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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

Honda Boss Takahiro Hachigo Doesn’t Believe EVs Will Go Mainstream

Honda Boss Takahiro Hachigo Doesn’t Believe EVs Will Go Mainstream

Honda may have recently unveiled its all-electric E at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, but the automaker’s CEO doesn’t see EVs going mainstream in the future.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-23 06:00 PT

Tesla Model 3 Becomes Most Efficient Electric Vehicle on Sale

Tesla Model 3 Becomes Most Efficient Electric Vehicle on Sale

Tesla’s latest sedan overtakes the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, as that EV received new electric motors and a new battery that saw its fuel economy go down.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-17 10:00 PT

Penn State University Researchers Test 10-Minute EV Charges

Penn State University Researchers Test 10-Minute EV Charges

If researchers at Penn State University find a way to get their invention on the market, electric-vehicle owners can say goodbye to long charge times.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-11-08 06:00 PT

Global Mining Group Rio Tinto Sets its Sights on California for Lithium Production

Global Mining Group Rio Tinto Sets its Sights on California for Lithium Production

One of the world’s largest mining groups, Rio Tinto, is looking to start a pilot lithium production plant in California, as it considers becoming a top supplier in the United States.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-28 09:00 PT

Electric Car Prices Finally Beginning to Trickle Down

Electric Car Prices Finally Beginning to Trickle Down

Millennials and Gen Z consumers have been priced out of the electric-vehicle market, but the gap between gasoline-powered cars and EVs is starting to shrink.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-27 17:10 PT

J.D. Power Survey Reveals Automakers Aren’t Doing Enough to Draw Consumers to EVs

J.D. Power Survey Reveals Automakers Aren’t Doing Enough to Draw Consumers to EVs

J.D. Power’s 2019 Q3 Mobility Confidence Index Study also revealed that a lot of consumers are wary about self-driving technology.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-10-26 05:30 PT

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