Electric drive: Latest news and analysis articles
After years in the European wilderness, Lexus now seems set on a steady path of sales expansion. The new NX, a RAV4-sized crossover, is the...
Kia Motors (UK) is taking a softly-softly approach to the launch of its first battery-electric car, targeting just 100-200 sales in 2015 thr...
The current low pump price of gasoline in the US might have claimed its first victim: the Murano Hybrid. Nissan North America, having former...
The Volkswagen Group didn't dominate the world premieres list, a 1970s DS21 devoid of Citroen badges was exhibited, Jaguar's XE drew only mo...
Russia, Lexus' number one market in its European region, might be down, but UK sales are up strongly. On balance then, 2014 has been a good year, according to the brand's Head of Europe. Next, he promises more hybrids but no diesels. Why?
The Fukushima nuclear reactor disaster which followed the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011 might inadvertently provide a foot in the door for sales of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles to take off, believes the man in charge of Hyundai-Kia's FCEV research and development, Dr Sae-Hoon Kim.
Tesla, the US electric carmaker, and BMW are discussing a possible battery and lightweight materials alliance, according to German media reports.
The media preview day of the 12th edition of Auto Guangzhou was 20 November 2014. Here follows a list of vehicle and concept world premieres.
Mullen Technologies, the firm which bought the assets of the bankrupt Miles EV, has announced plans to reintroduce the Coda electric sedan. Its new name will be Mullen 700e.
It won't be fully revealed until January's NAIAS, but the covers have been partially removed from a 2016 Chevrolet Volt at an event in Los Angeles.
Audi has revealed an experimental hydrogen fuel cell version of the A7 Sportback at the LA auto show. But there's a twist: it's also a plug-in hybrid.
Various world premieres for the 2014 LA international auto show took place during the 18 & 19 November media preview days.
EV battery range is an interesting area, not least because any discrepancy between claimed range and actual could be pretty significant when margins for error are low and distances travelled are not all that long.
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