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An electric bus demonstration project in Israel may show the feasibility of adopting wireless charging technology in other countries and vehicle types, including cars consumers may one day buy. The Israeli government is working with ElectRoad, a local wireless charging technology company, to develop technology that can charge buses while in motion. The test demonstration […]

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Nearly every automaker has electric cars in the works, but a top General Motors executive said today it will be the first to sell them profitably. “We know the customers would like to drive electric cars but are unwilling to pay any more for them,” said Mark Reuss, GM executive vice president for product development. […]

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Lucid Motors says it will have the highest speed electric car available after posting a video of a test version of its 1,000 horsepower Lucid Air sedan hitting 217 miles per hour on a test track. The high-speed stability test by a race car driver around a 7.5 mile course in Marysville, Ohio was done […]

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Volvo is ready to strengthen its presence in both China and the global electrified vehicle market through a battery electric vehicle launch. The Swedish automaker is preparing to manufacture its first all-electric model in China, with an official launch expected next week at Shanghai’s auto show, sources told Automotive News Europe. It’s expected to launch […]

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Tesla has broken the “granola image” of electric cars and its limited audience, opening doors for competitors like the EQ subbrand, Daimler’s chief said. During an interview last week at the South by Southwest (SXSW 2017) conference in Austin with German magazine T3N, CEO Dieter Zetsche reflected on the German automaker’s 2009 investment in Tesla, […]

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LeEco will be selling its Silicon Valley property less than a year after buying it – another sign that the Chinese tech conglomerate and its electric car subsidiaries face an unstable financial future. In initially buying the 49-acre property from Yahoo, Inc, LeEco was looking to establish a strong foothold in the U.S. to market […]

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Hyundai and its captive finance unit will be launching an electric carsharing unit in April. Hyundai Motor and Hyundai Capital will make their vehicles, including electric cars, available through a carsharing service in South Korea. Hyundai Motor launched a carsharing test drive in Korea last December. Users could try out a Hyundai Ioniq electric sedan […]

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The Morgan EV3 Junior is the latest three wheeler to come from the British car builder. Morgan is known worldwide for its three wheelers, and now kids can get in on the fun as well. The Morgan EV3 Junior is essentially a smaller version of the EV3 that debuted at last year’s Geneva Motor Show. […]

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) took another step towards becoming a player in the electric car segment by obtaining approval for a factory in China that could manufacture up to 200,000 vehicles a year. The company’s electric vehicle production license was approved by the Chinese National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) and allows NEVS to officially […]

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In its third attempt, the Acciona 100% Ecopowered 4×4 battery-electric car completed the grueling Dakar Rally in South America, finishing 53rd in its class. Without consuming a drop of gasoline or diesel fuel or emitting a single gram of CO2, the Acciona team drove the 100% Ecopowered EV over the 5,600-mile rally course that stretched […]

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