UK electric car adoption pace not quick enough to meet government targets: Study

UK electric car adoption pace not quick enough to meet government targets: Study

Electric car adoption pace in the UK is not quick enough to allow the government to meet its EV transition targets, a fresh analysis of stats from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (

Honda, KTM, Piaggio & Yamaha set up swappable battery consortium

Honda, KTM, Piaggio & Yamaha set up swappable battery consortium

Honda, KTM, Piaggio and Yamaha have formally announced the formation of a new consortium to produce swappable batteries for motorcycles.

ACC to receive €437 million to build battery gigafactory

ACC to receive €437 million to build battery gigafactory

Automotive Cells Company (ACC), a joint venture (JV) between PSA Group (Stellantis) and energy giant Total, is going to receive substantial funding to build a massive electric vehicle (EV) battery

European plug-in car registrations jump 237% year-over-year in Q2 2021

European plug-in car registrations jump 237% year-over-year in Q2 2021

The number of electric passenger car registrations in Europe jumped more than 230 per cent year-over-year in the second quarter of 2021, thanks to customers’ transition from internal combustion eng

Zapp i300 e-scooter available in Germany, with price tag of €6,300

Zapp i300 e-scooter available in Germany, with price tag of €6,300

Stretching its feet across the European market, British electric scooter (e-scooter) startup Zapp has claimed that its first e-scooter “i300” offers a blend of high performance, unique style and sm

Ford and SK Innovation to extend their battery JV into Europe

Ford and SK Innovation to extend their battery JV into Europe

American automobile giant Ford Motor Company and its partner SK Innovation have announced their plans to extend their battery joint venture (JV) in Europe.

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Apple uses more cobalt than Tesla: says Elon Musk

Tech giant Apple uses almost 100 per cent cobalt in the batteries of its popular products like iPhones and iPads, while uses no cobalt and nearly none in its nickel-based batteries, Elon Musk said.

Estimated delivery dates for both Tesla Model S trims pushed back by several months

The estimated delivery dates for the Tesla Model S Long Range and Plaid trims have been pushed back by several months, the Palo Alto, California-based electric car maker’s official website informed

AC Cars to deliver Series 1 Cobra Roadster with new electric powertrain

AC Cars, one of the oldest independent British automobile manufacturers, has announced that it is on the brink of delivering an electric version of its classic Series 1 Cobra Roadster to customers.

Bigger battery-equipped MG5 EV delivers longer 250-mile range

British automobile giant MG has announced the launch of a new variant of the MG5 EV variant that comes equipped with a bigger battery pack to deliver a longer range between charges.

XPeng shares aggressive pricing for new P5 sedan, undercutting Tesla Model 3 by $14k

Chinese electric automobile manufacturer XPeng Motors has officially announced that it has started accepting pre-orders for the P5 electric sedan, with prices starting at 160,000 Yuan (US$24,600).

Association of British Insurers wants electric vehicles to replace written-off gas-powered cars

Encouraging consumers to make more sustainable choices, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has suggested that drivers should go electric after their conventional gas-powered cars are written

Volvo Cars and Geely Holding create joint venture Aurobay for powertrain operations

Gothenburg, Sweden-headquartered Volvo Cars Group and its China-based parent firm Geely Holdings Group have announced the signing of an agreement to create a joint venture (JV) for its powertrain o