Tag: EV

Volvo gets $208M boost to ramp up U.S. electric truck production

Volvo Technology of America receives $208 million grant from the Energy Department to accelerate U.S. electric truck production.Funding supports Volvo Group’s facilities in Pennsylvania and Virginia, advancing their transition to zero-emission manufacturing.Initiative aims to...

Hyundai’s new IONIQ 5: Everything you need to know

Updated trim levels: IONIQ 5 now includes N Line and N Line S variants.Pricing starts at £39,900.Refreshed exterior styling retains IONIQ 5’s distinctive look.Hyundai IONIQ 5 Unveiled: Trim Upgrades, Pricing, and Refreshed StylingHyundai Motor...

UK EV charging network can power half a billion miles every day

UK’s EV charging network can power half a billion miles daily, with nearly a million charge points installed and a new public charge point added every 25 minutes.Infrastructure already supports 580 miles per EV...

New Renault electric van achieves near price parity with its ICE counterpart

Renault has opened the order books on the fully electric version of its popular Trafic van, available in a choice of two body types and heights.After the UK’s £5,000 Plug-in Van and Truck Grant...

EV SUMMIT 2024 comes to a close: The highlights of Tuesday

EV SUMMIT UK draws to a closeThe final day of the EV SUMMIT has come to a close, and what a way to round off what represented the most significant two-day gathering of over...

Charging towards the early mainstream with confidence: Day one of the EV SUMMIT 2024

Day one of the EV SUMMIT 2024 is over, and a key theme of consumer confidence came to the forefrontAnd just like that, day one of the EV SUMMIT 2024 is coming to a...

FIAT Grande Panda EV to start at under £22k

After unveiling its design last month, FIAT has revealed more details on its upcoming EV, the Grande Panda.The new car, in fully electric form, will target a starting price under £22,000 / €25,000, making...

Hongqi to launch two new EVs in Europe this year

China’s longest-running passenger car brand, Hongqi, has announced its plans to target European markets over the coming years, with a range of electric vehicles.Whilst the brand already sells EVs in Scandinavian countries, the manufacturer...

MG Cyber GTS concept revealed: A hardtop, four-seater take on the Cyberster

In a surprise reveal at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, MG revealed a concept car called the Cyber GTS.Looking very similar to the production Cyberster, the Cyber GTS does away with the canvas roof...

Dacia Spring facelift: Low-cost EV gets a makeover

The first all-electric car from Dacia, the Spring, was debuted in 2020, but the OEM has already decided to freshen up the EV with a facelifted model.This facelift also comes as the Spring is...

Rimac celebrates 15 years: Special edition Nevera hyper EV revealed

Mate Rimac only founded Rimac Automobili back in 2009, being one of the very first EV OEMs, and already, the EV maker has smashed records and become a common name in the hypercar world.Rimac...

Electrifying Porsche: What’s coming next from Stuttgart?

Porsche is fast becoming a driver of electrification, particularly in the performance car segment.When the first modern day fully-electric Porsche, the Taycan, debuted in 2019, it joined the Tesla Model S in proving that...
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NASCAR reveals its first electric racing car

America’s leading motorsport series, NASCAR, has revealed an all-electric prototype, in collaboration with electrification experts ABB, and the race series OEM partners, Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota.The collaboration is part of NASCAR’s wider decarbonisation efforts.The...

Volvo global June BEV sales grow 93% over last June

Volvo Cars released its June sales report, highlighting that the manufacturer shifted 18,435 fully electric cars last month.From January to June, this number now stands at 90,760. Will Volvo crack the 200k EV sales...

Electric Ford Capri: The mainstream EV may be revealed next week

Ford’s latest EV for Europe, the Ford Capri, is purported to be revealed next week, marking the fourth Ford EV available within the region.It follows the Ford E-Transit, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and Ford Explorer,...

MINI JCW goes electric: An Alpine A290 rival?

MINI has teased photos of a prototype John Cooper Works model, using the latest MINI's EV platform.With a production version arriving later this year, it'll mark the first time the prestigious JCW badge has...

Australian EV sales reach 48,872 this year, with Tesla and BYD leading the charge

Australia’s Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries revealed the country’s June passenger car sales, revealing how EV sales have performed in the first half of 2024.A total of 48,872 electric vehicles were sold from January...

BYD DOLPHIN EV wins UK’s Car Dealer Power Car of the Year award

The Car Dealer Power Awards 2024, run by the UK’s Car Dealer magazine, which polls car dealers across a selection of automotive-related rewards, has revealed its car of the year.With the electric BYD DOLPHIN...

The NFDA reports a surge in new vehicle registrations in 2024, with EVs leading the charge 

New vehicle registrations in 2024 surged, primarily led by electric vehicles (EVs), reaching pre-pandemic levels.EV registrations notably grew in the first half of 2024, with BEVs and PHEVs showing significant increases.However, EV market share...

Confessions of a Non-EV Owner: My Two-Week EV Journey Revealed

My first experience driving an EV was surprisingly smooth and quiet, a welcome change from the noise of a traditional fuel engine. Charging the MG4 was easier and quicker than expected, with a well-developed charging...

Amplify Cell Technologies breaks ground on a new battery facility in Mississippi, creating over 2,000 jobs

Amplify Cell Technologies begins construction of a battery cell factory in Marshall County, Mississippi.The joint venture involves Accelera, Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding LLC, PACCAR, with $2-3 billion investment.Facility to annually produce 21...

Adam Wood takes the helm at Renault UK amid key leadership changes

Adam Wood returns to Renault as UK Managing Director after leading Peugeot UK.Veteran exec succeeds Guillaume Sicard, brings 14 years of Renault Experience.Adam Wood succeeds Guillaume Sicard as Managing Director of Renault UKRenault UK...

Ford CEO Jim Farley announces love for EVs, as a ‘lifelong petrolhead’

As Ford continues to transition to an electric lineup of vehicles, CEO Jim Farley has written a confession piece, of how, as a lifelong petrolhead, he has turned to fall in love with electric...

Suzuki to introduce first fully electric car next year, ahead of an EV future

Suzuki has confirmed that its first fully-electric car will arrive in the later half of 2025, as the manufacturer pivots to an all electric future lineup.This transition will include the discontinuation of some of...
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