EVs & Hybrids
Non-Tesla Supercharger pilot programme expands to Iceland
The service is already available in 14 European markets.
17 September 2022
Range / Efficiency
BMW's upcoming Gen6 battery tech to offer 620 miles of range
The new, cylindrical cells are set to come to market in 2025.
16 September 2022
ICEing to the max: Block a charger with a pickup and leave it idling
The owner explains that he "dreams" to own a Tesla one day.
14 September 2022
Tesla cranking out 6,500 Powerwalls, 9K battery packs a week in Nevada
The company has also significantly ramped up its production of Megapacks at the Nevada Gigafactory.
13 September 2022
BMW promises 30 percent more range with new round battery cells
More importantly, battery prices will be reduced by up to 50 percent.
10 September 2022
Jay Leno thinks Elon Musk deserves more credit for sparking EV shift
The famed car collector believes that Musk should be commended not only for building electric cars, but also providing charging.
08 September 2022
Polestar batteries will power Candela electric hydrofoil boats
The automaker will supply the Swedish boat builder with batteries and charging systems.
01 September 2022
Manufacturing / Production
Toyota announces $2.5b investment in US battery production
The company will expand its Japanese battery production as well.
31 August 2022
Government to support rollout of 1,000 new charging points across England
New pilot project sees nine local authorities split £10m of funding for new chargers.
25 August 2022
Germany finds some Tesla Superchargers temporarily illegal
Tesla opened some Superchargers to the public in Germany, but there's a compliance issue it's working to address.
17 August 2022
Report: BYD-powered Tesla Model Y receives EU approval
According to German media, the new entry-level Tesla Model Y will have a 55 kWh structural battery pack.
13 August 2022
Germany: Police take anti ICEing campaign to the extreme
The message is clear, do not park at charging stations.
11 August 2022
Tesla opens real swimming pool at Supercharger station
Tesla is trying hard to curb global warming, but in the meantime ...
04 August 2022
Crashes / Wrecks
Jaguar I-Pace catches fire whilst charging
This reportedly is the fourth such fire and the cause has yet to be pinpointed.
03 August 2022
BP opens its first charging station for electric trucks
It's ready to handle large and long vehicles.
02 August 2022
Volkswagen presents power storage container with reused batteries
It consists of battery modules from ID.3 and ID.4 models and stores 570 kWh of energy.
25 July 2022
Porsche Taycan software update brings range, charging power gains
2020-2022 Taycan owners need to visit a Porsche workshop to bring their older EVs up to the software level of the 2023 Taycan.
21 July 2022
Lucid reports multiple battery-related fires at factory in Arizona
In both cases, the batteries were submerged in water, the factory reportedly had to be evacuated, and workers were injured.
18 July 2022
Study says Toyota is a global solid-state battery patent leader
The first Toyota to get a solid-state battery is believed to be the next-gen Prius hybrid, not an EV.
14 July 2022
Corporate / Financial
Northvolt raised $1.1 billion to support expansion in Europe
The company has $55 billion in battery orders.
11 July 2022
Nio announces 500 kW fast chargers coming this year in Europe and China
The automaker announced this in response to other Chinese electric vehicle manufacturers who proposed similar charging speeds.
07 July 2022
Tesla reveals interesting solar trailer in Germany, probably won’t build it
It’s basically just a small trailer with solar panels that can be extended outward to generate plenty of electricity.
05 July 2022
See Tesla Semi delivering pre-assembled Superchargers at Laguna Seca
The truck was able to take two modules, with four stalls each.
01 July 2022
Europe: non-Tesla Supercharger pilot programme expands to 5 more countries
Denmark, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland joined the list.
19 June 2022
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