U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co and General Motors plan to collectively build 325,000 electric vehicles per year by 2026, according to their executives and suppliers familiar with the plans. Although its an ambitious goal for the two legacy carmakers, the number of new EVs may not be nearly enough to gain any ground on segment leader Tesla.
FutureCar Staff 2020-03-26 15:15 PT
For 2020, the Clarity Electric is going bye-bye. With the decision to end production of the vehicle in the U.S., it means Honda won’t have any all-electric cars in the country.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-17 06:00 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 Patel2020-03-13 11:00 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 Patel2020-03-09 06:00 PT
Looking to get the most out of your electric vehicle’s battery pack? Researchers at the University of Michigan conducted a study that ended up with a list of best practices to preserve a lithium-ion battery as long as possible.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-03-01 06:00 PT
Jaguar Land Rover introduced a new concept that hits all of the major themes for the future of automobiles: autonomous and electric in shuttle form.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-23 09:00 PT
The joint partnership will see Toyota and Panasonic develop and manufacture prismatic lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, which will also be available for other automakers to purchase.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-09 09:00 PT
The startup's electric delivery vans for Amazon will hit the roads next year.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-08 06:00 PT
Five years earlier than initially planned, Britain will reportedly set a ban on the sale of new vehicles with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids, starting in 2035.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-07 12:00 PT
A new patent application that was published by the European Patent Office recently reveals a possible direction that Ferrari could take for an all-electric vehicle.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-03 06:00 PT
Australia-based electronics company, Relectrify, is working with Nissan and American Electric Power to reuse old electric car batteries as a way to lower systems costs for building industrial energy storage.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-02 06:00 PT
Mercedes showcased a camouflaged EQS electric sedan that has been testing in California alongside a concept version.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-01 06:00 PT
At a recent technology briefing in Japan, Subaru made startling announcements about its future involving electric vehicles and announced a new EV that will be jointly developed with Toyota.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-26 15:05 PT
Traditional automakers are having a hard time going up against Tesla’s electric vehicles, which is why they have been so slow to introduce new electrified cars. Things are only going to get tougher for them.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-26 06:30 PT
Deloitte’s 2020 Global Automotive Consumer Study finds American consumers are willing to consider an electric vehicle more than ever, but the majority of them aren’t interested in spending more money for autonomous technology.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-13 06:30 PT
At the Consumer Electronics Show, Nissan unveiled its dual-motor, all-wheel-drive platform called e-4ORCE that should underpin the automaker’s next generation of electric cars.
Vineeth Joel Patel2020-01-10 06:00 PT
There are multiple common factors that impact the longevity of a lithium-ion battery, but high temperatures and high electric currents are the two that have the greatest impact.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-22 05:30 PT
In a recent interview, Toyota’s sales and marketing chief claims that the demand for electric vehicles isn’t there yet, which explains why the Japanese brand still doesn’t have a battery-powered car in its lineup.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-09 07:00 PT
Price, range, and charging infrastructure are the three main things holding electric vehicles back from going mainstream in the U.S. believes General Motors’ President Mark Reuss.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-12-01 08:00 PT
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.
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