• News aggregator on electric cars and electric vehicles (cars, motorcycles, boats, planes).

Rare GM EV1 electric car survivor converted to a hybrid, parked outside


You never know where an interesting car might turn up. This rare General Motors EV1 has been hiding in plain site, parked outside behind Howard University’s school of engineering in Washington, D.C., but was recently spotted by Twitter user Pepe Lucho (via DCist). The EV1 was leased to customers in California and a few other locations between 1998… More…

Marquardt reveals EV & charging locking system

Mechatronics specialist Marquardt has developed a new locking system called E-Lock to improve the safe charging process of vehicles with electric or plug-in hybrid drives. Marquardt says that the modular design of the E-Lock product platform allows individual adaptations to the requirements of vehicle manufacturers, also in the scope of functions and in the integration […] More…

Volkswagen tops CAM innovation rankings

Volkswagen is the most innovative car company in 2021 – ahead of Daimler and Tesla. This is the result of a new study by the US-based Center of Automotive Management (CAM), which regularly publishes rankings of the most innovative corporations and premium brands. For the ranking, CAM analysed the innovations of 30 global car manufacturers […] More…

AUS: Tritium redesigns DC charger for mining operations

Australia’s high power charging specialist Tritium has teamed up with Miller Technologies to deliver a charging solution for mining operations. Miller just launched the Relay EV ready to operate underground and now runs the first project at Tesla supplier BHP in Queensland. To comply with Australian mining standards, Tritium made modifications to its liquid-cooled fast […] More…

Ford F-150 Lightning production target reportedly doubles, as electric-truck anticipation builds


Ford may be poised to double its production target for the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck in response to strong customer interest, Reuters reported Monday. The automaker is targeting annual production of 80,000 units in 2024, up from the initial target of 40,000 units, according to the report, which cites anonymous sources familiar with the… More…