0

With its new Niro, Kia has plans to follow the lead of parent company Hyundai through a three-phase launch. The Korean automaker will be rolling out the Niro in three variations, with a battery electric version coming out in 2018. That’s the same template being used for the Hyundai Ioniq. Hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations […]

+ Read More
0

A design company and aircraft manufacturer are ready to show a concept car capable of self-driving and releasing the passenger to a drone to fly it away from congested roads. Italdesign, Audi’s design and engineering subsidiary, and Europe-based aircraft giant Airbus will debut this concept car next week at the Geneva auto show, according off […]

+ Read More
0

Lucid Motors has revealed more on its modest production target and steep price for the Lucid Air electric sedan. During a recent test ride event, the startup revealed that 255 units are set to be manufactured in 2019. As for the starting price, buyers will have to come up with $165,000 for the Launch Edition […]

+ Read More
0

Daimler has led an $82 million funding round supporting ChargePoint’s expansion of its charging network into Europe. Also participating in the fundraising round were BMW i Ventures, Linse Capital, Rho Capital Partners, and Braemar Energy Ventures. It was the largest fundraising round in the company’s history, and was part of over $255 million the company […]

+ Read More
0

Last year Tesla saw the strong sales results in China it had originally hoped since entering the country in 2014. In a U.S. regulatory filing, the electric automaker reported making more than $1 billion in revenue in that market last year. That made for more than 15 percent of Tesla’s revenue last year of over […]

+ Read More
0

Demand for gasoline has been projected to reach its peak next year in the U.S. and as early as 2021 globally. Analysts at Edinburgh-based consultancy WoodMackenzie say this will happen in the face of continuing growth in the vehicle fleet due to vehicle engine efficiency. The rising number of hybrid and electric vehicles being sold […]

+ Read More
0

Tesla will be sizably growing its Supercharger presence in the U.S. this year. In its most recent letter to shareholders, the company committed to doubling the number of Supercharger sites in the U.S. during 2017. Green Car Reports cites 373 Supercharger site locations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico from a total of 2,636 individual […]

+ Read More
0

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles revealed that it has received subpoenas from federal and state authorities over alleged cover up of diesel emissions in some of its vehicles. In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Tuesday, FCA reported that agencies such as SEC and U.S. Department of Justice have delivered subpoenas to the automaker. The company […]

+ Read More
0

In its Top 10 Best Cars of 2017, Consumer Reports named the Toyota Prius as its best compact hybrid, and the only electrified car of any kind to make the list. Named “Best Compact Hybrid,” there’s little wonder the Prius scored well as CR has long had a liking for Toyota products, and the new […]

+ Read More
0

As fuel cell vehicles are slowly being introduced, automakers and hydrogen suppliers still have to overcome public safety perceptions over these new kinds of vehicles. A Bloomberg report makes the case that age-old perceptions over the 1937 Hindenburg airship disaster and H-bomb tests from the 1950s represent a major hurdle for Toyota, Shell, and other […]

+ Read More