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15 Oct 2018
EU to offer billions of funding for electric battery plants
We know very clearly that the future is electric and we simply have to catch up with this (battery) technology,” said Maros Sefcovic, energy vice-president at the European Commission.
08 Oct 2018
Mercedes-Benz breaks ground on new battery factory for electric vehicles in the US
Mercedes-Benz makes good on its previously announced $1 billion investment to bring electric vehicle manufacturing in the US – starting with breaking ground on a new battery factory in Alabama.
07 Oct 2018
South Korea's SK Innovation to invest US$354 million in EV battery parts plant in China
South Korea's SK Innovation said on Sunday it plans to invest 400 billion won (US$354 million) to build a plant for key parts of electric car batteries in China as part of its effort to better compete in the world's largest electric vehicle (EV) market.
02 Oct 2018
Mazda aims for all of its vehicles to be electric hybrid, EVs by 2030
The Japanese automaker joins a growing number of global automakers who are planning to reduce emissions by producing more gasoline-hybrid vehicles, plug-in hybrids and battery EVs.
28 Sep 2018
China battery firms set up $700 million nickel joint venture in Indonesia
Chinese battery firm GEM Co Ltd on Friday said it was teaming up with four companies to invest a total of $700 million in a project to produce battery-grade nickel chemicals in Indonesia.
10 Sep 2018
VW is planning a capacity of 100,000 electric cars per year for first plant to go electric
Pre-production of VW’s I.D. electric vehicle will start at its Zwickau plant and they aim to have a production capacity fo 100,000 electric cars by 2020.
10 Sep 2018
Royal Mail Readies Electric Vans For Deliveries: Hundreds On Road Soon
Royal Mail’s first electric vans have finally hit the road. Hundreds more take to the roads across the country.
03 Sep 2018
Electric carmakers step up pursuit of enhanced EV batteries
The cost of lithium-ion batteries has fallen by 75 per cent over the past eight years, measured per kilowatt hour of output. Every time battery production doubles, costs fall by another 5 per cent to 8 per cent.
28 Aug 2018
The Tesla Semi truck is already crossing the US alone
Even though the Tesla Semi is still at the prototype stage, it can already get across the US using the charging stations designed for cars, and without any other vehicles or teams there to provide assistance.
26 Aug 2018
Electric cars exceed 1m in Europe as sales soar by more than 40%
Milestone reached nearly a year after China but ahead of the US