California utilities seek $1 billion to spur wider EV useSat, 21, Jan 2017
California's utilities are asking for more than $1 billion to spend on electric car-charging stations that will help the state meet its goal of getting 1.5 million zero-emissions vehicles on the road by 2025.
VW delays bid to boost Audi's China sales with SAIC dealWed, 18, Jan 2017
VW Group says it will not produce or sell any Audi cars with SAIC in China until at least 2018, seeking first to strengthen ties with existing Audi partner FAW. A partnership with SAIC, China's largest automaker, could boost Audi's slowing sales as rival Mercedes makes ground in the market.
Asia's luxury brands charge into EVsSun, 15, Jan 2017
Tesla unveils pricing structure for supercharging stationsFri, 13, Jan 2017
Tesla Motors said it will charge new customers fees to use its Supercharging stations if they exceed an annual limit, detailing its price structure to help pay for the expansion of its network of stations.
Mercedes design ethic blends hot and coolTue, 10, Jan 2017
Is the industry zooming toward a battery shortage?Mon, 09, Jan 2017
Automakers are under increasing pressure to electrify their powertrains to meet toughening global emissions regulations. The big question is whether there will be enough battery cells available in the next decade to meet the projected fast-rising demand.
How Ford's hybrid push might play outMon, 09, Jan 2017
It's rare when an automaker reveals product plans three years in advance. But that's what Ford Motor Co. did last week when CEO Mark Fields explained how the company will spend some of the $4.5 billion it has committed to developing 13 electrified vehicles by 2020.
Why aren't automakers plugging their EVs?Sat, 07, Jan 2017
Compelling EVs show what the industry can doMon, 09, Jan 2017
Faraday Future demonstrates powerful EV despite setbacksTue, 03, Jan 2017
Is it finally EVs' time? Predictions vary widelyMon, 09, Jan 2017
EV predictions still vary widely. Financial analysts at Exane BNP Paribas bullishly forecast that EVs will have a 16 percent share of global vehicle sales by 2025 while IHS Markit believes that figure will be 3.4 percent.