Electric Vehicles

  • china.automotiveIT
    Article

    China's market opening seen as opportunity for automotive players

    2018-04-18T19:26:00Z

    The Automotive Logistics China conference in Chengu revealed new opportunity or automotive and technology players in China.

  • volvo.automotiveIT
    Article

    Volvo Trucks launches all-electric truck

    2018-04-17T13:14:01Z

    Volvo's electric truck can be recharged in up to 2 hours (Photo: Volvo Trucks) Volvo Trucks is getting ready to launch its first all-electric truck for commercial use. The Volvo FL Electric will go on sale in Europe in 2019. The Swedish truck maker said the FL Electric will ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW Group appoints Diess CEO; reorganizes company

    2018-04-13T17:28:59Z

    Diess came from BMW in 2015 to head the core VW brand (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group appointed Herbert Diess CEO and announced a far-reaching reorganization of the 12 brand automotive group. Diess will retain his position as head of the core Volkswagen brand, but will take over responsibility for ...

  • Schaeffler.automotiveIT
    Article

    Schaeffler shows urban vehicle concept

    2018-04-12T18:14:58Z

    The "Schaeffler Mover" has a flexible architecture that can be adapted for various use cases (Photo: Schaeffler) Schaeffler has unveiled the “Schaeffler Mover,” an urban vehicle concept that offers a technology platform that lends itself to various scenarios. The feasibility study is the German engineering group’s attempt to prepare ...

  • magna.automotiveIT
    Article

    Magna to develop EV architecture for China with BAIC

    2018-04-10T11:42:12Z

    In 2017, Magna sponsored engineering students participating in an EV racing event (Photo: Magna) Magna International will develop a next-generation smart electric vehicle architecture together with China's Beijing Automotive Industry Holding (BAIC). The Canadian automotive supplier said the architecture will specifically be for the Chinese market, where 700,000 electrified ...

  • vw.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW Group to build EVs at 16 plants by 2022

    2018-03-16T13:34:42Z

    VW's Vizzion concept will be the flagship model of the new I.D. family (Photo: Geneva Motor Show) Volkswagen Group will build electric vehicles at 16 plants worldwide by 2022, up from three locations today, the German automaker said. VW also said that, to ensure adequate battery capacity for an ...

  • didi.automotiveIT
    Article

    Didi, BAIC to jointly operate an EV car-sharing program

    2018-03-13T15:55:50Z

    Didi and BAIC executives agree to cooperate (Photo: Didi Chuxing) Didi Chuxing and BAIC Group will jointly operate an electric-vehicle car-sharing program in China. Didi, which operates China's largest mobile transportation platform, said it had formed a strategic partnership with automaker BAIC to work together in areas such as ...

  • GM.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM to ramp up production of Bolt EV

    2018-03-12T11:59:59Z

    GM builds the Bolt EV at its Orion plant north of Detroit (Photo: GM) General Motors will soon ramp up production of the Bolt EV amid increasing global demand for the car, GM CEO Mary Barra said. The Bolt EV, which is built at GM's Orion Assembly plant north ...

  • mini.automotiveIT
    Article

    BMW plans to build electric Minis in China

    2018-03-04T12:18:22Z

    BMW showed a concept for an electric Mini at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2017 (Photo: LA Auto Show) BMW said it is in "advanced discussions" to form a new joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China to locally produce electric Mini brand cars there. The German ...

  • saic.automotiveIT
    Feature

    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market

    2018-03-04T11:09:28Z

    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...