VW goal: 1 million electrified vehicles by 2025Sun, 29, May 2016
Volkswagen Group expects it will have to sell about 1 million battery electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles a year worldwide by 2025 to fulfill increasingly strict carbon dioxide emission limits in major markets.
VW weighs second EV platformSat, 28, May 2016
Volkswagen is examining whether its modular architecture for electric cars under development, dubbed MEB, is flexible enough for a top-of-the-line Phaeton, or whether a second groupwide platform is needed.
More research emerges showing consumers uninformed, wary of new vehicle technologyThu, 26, May 2016
Automakers investing billions in plug-in cars and self-driving vehicle systems are getting caution signals from new research that suggests many mainstream consumers don't know what benefits they would get.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
GM's Cruise Automation tests autonomous Bolt EVsFri, 20, May 2016
General Motors and Cruise Automation have begun testing autonomous prototypes of the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle. Photos show a white Bolt driving in front of a camouflaged one down the street from Cruise Automation, the San Francisco autonomous vehicle startup that GM bought in March.
BMW i3 can suddenly lose power under range extender, lawsuit claimsWed, 18, May 2016
A BMW i3 owner in the U.S. filed a lawsuit claiming that the EV can experience a sudden loss of power when a feature designed to nearly double its driving range is deployed.
BMW targets 2021 for its electric, self-driving carMon, 16, May 2016
BMW will launch its iNext electric, self-driving car in 2021, CEO Harald Krueger said.
Changing current of opinion on BlueIndy serviceMon, 16, May 2016
When the BlueIndy electric-car-sharing service launched in Indianapolis last year, a firestorm of controversy quickly ensued. But some formerly vocal opponents seem to be changing their opinions.
BMW gives big boost to i3 range for 2017Thu, 12, May 2016
The smallest and most electric offering from BMW will receive a new 33-kWh battery for 2017, good for 114 miles of range. That will be a big step up from the current 22-kWh battery that delivers an estimated 81 miles of range.
BMW readies electric, self-driving flagship carThu, 12, May 2016
BMW's iNext electric car is set to enter showrooms in 2021 and will be able to drive itself in many situations, CEO Harald Krueger told shareholders.
Tesla Model 3 design not finalizedWed, 11, May 2016
Tesla Motors said the design of its new Model 3 has not been finalized, even though the electric-car maker expects to begin building the mass-market sedan within the next 18 months.
EV-charging network ChargePoint gets $50 million in fundingWed, 04, May 2016
Electric vehicle-charging network ChargePoint said on Tuesday it had received an additional $50 million in funding to allow the Silicon Valley company to expand beyond its current 27,000 public charging stations.