Musk to quit as Tesla chairman but remain CEO under SEC settlement

Tesla CEO Elon Musk agreed to step down as chairman of Tesla for three years and pay a $20 million fine in a deal to settle charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Under the settlement, which requires court approval, Musk will

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Volvo to introduce all-electric trucks in North America in 2020

As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in

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Paris Motor Show Preview: smart forease electric concept

smart celebrates its 20 anniversary at the Paris Motor Show (4 to 14 October) with a show car that interprets and embodies urban driving fun in a refreshing way. The smart forease is extroverted and offers an uncomplicated solution for urban mobility. Seated

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2019 BMW i3 and BMW i3s

Consistent further development of BMW eDrive technology once again ensures enhanced driving pleasure in the purely electrically powered models of the BMW i brand. With cell capacity increased to 120 ampere hours (Ah) and a gross energy content of 42.2 kilowatt hours

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BMW and Daimler plan to headquarter joint mobility company in Berlin

The BMW Group and Daimler AG plan to locate the headquarters of their proposed global mobility company in Berlin. The two partners are purposely seeking to establish this innovative mobility services provider outside of their respective Group structures in the dynamic environment

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Saudi Arabian Airlines becomes Formula E official airline partner

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has announced a new long-term partnership with Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) – the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – as official airline partner of the all-electric series and race title partner of

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In electrification push, INFINITI to reveal Project Black S Prototype

As part of its plan to electrify its portfolio from 2021 onward, INFINITI will reveal a new Project Black S prototype in Paris, showcasing how Formula One dual-hybrid electric powertrain technology can be deployed in a road car. Following the 2017 INFINITI

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Lightning Systems Debuts New All-Electric Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Cutaway Models

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric models for the Ford E-450 will be available in 14,500-pound gross vehicle

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SKODA VISION RS PHEV concept unveiled before Paris Motor Show

With the SKODA VISION RS, the Czech brand combines its sporting tradition with a sustainable future. At the Paris Motor Show in October, the striking concept study – with its dynamic design language and efficient plug-in hybrid drive – will provide the

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New large electric bus order brings BYD over 100 sales in Scandinavia

Another major order for BYD in Sweden has been confirmed. The Swedish bus operator Nobina has placed orders for three types of BYD electric buses: 11 of the 12m electric buses, 10 of the 18m articulated electric buses and 5 of the

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