Electric drive: Latest news and analysis articles
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GKN Driveline’s new CEO, Phil Swash, talked with just-auto’s Calum MacRae to discuss the challenges of maintaining leadership in the AWD business and the potential opportunities the VW scandal presents to the automotive industry. Here’s the second part of that interview.
GKN Driveline’s new CEO, Phil Swash, talked with just-auto’s Calum MacRae to discuss the challenges of maintaining leadership in the AWD business and the potential opportunities the VW scandal presents to the automotive industry. Here’s the first part of that interview.
Hyundai plans to release plug-in versions of its future Genesis models, the Korean company has told the media in its home market.
China’s Geely Automobile plans to cut its stake in Ninghai Zhidou Electric Vehicles Company, a manufacturer of electric city cars locate in Lanzhou, in China’s north-western Gansu province.
GKN Driveline has appointed Markus Schermann as senior director of product technology within its eDrive business.
A spokesman for Volkswagen of America has told just-auto that the Jetta Hybrid is being discontinued. The car was built at Puebla in Mexico, mainly for the US market.
BAIC, Daimler's JV partner in China through the Beijing Benz joint venture, plans to produce own-brand vehicles in Mexico from 2017 as it looks to gain a firm foothold in the huge North American vehicle market.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) is to drop the Saab trademark as it moves to become a sustainable mobility provider.
UQM Technologies says it has started a development and production programme with Eaton’s Vehicle Group and Pi Innovo, both located in Michigan for a 2-speed EV transmission.
ZF has celebrated the official production start of its eight-speed dual clutch transmission (8DT), developed jointly with Porsche, at the Brandenburg plant. It's been developed as a modular kit so versions for 2WD, 4WD and hybrid can all be made on a flexible production line for which ZF spent EUR100m.
Toyota plans to increase its presence aggressively in the plug-in hybrid vehicle segment when it launches the remodeled Prius PHV in Japan later this year and the Prius Prime equivalent in the US market.
Volkswagen Group has set out a new strategy to 2025 in which it aims to become a "world-leading provider of sustainable mobility".
Daimler will spend around EUR7 bn on 'green' technology in two years, the automaker announced.
Hyundai is delivering 50 ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles to the Linde Group in Munich, laying the foundation for what is claimed to be the world's first hydrogen powered zero-emission car sharing service, BeeZero which starts operations in mid-July.
Magna says suppliers in China need to focus on the fundamentals of business, and not be too swayed by technology, as component manufacturers face the 'new normal' of a market slowdown, a major industry player said this week.
Magna reckons the anticipated significant growth in China's new electric vehicle (NEV) makers will present 'huge challenges' as suppliers look to provide the necessary components.
Consolidation among China's myriad automakers will be "unavoidable" as a way to combat the inevitable slowdown in previously extremely strong growth rates, according to suppliers Lear and Dana.
Work on Fast-E, a European Union (EU) backed project designed to improve electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure, has begun.
Toyota Motor is calling on the Thai government to provide a comprehensive package of incentives to help encourage sales and production of hybrid electric vehicles in the country.
With its "Volkswagen Future Automotive Supply Tracks" (FAST) initiative, the Volkswagen Group is aiming for more intensive strategic interchange with its suppliers with a view to forging ahead even more strongly with future-oriented technologies.
A major plank of Ford’s electrification strategy in the US is its hybrid range and it claims the latest Fusion hybrid model has a range of 610 miles on a full tank of petrol plus a full battery charge.
FMC is to increase its production capacity of lithium hydroxide by 20,000 metric tons per year, effectively tripling its production.
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The hype over Tesla's so-called 'Gigafactory' is reaching new levels with the release of drone footage showing its sheer size.
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