Kia to follow parent Hyundai with hydrogen car as Toyota recalls the Mirai

February 20, 2017


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...

Opel still in the red as GM profit hit by weak pound post-Brexit

February 09, 2017


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

February 08, 2017


Separate European showrooms answer to sliding sales of troubled DS brand

February 02, 2017


OEMs must develop a new business model for plug-in cars, study says

February 01, 2017

A study of consumers in countries including Germany and Norway has found that OEMs will need a new business model as they become mobility companies. This will require a focus on a vehicle’s total cost of ownership (TCO) rather than on purchase prices or traditional lease rates...

Electric surging as UK heading for record 100,000 EVs

January 25, 2017


Major hydrogen investment mooted as OEMs and energy companies form Hydrogen Council

January 20, 2017

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, carmakers and energy companies have announced the foundation of the Hydrogen Council to lay the foundations for major investment in hydrogen. Bringing together oil giants such as Royal Dutch Shell and Total and car manufacturers such as Toyota, Daimler, BMW and Hyundai with combined revenues of $1.14 trillion (€1.07 trillion) and 1.72 million employees, the global initiative is the first of its kind...

Volkswagen Group posts record sales in 2016 despite Dieselgate

January 12, 2017


VW brand targets 1 million electric vehicle sales by 2025

January 11, 2017


Ford abandons Mexico plant plans after Trump attack but German OEMs commit

January 06, 2017

Ford has scrapped plans for a $1.6 billion (€1.5 billion) Mexico plant after President-elect Trump threatened to impose punitive tariffs in a ‘big border tax’ to scupper its plans to shift manufacturing south of the US border...

JLR’s first EV could coincide with supercapacitor breakthrough

December 08, 2016


Toyota launches new YUKÕ car-sharing scheme in Europe

December 08, 2016

Toyota is bringing its hybrid car-sharing scheme to Europe, with initial launches in two cities and plans to rapidly expand...

EVs could account for 25% of BMW sales in a decade

October 13, 2016


British Government grant cut costs thousands of PHEV sales

October 11, 2016


Diverging sales trends widen diesel divide in Europe

October 06, 2016


EVs, mobility and SUVs in focus at Paris Motor Show

September 29, 2016

Manufacturers’ electric ambitions are unveiled for the first time today at the start of the Paris Motor Show. In the wake of the diesel emissions scandal and an EU strategy to increase the number of low-emission vehicles, manufacturers have rushed to develop new models, with a focus on extending the range of electric vehicles so they can match the convenience of petrol and diesel...

Slowing EV sales growth in Europe highlights need for strong consumer message

September 08, 2016


Sales dip in quiet July fails to dent annual growth in France

August 02, 2016


Environmental concerns as demand for SUVs grows

July 27, 2016