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Jul 3, 2018
BMW is set to launch the first wireless charging system for cars, as an optional extra with the 530e iPerformance. Named GroundPad, it takes its inspiration from wireless smartphone cha [...]
Jun 13, 2018
By making diesel engines less polluting, Bosch could indirectly contribute to a slowing down in the transition towards electric cars among European constructors. The German giant has pe [...]
May 16, 2018
Wednesday 18 April saw Volkswagen announce their plans to install hundreds of charging stations for electric vehicles across the USA. Its energy subsidiary Electrify America is teaming [...]
May 15, 2018
New European directives are set to introduce standards that will make it easier to recharge electric vehicles near shops, offices or joint ownership properties.
China, Apr 10, 2018
China has announced its intention to improve its electric vehicle regulations, both for environmental reasons and to strengthen its position in the global car market.
Mar 20, 2018
Automotive manufacturers have used the Geneva Motor Show (8 – 18 March) to unveil their latest hybrid and electric models. With diesel now proving less popular in Europe and German ci [...]
Feb 6, 2018
At the Detroit Auto Show in the USA last Sunday, US auto manufacturer Ford announced to the press that it was set to invest 11 billion dollars in electric vehicles by 2022.
Jan 1, 2018
Driverless electric cars are the future of urban driving. Governments, cities and manufacturers are preparing for a revolution in travel and mindsets, though there are a number of infra [...]
Oct 24, 2017
The Mercedes-Benz Group has announced that all its vehicle ranges will feature electric options by 2022.
Oct 18, 2017
Porsche is set to launch the Mission E 100% electric concept car by 2019, with a range of 500 km.
Oct 11, 2017
The German auto giant has stated its wish to invest some 84 billion US dollars into the development of its forthcoming electric vehicles, to enable the "people’s car" to become a more [...]
Oct 10, 2017
While Tesla is looking to develop a network of superchargers across all markets, German auto manufacturer Audi has announced a partnership with Alta Devices to install solar cells on th [...]
Oct 3, 2017
Ahead of this month's International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Mercedes has unveiled its new, 100% electric concept car that is set to compete with top-of-the-range electric cars fr [...]
Sep 27, 2017
The Japanese firm is in the process of developing a new electric car offering greater range than those of its competitors.
Sep 19, 2017
Infiniti unveiled a retro-look electric concept car at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on 20th August. Inspired by the race cars of the 1940s, the Prototype 9 combines a passion [...]
Sep 12, 2017
A European Union spokesman has denied the rumours that Europe is intending to apply quotas of electric vehicles on automotive manufacturers. European decision-makers believe that they w [...]
Sep 5, 2017
A new record for the range of a production electric vehicle was set in early August by a Tesla Model S 100D. Italian drivers managed to cover 1,078 kilometres on one battery charge, bea [...]
Aug 30, 2017
Following on from the Model S and Model X, Tesla has begun deliveries of its Model 3, a more affordable version of its two big sisters.
Aug 23, 2017
The final obstacle for consumers when it comes to buying an electric car, battery charge times are coming down fast. Leading the way, Porsche has just installed its first ultra-fast cha [...]
Aug 11, 2017
Tesla boss Elon Musk has grand designs when it comes to electric cars, and recently spoke of building a "Transformer"-style vehicle that could charge itself up with energy, using a pano [...]
Aug 9, 2017
Car manufacturer Volkswagen has unveiled a robot, developed in partnership with Kuka, which will automate the battery-charging of its electric cars in the future.
Jul 26, 2017
The spectre of a lack of batteries to equip all of the various models of hybrid and electric vehicles that are set to be launched in the coming years is looming over the world market. E [...]