Mercedes faces complaint from China's Chery over EQ nameThu, 23, Mar 2017
Chinese automaker Chery has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes's use of the "EQ" name for a subbrand of electric vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the German carmaker in the world's largest EV market.
VW hurries new EVs to meet CO2 targetsTue, 21, Mar 2017
Volkswagen must have the first of its I.D. purpose-built electric cars on sale in 2020 to achieve CO2 reduction targets in Europe and China, company executives say. VW plans to approve in August the design of the first vehicle, a Golf-sized hatchback based on the I.D. concept.
BMW fights back against Mercedes with biggest model launch to dateTue, 21, Mar 2017
BMW plans the biggest rollout of new and revamped models in its history as the automaker fights back after losing the luxury sales crown to Mercedes. Over the next two years, BMW will unveil 40 variants as CEO Harald Krueger seeks to revitalize growth after profitability fell to a six-year low in 2016.
For Chevy Bolt, discounts here, markups thereMon, 20, Mar 2017
Just seven states into Chevrolet's gradual rollout of the Bolt EV, some dealerships already are discounting the car by several thousand dollars, even as others demand a markup above sticker price to take advantage of early demand.
Audi gives details of 3 EVs to debut in next 3 yearsMon, 20, Mar 2017
Porsche plans to offer variants of Mission EMon, 20, Mar 2017
Cities, defying Trump, seek to dangle $10 billion order for EVsTue, 14, Mar 2017
Dozens of U.S. cities are willing to buy $10 billion of electric cars and trucks to show skeptical automakers there's demand for low-emission vehicles. This while President Donald Trump seeks to review pollution standards the industry opposes.
Faraday exec accuses EV startup of design 'imitation'Wed, 15, Mar 2017
Audi aims to make EVs a 'must have'Wed, 15, Mar 2017
Porsche drops more details on EVTue, 14, Mar 2017
Porsche's first electric vehicle appears to be more than just a one-off creation. Porsche chairman Oliver Blume, in an interview with Autocar, says there are plans to offer model variants of the EV, believed to slot below the Panamera, with different levels of power and over-the-air update capability.