Scandinavia charging ahead with EV network, plans Europe's first EV battery plant

March 08, 2017

Finnish semi-state utility provider Fortum has announced it will build the first high-power (150-350kW) charging corridor between the Nordic capitals...

EU to subsidise electric vehicle battery production

March 07, 2017

PSA Group strikes deal to buy Opel, Spanish minister says its plants are ‘well-placed’

March 06, 2017

PSA Group (Peugeot Citroën) has reached a deal to buy General Motors’ (GM) Opel division, sources told Reuters on Friday, 3 March. The deal is set to be officially announced today, Monday 6 March...

Insight: Understanding city mobility goals is critical for commercial success

March 06, 2017

ChargePoint to expand into Europe as petrol demand set to peak globally by 2021

March 06, 2017

ChargePoint, the world’s largest network of recharging stations, has announced it will enter the European market after an $82 million (€78 million) funding round led by Daimler, among others including BMW i Ventures...

EUROBAT calls for battery strategy for Europe

March 03, 2017

EUROBAT, the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers, is calling on policymakers to develop a joined-up ‘2030 Battery Strategy for Europe’ over the next two years. EUROBAT wants to ensure coherence between EU, regional and national policy initiatives to support long-term investment planning by manufacturers and their supply chain...

German OEMs say SCR refits for older diesels impossible

March 02, 2017

Brexit threat to electric Mini production in the UK

March 01, 2017

EV suppliers in race to secure cobalt as funds stockpile key rare material

March 01, 2017

VW pivots to eastern Germany for electric vehicles, including new I.D. brand

February 27, 2017

Tesla 2016 results: Net loss of $675,000 despite increased revenues

February 24, 2017

Tesla increased revenues from $4 million (€3.8 million) in 2015 to $7 million (€6.6 million) in 2016, with the lion’s share generated by the automotive division and the rest by the energy generation and storage and services divisions. However, the company still suffered a net loss of $675,000 (€638,000)...

Volkswagen making progress with unions over turnaround plan

February 22, 2017

Volkswagen’s union representatives and senior executives have both said they are making progress in discussions to solve the conflict over the implementation of the embattled company's post-Dieselgate turnaround plan...

EU greenlights €300m investment in Germany’s electric charging infrastructure

February 15, 2017

The European Commission (EC) has announced that it has approved German plans for an electric vehicle charging network across the country. There is one catch: the energy to power the chargers must come from renewable sources...

Shell and Total plan electric charging at service stations, but BP’s Aral pushes back

February 14, 2017

Oil giant Shell has said it will install charging points at petrol stations in the UK and the Netherlands, and rival Total has said it will do the same in France. However, Aral, part of oil giant BP and the largest petrol station chain in Germany with 2,500 service stations, is much less enthusiastic about installing electric charging at its own stations...

WiTricity wireless charging to partner with Nissan and reduce need for service station charging

February 14, 2017

Nissan has announced a partnership with wireless charging specialist WiTricity to further its remote charging technologies, in a move that could reduce the need for electric charging points at petrol stations...

Insight: UK used car demand solid, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

February 13, 2017

UK to remove insurance barriers for autonomous cars as London announces funding for ‘electric streets’

February 10, 2017

Providers form Open Fast Charging Alliance as E.ON partners with Denmark’s CLEVER

February 09, 2017

Vattenfall switching entire 3500-vehicle fleet to EVs

February 09, 2017

Vattenfall, Sweden’s state-owned electricity producer, is converting its whole fleet to electric vehicles (EVs). The move will see, over the next five years, more than 3500 cars and LCVs replaced, and forms part of the company’s ambition to be completely climate-neutral by 2050...

Rapid EV roll-out expected from 2020 as VW is sued by fish distributor

February 08, 2017

Honda and Hitachi form EV alliance

February 08, 2017

Honda and Hitachi Automotive Systems have announced a partnership to develop, produce and sell motors for electric vehicles (EV), as Honda aims to boost its EV development and contain its R&D costs...

Daimler growth slows and shares fall on cautious outlook for 2017

February 06, 2017

EU piles pressure on Italy as deadline set for response to FCA emissions accusations

February 03, 2017

Legal framework needed to drive electric vehicle growth in Belgium

February 03, 2017

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