EV startups are the hot investment in China -- no actual EV neededMon, 22, Aug 2016
How much money is chasing electric vehicle startups in China? Just ask Freeman Shen, Volvo Car Corp.'s former China president.
Daimler's top electric mobility exec moving to Bosch, report saysWed, 17, Aug 2016
Daimler's top electric mobility executive, Harald Kroeger, is joining Bosch, Reuters reported. Bosch is building up its EV and autonomous car expertise and has worked with Google and Tesla.
Former Volvo exec seeks to raise $1 billion at China EV startupWed, 17, Aug 2016
Freeman Shen, a former top Volvo executive, aims to raise $1 billion in an initial fundraising round for the latest China electric-vehicle startup to enter the green car industry.
China proposing California-like mandates for EVsFri, 12, Aug 2016
China will consider mandates that carmakers produce more electric vehicles or purchase carbon credits from their peers, potentially emulating California's system and transitioning from a subsidy-driven approach to catalyzing cleaner cars.
Subaru to introduce all-electric crossover by 2021, report saysThu, 11, Aug 2016
Subaru plans to launch an all-wheel drive electric vehicle in the U.S. by 2021 to meet more stringent emissions regulations, a Japanese newspaper reported.
Self-driving cars spur more automotive M&A in Silicon ValleyWed, 10, Aug 2016
The auto industry's self-driving revolution has spurred the biggest two years of automotive supplier takeovers in a decade. The total value of automotive supplier deals in 2015 and 2016 was $74.4 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, with each of those years far exceeding the $17.7 billion annual average in the previous 10 years.
Tesla opens flagship store in San Francisco's 'Auto Row' ahead of Model 3Wed, 10, Aug 2016
Tesla marked the opening of its largest North American sales, service and delivery center in San Francisco, a key market from which the EV maker will introduce its Model 3 sedan late next year.
VW's U.S. settlement worries EV charging companiesWed, 10, Aug 2016
Electric vehicle charging companies want independent oversight of the $2 billion Volkswagen is required to invest in clean car infrastructure in the U.S. They say VW should not have the power to shape the developing EV charging system.
Karma owner plans $375 million China electric car plantMon, 08, Aug 2016
The owner of Karma Automotive is planning to produce electric cars in China, becoming the latest company to flag ambitions to build new-energy vehicles in the world’s largest auto market.
GM empowered Korea team with high-stakes Bolt EVSun, 07, Aug 2016
GM's South Korean design studio was tasked in 2012 with designing the Bolt, the automaker’s most iconic technological showcase since the Volt hybrid, because of its expertise in bundling big content into small packages. The EV proved to be one of its biggest challenges yet. And in the end, the studio "broke the mold."
Model 3 will push Tesla to its limitsSun, 07, Aug 2016
From a puzzling acquisition to a fatal crash possibly involving its Autopilot system, Tesla Motors had a quarter of distractions. But none of this is what keeps CEO Elon Musk or investors up at night. The Model 3 does.
Sources: M-B plans EV subbrand; sales to start by end of decadeMon, 08, Aug 2016
Mercedes-Benz will create a subbrand for electric vehicles, starting with two electric SUVs and two sedans, sources told Bloomberg.