global automakers and a tech startup, the Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG announced today that they will work together on electric and self-driving cars.
Eric Walz2019-07-12 10:10 PT
Chinese electric vehicle startup Xpeng Motors unveiled its new G3 sport utility vehicle today, which offers a longer range and other technology improvements from the previous model. Xpeng is aiming to compete with Tesla and other domestic automakers in China with its more affordable lineup of advanced electric vehicles.
Eric Walz2019-07-10 14:44 PT
Automaker BMW donated 100 electric vehicle charging stations in and near some of the country’s most popular national parks. BMW announced yesterday that more than 90 of the charging stations have been completed with the remainder set to open later this month.
Eric Walz2019-07-09 12:03 PT
Toyota Motor Corp is speeding up its timeline of having half of its global vehicle sales electric. To support the ambitious new timeline, Toyota said will turn to Chinese suppliers to supply the batteries needed for the new crop of electric models.
FutureCar Staff 2019-06-07 12:39 PT
The latest partnership in the automotive industry comes from BMW and Jaguar Land Rover. The two global automakers announced they will work together to develop electric vehicle drive units to supports the advancement of electrification technologies necessary to transition to autonomous driving, connectivity, electrification and services (ACES).
Eric Walz2019-06-05 19:03 PT
Chinese electric vehicle startup SERES announced today that its board of directors has named James Taylor as CEO. Taylor previously served as general manager and chief marketing officer of Cadillac before taking over the CEO role at former GM truck division Hummer.
Eric Walz2019-05-29 13:04 PT
Shares in Chinese electric automaker NIO Inc. closed up nearly 4 percent Tuesday, closing at $4.00 a share after the electric automaker posted first-quarter earnings and announced it will form a joint venture with an investment corporation called NIO China.
FutureCar Staff 2019-05-28 18:19 PT
In the future, gas stations might become convenient locations to dispense power for electric vehicles. EVgo, which operates the nation’s largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network, announced today it is working with Chevron to bring EV fast charging to select Chevron company-owned gas stations in California.
FutureCar Staff 2019-05-20 14:30 PT
Hyundai announced that it will be introducing the new model year Kona Electric with enhanced specifications
Manish Kharinta2019-05-12 16:52 PT
German automaker Volkswagen AG is ready to take on Tesla in Europe with its first electric car. The automaker is now taking 1,000 euro deposits for its new fully-electric hatchback named the ID.3.
Eric Walz2019-05-08 13:00 PT
Electrify America (EA) is investing $2 billion over ten years on EV charging infrastructure in the U.S., as well as education about electric vehicles. Besides building a coast to coast network of EV vehicle charging infrastructure, one of the goals of EA is to make electric vehicle charging a seamless experience for drivers and the company just unveiled its first smartphone app.
Eric Walz2019-05-06 14:00 PT
German and French automakers are exploring ways to lessen their reliance on Asian suppliers for electric vehicle batteries and are supporting plans for a new cross-border battery consortium. The economy ministries of both countries sent a letter of intent to the European Union’s executive body asking to approve state subsidies for a battery cell consortium with French carmaker PSA Group, German subsidiary Opel and French battery maker Saft.
FutureCar Staff 2019-04-29 16:23 PT
Volkswagen unveiled its new concept SUV called the ID ROOMZZ in Shanghai this week ahead of Auto Shanghai 2019, which opens to the public on Thursday. The fully-electric SUV will join VW’s ID brand and become a flagship model for Volkswagen in China when it goes on sale in 2021.
FutureCar Staff 2019-04-18 10:30 PT
Daimler AG has acquired a minority equity stake in U.S. battery materials company Sila Nanotechnologies Inc. (Sila Nano) as part of its research and development of advanced batteries for electric vehicles.
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