E.V. News

Electric cars could be exempted from paying VAT
Posted May 21, 2020

The European Union is considering the possibility of eliminating VAT on the purchase of electric cars. The European Union is preparing a large financial package to support the economies of European countries following the SARS-CoV-2...

Ducati launches e-scooters and folding e-bikes
Posted May 15, 2020

The Italian motorcycle maker Ducati is launching folding e-bikes and e-scooters with electric drives under the name Ducati Urban e-Mobility. Ducati developed these with the Italian company MT Distribution. Seven different models are...

Renault ZOE
Posted May 13, 2020

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) is noticing a shift in registrations in favour of electric cars for the first quarter of 2020. New registrations of cars with combustion engines shifted the share in favour of electric cars in...

The Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD plans to launch in Europe
Posted May 09, 2020

The Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD plans to launch in Europe in 2020. In addition to a 100% electric SUV, commercial vehicles with an electric drive are also planned. BYD has been active in Europe for some time now with...

Top 10 best-selling electric cars in Europe in March 2020
Posted May 02, 2020

Despite the situation in the automotive sector in Europe due to the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus, sales of electric cars have been able to overcome the general decline in the market in March 2020. In March 2020, sales of...

Solar energy breaks records in Europe
Posted Apr 24, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 is helping many European countries set new records in solar energy production. All UK solar panels peaked at 9.68 gigawatts on Monday, according to information from the University of Sheffield and the National...

Chinese automaker FAW builds new automobile factory
Posted Apr 18, 2020

Chinese automaker FAW has started constructing a new plant in Changchun that will produce electric cars for its premium brand "Hongqi". The completion of the plant is planned for 2022. FAW wants a maximum capacity of 200,000 vehicles per year. It...

New details about Hyundai Prophecy
Posted Apr 15, 2020

In a new walk-around video with Hyundai's design manager Luc Donckerwolke, new aspects about the interior and exterior of the Prophecy concept car are exposed. The concept car was first shown during a digital premiere in March. Although ...

First auto factories resume production
Posted Apr 15, 2020

The Hyundai plant in Nošovice, Czech Republic has resumed operation after more than three weeks of coronavirus shutdown. For the time being, only two of the usual three shifts work in Nošovice, as a spokesman for the German Press...

eeMobility presents car charging solution for home
Posted Apr 09, 2020

The company eeMobility, which specializes in charging solutions for electrified company cars, has presented its complete solution "eeFlatNeo" for intelligent charging at home. In addition to charging with green electricity...

Cruise Origin project
Posted Apr 05, 2020

Honda has reached a collaboration agreement with General Motors for the joint development of two new electric cars. These new vehicles will make use of the GM platform. Honda and General Motors have established an important...

The eight favorite electric cars of the Spanish driver
Posted Mar 27, 2020

These models are the best sellers so far this year. The Renault Zoe is the electric car model preferred by the Spanish driver. The rising trend of electric cars is a reality. Registrations increase every year, despite the fact that...

All manufacturers of electric vehicles temporarily close their factories
Posted Mar 22, 2020

The aftermath of the Covid-19 epidemic is hitting the automotive industry hard. Added to supply problems, the containment measures adopted in many European countries, as well as the closing of concessions which halted all sales,...

Ehang 216 passenger drone tests in Norway and Spain
Posted Mar 18, 2020

The Chinese manufacturer Ehang has received an operating license from the Norwegian civil aviation authority for its electrically powered two-seat passenger drone Ehang 216. The company has also signed a cooperation agreement with...

Samsung's new solid-state battery for electric cars allow a range of 800 kilometers
Posted Mar 10, 2020

Samsung researchers have presented the prototype of a solid-state battery cell, which should help electric cars reach a range of 800 kilometres and withstand over 1,000 charging cycles. There is also a solution to the problem of...

Gloucester Police Force
Posted Mar 04, 2020

The Gloucestershire police force now has 75 electric vehicles in use - 66 Nissan Leaf and nine e-NV200. This is Britain's largest electric police fleet which is now operating in Gloucestershire in south-west England. With the new 75...

ZITY - EV car-sharing service in Paris
Posted Feb 27, 2020

Although the competition in Madrid is severe, Renault and its partner Ferrovial have announced the implementation of Zity in Paris in a matter of days, with an initial fleet of 500 cars. Meanwhile, Zity's rivals in Madrid lose money...

EMT inaugurates free electric bus line
Posted Feb 19, 2020

In Madrid, the municipal transport company EMT inaugurated the first "Línea Cero" between Atocha Renfe and Moncloa, which is operated exclusively by electric buses and can also be used free of charge. This first "zero emissions,...

Dacia will present its 100% electric car in 2021
Posted Feb 18, 2020

Dacia, the affordable brand of Renault, will arrive on the electric market in 2021. The French automotive group confirmed the information during the group's financial results. According to rumours, this vehicle,...

Skoda Enyaq
Posted Feb 13, 2020

Based on the Volkswagen Group's MEB platform, the Skoda Enyaq will be the first 100% electric SUV of the Czech brand. The "E", located at the beginning of the name, refers to electric mobility while the "Q" at the end creates a...

Toyota Mirai - 2nd generation hydrogen car
Posted Feb 10, 2020

Toyota has announced specific launch dates for the second generation of its hydrogen fuel cell model. Production of the updated Toyota Mirai series will begin in Japan this fall. The Japanese company has sold more than 10,000 units...

London wants to ban thermal and hybrid vehicles from 2035
Posted Feb 05, 2020

The UK wants to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2035. Five years earlier than expected. Declared objective: reduce air pollution as part of a program that could herald the end of more than a century of dependence on the...

GMC Hummer EV
Posted Feb 02, 2020

The success of Tesla electric cars and several other manufacturers is beginning to have an impact on the entire industry. The Hummer brand, which was withdrawn from the market nearly 10 years ago, is returning, this time with a fully...

Opel wants to build the largest electric vehicle battery factory in Germany
Posted Feb 02, 2020

Opel wants to build the largest German electric car battery factory in the town of Kaiserslautern, as announced by Michael Lohscheller. The "one billion euro" plant will be built in partnership with the French company Saft...

Volkswagen car sharing service - Weshare - will arrive in Spain
Posted Jan 24, 2020

In a matter of months, there will be more electric car rentals in Madrid available for urban and peri-urban travel. Volkswagen will compete with Daimler, PSA, BMW and Renault for the Madrid market, among other European cities. ...