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INFINITI confirm production of new electrified platform based on Q Inspiration concept car within 5 years

INFINITI Motor Company has announced that it is developing an all-new electrified vehicle platform influenced by the stunning Q Inspiration concept car. INFINITI will produce an electrified vehicle on this platform, one of five new vehicles it will build in China over the next five years. INFINITI chairman and global president Roland Krueger made the…

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Volkswagen unveils it’s fully-electric I.D. R Supercar to challenge the Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds

Volkswagen have unveiled its fully-electric supercar—the I.D. R Pikes Peak—today in Alès, France. The supercar will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill climb in Colorado Springs, CO, on June 24, seeking to beat the existing electric car record of 8:57.118 minutes in the annual “Race to the Clouds.” I.D. R Pikes Peak weighs less…

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VW’s Electrify America partners with Walmart to install its ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations across the USA

Volkswagen owned Electrify America have teamed up with retail giant Walmart to install its ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations at its stores across the USA. Electrify America will install electric vehicle chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019. This initiative will more than double the number of electric vehicle charging stations…

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Volvo’s performance brand Polestar have been testing their Polestar 1 EV prototype in the Arctic Circle

Volvo’s performance brand Polestar have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from test drivers and engineers, who recently spent two weeks north of the Article Circle for a rigorous shakedown with the first running Polestar 1 prototype – in temperatures as low as -28 degrees Celsius. The intense winter test drive is designed to examine and fine-tune…

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The UK’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure grows strongly following a record quarter for new EV sales

The UK’s electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure continues to grow strongly following a record quarter for EV registrations. A total of 12,825 new plug-in vehicles were sold between January and March 2018, a rise of 13.5% on the same period in 2017, with an additional 7,600 domestic chargepoints installed this year*. There are now more…

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The All-New Nissan LEAF named the “2018 World Green Car” at the New York International Auto Show.

The All-New Nissan LEAF, the world’s best-selling electric vehicle, has been named the “2018 World Green Car” at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. The first all-electric vehicle to win the World Green Car award since the category’s inception in 2016, the 2018 Nissan LEAF has been reinvented for its second generation and combines…

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Jaguar I-Pace electric car to join Googles autonomous car technology arm Waymos driverless transportation service

Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo have announced the carmaker would sell Google’s autonomous-car technology arm up to 20,000 of its new all-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV to be used in it’s self-driving service by 2020. Together, the two companies will develop the world’s first premium self-driving electric vehicle for Waymo’s driverless transportation service. Jaguar Land Rover…

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Nissan is aiming to sell one million electrified vehicles annually by the 2022 fiscal year

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has unveiled plans to launch growing numbers of electrified vehicles, expand and evolve autonomous driving systems, and accelerate vehicle connectivity as part of its Nissan M.O.V.E to 2022 midterm plan. Among the targets, Nissan is aiming to sell one million electrified vehicles – either pure electric models or those with e-POWER powertrains…

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Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis reveals Essentia concept at New York International Auto Show

Today, Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis unveiled its groundbreaking Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept elevates and reimagines the “Athletic Elegance” design paradigm, while providing a vision of future Genesis product performance and technology. “We understand our obligation as a luxury car manufacturer to create objects of desire, sparking…

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