11 teams set to compete in fifth season Formula E

With Season 4 of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship wrapped up and put to bed, it’s time to look towards a new era of all-electric street racing in the form of Season 5. With new rules, new cities, 22 brand new

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now on sale in Japan

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation launched on Thursday a new version of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV featuring a more advanced plug-in hybrid system that gives this SUV a stronger EV flavor. The 2019 Outlander PHEV is now on sale at Mitsubishi Motors dealerships throughout

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Dyson to build multiple test tracks for its electric car project

The British Inventor Sir James Dyson has announced that his company, best known for its vacuum cleaners, plans to build new testing facilities and invest another 116 million pounds ($150 million) to develop an electric car to be launched by 2020. Dyson

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New Flyer awarded Canada’s largest ever contract for 40 electric buses from Montreal and Laval

Transit commissions of Montreal and Laval, Que., have awarded New Flyer a contract for 40 forty-foot, zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty transit buses. New Flyer bid successfully against two competitors, confirming its position as now serving all 25 of the largest transit

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Toyota affiliates form JVs for electrification modules and autonomous tech

Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd (AISIN) and DENSO Corporation (DENSO) have reached a basic agreement to establish a new joint venture company to develop and sell electrification driving modules. The company will be capitalized with the participation ratio of AISIN 50% and DENSO

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UK Drivers say they will wait an average of nine years to buy an electric car

Auto Trader’s research shows that many drivers are looking to move away from petrol and diesel cars but lack of charging infrastructure and confusing terminology remain significant barriers to electric car adoption amongst UK drivers. With the long-awaited publication of the Government’s

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Electric Vespa Elettrica to go into production in next month

The Piaggio Group will start production of the all-electric Vespa Elettrica in September. The long-awaited electric version of the world’s most famous and beloved scooter will be produced at the Pontedera plant in the province of Pisa, the same one where Vespa

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Nissan begins production of Leaf-based-Sylphy electric car in China

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Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber for automated driving

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and Uber Technologies, Inc. have agreed to expand their collaboration with the aim of advancing and bringing to market autonomous ride-sharing as a mobility service at scale. To accomplish this, technology from each company will be integrated into

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EVs exceed 1m in Europe as sales soar 42%

Plug-in vehicle sales in Europe reached 195,000 units in the first half of 2018, 42 % higher than for the same period of 2017. These include all all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids in Europe, passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. The plug-in share

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