15th January 2019

Cadillac Teases EV Based on GM’s Platform

Cadillac has previewed an electric vehicle, the first based on the platform for EVs being developed by General Motors. Cadillac says further details about the car, along with its...


15th January 2019

VW Next-Gen EVs to Take Over From Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Chattanooga may have been immortalized by the Glenn Miller swing band classic but it could now become the latest focus of Volkswagen’s EV future. That’s because the German carmaker...


14th January 2019

Kia Pledges to Engine Cubes With New Midi SUV

Kia unveiled a new mid-size SUV at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week targeted squarely at the lucrative cubic capacity-hungry US market – the Telluride....


11th January 2019

Charged with Controversy: BEV Versus Fuel Cell

The road to clean emission vehicles has some bumps and turns in it with divergent opinions on what is the best course to take. Some of the main roadblocks...

By Lynn Walford


10th January 2019

JLR Confirms Job Cuts After Diesel Slump

Jaguar Land Rover has finally confirmed that the slump in demand for diesel motors will cost the jobs of 4,500 jobs mostly from its UK operation. Following reports of...


9th January 2019

High Performance Nissan Leaf Launches in Europe

Nissan has announced the release of a limited edition high performance and longer range version of its top-selling Leaf EV for the European market. Deliveries of the Leaf 3.Zero...


7th January 2019

Infiniti NAIAS Concept Shows EV Strategy

Nissan’s premium sub-brand Infiniti will debut its all-electric luxury SUV at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) next week. Called the QX Inspiration, the carmaker says it...


7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

4th January 2019

The Disrupters: Three-Wheeler Pointer to Wheels Coming Off EV Wagon?

It’s not exactly a reinvention of the wheel but the three-wheeled car has returned as a Canadian EV maker launched a new model. Electra Meccanica from Vancouver has opened...

By Robert Gray

3rd January 2019

Tesla’s Price Cut Hints at Limits to EV Demand

A new SEC filing from Tesla shows that selling electric vehicle technology is more difficult than the marketing hype has indicated.


2nd January 2019

Volkswagen Previews Mobile EV Chargers

Volkswagen is previewing mobile rapid electric vehicle chargers it is developing which it claims function like power banks. The automaker says they can be set up temporarily, have a...


28th December 2018

Electric Supercars Cater to the Eco-Conscious Ultra-Wealthy

In 2018, many of the world’s top automakers went electric, boasting eye-watering acceleration and wallet-emptying price tags.