Chevron and Toyota to work together on hydrogen

April 22, 2021

America’s second-largest gasoline company, Chevron, and Toyota Motor North America have jointly announced that they will pursue an alliance This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

V2G takes shape in first smart charging area at Sweco HQ

April 22, 2021

Swedish engineering bureau Sweco chose to make its new Belgian headquarters climate-neutral and installs a vehicle-to-grid smart charging arThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW ID.4 is World Car of the Year

April 21, 2021

Volkswagen’s ID.4 has just received the ‘World Car Of The Year’ (WCOTY) award. This second ID product was chosen by a jury of 90 automotive This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BYD upgrades its e-platform to 800 volt

April 21, 2021

Alongside some new models, Chinese vehicle and battery manufacturer BYD unveiled a new version of its electric platform, called 3.0, at the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo and DiDi to collaborate on autonomous driving

April 20, 2021

Volvo Cars and DiDi Autonomous Driving, the self-driving technology arm of Didi Chuxing, have signed a strategic collaboration agreement on This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW’s ID.6, a seven-seater SUV only for China

April 20, 2021

At the Auto Shanghai motor show, VW has presented the ID.6, the third model in the ID. family for the Chinese market. Like the ID.4, this alThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will Harleys become unaffordable as of June first?

April 20, 2021

Although Harley-Davidson is currently able to present good results, the European future looks bleak for the American motorbike manufacturer.This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Genesis unveils first production EV with Electrified G80

April 20, 2021

Korean manufacturer and luxury brand of the Hyundai Motor Company, Genesis, has unveiled its first-ever EV at the 2021 Shanghai Auto Show. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW expects solid-state battery in 2030

April 20, 2021

BMW Group has announced its intention to realize a solid-state battery suitable for automotive use in series production by the end of this dThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geely shows first EV from new brand Zeekr, the 001

April 19, 2021

Geely’s recently presented premium electric brand Zeekr has officially unveiled its first model, the production version of the Zero ConcepThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi A6 e-tron Concept: next A6 only electric

April 19, 2021

At the Shanghai Motor Show, Audi will unveil its latest all-electric model, the A6 e-tron concept. It rivals Tesla with an autonomy of 700 kThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EQB is Mercedes’ family EV

April 19, 2021

Not even a week after the official launch of the EQS electric flagship, Mercedes launches another fully electric car, the EQB. The more boxyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Fastned wins legal battle for shops at its charging stations

April 19, 2021

Dutch fast-charging company Fastned has won after many years a legal battle in the Netherlands to be allowed to install shops and toilets atThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Is the European car market starting to recover?

April 16, 2021

While in the first two months of this year, the European market was still suffering, March appeared to be much more inspiring, lifting the tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes EQS, the first real luxury EV?

April 16, 2021

On Thursday evening, Mercedes finally revealed its EV flagship. The EQS is a luxurious sedan that wants to get rid of some prejudices about This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis promises 800 km EV range in a bid to pass Volkswagen

April 16, 2021

“We are accelerating this electric move,” said CEO Carlos Tavares on Thursday at the virtually held shareholder’s meeting. There he laidThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Polestar ‘charges’ another $550 million from investors

April 16, 2021

Swedish-Chinese electric carmaker Polestar has raised another $550 million (€460 million) from investors to finance future growth and “accThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will EU soon dump backing for PHEVs?

April 16, 2021

According to documents looked into by press agency Reuters, upcoming EU plans want to cease support for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV). NowaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Six EU members stop financing fossils for export

April 15, 2021

Six EU member states have launched a coalition with the UK called ‘Export Finance for Future’ (E3F) that wants to stop public financing of eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Huawei confirms billion dollar investment in self-driving EVs

April 15, 2021

The rumors which surfaced in February that China’s telecom and ICT giant Huawei would venture into the development and production of self-drThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi Q4 e-tron set to fight BMW iX3 and Mercedes EQA

April 15, 2021

Audi has finally unveiled its first two MEB models, the Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron. According to Audi boss Markus Duesmann, the e-SUVThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

What about France’s automobile future?

April 14, 2021

The world of car manufacturing is changing quickly: energy transition and dislocation threaten many West-European countries’ car industry. IThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Polestar 2 model range to be expanded

April 13, 2021

Polestar, the Chinese car manufacturer that is part of Geely Auto, broadens its offer. There was only one version of the Polestar 2 model avThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

French waste giants Veolia and Suez reach merge agreement

April 13, 2021

After eight months of battle, the French water and waste management giant Suez has finally given in to its bigger rival Veolia’s advances. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

MG shows Cyberster concept car

April 13, 2021

Chinese car manufacturer MG (part of the SAIC group) has shown a brand new sports car concept in Shanghai. The MG Cyberster is an open roadsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW scores best first quarter ever

April 13, 2021

In the first three months of the year, the BMW Group delivered a total of 636 606 BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce vehicles to customers (+33,5%) This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Citroën’s new flagship is the C5 X

April 12, 2021

Today, French carmaker Citroën, a member of the Stellantis Group, presents its new flagship, the C5 X. It’s a crossover concept, combining This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Biden’s plans to boost e-mobility

April 09, 2021

Recently US President Joe Biden unveiled his two-trillion-dollar investment plan. Now details are emerging about the e-mobility investments This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car rental companies sell off fleets to avoid going belly-up

April 09, 2021

Canceled bookings, the disappearance of international travelers, the proliferation of videoconferencing: car rental companies have been gritThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Punch Powertrain in heavy weather

April 09, 2021

The car industry supplier Punch Powertrain in Sint-Truiden (east of Belgium) is having serious problems again. After 138 people leaving the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traxio: second-hand car sales on the rise in March

April 09, 2021

Car sector federation Traxio has noted a serious increase in second-hand cars’ sales and speed pedelecs in March. To be more realistic aboutThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Van Mossel ventures into Mercedes-Benz Trucks in Antwerp

April 08, 2021

The Dutch Van Mossel Automotive Group, one of the Benelux largest car dealer groups, is going to venture into Mercedes Benz Trucks also, witThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Study: decrease in ride-hailing popularity

April 08, 2021

According to a report from French economist Jean-Charles Simon, commissioned by the National Union for Taxi Industries (UNIT), the impressivThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Norway enthralled by electrified cars (85% market share)

April 08, 2021

In the past months, the Norwegian car market had a dip, and also the electrified cars suffered. Now the market is jumping up again, and the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BNEV: ‘green hydrogen cheaper than natural gas by 2050’

April 08, 2021

Clean, ‘green hydrogen’ made with renewable energy will become cheaper sooner than expected, with costs dropping by 85% to become even cheapThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Polestar: ‘We want a truly climate-neutral car by 2030’

April 08, 2021

One of the striking items in car manufacturer Polestar’s first annual review is the aim to create the first truly climate-neutral car by 203This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France: €4 billion and a 29,9% stake to save Air France-KLM

April 07, 2021

After gathering seven billion euros in April of last year to help Air France, the French state opens its wallet once again. Four billion eurThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars: best first quarter in history

April 07, 2021

Volvo Cars reported the best first quarter in its history. The company’s global sales increased by 40,8% compared to the same period last This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes reveals details of EQS and thinks about an EQG

April 07, 2021

While the official world première of Mercedes’ EQS flagship is in a week, Mercedes has already revealed some key technical data. At the samThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Wind farms at sea only produce one-third of their capacity

April 06, 2021

Wind farms at sea are only producing one-third of their energy production capacity despite the wind. According to the Belgian Offshore PlThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW CEO no fan (yet) of dedicated EV platforms

April 06, 2021

Recently, BMW CEO Oliver Zipse gave a series of boardroom interviews entitled “Delivering Net Zero”. He told the news agency Reuters, foThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla breaks delivery record despite corona

April 06, 2021

Tesla has delivered more cars in the first quarter of 2021 than ever before: 184 800 compared to the previous record in Q4, 180 570 cars. AnThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Kia EV6 officially launched (update)

April 06, 2021

Last week, the new electric flagship of South-Korean car manufacturer Kia was officially launched. The EV6 wants to symbolize the new brand This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TSMC to spend $100 billion to beef up chip production

April 02, 2021

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced semiconductors for the automotive industry and biThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyzon launches leasing of heavy fuel cell trucks in EU

April 02, 2021

American heavy fuel cell truck developer Hyzon is launching its leasing service in the European Union. It’s intended to be a ‘holistic fleetThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France: sale of ‘hybrids’ overtakes diesel

April 02, 2021

According to data analysis bureau AAA Data, registrations of new hybrid cars in France have increased during March. They’re up to 24% comparThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai’s Californian dream: Genesis Concept X

April 02, 2021

Covid-19 can slow down the car industry, but it can’t stop the show cars. At the rooftop of a private building in Los Angeles – and, of This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes-AMG reveals electrification strategy

April 01, 2021

Mercedes-AMG has officially announced the details of its electrification strategy. Mercedes’ sporty daughter will launch performance hybridsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis to offer Peugeot, Citroën, and Opel fuel cell vans

April 01, 2021

By the end of the year, automotive group Stellantis will have three hydrogen-powered vans in its dealerships. The fuel cell Peugeot Expert, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Biden wants to invest $2 trillion in US infrastructure

April 01, 2021

“It’s ambitious! It’s bold! And we can do it!” US President Joe Biden wants to invest 2 250 billion dollars in its infrastructure, aiming toThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Was Volkswagen pulling our leg? Yes it was. (Update)

April 01, 2021

The marketing stunt of the German VW Group is turning against her. On Tuesday, Volkswagen of America leaked a marketing message: the companyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW and Daimler joined by BP in charging developer DCS

March 31, 2021

BP has agreed to join BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG in developing charging networks. Under the agreement, BP will become a 33.3% partnerThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

LFZ concept foreshadows Lexus’ electric future

March 31, 2021

Lexus shifts one gear higher in its strategy for electric cars. With the UX300e, the  Japanese luxury brand already has one electric model This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford Mondeo will disappear next year

March 30, 2021

Ford of Europe’s electrification program will make long-time icon Mondeo disappear at the beginning of next year. The Galaxy and S-Max MPVs This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Humble Motors ‘solar SUV’ concept with 500 mile range

March 30, 2021

Another Californian electric car start-up, Humble Motors, has presented its concept of a battery-electric SUV equipped with 7,5 square meterThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.