Technology

21st May 2020

FCA Starts V2G Program for its BEVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has torn a page out of Nissan’s BEV strategy book by starting tests of its own vehicle-to-grid program. It has teamed up with French energy company...

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19th May 2020

Managing Actual Volatile Demand in the Global Automotive Supply Chain

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview https://globalautoindustry.com/managing-actual-volatile-demand-in-the-global-automotive-supply-chain/ features Egge Haak.  Mr. Haak is Managing Director of Netherlands-based Involvation, a leading consultancy and implementation firm that is focused on improving the supply...

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19th May 2020

VW Brings First Commercial Duty BEV to Market

Volkswagen has brought its first all-electric LCV to the European market in the shape of the ABT eTransporter 6.1. The van, a joint venture between VW and ABT, claims...

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18th May 2020

New Powertrains for Latest SsangYong Tivoli

Korean automaker SsangYong has released the latest model of Tivoli, its popular compact SUV, with three new powertrains. Two gasoline and a diesel motors will power the updated model...

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18th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Delusional Musk Won’t Stop the Virus-Savvy Innovators

After a month of stalled assembly lines and shuttered factories, the North American automotive industry is coming back to life. Carmakers began to reopen their factories last week as...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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15th May 2020

Automakers’ Focus on BEVs Could Accelerate Climate Change

BEVs may dominate the automotive powertrain landscape in the short-term but they could accelerate global warming. That’s the warning from technology consultants Capgemini Invent whose white paper, Battery Electric...

14th May 2020

Ducati Enters e-Scooter Mobility Market

Iconic motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati is joining the e-scooter revolution presenting a range inspired by its most popular bikes. The Bologna factory has teamed up with MT Distribution to launch...

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13th May 2020

BYD to Debut Luxury BEV in Europe

Chinese automaker BYD has revealed first images of the European version of its new BEV flag-ship executive cruiser. The Han EV, due to hit its domestic market next month,...

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13th May 2020

Citroën Unveils Latest Electric LCV

Citroën has unveiled its latest BEV light commercial vehicle claiming town and country delivery capabilities. Its ë-Dispatch compact van comes with two battery pack options including a 50 kWh...

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12th May 2020

Bosch: CO2 Targets Need Carbon-Neutral Liquid Fuels

Carbon-neutral liquid fuels for internal combustion engines should feature in carmakers’ future plans if European carbon emissions targets are to be met. That’s the opinion of Bosch chairman Dr...

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12th May 2020

BEVs in the Automotive’s New Normal

The coronavirus epidemic could not have come at a worse time for the growth of the EV market. The pandemic has shut factories, stalled innovation, disrupted supply chains and...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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11th May 2020

VW Ramps Up BEV Capacity With Swedish Plant

Volkswagen is hoping to accelerate its BEV strategy by building extra capacity for battery production at a Swedish partner’s facility. The automaker has pledged to erect buildings and infrastructure...

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