Audi’s off-roading electric concept would be perfect for Tatooine – gpgmail

[ad_1] The all-electric concept, which has a range of up to 310 miles, is about 13.5 feet long and 7 feet wide and is outfitted with beefy 22-inch wheels. And because it’s a vehicle meant to off road, designers gave it ground clearance of 13.4 inches. This concept, if it really existed beyond the showroom […]

Volkswagen reveals its mass-market ID.3, an electric car with up to 341 miles of range – gpgmail

[ad_1] Volkswagen introduced Monday the ID. 3, the first model in its new all-electric ID brand and the beginning of the automaker’s ambitious plan to sell 1 million EVs annually by 2025. The ID.3 debut, which ahead of the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, is an important milestone for Volkswagen. The company upended its […]

Porsche increases stake in electric car maker Rimac Automobili to 15.5% – gpgmail

[ad_1] Porsche AG is increasing its stake in Croatian electric vehicle components and hypercar company Rimac Automobili. The increased stake is the latest effort by Porsche to invest more into electric mobility, particularly in battery technology. It was just 14 months ago that Porsche took a 10% stake in Rimac. Now, the German automaker is […]

Porsche unveils the $150,900 Taycan Turbo electric sedan – gpgmail

[ad_1] Porsche has poured more than $1 billion into the development of its first all-electric vehicle, a sleek four-door specimen that marks the beginning of a new chapter for the German automaker and its biggest bet in more than a generation. On Wednesday, in three simultaneous events in Canada, China and Germany, Porsche finally introduced […]

Gogoro launches its electric scooters for businesses in South Korea – gpgmail

[ad_1] Gogoro, the Taiwanese electric vehicle and mobility platform company, announced today that it has partnered with motorcycle company TIC Corporation to bring its B2B-focused electric scooters to South Korea. Gogoro 2 Utility, a version of the company’s Smartscooters created for logistics and delivery fleets, will be available for purchase through TIC, starting in Seoul. […]

Porsche Taycan sets fastest 4-door electric car record at Nürburgring Nordschleife – gpgmail

[ad_1] Porsche’s upcoming all-electric Taycan has set a narrow, yet notable record lap time at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife test track in Germany. The company said Monday the Porsche Taycan, which will debut Sept, 4., completed the 12.8-mile course in 7 minutes and 42 seconds. This is the fastest lap for a four-door electric vehicle. […]

Shell’s first electric vehicle fast charger lands in Singapore – gpgmail

[ad_1] Royal Dutch Shell, the energy giant known for its fossil fuel production and hundreds of Shell gas stations, is creeping into the electric vehicle-power business. The company’s first DC fast charger launched Monday at a Shell gas station in Singapore. Greenlots, an EV charging startup acquired by Shell in January, installed the charger. This […]

Nio electric vehicles sales took a hit as it scrambled to handle battery recall – gpgmail

[ad_1] Nio delivered just 837 electric vehicles in July, a nearly 38% drop from the previous month that was largely caused by a voluntary recall of its high-performance ES8 SUV. The Chines automotive startup issued a voluntary recall in June of nearly 5,000 ES8 SUVs after a series of battery fires in China and a […]

Proterra, the Tesla of electric buses, closes in on $1 billion valuation – gpgmail

[ad_1] Proterra has authorized shares to raise $75 million, a new round of funding that would push the electric bus maker’s valuation past $1 billion, gpgmail has learned. The company authorized the sale of 10,857,762 shares at a price of $6.91 in a Series 8 round, according to a securities filing that was obtained by […]

Auto supplier Continental shifts gears — and its capital — to an electric future – gpgmail

[ad_1] Continental AG, a global auto-parts supplier, will no longer invest in parts used in internal combustion engines, the latest sign that the automotive industry is being forced to respond to increasingly strict emissions laws. Instead, the company said it will put more focus and capital on the electric powertrain, which it believes is the […]