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Automakers Ford & General Motors are Allowing Rival Tesla to Lead U.S. EV Production Until at Least 2026, Data Indicates

Automakers Ford & General Motors are Allowing Rival Tesla to Lead U.S. EV Production Until at Least 2026, Data Indicates

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

Honda Kills the Clarity Electric, Its Only EV Available in the U.S.

Honda Kills the Clarity Electric, Its Only EV Available in the U.S.

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

Mercedes-Benz Unveils eVito Electric Van With Over 200 Miles of Range

Mercedes-Benz Unveils eVito Electric Van With Over 200 Miles of Range

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

Fiat 500 Returns as Grown-Up, All-Electric City Car

Fiat 500 Returns as Grown-Up, All-Electric City Car

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

University of Michigan Finds Ways to Maximize Lithium-Ion Battery Life

University of Michigan Finds Ways to Maximize Lithium-Ion Battery Life

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 Unveils Autonomous and Electric ‘Project Vector’ Shuttle Concept

Jaguar Land Rover Unveils Autonomous and Electric ‘Project Vector’ Shuttle Concept

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

Toyota Joins Forces With Panasonic to Jointly Develop EV Batteries

Toyota Joins Forces With Panasonic to Jointly Develop EV Batteries

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

Rivian, Amazon Provide New Details on Upcoming Electric Vans

Rivian, Amazon Provide New Details on Upcoming Electric Vans

The startup's electric delivery vans for Amazon will hit the roads next year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-02-08 06:00 PT

Britain Set to Introduce Ban on New Non-Electric Car Sales in 2035

Britain Set to Introduce Ban on New Non-Electric Car Sales in 2035

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

Ferrari Patent Application Hints at Possible EV

Ferrari Patent Application Hints at Possible EV

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

Relectrify Using Old EV Batteries to Power the Grid

Relectrify Using Old EV Batteries to Power the Grid

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-Benz Testing Production Version of EQS in California

Mercedes-Benz Testing Production Version of EQS in California

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

Subaru Wants to Sell Only EVs by Mid-2030s

Subaru Wants to Sell Only EVs by Mid-2030s

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

Consumer Interest in Tesla Spells Bad News for the Rest of the EV Industry, Claims Bloomberg

Consumer Interest in Tesla Spells Bad News for the Rest of the EV Industry, Claims Bloomberg

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 Study Finds Consumers Are More Interested in EVs, Not Self-Driving Cars

Deloitte Study Finds Consumers Are More Interested in EVs, Not Self-Driving Cars

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

Nissan Looks to Expand Electric Vehicle Powertrains With e-4ORCE Platform

Nissan Looks to Expand Electric Vehicle Powertrains With e-4ORCE Platform

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

DC Fast Charging, Passive Air Cooling Systems Lead to Quicker EV Battery Degradation

DC Fast Charging, Passive Air Cooling Systems Lead to Quicker EV Battery Degradation

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

Toyota Believes There’s No Market for EVs Yet

Toyota Believes There’s No Market for EVs Yet

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

GM President Mark Reuss Believes These Three Things Are Holding EVs Back

GM President Mark Reuss Believes These Three Things Are Holding EVs Back

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

A Look at the Asian Companies Looking to Dominate the Global EV Battery Market

A Look at the Asian Companies Looking to Dominate the Global EV Battery Market

​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.

FutureCar Staff 2019-11-29 14:30 PT

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