Porsche unveils final production version of ‘Taycan’ all-electric car

Porsche unveils final production version of ‘Taycan’ all-electric car

German automaker Porsche officially unveiled the final production version its first all-electric car -- the ‘Taycan’ -- on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

BMW to discontinue hybrid i8 production by April 2020

BMW to discontinue hybrid i8 production by April 2020

In a recent press release, German automaker BMW has indicated that it will stop producing its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car from April 2020.

Fraunhofer ISE develops EV solar roof with highly efficient solar cells

Fraunhofer ISE develops EV solar roof with highly efficient solar cells

Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE) has developed solar roofing for electric vehicles (EVs), in an apparent effort to increase their driving range.

CNH Industrial invests $250M in e-truck start-up Nikola

CNH Industrial invests $250M in e-truck start-up Nikola

In a recent statement, UK-headquartered capital goods company CNH Industrial has revealed that it is making a $250-million investment in US startup Nikola, which specializes in the production of el

Evergrande cooperates with Benteler and FEV to advance its EV plans

Evergrande cooperates with Benteler and FEV to advance its EV plans

According to Chinese media reports, the country’s renowned real estate group Evergrande is cooperating with two German companies to advance its ambitious electric vehicle (EV) plans.

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CATL gets approval to start new construction of its battery cell factory in Germany

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has been officially granted the requisite approval for starting the new construction of its battery cell factory in Erfurt, Germany.

Scotland: eBike Grant Fund enabled 19 organizations to purchase over 100 e-bikes for 2019-20

In a recent announcement, the Government of Scotland has revealed the first results of its eBike Grant Fund that enables the purchase of electric bikes across the country.

US: Bollinger presents latest versions of B1 electric utility truck and B2 e-pickup

US electric vehicle startup Bollinger Motors has presented new versions of the Jeep-like Bollinger B1 electric utility truck and the Bollinger B2 electric pickup truck.

Daimler’s Smart brand reveals ‘new-generation’ EQ models

German automaker Daimler’s Smart brand has released the first few images of the revised, ‘new-generation’ models of its EQ electric car lineup -- the EQ Fortwo, the EQ Fortwo Cabrio, and the EQ For

Europe: Transport and energy groups call for intelligent EV charging infrastructure

In recently issued joint statement, transport and energy associations in Europe have sought support from European institutions for a rapid deployment of intelligent charging infrastructure for elec

Faraday Institution will award £55M to UK-based consortium for battery research

The UK’s Faraday Institution has announced that it will grant an amount of up to £55 million for battery research, so that battery enhancements for transport and grid storage can be accelerated in

CATL and its Brunp Recycling subsidiary are setting up JV for cathode materials

In a move which will enable Chinese battery manufacturer CATL to expand its raw material supply, a joint venture for cathode materials is being set up by the company with its subsidiary Brunp Recyc