Nissan leads Twitter engagement among auto brands for second consecutive monthWed, 07, Dec 2016
For the second month in a row, Nissan took first place in the Twitter engagement race for automotive brands, wielding the power of the GTR in its most popular November tweet, according to ListenFirst Media.
Tesla recalls 7,000 charging adapters after 2 overheatWed, 07, Dec 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. said it is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 adapters for electric-vehicle charging after two reports of overheating that resulted in melted plastic on the plugs. The rarely used item is no longer sold through the company’s online store.
NextEV plans Tesla Model X fighter for U.S. in late '18 or early '19Sat, 03, Dec 2016
Lucid Motors knows it has a high burden of proofMon, 05, Dec 2016
Lucid Motors' luxury EV prototype feels like an entirely viable product. But the car and the company are venturing into an automotive landscape littered with startups that promised to be the real thing.
Toyota will expand development of hybrid technologyTue, 06, Dec 2016
Toyota will expand the development of its gasoline-hybrid technology to speed up the introduction of lower-emission engines. The automaker will increase staffing of its hybrid tech team by 30 percent through 2021.
BMW accelerates EV, self-driving strategyMon, 05, Dec 2016
EVs could take an OPEC-sized bite out of oil demand, study findsSat, 03, Dec 2016
Porsche CEO expects annual sales of 20,000 for brand's first EVFri, 02, Dec 2016
Akio Toyoda will head Toyota's EV divisionWed, 30, Nov 2016
Electric car startup Lucid plans $700 million plant in Ariz.Tue, 29, Nov 2016
Ford, BMW, Daimler, VW Group plan fast-charging EV network in EuropeTue, 29, Nov 2016
Ford, VW Group, BMW and Daimler plan to set up charging stations for electric vehicles in Europe. The move will be an important step toward facilitating the mass-market adoption of EVs, the companies said in a joint statement.
Jaguar will build I-Pace electric SUV with Magna Steyr, CEO saysFri, 18, Nov 2016
Jaguar will build its forthcoming I-Pace full-electric crossover with contract manufacturer Magna Steyr in Austria, Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth told Automotive News Europe. The British automaker previewed its first electric vehicle at the Los Angeles auto show this week. Sales of the I-Pace will begin in 2018.