Electric Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53403/more en Bosch Acquires EV Battery Developer Seeo http://wardsauto.com/bosch-acquires-ev-battery-developer-seeo <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Seeo, a California-based company purchsed by the German auto-parts manufacturer, says it has developed next-generation lithium-ion batteries that could double electric vehicles' range. </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/bosch-acquires-ev-battery-developer-seeo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Management & Strategy Suppliers Europe Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Germany Electric Vehicles Li-ion Purchashing Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:05:00 +0000 1338851 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. to Test Wireless Recharging for EVs, Hybrids http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-test-wireless-recharging-evs-hybrids <div class="node-body article-body">The trials, expected to begin later this year, involve fitting vehicles with wireless technology and testing equipment installed underneath the road to replicate highway conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-test-wireless-recharging-evs-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-test-wireless-recharging-evs-hybrids#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Charging Hybrid Vehicles Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:45:00 +0000 1335621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. to test on-the-go electric- and hybrid-vehicle recharging.</strong></p> GM China JV Announces 'Green Car' Plant http://wardsauto.com/gm-china-jv-announces-green-car-plant <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The plant under construction by SAIC-GM-Wuling, the U.S. automaker's JV with two Chinese companies, will have annual capacity to build 200,000 "new energy" electric and hybrid cars.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gm-china-jv-announces-green-car-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology China Electric Vehicles Globalization Hybrid Vehicles Product Development Production Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:02:00 +0000 1335881 at http://wardsauto.com U.K. Buyers Happy With Their Plug-Ins http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-buyers-happy-their-plug-ins <div class="node-body article-body">Despite early predictions that EVs only would be driven short distances, recent research in the U.K. and other countries indicates privately owned EVs are being driven distances comparable to those of internal-combustion-engine cars.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-buyers-happy-their-plug-ins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/europe/uk-buyers-happy-their-plug-ins#comments Public Auto Makers Sales & Marketing Europe Vehicles & Technology United Kingdom Auto Makers Electric Vehicles Hybrid Vehicles Sales Results Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:30:00 +0000 1333621 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. owners likely to buy another EV, report says.</strong></p> Audi Unveiling 310-Mile EV Concept at Frankfurt http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/audi-unveiling-310-mile-ev-concept-frankfurt <div class="node-body article-body">The Audi e-tron Quattro concept builds on drivetrain technology from the Audi R8 e-tron, an electrically driven sports car from the German automaker on sale this year in limited quantities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/audi-unveiling-310-mile-ev-concept-frankfurt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/auto-makers/audi-unveiling-310-mile-ev-concept-frankfurt#comments Public Auto Makers Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Audi Electric Vehicles Future Products Wed, 19 Aug 2015 16:30:00 +0000 1334151 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Audi e-tron Quattro.</strong></p> Indian Automakers: Don’t Rush Us on Clean-Air Rules http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-don-t-rush-us-clean-air-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers argue shorter deadlines would force them into using untested or inadequately tested technologies that could lead to safety risks and reduce fuel efficiency. Meantime, the air in India’s cities is getting progressively dirtier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-don-t-rush-us-clean-air-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/indian-automakers-don-t-rush-us-clean-air-rules#comments Public Gated Auto Makers Politics Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific Vehicles & Technology India Unspecified Companies Politics Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Gasoline Incentives Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:02:00 +0000 1333111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Government subsidizing purchases of Mahindra Reva&#39;s&nbsp;e2o EV.</strong></p> Tesla Hikes Share Offering to $642.5 Million http://wardsauto.com/tesla-hikes-share-offering-6425-million <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The electric-vehicle maker says it will offer 2.7 million shares valued at $642.5 million, nearly 30% higher than the $500 million sale announced Thursday.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-hikes-share-offering-6425-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Electric Vehicles Finance Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1332031 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 3-Musk to invest $20 mln in Tesla's $500 mln share sale http://wardsauto.com/update-3-musk-invest-20-mln-teslas-500-mln-share-sale <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>(Adds Breakingviews link)</p> <p>By Sagarika Jaisinghani and Arunima Banerjee</p> <p>Aug 13 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk will invest $20 million as part of the company's $500 million stock offering in a show of confidence at a time when the electric car maker is burning through cash.</p> <p>Tesla said on Thursday it would use the proceeds from the sale to help fund its upcoming Model 3 project and its battery gigafactory in Nevada. (<a href="http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa" title="http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa">http://bit.ly/1TuIQJa</a>)</p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-3-musk-invest-20-mln-teslas-500-mln-share-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology North America U.S. Electric Vehicles Finance Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18:09:49 +0000 1331341 at http://wardsauto.com Audi, Samsung, LG Team to Develop EV Batteries http://wardsauto.com/audi-samsung-lg-team-develop-ev-batteries <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The companies say they will develop batteries for electrically powered SUVs with a range of more than 500 km (300 miles) per charge.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/audi-samsung-lg-team-develop-ev-batteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Asia Pacific Europe Vehicles & Technology Japan South Korea Germany Batteries Electric Vehicles Product Development Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:28:00 +0000 1331251 at http://wardsauto.com Netherlands Aims to Spark EV Charge-Network Growth http://wardsauto.com/politics/netherlands-aims-spark-ev-charge-network-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sara Lewis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Local authorities who opt in to the Dutch Green Deal scheme must finance the EV-charging infrastructure and are required to draw in private investment to get top-up funding from the central government.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/netherlands-aims-spark-ev-charge-network-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/netherlands-aims-spark-ev-charge-network-growth#comments Public Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Netherlands Auto Makers Politics Charging Electric Vehicles Emissions European Commission Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:03:00 +0000 1327441 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dutch charger-expansion plan meant to spur EV interest.</strong></p>