Tesla Rivals Venture into the World of Online Ordering

Originally published by EV Annex.  by Charles Morris Auto dealers have waged a long (and mostly, losing) legal and legislative battle against Tesla’s direct-to-consumer sales model. While Tesla has won the right to sell directly to car […]

IDTechEx Asks if COVID-19 Will Accelerate the Shift Towards Electric Light Commercial Vehicles

BOSTON, July 24, 2020, PRNewswire — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced shoppers online, driving huge demand for home delivery. Moreover, growth has the potential to resume beyond the pandemic: in addition to consumer goods, the genie is […]

Volkswagen brings Additional Partners to Industrial Cloud

Open platform enables partners to connect with Volkswagen plants and to make their own software applications available via the Industrial Cloud App store approach: Volkswagen plants can obtain new software applications direct from the Industrial Cloud […]

Electric Cars as part of the Energy Transition: Audi is Researching Bidirectional Charging Technology

Intelligent use of electric cars offers great potential for the energy transition Temporary storage of domestic PV electricity possible thanks to bidirectional charging Cost-optimization and domestic electricity supply provide financial incentives Ingolstadt, July 23, 2020 – Increasing network stability, […]

BMW Group Plant Munich Gears up for Fully-Electric Future

Remodeling for new BMW i4 requires production interruption from 24 July to 4 September Munich. In preparation for production of the fully-electric BMW i4, BMW Group Plant Munich will pause vehicle production for six weeks this […]

Xpeng Motors Announces ~US$500mn Series C+ Financing

Investors include Aspex, Coatue, Hillhouse Capital and Sequoia Capital China GUANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Xpeng Motors (the “Company”), a leading smart electric vehicle (“Smart EV”) company in China, today announced the signing of its Series C+ financing of […]

Where will Tesla Build its Future Gigafactories?

Tesla Gigafactory Shanghai Team / Image Credit: Tesla Originally published by EV Annex. by Charles Morris In 2017, Elon Musk said that Tesla would eventually build 10-20 Gigafactories around the world. So, the current score is three […]

Bosch Pools its Software & Electronics Expertise in One Division with 17,000 Associates

Future fields of mobility A single source for software-intensive systems for future vehicle architectures New Cross-Domain Computing Solutions division with 17,000 associates Market for software-intensive electronic systems to grow by some 15 percent annually Annual expenditure […]

SCE Announces 2030 Goals for Electrifying Its Vehicle Fleet

Originally published on Southern California Edison, Energized, Edison By Paul Griffo Energized by Edison Writer By 2030, every passenger car and small-to-midsize SUV in Southern California Edison’s fleet will be electric, the company recently announced. Additionally, the […]

World’s First Validated & Registered Carbon Offset Project For Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced

EMERYVILLE, Calif. , Jul 22, 2020 SCS Global Services (SCS), Electrify America and Verra are proud to announce the first-ever validation of a carbon offset project under a new methodology for electric vehicle (EV) charging systems. Electrify America’s achievement (for its […]

U.S. Department of Energy Announces Nearly $53.4 Million in Small Business Research & Development

Originally published on ENERGY.GOV The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) will fund 49 new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research and development projects across […]