Tags: Electric cars

Nissan unleashes Ariya all-electric crossover SUV

Marking a key milestone in its Nissan NEXT transformation plan, Nissan unveiled the all-new Ariya. As the company’s first all-electric crossover SUV, the Ariya opens a new chapter for the Nissan brand and embodies the company’s vision: enriching people’s lives. Representing the pinnacle of Nissan’s technologies and design, the 100% electric Nissan Ariya debuted during a digital […]

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Austria to support purchase of electric cars with 5,000 euros

In a bid to propel green mobility in the county, Austria will support the purchase of electric cars with 5,000 euros from July, Economy Minister Leonore Gewessler said on Monday. “Traffic is and remains the problem child of the climate balance,” Gewessler said at a news conference. “We want to deploy all available instruments for […]

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Hyundai, Kia and LG Chem Launch Global Competition to Invest in EV and Battery Start-ups

With demand for EVs growing, Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation,and LG Chem are jointly sponsoring the “EV and Battery Challenge” (EVBC), a global competition to identify up to 10 EV and battery start-ups for potential investment and collaboration.  New Energy Nexus, the international start-up support organization, will manage and facilitate the competition. With the […]

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Seven-seater version of Tesla Model Y in early Q4

Tesla is all set to launch a seven-seater version of its fully-electric Model Y later this year revealed Elon Musk via a micro blogging site. It is worth noting that the firm current produces Model Y with five seats. Responding to a query about the seven seater version, Musk in a tweet on Sunday said […]

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EVs Can Save Thousands of Dollars in Fuel finds new study

Motorists can save as much as $14,500 on fuel costs over 15 years by driving an electric vehicle (EV) instead of a similar one fueled by gasoline, according to a new analysis conducted by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL). Previous studies assumed […]

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Watch: Tesla Model S Long Range Plus updated, here is what you should know

Tesla Model S Long Range Plus is now available with 402 miles (EPA est.) of range. It is the first electric vehicle to receive a rating of over 400 miles from the agency. With additional range and regular over-the-air software updates, Model S Long Range Plus is a better value than ever starting at $74,990. […]

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Electric car battery boom has screeched to a halt, for now

Three decades of advances took lithium-ion batteries from powering handheld Sony camcorders to propelling Tesla’s popular electric vehicles. The rapid rise is facing a major test in the Covid-19 pandemic. Demand for rechargeable batteries will decline for the first time this year, as sales of electric cars—the biggest user—slump with novel coronavirus pummeling the auto […]

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Amara Raja, Gridtential Energy partners for Silicon Joule Bipolar Technology

Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy, the inventor of Silicon Joule bipolar battery technology announced that they have entered into a formal agreement to collaborate on bipolar battery technology. Under the technology evaluation agreement, Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy will assemble and test Silicon Joule bipolar reference batteries using Amara Raja’s active material to determine improvements in […]

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Meet 2021 Kia Rio a mild-hybrid electric car

Kia unveiled the new 2021 Kia Rio facelift for the international markets. The updated version of Kia Rio hatchback brings a number of enhancements to reinvigorate the car’s position in the competitive B-segment space. The biggest noticeable features on the new Rio is the Kia’s first petrol 48V mild-hybrid system with ‘clutch-by-wire’ manual transmission. The […]

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Here is how coronavirus could accelerate shift to electric cars

The coronavirus crisis has seen car sales plummet, with sales in China falling by a record 79% in February and drastic drops in new car registrations in countries like the UK, Italy and Spain, which were hardest hit by the virus. As one of the most logistically complex industries in the world, with more than […]

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