Originally published on CleanTechnica. ABB will be launching a 350 kilowatt (kW) plug-in electric vehicle charger at Hannover Messe. At 350 kW, that means it is essentially the highest power electric vehicle charger in the world. […]
Another pointless pilot project? Or are hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles going somewhere? Our perspective on hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles is no secret. We think they’re a massive #FAIL. But that makes the story below about a […]
Fresh on our coverage of the news that Nikola Motor Company was suing Tesla for patent infringement with relation to its electric semi truck offering, it’s been announced that Anheuser-Busch will be purchasing “up to” 800 […]
An around 60-acre site at Michigan Technical Resource Park (MITRP) in Ottawa Lake is now slated to be transformed by the Toyota Research Institute into a closed-course self-driving vehicle testing facility, following the filing of construction […]
The US-based recreation vehicle manufacturer Winnebago Industries is partnering with Motiv Power Systems for the launch of a new electric commercial vehicle platform, and will be launching a model in relation to that new platform. The […]
Despite recent comments from Tesla CEO Elon Musk calling for US President Donald Trump to do something to help alleviate the burdens placed on US auto manufacturers selling their cars in China, talks are still running […]
The oil giant BP will be investing $5 million into the US-based mobile electric vehicle charging tech firm FreeWire, it has announced.
While the move is notable, you’ll also probably notice that $5 million is essentially just chump change to BP — so the investment probably doesn’t amount to much but PR from the BP side of things. FreeWire, of course, may well find the investment funding quite useful.
Following the signing of a new executive order by California Governor Jerry Brown, the official target for all-electric vehicle sales in the state is now: 5 million by 2030. That target builds on the earlier target […]
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has launched a new hydrogen fuel cell taxi pilot program, with new modified Toyota Mirai units going into service. This is apparently part of the RTA’s efforts to […]
As promised, NIO has now officially launched its new all-electric SUV, the ES8, in China. The 7-seat plug-in electric SUV — which features a base price of RMB 448,000 (~$67,700) before incentives; a 70 kilowatt-hour (kWh) […]
Ontario, the most populous province in Canada, will be introducing a new electric truck rebate program — designed to provide up to 60% of the incremental purchase cost of an electric truck, as compared to a […]
One of the largest package delivery companies in the world, UPS (United Parcel Service Inc), has placed a pre-order for 125 units of the recently unveiled Tesla Semi Truck, the company has revealed. The new reservations […]
A pair of Apple computer science researchers just submitted a paper focused on a software approach to helping self-driving vehicles more easily spot pedestrians and cyclists, while actually using fewer sensors, to the independent online journal […]
Following the reveal earlier this year of the first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle in the world, Ford has now also revealed a new plug-in hybrid offering designed for police forces and other government customers. While the […]
Executives at Volkswagen approved on Friday a new 5-year spending plan that will see more than €34 billion (~$40 billion) spent on electric vehicles, self-driving vehicle tech, and so-called new mobility services by the end of […]