Honda's Hachigo: Key models, electrification up nextMon, 24, Oct 2016
Hachigo's mantra is to prioritize quality and innovation over volume. He says Honda will unleash an onslaught of electrified vehicles and is preparing for new mobility businesses.
Honda planning to increase its share of hybrids by 2030Mon, 24, Oct 2016
Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo wants more than two-thirds of the company's U.S. sales in 2030 to come from green cars such as traditional hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cell vehicles and EVs.
VW suppliers keen to avoid disputes despite price squeezeWed, 19, Oct 2016
Volkswagen suppliers seem keen to avoid more disputes with the company even as they face growing pressure from the automaker to accept price cuts in the wake of its diesel-emissions scandal.
Mini gets a plug-in hybrid next yearMon, 17, Oct 2016
Mini will launch two electric vehicles in the next three years, starting next year with a plug-in hybrid version of the redesigned Countryman. A plug-in electric will follow in 2019 using the architecture of a current model.
LG Chem expects GM to sell over 30,000 Bolts next yearTue, 18, Oct 2016
LG Chem, a battery supplier for General Motors' upcoming Bolt electric vehicle, said today it expected the automaker to sell more than 30,000 of the cars next year.
VW labor boss demands commitment to battery production, report saysTue, 18, Oct 2016
VW should commit to investing in the development and production of batteries for electric cars, the automaker's works council chief Bernd Osterloh said. VW is said to be mulling an $11 billion battery plant to rival Tesla's Gigafactory.
Daimler to rein in investments after EVs prompt surgeWed, 12, Oct 2016
Daimler will scale back investments in plants, equipment and new technology from a peak this year stemming in part from its creation of the EQ electric-car subbrand, amid a push to maintain profitability.
ChargePoint urges judge to revise VW settlementWed, 12, Oct 2016
ChargePoint, the world's largest electric vehicle charging network, has asked a U.S. judge to order changes to Volkswagen AG's $2 billion agreement with the Justice Department to boost zero emission vehicle infrastructure.
Electric cars could dominate roads in wealthy cities by 2030, study saysWed, 12, Oct 2016
Electric vehicles could account for two-thirds of all cars on the road by 2030 in wealthy cities such as London and Singapore due to stricter emissions regulations, falling technology costs and more consumer interest, a report says.
More EVs? Stay tunedMon, 10, Oct 2016
Chasing the Chevrolet Bolt, with its 238-mile range, several automakers say they will come to market with EVs featuring lower prices and better ranges than the first generation. It's fair to ask why. There's a good reason.
Zetsche thinks big for M-B's futureMon, 10, Oct 2016
Dieter Zetsche's long and varied career -- he arrived in America 25 years ago to head Freightliner and has been CEO of Daimler for more than a decade -- is far from finished. At 63, Zetsche has launched an intense effort to remake Mercedes-Benz -- focusing on the distant future of a company whose founder invented the automobile.
How GM pulled a fast one in EV one-upmanshipMon, 10, Oct 2016
General Motors quoted a 250-mile range claim for the European version of the Chevy Bolt electric car ahead of the Paris auto show, then significantly upped up that to 310 miles at the show.