Hyundai exec predicts battery shakeoutSat, 15, Apr 2017
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Honda, Hitachi form JV to develop, make electric motorsTue, 07, Feb 2017
Honda, aiming to make electrified vehicles account for two-thirds of its global sales by 2030, agreed today to form a joint venture with Japanese supplier Hitachi to develop, produce and sell the motors that make those vehicles run. The partners will produce some of the motors at Hitachi's plant in Kentucky.
Bosch's 2016 profit slides 7% on EV investmentsFri, 27, Jan 2017
Underlying operating profit at Robert Bosch fell 6.5 percent to 4.3 billion euros ($4.6 billion) last year, the group said on Friday. Bosch has been investing in technologies such as intelligent systems that cut down on how much power electric cars use, while divesting traditional industrial products such as starter motors and generators.
JLR exec offers details on I-Pace batteriesMon, 30, Jan 2017
BMW plans more purchasing with Daimler, report saysFri, 20, Jan 2017
BMW plans to expand its cooperation with Daimler in purchasing components, the automaker's new head of purchasing, Markus Duesmann, told a German newspaper. BMW will have to alter its procurement to meet the trend for EVs and autonomous driving, Duesmann also said.
Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in GigafactoryWed, 18, Jan 2017
First Shift: 5 automakers unite to boost hydrogenWed, 18, Jan 2017
First Shift: From better eyesight to better EVsWed, 07, Dec 2016
Contact lens tech could revolutionize electric vehiclesTue, 06, Dec 2016
A plastic based on soft contact-lens technology may solve some of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles by letting them recharge in seconds and travel from London to Edinburgh without stopping, scientists say.
Mueller sees case for VW building own battery plant, report saysMon, 21, Nov 2016
VW Group CEO Matthias Mueller sees the production of batteries for EVs and plug-in hybrids as a logical move as the automaker expands its production of greener vehicles after its emissions-cheating scandal, a German newspaper reported.