What’s the best self-charging electric vehicle?

Electric Forget all that marketing nonsense, the new Sono Sion will fill up with juice just sitting there People get very exercised about the notion of self-charging cars, it’s become a comments section battlefield with both sides lobbing in badly ...

Making electric vehicles is only going to get harder as costs rise

Many upstart EV makers boasted all sorts of artificial intelligence and smart-driving systems. (Photo: Bloomberg) It’s about time investors were hit with the reality about electric vehicle startups. But what do tanking shares mean for the much-hyped, cheap capital-sucking ...

Electrify America to Double Electric Vehicle Chargers at Bank of America

© Electrify America Bank of America customers will see more EV chargers soon. Bank of America and Electrify America (EA) said on Tuesday that they plan to more than double the number of banks equipped with electric vehicle chargers ...

Explainer: What does Chadchart Sittipunt want? The newly elected Bangkok governor has made reducing pollution and electric vehicle use key priorities

Mr Chadchart speaks to media and supporters at an election results event in Bangkok on May 22. (Photo: Nutthawat Wicheanbut) Following the first election in nine years, Bangkok welcomes 56-year-old Chadchart Sittipunt as its newest governor with a record-breaking landslide ...

Test Driving the 2023 BMW iX M60: The most powerful electric vehicle from BMW

We are somewhere between ankle and knee-deep into the electric car revolution, but still witnessing unique approaches and innovations to emission-free transportation. BMW is no stranger to EVs. In 1972, the automaker stuck a bunch of 12-volt batteries into a ...

End of the road for car-speak? Petrolheads could soon be lost for words as move to electric vehicles may see phrases such as clutch, gears, and 'take your foot off the gas' disappear, says linguist Susie Dent

Motoring terms such as 'petrolhead' and 'full throttle' could be gone in 10 yearsWordsmith Susie Dent said the growth of electric cars will see language changeTerms such as 'clutch'  and 'running on fumes' will also leave the lexicon Instead, they'll be replaced by terms such as 'anxiety range' will take their place 

Stellantis CEO warns of electric vehicle battery shortage, followed by lack of raw materials

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares holds a news conference after meeting with unions, in Turin, Italy, March 31, 2022.Massimo Pinca | Reuters Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said he expects shortages of the batteries and raw materials needed to make electric ...

Marelli presents wireless BMS

Automotive supplier Marelli is expanding its range of battery management technologies for electric vehicles with a new Wireless Distributed Battery Management System (wBMS). The solution eliminates the need for wiring, as communication between the batteries and the control unit ...

Mer provides charging for Blue Diamond customers

European charging infrastructure brand Mer from the Norwegian renewable energy group Statkraft has entered into an agreement with Blue Diamond to provide over 300 EV charge points at its 39 garden centres across the UK. The Blue Diamond stores ...

Electric vehicles are in short supply. Here's what you can find as gas prices soar

Charging port for a Ford Motor Co. Mustang during the Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 21, 2022.Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images As gas prices hit record highs, some Americans might be tempted to ...

Electric Alfa Romeo Spider (Duetto) under consideration: Report

The Alfa Romeo Spider, a two-door, two-seater convertible, was sold between 1966 and 1994. A more modern iteration of the Spider (main image of this story) was launched in 2006 before being discontinued a few years later. Cut to the ...

Uncovered GM Patent Shows Electric Vehicles with Dual Charging Ports

It is no secret that GM has some big plans for electric vehicles in the works. A recently discovered patent might point to another big deal for GM EVs. Are dual charging points in the works for upcoming GM vehicles ...

Lilium, Honeywell & Denso develop e-drive for Lilium Jet

Bavarian electric air taxi startup Lilium has entered into a partnership with Honeywell and Denso to jointly develop and produce the electric motor for the Lilium Jet, whose market launch has been postponed to 2025. Honeywell is already developing ...

2,100 Olectra electric buses headed for Mumbai

Indian bus manufacturer and BYD partner Olectra Greentech has received an order for 2,100 electric buses from Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST), the local transport operator of the Indian metropolis Mumbai. The enormous number of electric 12-metre buses ...

Xpeng delivered almost 35,000 vehicles in Q1 of 2022

In the first three months of the year, Xpeng significantly increased its vehicle deliveries compared to the same quarter last year. In total, the Chinese electric car manufacturer delivered 34,561 vehicles in this period. The vehicles delivered in the ...

Nidec to open axle drive factory in China

Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec announces the construction of a new electric axle drive factory in China. The factory in Pinghu in China’s Zhejiang province will be designed for an annual capacity of one million units and is scheduled ...

Fraunhofer studies European truck charging

Fraunhofer ISI has analysed the GPS coordinates of around 400,000 trucks from seven manufacturers in operation across Europe. The result is meant to help governments and infrastructure operators set priorities for the installation of charging points for electric trucks. ...

City Transformer secures series production via financing round

The closing of a Series A funding round paves the way for Israeli startup City Transformer to start series production of the CT-1, an electric microcar that can change its vehicle width at the touch of a button. With ...

Germany’s electric bus market continues to grow with the eCitaro in the lead

The Corona pandemic has hit the bus industry hard. Manufacturers had to accept losses, especially in the coach sector. But the electric bus boom continues. Wim Chatrou has been researching bus registration figures for years. For electrive, he gave ...

Audi launches pre-sales of the Q4 e-tron in China

A few days after the market launch of the Audi Q5 e-tron built by SAIC Volkswagen, pre-sales of the Audi Q4 e-tron from FAW Audi are now also starting on the Chinese market. The electric SUV, based on the ...

Polestar becomes StoreDot shareholder

Swedish electric car manufacturer Polestar has become a shareholder in Israeli battery developer StoreDot. In addition to the financial investment, both companies want to explore the use of StoreDot’s fast-charging silicon-dominated batteries for future Polestar vehicles. Volvo Cars had ...

2024 Lancia Ypsilon Electric to kickstart Lancia’s new innings

Stellantis ownership might change the fortunes of Lancia. Previously a niche brand under FCA, there’s now a different outlook towards expanding the Italian marque’s range in this decade with three all-new offerings in the pipeline, starting with the Lancia Ypsilon ...

In Switzerland, Ionity installs fast chargers the wrong way around

Ionity has expanded its fast-charging offer at the Heidiland service area in Switzerland by two columns, but apparently installed them the wrong way round. As the new columns have not yet been put into operation, the error is likely ...

All-Electric Humvee prototype to break cover in 2022: Report

The Hummer EV twins have taken the U.S. electric pickup truck and electric SUV market by storm, with GM accelerating production to meet the increasing customer demand. And GM Defense will reportedly produce an all-electric Humvee EV military prototype based ...

Polestar 0 Project: Everything we know

Update: ‘Polestar Project 0 Partners’ section and Introduction updated. While most carmakers are rolling out EVs across segments and offsetting production-linked carbon emissions with CSR initiatives, Polestar is gearing up to develop the Polestar 0 Project. The new Polestar EV, ...

BMW M3 and M4 gain limited Jahre edition models

Models receive eye-catching design changes, although neither car is coming to Europe

19 SUVs on the verge of classic status

With the sales of SUVs really taking off in the last 10 years, those that paved the way in the '90s and early 2000s will soon be classed as true classics

2022 Citroёn Ami electric vehicle: prices and specifications revealed

The Citroёn Ami will be the UK's cheapest new 'car' and can travel up to 46 miles between charges...

Volkswagen chief says German car giant will overtake Tesla on electric vehicle sales by 2025

Diess said he expects Germany's auto giant to create some momentum over the coming months.Jens Schlueter | Afp | Getty Images The chief executive of Volkswagen believes Europe's biggest carmaker can overtake Tesla to become the world's largest seller ...

Autocar and What Car? partner with Auto Trader for used car sales

Car-buying website to power used-car pages of Haymarket Automotive’s two motoring websites

Electric ride-hailing BluSmart raises $50 mn to scale up its EV car fleet

Representative image. Electric ride-hailing platform BluSmart has raised $50 million in a mix of equity and venture debt funding as the New Delhi-based company is looking to add 5,000 electric cars to its ride-hailing platform and scale up its ...

Bangernomics best buys: Audi A6

This luxury saloon is a perfect mile muncher

South Australian Government seeking to repeal electric vehicle tax plans

Snapshot Previous Liberal State Government introduced legislation for an EV road user charge from 2027 Recently-elected Labor Government is seeking to repeal the tax Survey showed 7 in 10 prospective EV buyers in SA were put off by the proposed ...

Electric vehicles tease a new energy source: Gravity

A series of projects use loaded trains or trucks to generate energy while going downhill, making the vehicles particularly eco-friendly.

Volkswagen launches new factory to expand electric vehicle production network

Volkswagen announced on Friday that it had officially started production of the ID.4 all-electric crossover at a new facility in Emden, Germany. The plant is the newest electric vehicle manufacturing facility for Volkswagen and is another step in the automaker’s ...

Ford Pro leading companies into electrified future with electric vehicles, charging solutions, in-vehicle software

Ford Pro™survey* of U.S. fleet managers shows 60% of commercial businesses eager to adopt EVs perceive the process to transition a “headache,” Ford Pro partners with businesses to tackle these integration complexities with software solutions that enable faster adoption

Alfen & Diebold Nixdorf cooperate on charging

Dutch charging station manufacturer Alfen has agreed a multi-year service partnership with US-American IT group Diebold Nixdorf. The latter will be the preferred partner to provide field services for Alfen’s expanding electric vehicle charging infrastructure across Europe. Diebold Nixdorf ...

Daimler Truck to buy 10 per cent stake in Manz

Daimler Truck will take a stake of around ten per cent in the German engineering company Manz as part of a capital increase. Both companies are also planning a pilot line for the production of battery cells and battery ...

Inductive taxi charging system opens in Cologne

The first inductive charging system for electrified taxis in the public space of Cologne was put into operation in the immediate vicinity of the city’s main railway station on Friday. As part of the TALAKO project launched in autumn ...

Yoyo now in sharing use with Enjoy in Turin

The small electric car Yoyo from the Italian start-up XEV is now in car-sharing use. Enjoy, Eni’s car-sharing service, is deploying 100 examples of the XEV Yoyo in Turin. The Italian start-up XEV unveiled the production version of its ...

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