Daimler confirms EQ subbrand for electric carsThu, 29, Sep 2016
Mercedes will launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2025 under a new sub-brand called EQ. The automaker aims to become the global leader in EV technology, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche said.
Skoda CEO says U.S. launch not a priorityThu, 29, Sep 2016
Skoda may take another year before deciding whether to sells its cars in the U.S. Volkswagen Group's value brand plans first to enter the South Korean and Iranian markets next year.
VW sets EV launch for 2020Wed, 28, Sep 2016
Volkswagen will launch a compact electric car in 2020 with a range of up to 370 miles as it seeks to sell 1 million EVs per year by 2025, the automaker said Wednesday. VW revealed a concept car, dubbed the I.D., to hint at the compact EV.
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
Automakers' EV plans will challenge early pioneersWed, 28, Sep 2016
Electric-car pioneers including Renault, Nissan and Tesla are facing a challenge from their peers as EV concepts dominate the Paris auto show. Volkswagen Group's diesel scandal and falling battery costs have persuaded executives and investors that battery-powered cars are ready to go mainstream.
Bolt a chance for GM to atone for EV1 errorMon, 26, Sep 2016
In the 1990s, bottom-line-focused leadership killed GM's EV1.
Austria brothers aim to help BMW, VW, others tackle TeslaSun, 25, Sep 2016
Auto executives from BMW, VW and McLaren are seeking advice from three Austrian brothers who are designing electric cars they say can go faster and further than anything made by Tesla.
McLaren might be the best carmaker Apple can buySat, 24, Sep 2016
McLaren may be the only carmaker that makes sense for Apple to purchase since it has the benefit of being nimble, focused on high-tech and tuned in to the art of aerodynamics.
Ford Focus EV gets faster charges, 100-mile rangeMon, 26, Sep 2016
Ford will give the slow-selling Focus Electric more range and quicker charging times in an upgrade due at year end, the company said.
Volvo names new electrics, electronics bossFri, 23, Sep 2016
Volvo has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson as its head of electrics, electronics and chassis as the automaker embarks on ambitious plans to add self-driving and full-electric vehicles to its lineup.
Smart to offer EVs and traditional engines across the lineupThu, 22, Sep 2016
Smart will become the only major auto brand to offer its entire model lineup with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive, Mercedes-Benz said today.
Chevy Bolt EV to be priced at $37,495 before tax credit, GM saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will have a starting price of $37,495, including shipping, making it $29,995 after a federal tax credit available to many buyers, General Motors said today.