Ford Motor Co Selects its Plant in Spain to Build 'Breakthrough' EVs for the European Market on a Next-Gen Architecture
Ford Motor Co announced on Wednesday that it selected its assembly plant in Valencia, Spain as the site where it will assemble "breakthrough" electric and connected vehicles built on a next-generation EV architecture. Ford says its new EV architecture will be a critical component of its all-electric future in Europe.
Eric Walz2022-07-29 09:30 PT
Electric Vehicle Startup Xpeng Inc Builds its 100,000th P7 Smart Sedan, Unveils a New High-Performance ‘Black Label Edition’
Electric vehicle startup and Tesla challenger Xpeng Inc announced the production of its 100,000th P7 smart sedan, the company's flagship model that launched in 2020. To commemorate the 100,000 P7, Xpeng unveiled the “P7 562E Black Label Edition” today at its factory in Zhaoqing, China. The Black Label Edition is based on the P7 all-wheel drive high-performance version that’s already on sale.
FutureCar Staff 2022-04-29 08:30 PT
China’s Tesla Challenger Xpeng Opens Reservations in Europe for its New Mass Market P5 Electric Sedan
Electric vehicle startup Xpeng Inc. continues its expansion outside of its home country of China as it looks to become a global electric car company like Tesla. The company has just opened reservations for its new P5 sedan in Europe. It is the third EV that Xpeng is offering in Europe, following the previous exports of the G3 SUV and flagship P7 smart sedan to Norway.
Eric Walz2022-04-16 10:15 PT
Electric Cars Overtake Diesels in Europe in 2021
This new data only focuses on all-electric vehicles and not electrified cars like hybrids and plug-in hybrids. It marks the first time battery-powered electric cars have outsold diesels in Europe.
Vineeth Joel Patel2022-03-01 15:00 PT
After Funding Round From BlackRock, EV Charging Operator IONITY is Investing 700 Million Euros to Expand its Network in Europe to 7,000 Chargers by 2025
Electric vehicle charging operator IONITY is investing 700 million euros to build a network of high powered chargers along highways in 24 European countries, with the goal of having an IONITY-branded EV charging station in place every 150 - 200 kilometers (60 to 124 miles). As part of the plans, IONITY plans to expand its network to include 1,000 charging sites by 2025.
Eric Walz2021-12-31 09:00 PT
Volkswagen to Only Sell EVs by 2035 in Europe
Internal combustion engines will be phased out as early as 2033, while a U.S. plan will follow shortly after.
Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-10 07:00 PT
Tesla to Lose Around $240 Million in Revenue in 2021 as Automaker Stellantis Says it Will No Longer Need to Buy Emission Credits
Stellantis announced on Wednesday that it will no longer need to purchase emissions credits from Tesla as the European automaker expects to reach its emission targets this year. The emission credits purchased by Stellantis would have given Tesla an additional $240 in revenue this year.
FutureCar Staff 2021-06-11 12:30 PT
Ford Motor Co is Investing $1 Billion to Modernize its Factory in Germany, Will Only Sell Fully-Electric Passenger Vehicles in Europe by 2030
U.S. automaker Ford Motor Company is ramping up its plans for electrification in Europe. The automaker announced on Wednesday that its entire European model lineup will be 100% electric by 2030, which is one of the most ambitious goals of any of the world’s automakers. Leading up to 2030, the automaker said that all of its vehicles on sale in Europe will at least have a one zero-emissions option, which includes a fully-electric or plug-in hybrid version (PHEV) by 2026.
Eric Walz2021-03-26 09:50 PT
Newly Formed Auto Group 'Stellantis' Debuts on European Stock Markets, Shares Rise Nearly 8%
Shares of newly created auto conglomerate Stellantis NV began trading on the European stock markets in Paris and Milan on Monday and the new company is off to a strong start. Milan-listed shares of Stellantis started trading at 12.758 euros ($15.40) and rose nearly 8% to 13.55 euros ($16.36), giving the automaker a market cap of 39.2 billion euros ($47.3 billion).
Eric Walz2021-02-24 12:15 PT
EV Startup Rivian Interested in Building Smaller EVs to Sell in China, Europe
Now that the automaker unveiled the R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV, the electric automaker is looking to expand its lineup with smaller electric vehicles that will be tailored for consumers in Europe and China.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-12-29 08:00 PT
The Coronavirus is Disrupting Auto Manufacturing in Mexico and Europe as Parts Shipments From China Slow
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 2020-04-17 11:55 PT
EV Buyers Can Expect Cheaper Batteries and More Chargers in 2020
According to research by BloombergNEF, European automakers and governments will move toward helping curb global warming with stricter carbon emissions regulations, which could force an electric-vehicle revolution.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-04 10:00 PT
European Automakers Tell Governments They Must Help Sell EVs
Europe’s automakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules.
FutureCar Staff 2019-10-18 11:17 PT
EU Requires EVs to Have Fake Engine Noise
The requirement is considered a safety feature for pedestrians.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-08-10 07:00 PT
Autonomous Cars Have a Clearer Path in Europe Than in America
Countries, like Europe, Germany, and South Korea, that have figured out the legislative parts of autonomous vehicles are outpacing the United States when it comes to putting the technology into the hands of consumers.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-06-27 09:00 PT
Electric Cars Rule Above All Else in These Five Nordic Countries
Electric vehicles continue to be more popular in northwestern European countries, where battery-powered cars account for approximately eight percent of the world’s total amount of cars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-08 09:00 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT