Tag : electric vehicles
National governments and car manufacturers are being warned that they must better support Europe’s ultra-low emission vehicle market, ahead of the European Parliament vote on CO2 targets which takes place on Wednesday.
Audi has started production of the e-tron electric SUV at its factory in Brussels, ahead of the first deliveries due by the end of the year.
Chinese manufacturer SAIC is relaunching the MG brand in markets outside the UK next year, starting with an electric version of the ZS compact SUV.
Hyundai’s electric SUV marks a tipping point for EVs, but there’s a catch. By Alex Grant.
Honda has begun trials of a system which will automatically charge electric vehicles based on drivers’ usage patterns and the real-time load on the electrical grid, while offering financial rewards for doing so.
Kia’s forthcoming electric Niro SUV will offer a range of up to 450km when it launches in the UK next year, according to details released at the Busan International Motor Show in Korea.
The European Commission has put together a series of measures that would help Europe fight its corner in the electric vehicle battery sector, including the ability to mass-produce battery cells.
BP sites in the UK and Europe will get electric vehicle rapid chargers from later this year as the oil giant seeks to keep pace with the transition away from petrol and diesel.
Infiniti is to introduce its first pure electric vehicle from 2021 as it pushes ahead with plans to only launch vehicles with electrified powertrains from this date.
Ford is more than doubling its investment in electric vehicles, reviving the Mach nameplate made famous by early Mustangs on a high-performance electric SUV due in 2020.
The Volkswagen brand is to create an additional board of management division to oversee its electric mobility programme, launching on 1 February.
Kia has outlined plans to offer 16 electrified vehicles by 2025, including new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles, as well as an all-new hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) in 2020.
Deutsche Post DHL Group is trialling particulate filters on StreetScooter test vans, said to create the first emissions-neutral vehicle.
Emissions Analytics has extended its EQUA Index programme to test electric vehicles.
French utility EDF Group has become the latest multinational to join the EV100 initiative as it commits to switching to its entire care fleet to electric vehicles by 2030.
Craig Thomas looks at plans by car manufacturers to collaborate on a pan-European EV charging network.
Four of Europe’s largest forecourt operators have signed up to host ultra-fast electric vehicle charging points under strategic partnerships with the manufacturer-backed pan-European Ionity network, securing half of the 400 sites planned by 2020.
Iceland’s Reykjavik Energy has awarded a public sector tender to install 15 new fast chargers to ABB.
Ford and privately owned Chinese automobile manufacturer Zotye have inked a deal to develop and manufacture electric vehicles under a new Chinese brand as they also explore the market for mobility services.
Mazda is targeting a combustion engine with lower well-to-wheel CO2 emissions than an electric vehicle, as part of a suite of fuel-saving solutions to cater for varying global market needs.
Utility company, Eon, has launched a Europe-wide electric mobility initiative, including ultra-fast workplace charging points and a network enabling EV drivers to get from the UK to Romania by 2020.
Clean energy consultancy company, Voltia, has launched a free online tool aimed at helping businesses find electric light commercial vehicles to suit their fleet.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has revived its Evolution high-performance line with a fully-electric crossover, revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Toyota, Mazda and automotive components manufacturer Denso have announced details of a new joint venture intended to fast-track development of electric vehicle technologies.
The European Commission is rolling out 60 electric vehicle chargers at its office car parks across Brussels this month, working with Dutch energy product specialist Alfen.
Honda will launch its first European-market electric car in 2019, with near-future product plans suggesting diesel is being phased out of its product range.
The all-new Nissan LEAF will launch in Europe next January, offering a 50% increase in range, more power and partially-autonomous features.
Europe is to get a network of 400 ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles along major routes, the result of a proposed joint venture including BMW Group, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group.
Said to be a world first, a new IVV Diamond accredited defensive driver education programme that focuses entirely on the use of electric vehicles has launched by Strategic Analytics Team (SAT).