More than 100K plug-in vehicles sold in Europe year-to-date

This year plug-in electric passenger car sales have surpassed the 100,000 units in May, leading to a PEV market share of 1.4%, with year-to-date registrations growing 27% compared to the same period last year. Sales are expected to accelerate in the coming

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BMW i Ventures Invests In Xometry

BMW i Ventures has announced a strategic investment in Xometry, a leading on-demand manufacturing platform that is transforming businesses by providing product designers and engineers access to a nationwide network of manufacturing facilities. Since launching in 2014, Xometry has continued a rapid

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Schaeffler and Audi to cooperate to develop next three generations of the Formula E race car

During the German home round of Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport in Berlin (June 10/11) Schaeffler and Audi agreed on an extensive cooperation in the development of the powertrain for the next three generations of the Formula E race car. Schaeffler Chief

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ChargePoint Closes $43 Million with Funding from Siemens

ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest EV charging networks, announced that it secured an additional $43 million in funding. With participation from technology leader Siemens, this new funding will help to further accelerate the company’s commitment to e-mobility across Europe. The latest

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Every tenth kilometer driven in a car2go is electric

“We are convinced that the future of carsharing is electric”, says Olivier Reppert, CEO of car2go. Market leader in the flexible carsharing industry car2go now has 300,000 customers at three purely electric locations who regularly drive 1,400 electric vehicles. Around 10,000 journeys

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Leclanché signs preferred agreement with Skoda Electric to supply battery solutions for electric buses

Switzerland-based energy storage company Leclanché and Skoda Electric, a manufacturer of electric drives and traction motors for trolley and electric buses, have signed a Joint Development Agreement and Framework Purchase Contract in which Leclanché will provide Skoda Electric with battery solutions for

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Avis Budget signs autonomous drive deal with Waymo

Avis Budget Group has signed a deal with Google’s Waymo to offer fleet support and maintenance services for Waymo’s self-driving car program at Avis Car Rental and Budget Car Rental locations. The collaboration is designed to support Waymo’s growing autonomous vehicle fleet and

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Nissan BladeGlider Electrifies Goodwood’s Hillclimb For European Public Debut

Nissan is blazing a trail through Goodwood this weekend, bringing its ground-breaking, all-electric BladeGlider prototype as it makes its European public debut and latest generation sports cars – the GT-R NISMO and MY17 GT-R – to the iconic Festival of Speed. Last

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MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 PHEV was best-seller in May in Italy

The Italian plug-in electric car market is up 53% Year-on-Year, having registered 359 units in May, with the YTD tally now at 1,671 units, up 31% YoY. Last month, the Mini Countryman PHEV landed in Italy with an impressive 67 registrations, starting

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ChargePoint Takes Over Management of GE’s EV Charging Network

ChargePoint, Inc. the world’s largest electric vehicle charging network, today announced that it has acquired GE’s EV charging network, adding more than 1,800 commercial and about 8,000 residential charging spots to its network. With drivers and customers in mind, ChargePoint will maintain

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