E.V. News

Canada will give buyers up to $5,000 against the purchase of electric cars
Posted Mar 21, 2019

During the preparation of the draft budget for the current year, the federal government of Canada announced a new incentive of 5,000 CAD ($3750 or 3305 euro) for electric vehicle buyers worth less than 45,000 CAD (29739 euro or $...

Jaguar I-PACE
Posted Mar 21, 2019

Jaguar I-PACE was named the Car of the Year at the European Car of the Year Awards 2019 (ECOTY). This is the first year when Jaguar won the industry-wide prize at European level. The European Car of the Year jury...

Niu - electric scooter manufacturer
Posted Mar 19, 2019

The Chinese electric scooter manufacturer Niu continues to grow. Niu plans to expand further and mentions a partnership with Volkswagen. The share price also responds positively to the development of the Chinese manufacturer. Thus,...

Urban electric buses
Posted Mar 14, 2019

The Federal Ministry for the Environment in Germany is providing an additional 180 million euros for the purchase of electric buses in urban public transport. As a result of the extension, the ministry now intends to pay around € 300 million on the...

Lidl plans to build 400 charging stations for electric vehicles
Posted Mar 12, 2019

Lidl intends to equip approximately 400 of its branches throughout Germany with charging stations for electric vehicles within one year. Lidl is investing in the nationwide expansion of electromobility: within one year, around 400 Lidl branches will...

MetaFly flying robotic insect
Posted Mar 11, 2019

Five years ago, Edwin Van Ruimbeke, an engineer from France, successfully raised funds for his ornithopter, a remote-controlled model capable of flying, flapping its wings, just like a real bird. Now he, inspired by the study of flying insects, he...

WM Motor collects the equivalent of 400 million euros
Posted Mar 11, 2019

The Chinese electric car startup WM Motor has been able to generate nearly 400 million euros in a financing round led by Baidu. Other investors in the new round are Linear Venture and the Taihang Industrial Fund. The fresh capital...

Voltabox forecasts growth to 115 Million euros
Posted Mar 09, 2019

Voltabox continues to grow. According to preliminary figures, the German battery system manufacturer generated sales of 66.9 million euros in 2018. For the current financial year, it expects further revenue growth of around 60-70 percent (...

Irish Post wants to buy 750 electric vehicles by 2022
Posted Feb 22, 2019

Irish Post is planning to buy 750 electric vehicles by 2022, of which 200 will hit the streets later this year. In addition to delivery vans, pedelecs (pedal electric cycle) are also on the shopping list.  The background to this is...

Jaguar Land Rover
Posted Feb 17, 2019

Jaguar Land Rover has expanded its range of Ingenium engines with a new six-cylinder, three-liter gasoline engine that combines with the smooth hybrid technology of 48 volts, MHEV (Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle)....

Renault K-ZE
Posted Oct 02, 2018

Today, ahead of the Paris Motor Show, Renault has revealed a new ‘affordable’ all-electric crossover: the Renault K-ZE. "Groupe Renault was a pioneer and is the European leader in electric vehicles. We are introducing K-ZE, an...

YOUXIA X electric car
Posted Apr 03, 2018

Chinese electric car start-up Youxia Motors has raised nearly $ 800 million in a new round of financing. It's the first notable news from this company that introduced a Tesla Model S clone called Youxia X...

Arizona suspends all tests of autonomous vehicles on open roads
Posted Mar 27, 2018

More than a week ago, a terrible event in which a 49-year-old woman lost her life after being run over by an autonomous test car by the Uber company in Tempe, Arizona, triggered discussions about autonomous driving . Both Uber and...