Category: OEMs

Nissan’s innovative e-POWER system comes to Thailand

Posted: May 5, 2020

Nissan in Thailand has officially confirmed it will soon launch its famous e-POWER technology in Thailand. This will make it one of the first countries internationally to have the technology that combines a 100% electric motor with a petrol engine to charge the battery, with no plug-in charging. READ MORE...

BYD sets out European EV expansion strategy (Norway identified for introduction of 520km BYD Tang SUV)

Posted: May 4, 2020

BYD Europe has announced its strategy to embark upon the trial introduction of passenger cars in Europe, alongside longer-term plans to bring new BYD LCV and eTruck ranges to the European market. Source: Automotive World READ MORE...

Launch of a Pilot Plant to Manufacture European Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Posted: January 30, 2020

During French President Emmanuel Macron’s visit to the Saft Nersac plant near Angoulême, in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, Total, through its affiliate Saft, and PSA with Opel, are announcing their plan to combine their know-how to develop EV battery manufacturing activity in Europe. To that end, the partners intend to establish a joint venture named Automotive […] READ MORE...

BMW, Daimler mobility services JV YOUR NOW reports 44% growth

Posted: December 17, 2019

BMW and Daimler’s YOUR NOW mobility services, which were launched in February 2019, have reported 44% growth, a company release said. The YOUR NOW joint ventures, including FREE NOW, SHARE NOW, PARK NOW & CHARGE NOW services, have almost 90-million customers using the mobility services. READ MORE...

BMW Group signs supply contract with Ganfeng for sustainable lithium from mines in Australia

Posted: December 16, 2019

BMW has inked a supply agreement with Ganfeng Lithium of Jiangxi (China) for a five-year term ending 2024 to be delivered to the automaker’s cathode manufacturer. With this contract, BMW has secured “100% of its lithium hydroxide needs” Dr. Andreas Wendt, member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Purchasing and Supplier Network, said. BMW plans […] READ MORE...

Mercedes-Benz to produce electric powertrain in Untertürkheim plant

Posted: December 16, 2019

In a move that will bring relief to employees of Mercedes Benz’s Untertürkheim plant, the automaker and the plant’s works council have decided to produce parts of the electric powertrain (eATS) at the facility. With eATS, the facility will complete the entire spectrum of the automaker’s drive technologies produced at the plant after combustion engines, […] READ MORE...

FCA joins RSBN to help build a more ethical Electric Vehicle supply chain

Posted: December 16, 2019

Following Volvo, FCA has joined the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network (RSBN), an industry group that uses blockchain technology to support responsible sourcing and production practices all along the raw material supply chain. Other automakers in the group include Ford, Volkswagen, LG Chem and Huayou Cobalt. READ MORE...

NEVS begins to produce pure electric vehicle at Tianjin plant

Posted: July 2, 2019

National Electric Vehicle Sweden has started the production of a pure electric sedan based on its traditional Saab 9-3 platform at its Chinese plant in Tianjin. The plant has the capacity to develop 50000 EVs annually. READ MORE...

Hyundai to Invest USD2.8b in Car, Electric Vehicle Plant in Indonesia

Posted: July 2, 2019

Hyundai Motors will invest Rp40tr (USD2.8bn) in Indonesia as part of the automaker’s strategy to make the country a car export hubs and manufacture electric vehicles. Airlangga Hartarto, industry minister has said that the automaker will commence manufacturing in 2021 with a target to produce between 70000 and 250000 vehicles annually which include sport utility vehicles, multipurpose […] READ MORE...

Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler could face 2021 EU emissions fines

Posted: June 27, 2019

Consulting firm Alix Partners has said that Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) could pay a penalty of EUR1.8bn (USD2.1bn) and EUR746m respectively, if they do not meet the EU’s emission targets  set for 2021. The firm has published a study which showed difficulties faced by the automakers to meet EU’s emissions for passenger cars to 95 […] READ MORE...

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