Electrify America selects suppliers for U.S. high-speed EV chargers
Volkswagen unit Electrify America has selected several suppliers, including Switzerland's ABB and South Korea's Signet EV, to install more than 2,000 high-speed electric vehicle chargers in the United States by the end of 2019.
Washington state tax incentive for EVs to expire
Washington's electric vehicle sales tax exemption will expire at the end of May, earlier than expected, adding to headwinds faced by automakers.
Porsche plans network of 500 fast chargers for U.S.
With multiple electric vehicles coming, buyers need a strong charging network to alleviate range anxiety, the brand's U.S. boss says.
Tesla targets Nov. 2019 to start Model Y output, report says
Tesla is targeting November 2019 as the start of production for the Model Y small crossover, with output in China to begin two years later, two sources told Reuters this week.
When marketing luxury vehicles, 'electric' is no longer a bad word
These days, well-heeled buyers consider a hybrid or plug-in vehicle a crucial part of a well-rounded garage.
GM hot for EVs, but also hot for internal combustion
Despite its goal of a zero-emission future, a General Motors executive said the company is not abandoning gasoline-powered engines anytime soon.
Alibaba-backed China car startup to raise $1.6 billion this year
Xiaopeng Motors, which counts Alibaba among its investors, plans to raise billions of dollars in funds this year as the Chinese startup jumps into the world's biggest market for electric vehicles.
Lithium glut fears tempered by optimism over surging demand for EV batteries
Warnings of a lithium glut may be premature.
Tesla exposed to greater risk as China retaliates with own tariffs
Tesla needs to brace for another setback after China included electric cars among American products that it's targeting with additional tariffs in its counter-punch to the United States.
Tesla makes last-ditch Model 3 delivery push as pressures mount
With pressure escalating after one of the worst weeks in its history, Tesla raced to manufacture and deliver its mission-critical Model 3 sedan to burnish the numbers it's about to report to rattled investors.
7 Northeast states team up to boost demand for ZEVs
Seven Northeast states agreed to help automakers boost consumer demand for electric vehicles, which has remained at ultra-low levels in the region despite government-mandated sales quotas designed to improve air quality.
Tesla says cause of deadly crash not yet known as challenges mount
Tesla Inc. said it doesn't yet know what caused the crash involving its Model X car in California last week, an accident that killed the driver and added to the pressures mounting on Elon Musk's company.
China draws up plans to promote EV standardization
China said it will work to improve levels of standardization in its electric vehicle industry -- a sector it is aggressively promoting to help combat smog and to position the country as a leading car-making giant in the future.
McLaren eschews EV future sought by Ferrari, Corvette, others
It's not often that the head of a major car company will admit to not being up to speed on the latest, hot industrywide trend. McLaren's sales boss, Jolyon Nash, has no such qualms.
VW will lean on battery suppliers to power electrification blitz
Armed with a product plan stacked with full-electric and hybrid vehicles, Volkswagen Group will rely on suppliers with greater battery expertise, CEO Matthias Mueller said.
China's WM Motor open to U.S. IPO, shrugging off trade tensions
WM Motor, a Chinese company with plans to sell an electric SUV this year, is open to holding an initial public stock offering in the United States as its founder shrugs off a potential trade war.
Tesla suspended Model 3 production in late February
Tesla temporarily suspended production of the Model 3 electric sedan at its lone auto plant for a week in late February, a planned breather that ultimately may help increase output of the closely watched vehicle.
Tesla investors urged to nix $2.6B award for Musk
Tesla shareholders should reject a plan to grant Elon Musk an award worth more than $2 billion, the world's second-biggest proxy adviser recommended.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
A wide field for electric trucks
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Watch out for the IAA Commercial Vehicles this year in Hanover, Germany. I think there will be a few surprises.
Dyson's EV plans great for Britain
James Dyson's plans to develop electric cars is the best news U.K. industry has had in decades.
Fast chargers coming to all U.S. Porsche dealerships
Porsche will equip all 189 of its dealerships in the United States with 800-volt DC fast-charging stations in preparation for the launch of an electric sedan based on the Mission E concept.