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Toyota to re-enter electric vehicles starting in China from 2020

INTERNATIONAL - Toyota Motor Corp. will introduce electric vehicles in China from 2020 and is considering selling battery-powered autos developed by its local partners under the Japanese marque as Beijing prepares to tighten environmental regulations. Show More Summary

Daimler To Put ~$755 Million Into EV Push In China

Daimler AG will be investing some 5 billion yuan (~$755 million) as part of its push to manufacture plug-in electric vehicles and associated battery packs in China with its joint-venture partner there (BAIC Motor Corp). That's what a company exec has just revealed at the Guangzhou motor show

Toyota & Suzuki Agree To Cooperate On EV Sales In India Onwards From 2020

The two Japan-based firms Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp have agreed to cooperate on the sale of plug-in electric vehicles in India onwards from around 2020 or so, with the intention being to jointly grow market share there

Rocket-powered Land Rovers can survive deadly roadside bombs

Firing 50 solid rocket fuel motors within 10 milliseconds of an IED blast temporarily makes the vehicle weigh 120 tons, freezing it in place and protecting everyone inside  

General Motors Plans Anti-Tesla Offensive With Projected Fleet Of EV Cars

General Motors claims to have cracked the code for building cheaper electric vehicles than they currently offer. During the Barclay’s Investment conference, GM CEO Mary Barra said that their innovations in battery technology and other...Show More Summary

Toyota FT-AC concept teased

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Toyota has released a shadowy teaser of its new Future Toyota Adventure Concept (FT-AC) ahead of a global unveiling at the Los Angeles motor show. Not much has been revealed about the new vehicle, but it’s clearly an SUV-styled model. Despite the darkened image, the FT-AC concept has angry-looking headlights, two LED light bars on each […]

GM Announces Plans For Line Of Profitable Electric Vehicles In 2021

General Motors CEO Mary Barra shared with investors on Wednesday that the company is planning a new family of electric vehicles that will be both affordable and profitable. The news was dropped by Ms. Barra at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference in New York

Electric cars not ready for mass production yet: Toyota chairman to Spiegel

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Battery-powered cars are not ready for mass production yet, the chairman of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp told a German magazine, adding that he did not see U.S. electric vehicle pioneer Tesla as a role model.

Does this purpose-built electric delivery van mark a turning point for the EV industry?

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

With wheel motors that eliminate the energy losses encountered with conventional drivetrains, the launch of the Chanje electric van in the US could prove to be a milestone in the resurgence of electric commercial vehicles... Continue...Show More Summary

QOTD: How Can a Chevrolet Bolt-based Crossover Avoid Flopping?

You heard it here yesterday. General Motors will introduce not one, not two, but three new vehicles based on the increasingly popular Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback. And it’ll do it over the next two years. Is this a case of too much...Show More Summary

GM CEO Barra details plan for new EV family, lower-cost battery

General Motors CEO Mary Barra is expected to tell investors on Wednesday that the automaker plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021.

CEO of GM promises profitable electric vehicles by 2021

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

General Motors Co plans to launch a new family of electric vehicles in 2021 with batteries costing about 30 percent less than those used on the current Chevrolet Bolt, Chief Executive Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday. The No. 1 U.S. automaker is developing an all-new electric vehicle platform...

GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

General Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 percent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021.

Motor racing-Formula One and FIA put security on the agenda

LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Formula One's governing body is to discuss ways of improving security at races after armed robbers attacked team vehicles leaving last weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix, the FIA said on Wednesday.

McLaren Unveils Stunning Bespoke Black & Gold 720S for Dubai

McLaren has built a special bespoke 720S, debuting at the Dubai International Motor Show. Designed by McLaren Special Operations, the vehicle boasts a Zenith Black paint job with a satin finish and gold accents. In addition, the 720S bears an inspirational quote on the rear wing, mirroing Dubai’s immaculate skyline, with the worlds coming courtesy […]

California Clears the Way for Testing of Fully Driverless Cars. Local, Federal Interests Have Concerns.

After this year's release of guidelines from the state Department of Motor Vehicles, Californians should expect to see driverless cars tested on the state's roads early next year.

Honda Civic Type R: Motor Authority's Best Car To Buy 2018

Every year at Motor Authority we drive hundreds of vehicles to tell you what's best—swank luxury sedans to hypercars that chew through miles. This year we had a wide-ranging mix including a superb Porsche Panamera, a stunning Lexus LC 500, an upstart Kia Stinger GT that we loved to drive. But what's our Motor Authority Best Car to Buy 2018?...

America’s Opioid Crisis: Five Things You Need To Know

It’s a crisis that kills more people every year than motor vehicles or guns. And, just last month, President Trump declared the U.S. opioid dilemma a national emergency. But, what exactly is this crisis and who is affected by it? Here...Show More Summary

Mercedes Ramping Up To Take Tesla Down — But Can They Really Compete With Elon Musk?

Mercedes has its sights on a bigger share of the electric vehicle market and its parent company, Daimler, has quietly been building its EV fleet so that it can compete with Tesla Motors. According to Business Insider, Daimler has invested...Show More Summary

Mercedes is quietly becoming Tesla’s biggest rival

Daimler is investing $11 billion to electrify its fleet of vehicles by 2020. Tesla's stock has rivaled General Motors and Ford as people continue to clamor for the high-tech, electric vehicles. The two automakers will compete in 2020...Show More Summary

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