BHP mining truck fleet in Chile to be electric by 2023

Mining group BHP and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar have signed an agreement to electrify BHP’s entire truck fleet at the Escondida copper mine in Chile. The first Caterpillar 798 AC electric dump trucks are to be delivered in the ...

EIB funds Mahle for low- & zero-emission technologies

Automotive supplier Mahle is receiving a loan of 300 million euros from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the development of new technologies related to zero- and low-emission technologies such as battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and hydrogen fuel ...

SVOLT now producing prototype solid-state cells

SVOLT has followed up on its recent success in solid-state batteries. The company now produced a prototype batch of 20 Ah cells with a solid electrolyte based on sulphide. SVOLT also delivers the first promising numbers. The prototype solid-state ...

How to watch self-driving racing cars at a safe distance

Roborace will be the world’s first racing series for autonomous electric vehicles. The electric racing vehicles are controlled by an AI and are operated without a driver in the vehicle. Originally announced as a global framework series for Formula ...

BMW starts producing H2 fuel cells for IX5 hydrogen

BMW has started its own production of fuel cells for the iX5 Hydrogen at the Hydrogen Competence Center in Munich. The reason for this is the small series of the iX5 Hydrogen, which is to be used worldwide for ...

Aptera reopens investments to bring its 1,000-mile-range solar electric vehicle to production

Aptera’s three beta SEVs lined up outside its original HQ in Carlsbad, CA / Credit: Scooter Doll Aptera has reopened investments to the public as it tries to secure more money to bring its 1,000-mile-range solar electric vehicle to ...

How electric vehicles played the long game … and won

A very long and troubled history A new post-war breed Breakthrough depended on better batteries A vehicle whose time has come Detroit Electric car charging. Public domain image, Cress-Dale Photo Co., Seattle. Source: Wikicommons Electric vehicles, we are often ...

Oliver Blume suceeds Herbert Diess as Volkswagen CEO

As of today, Oliver Blume acts as CEO of both Porsche and the Volkswagen Group. He succeeds Herbert Diess as announced and sets the course right from the start. German media has learnt that Blume will reduce the Board ...

Tesla could build new battery assembly at Fremont

Tesla wants to assemble battery modules at its electric car plant in Fremont, California, at least according to an application filed with the city of Fremont. The extension appears in line with other plans to expand production. The company ...

Robotic charging project will launch real-world testing

A robotic charging consortium with mighty players such as Ionity, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, TÜV Süd and others has formed in Germany. Under ROCIN-ECO, they want to drive standards for automated charging and deliver demonstrators at test sites. According ...

VW to speed up electric vehicle transition, says new CEO

BERLIN: Volkswagen will accelerate its transition towards electric vehicles, but needs to find the right “rhythm” as it makes the shift, new chief executive Oliver Blume said at an internal conference today, the first day of his tenure. At ...

VW will speed up electric vehicle transition, new CEO Oliver Blume says

BERLIN — Volkswagen will accelerate its transition towards electric vehicles, but needs to find the right “rhythm” as it makes the shift, new Chief Executive Oliver Blume said at an internal conference on Thursday, the first day of his ...

Bosch will produce fuel cell stacks in the US

Bosch announces its first fuel cell stack production in the United States, bolstered with over $200 million investment. The new lines will go live at the supplier’s Anderson factory, South Carolina, and Bosch expects the stacks to power Class ...

Low-cost EV financing for Uber drivers through Moove

Moove, an African-born fintech start-up, has struck a deal with Uber in London. Moove will provide Uber drivers with electric vehicles through its latest rent-to-buy model. Moove aims to be the largest EV partner on Uber’s platform in London, ...

Lightning is building electric vans for GoBolt

GM associate Lightning eMotors and Ikea Partner GoBolt have agreed to build 170 zero-emission cargo vans and box trucks to be deployed across North America. Lightning will also provide charging infrastructure. Lightning eMotors will deliver 70 Class 3 cargo ...

Even tire makers are adapting their business to the electric vehicle revolution

Goodyear introduces new tire options for EVs Electrek’s Take All corners of the auto industry are catching on as more and more buyers prefer electric vehicles. The latest news comes from leading tire maker Goodyear, as the company reveals ...

Porsche twins Taycan & Panamera EVs to lead into new era

Porsche is readying a second generation of the triumphant Taycan EV in 2027, then pairing it with an all-electric Panamera. Volkswagen’s most premium brand is executing its new “electrified luxury” plan, which will see six EVs by the end ...

Polestar 2 EV main revenue driver; profit offset by investments

Polestar presents its financial results for the first six months of 2022. Volvo-born electric car brand reports nearly doubling its revenue, mainly driven by sales of the Polestar 2, the company’s first purely electric vehicle. Other segments, however, required ...

Redwood Materials closes in on search for sites in Europe

After Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, announced in February that it would build at least two large-scale factories for recycling and battery material production in Europe, the search for a location for this appears to have ...

2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid/PHEV: What to expect

2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid/PHEV FAQs What is the 2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid/PHEV release date? What will be the 2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid/PHEV price? Which models will be the 2024 Kia Sorento Hybrid/PHEV rivals? The fourth-gen Kia Sorento that broke ...

2022 BMW iX3 vs. 2021 BMW iX3: In Photos [Update]

2021 BMW iX3 reviews BMW iX3 sales BMW iX3 U.S. launch ruled out 2022 BMW iX3 FAQs What is the 2022 BMW iX3 release date? What will be the new BMW iX3 price? Which models are the BMW iX3 ...

Hydrogen fuel cell aircraft – what for and when?

With increasing fuel prices and climate change, the aviation industry is having to look at life after fossil fuels but is facing a particularly tough challenge – passenger aircraft needs to be light and very safe, and what about ...

EV owners in the US not allowed to sound their individual warning

The US auto safety agency NHTSA has decided that carmakers and EV owners may not choose their noises to warn pedestrians of their vehicles’ approach. Instead, electrified cars will have to give a standardized warning sound at low speeds. ...

BMW opens second battery module production line in Leipzig

At the BMW plant in Leipzig, the second production line for battery modules has started series production. The new production line manufactures battery modules for the all-electric BMW i4, which is being built at the Munich plant. The first ...

Nio is planning an affordable EV subsidiary

The Chinese manufacturer Nio is apparently planning a third brand for even more affordable electric cars. According to a media report, the third Nio brand will cover the e-car segment with a price range of 100,000 to 200,000 yuan ...

Togg produces first electric test cars in Turkey

Turkey’s budding EV manufacturer Togg has taken a key step toward series production. Togg released the first test cars straight off the lines in the Gemlik industrial centre, southeast of Istanbul. CEO Gürcan Karakas told German media more about ...

Dennis and di Grassi take the win in London Formula E races

Andretti driver Jake Dennis and Venturi driver Lucas di Grassi won races 13 and 14 of the Formula E season in London. In the battle for the championship, Stoffel Vandoorne and his Mercedes team were the big winners even ...

Webasto want to sell parts of their EV charging division

German automotive supplier Webasto is looking for a partner and investor in its business with charging equipment for electric cars. Still, according to local media, Webasto does not want to sell its complete charging division. Handelsblatt broke the news ...

Ganfeng Lithium is building their own solid-state battery plant

Ganfeng Lithium has begun construction of a solid-state battery production facility, which the company says will be the largest of its kind in China to date. Once completed, the factory in Chongqing will offer annual capacities of 10 GWh ...

Royal Mail delivers with 3,000 electric vans coming in on target

Royal Mail announced it had surpassed 3,000 electric vehicles across its postal delivery fleet. The roll-out largely follows cities with low-emission zones, including London, Bristol, Glasgow, Cambridge and Oxford. Royal Mail thus delivers on its target set in June ...

General Motors electric plans: Ultium platform explained, Europe’s EV plan

So, how is GM going electric? Tell me about the Ultium platform So, what cars will be on the GM Ultium platform then? What else is GM doing that runs on electric? GM’s mega EV plans explained New Ultium ...

Bratislava opts for Solaris hydrogen buses

Solaris has received an order from Dopravný Podnik Bratislava (DPB) for four hydrogen buses. This is the first order under a framework agreement for Solaris to supply up to 40 fuel cell vehicles to Bratislava. The FCEVs of type ...

BMW Recalls 83 i4 and iX Electric Vehicles Over Battery Fire Risk

Owners of affected vehicles told not to drive or charge their cars; instructed to park them "away from any buildings."

BP to invest up to £50 million in battery lab in the UK

BP will invest up to £50m in an EV battery testing centre and analytical laboratory. The site will be located in Pangbourne, Berkshire, at the existing global headquarters for its Castrol business. The new battery research facilities are planned ...

A Chevrolet Camaro Electric beyond 2024?: Here’s what we know

3rd gen EV platform & Ultium Cells could drive the Chevrolet Camaro electric Price & Release Date Arch rival Dodge Challenger going all-electric in 2024 Update: ‘Price & Release Date’ section added. Chevrolet Camaro sales have fallen year after ...

China to extend sales tax exemption for NEVs to 2023

The Chinese government wants to continue the purchase tax exemption for New Energy Vehicles (BEVs, FCEVs and PHEVs) in 2023. The purchase tax exemption for NEVs in China has been in place since 2014, and with its continuation the ...

Research reveals wide variations in public charging access

A new report has revealed a significant increase in the number of households living close to public chargers, but with wide variations between local authorities. New research from Field Dynamics, in partnership with Zap-Map – the UK’s leading EV ...

The Caveats Of Being An Early Adopter Of Electric Vehicles

Charging can be either a breeze or a hindrance You can silently go about your business without attracting attention Instant hassle-free performance, but what about maintenance? The overarching issue about EV adoption Since their inception and (major) increase in ...

BMW issues recall for the iX and i4 in the USA

BMW has issued a recall for a small number of its iX and i4 EVs in the US due to a possible fire hazard. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 56 iX and 27 i4 were “manufactured ...


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