Deal on US subsidies for European EVs stranded (again)

April 12, 2024

Officials failed to reach on agreement on EV subsidies for cars exported from the EU to the US. The recent negotiations were considered a laThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Sales of electric BMWs rise where competitors drop

April 11, 2024

In a tough market, sales of all-electric BMWs have grown significantly. During the first three months of the year, the Bavarian automaker wiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian ports face logjam over rising car imports

April 10, 2024

Western European ports, particularly Zeebrugge and Antwerp, face unprecedented challenges as they morph into vast car storage facilities. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Cruise reboots its autonomous driving program with… drivers

April 10, 2024

After an accident in San Francisco caused Cruise to suspend its operations with its robotaxi fleet nationwide, it announced that it would reThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ADAC warns for safety of pop-out door handles

April 08, 2024

In their quest to squeeze as much range as possible from their electric models, automakers have launched a trend towards flush door handles.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Elon Musk about axing affordable Tesla: ‘Reuters is lying’

April 08, 2024

Tesla was caught in a whirlwind last week when Reuters reported that the carmaker had axed the development of its affordable compact car. BuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chinese solid state battery maker promises 2,000 km range

April 05, 2024

Tailan New Energy, a Chinese company developing solid-state lithium battery technology, has disclosed significant advancements in its latestThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EX30 pushes Volvo’s sales to historic high in March

April 05, 2024

Volvo Cars achieved a record-breaking sales performance last month, with figures reaching an all-time high. The surge in sales was notably pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Norwegian electric fleet set to surpass gasoline this year

April 04, 2024

The fuel mix of Norway’s national fleet is nearing a watershed moment. The share of electric cars is poised to eclipse gasoline cars by thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla starts 2024 with ‘disastrous’ delivery results

April 03, 2024

Tesla’s first quarter 2024 results ended up being a wake-up call. Deliveries have declined for the first time since the pandemic compared This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Russia restarts production Citroën C5 bypassing Stellantis

March 28, 2024

For the first time since the outbreak of the Ukrainian war, a Russian factory has rebooted the manufacture of a Western car model. The automThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW’s Neue Klasse will bidirectional power your house

March 25, 2024

When BMW’s next-generation electric cars hit the showroom, customers can charge the lights, the oven, or the washing machines in their houThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flexis is born: electric vans from Renault and Volvo Trucks

March 25, 2024

The Renault Group and the Volvo Group have finalized their previously announced joint venture, heralding the birth of Flexis. This new brandThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW ID.Buzz GTX: fastest trip down memory lane

March 22, 2024

Last week, Volkswagen unveiled the GTX members of the ID.3 and ID.7 Tourer and announced the upcoming arrival of a similar version in an ID.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Top models drive profitability at heavily investing BMW

March 22, 2024

At its annual investor conference, BMW Group revealed a robust financial result for the past year and sketched a positive operational outlooThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Isuzu steps ahead of Japanese rivals with D-Max BEV

March 21, 2024

Pickup truck specialist Isuzu has beaten compatriot Toyota to the game of launching its first battery-powered light truck. The D-Max BEV wilThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW Vision Neue Klasse X is next all-electric X3

March 21, 2024

BMW will launch an all-new X3 this year, but the car model everybody is focusing on is the Vision Neue Klasse X. This is the north star for This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes-AMG’s electric future plays on Swedish frozen lake

March 19, 2024

Mercedes-AMG is preparing its first fully electric car, and to illustrate its progress, the company has released some photos of a vehicle prThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Q6 e-tron unveiled is Porsche Macan EV ‘made by Audi’

March 19, 2024

Audi has taken the wraps from the much-anticipated Q6 e-tron, poised to challenge the best-sellers with the cutting-edge architecture it shaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Porsche 911 Hybrid: with a little help from Rimac

March 18, 2024

According to Frank Moser, product manager at Porsche for both the 718 and 911 models, the Stuttgart-based sports carmaker will add electrifiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla to increase price of Model Y in Europe next month

March 18, 2024

When it rains in the US, it dripfeeds to Europe. The previously announced price hike for the world’s best-selling EV, the Tesla Model Y, rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Key to VW’s affordable ID.1 is ‘where to build it’

March 15, 2024

At the annual media call 2024, Volkswagen brand CEO Thomas Schäfer unveiled more details on the upcoming €20,000 ID.1. The most affordablThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

This is how your next electric Volvo will charge 30% faster

March 12, 2024

Volvo has announced a significant charging improvement for cars built on its next-gen EV platform. Their batteries will charge up to 30% fasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fiat cuts production over weakening demand for 500e

March 11, 2024

Until the end of April, Fiat will switch to one shift at its Mirafiori plant due to falling demand for the all-electric 500e and the MaseratThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan wants to deploy autonomous Level 4 driving by 2027

March 11, 2024

Within three years from now, Japanese customers will enjoy the benefits of autonomously driving Nissan taxis in Japan. The automaker has beeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Blow for hydrogen growth: cost of electrolyzers soars

March 08, 2024

Hydrogen, regarded as one of the critical energies for decarbonizing heavy road transport and the steel industry, faces a new hurdle. The coThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW sued over Porsche EV igniting Felicity Ace car carrier

March 07, 2024

The fire on the cargo ship Felicity Ace, which caused the loss of several thousand vehicles, is finding its way to court. A probe points to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Nissan ends production of Leaf in UK

March 04, 2024

Nissan bids farewell to an era as it halted production of the iconic all-electric Leaf MkII at its Sunderland plant in the UK last week. In This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Polestar secures nearly 880 million euro lifeline in funding

March 01, 2024

The saga around Polestar’s financing opens up a new chapter, as the EV startup managed to draw in some serious funding from international This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Beherman Motors to import Chinese Farizon e-vans in Benelux

March 01, 2024

Beherman Motors has signed an agreement with the Chinese brand Farizon to import and distribute in the Benelux region. The well-known familyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New MG3 defies hybrid Toyota Yaris and Renault Clio

February 27, 2024

MG has set its sights on Toyota and Renault with a new generation of the MG3. The car replaces its gasoline-only range with a hybrid driveliThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault reveals production-ready R5 E-Tech in Geneva

February 26, 2024

Pictures of the production-ready Renault R5 had already leaked on Instagram, but Renault subsequently launched the model officially on the pThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Koreans claim 1,000 km range using silicon in Li-ion batteries

February 21, 2024

Brainiacs from South Korea’s Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) have discovered a way to maximize the potential for usiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Porsche adds plug-in hybrids to Panamera range

February 20, 2024

Ultimately, the Porsche Panamera will become available with four plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drivelines, of which the automaker unveils the first This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen woos family men with ID.7 Tourer

February 20, 2024

In a move that further cements its position in the electric vehicle (EV) market, Volkswagen has unveiled the ID.7 Tourer, the latest in its This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Wind beats gas in EU’s energy production in 2023

February 08, 2024

Fossil fuel energy production took a record dive in the EU last year. An energy think tank Ember report unveils that the continent’s energy This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ethiopia first country in the world to ban ICE cars?

February 05, 2024

In a decisive move to combat escalating fuel import costs and worsening air pollution in its cities, Ethiopia has announced a groundbreakingThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Italy details audacious plan on clean car subsidies

February 05, 2024

As of March, the Italian government is activating a new subsidy scheme aimed at decarbonizing its polluting old car fleet. The plan entails This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chinese Hiphi beats Tesla in world’s toughest range test

February 02, 2024

It’s a half-yearly tradition for the Norwegian Automobile Federation (NAF) to organize the El Prix event, the world’s most extensive ranThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Honda and GM kickstart joint fuel cell production

January 29, 2024

Technical partners Honda and General Motors (GM) have initiated mass production of hydrogen fuel cell systems at their shared facility in BrThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Upgraded BYD Tang gets bigger battery and more range

January 29, 2024

Over a year after its European launch, BYD’s Tang EV is set for an upgrade, including a larger battery and improved features. The Chinese caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla’s growth brakes as Chinese competition leapfrogs

January 26, 2024

The news that the Model Y was the best-selling vehicle worldwide couldn’t remedy the market’s disappointment in the company’s annual rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lucid appoints new boss for European operations

January 22, 2024

Lucid has found a replacement for Michael van der Sande as Managing Director for its European operations. Coming from Polestar, the German AThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Car Gent rallied to production record last year

January 22, 2024

Volvo Car Gent celebrates a stellar year as it nailed a total production of 230 527 cars in 2023, marking a significant 19,4% increase from This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Green power with a roar: NamX HUV with hydrogen V8

January 19, 2024

The Afro-European start-up NamX has released more details about its first car, the HUV. It appears that the automaker is joining the league This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Van Peteghem willing to lend ICE company cars some tax relief

January 18, 2024

The Belgian federal government is poised to decide on a proposal from Minister of Finance Vincent Van Peteghem (CD&V) to give owners of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SD Worx study: company car trend reversing in Belgium?

January 15, 2024

The share of company cars fell back last year for the first time. Though the success was still trending before 2023, the sharply rising costThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hertz sells off one-third of EV fleet and returns to ICE

January 12, 2024

Rental company Hertz announced that it will ditch approximately 20 000 electric cars in the US, equivalent to about one-third of its global This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW to manufacture electric-only in Munich by end of 2027

January 11, 2024

By the end of 2027, BMW will no longer manufacture combustion-engined models in the plant in Munich near its headquarters. The premium automThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vinfast unveils new electric pickup and mini-EV SUV at CES 

January 11, 2024

At CES 2024 in Las Vegas, Vietnamese electric carmaker VinFast revealed two new models. The VF Wild, a mid-size zero-emission pickup truck, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW’s ID.2 production ramp-up delay denied (update)

January 10, 2024

As reported by the German car magazine Auto, Motor und Sport, customers eager to get their hands on the ID.2 will have to exercise patience,This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BYD lays first stone of 30 GWh sodium-ion battery plant

January 08, 2024

China’s top-selling automaker has started constructing a factory for sodium-ion batteries in the Xuzhou region. The plant will be scaled uThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai files patent for pressurized solid-state battery

January 04, 2024

In the US, Hyundai has secured a patent for an all-solid-state EV battery system equipped with a ‘pressurizing device’ and significantly impThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

French EVs beat Chinese with new eco-bonus and social lease

December 15, 2023

The French government has unveiled its new plans for subsidizing the electric transition. Next to the details of the social lease at €100 This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.