EV Industry News

Toyota, Subaru, Suzuki, and Mazda Throw Their Combined 16 Million Might Behind BEVs
https://www.thedrive.com/tech/28424/toyota-subaru-suzuki-and-mazda-throw-their-combined-16-million-might-behind-bevs

Toyota Goes Electric Starting In 2020: Announces Massive EV Offensive
https://insideevs.com/news/353600/toyota-six-global-bevs/

U.S. Electric Vehicle Charging Market to Grow to $18.6 Billion
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-02/u-s-electric-vehicle-charging-market-to-grow-to-18-6-billion

Ample Secures $31 Million Series A Financing Round
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180806005207/en/

EV Connect Closes Initial Round of Funding for Sales and Cloud-Based Technology Development
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/ev-connect-closes-initial-round-145800534.html

Eaton launches eMobility business; to invest $500M in new technologies
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180626-eaton.html

Faraday Future confirms $2B in first round funding; Evergrande Health strategic investor
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180626-ff.html

China’s Biggest Battery Manufacturer Aims to Become Global Player After Raising $2 Billion in an IPO
https://evobsession.com/chinas-biggest-battery-manufacturer-aims-to-become-a-global-player-after-raising-a-2-billion-in-an-ipo/

Porsche names Mission E the Porsche Taycan; doubling investment in electromobility by 2022 to €6B; €500M for Taycan & derivatives
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180609-porsche.html

California Energy Commission providing 78.7M for replacement of oldest school buses; electric preferred
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/06/20180608-cec.html

California Green-Lights Big Utility Effort to Electrify Transport
https://ngtnews.com/california-green-lights-big-utility-effort-to-electrify-transport

Volvo Cars aiming for 50% of sales to be fully electric by 2025
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/04/20180425-volvo.html

New Bill Proposed in California Requires All New Passenger Vehicles To Be ZEV by 2040
https://insideevs.com/new-bill-proposed-in-california-requires-all-new-passenger-vehicles-to-be-zev/

Electrify America installing 150/350kW fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/04/201080418-walmart.html

Porsche to invest more than 7.4B in electromobility by 2022
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/03/porsche-to-invest-more-than-74b-in-electromobility-by-2022.html

BP invests $5M in mobile electric vehicle charging company FreeWire
http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/01/20180130-bp.html

Ford is throwing $11 billion at its electric car problem
More than doubling its investment in EVs in bid to catch up with GM and other major automakers
https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/15/16892386/ford-electric-car-11-billion-2022-detroit-auto-show-2018?platform=hootsuite

Charge: India in ambitious drive for all cars to be electric by 2030
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/charge-india-in-ambitious-drive-for-all-cars-to-be-electric-by-2030-wrs8gr0nq

RENAULT-NISSAN-MITSUBISHI LAUNCHES A VENTURE CAPITAL FUND TO INVEST UP TO $1 BILLION OVER FIVE YEARS
https://www.alliance-2022.com/news/renault-nissan-mitsubishi-launches-a-venture-capital-fund-to-invest-up-to-1-billion-over-five-years/

Taiwan to outlaw fuel-powered bikes and cars
https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/08/taiwan-outlaw-fuel-powered-bikes-cars/?utm_content=65387468&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter

Chevy Bolt EV US sales hit new records – reaching over 20,000 units to date
https://electrek.co/2017/12/01/chevy-bolt-ev-us-sales-records/

Global Electric Car Sales Jump 63 Percent
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-21/global-electric-car-sales-jump-63-percent-as-china-demand-surges?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

GENERAL MOTORS IS GOING ALL ELECTRIC
https://www.wired.com/story/general-motors-electric-cars-plan-gm/?mbid=social_twitter_onsiteshare

All New Jaguars And Land Rovers Will Be Hybrid Or Electric After 2020
https://jalopnik.com/all-new-jaguars-and-land-rovers-will-go-hybrid-or-elect-1801752740

Mercedes Plots Tesla Attack With $1 Billion U.S. Electric Push
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-21/mercedes-plots-tesla-attack-with-1-billion-u-s-electric-push

Leading the Charge: Mayor Announces Fast-Charging EV Hubs in All 5 Boroughs
http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/600-17/leading-charge-mayor-fast-charging-ev-hubs-all-5-boroughs

China Fossil Fuel Deadline Shifts Focus to Electric Car Race
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-10/china-s-fossil-fuel-deadline-shifts-focus-to-electric-car-race-j7fktx9z

Navigant Research says $80 billion will be spent on global EV infrastructure by 2025
https://chargedevs.com/newswire/navigant-research-says-80-billion-will-be-spent-on-global-ev-infrastructure-by-2025/

The Problem With Electric Cars? Not Enough Chargers
https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-problem-with-electric-cars-not-enough-chargers-1502017202

Toyota, Mazda plan $1.6 billion US plant, to partner in EVs
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/source-toyota-mazda-plan-ev-partnership-us-plant-49027887

Britain to Ban New Diesel and Gas Cars by 2040
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/26/world/europe/uk-diesel-petrol-emissions.html?mcubz=0

Rolls-Royce is skipping hybrids and going straight to electric cars
http://www.businessinsider.com/rolls-royce-to-skip-hybrids-and-go-straight-to-electric-cars-2017-7?utm_content=buffer319e2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

The Electric Car Revolution Is Accelerating
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-06/the-electric-car-revolution-is-accelerating?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-businessweek&utm_content=businessweek&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

France to ban sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2040
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/jul/06/france-ban-petrol-diesel-cars-2040-emmanuel-macron-volvo

France Plans to End Sales of Gas and Diesel Cars by 2040
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/06/business/energy-environment/france-cars-ban-gas-diesel.html

Volvo Plans to Go Electric, to Abandon Conventional Car Engine by 2019
https://www.wsj.com/articles/volvo-to-phase-out-conventional-car-engine-1499227202?mod=e2tw

Eight of the top 10 cars sold in Norway are electrified
https://chargedevs.com/newswire/eight-of-the-top-10-cars-sold-in-norway-are-electrified/

Plug-in sales shatter records in May, Prius Prime takes the lead
https://chargedevs.com/newswire/plug-in-sales-shatter-records-in-may-prius-prime-takes-the-lead/

Chevy’s 2017 Bolt EV is an all-electric all-star — sturdy, swift and silent
http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-bolt-ev-review-20170527-htmlstory.html

The first EV showcase opens in Oregon
https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/08/the-first-ev-showcase-opens-in-oregon/

Stanford study says fossil-fueled cars will vanish in 8 years as ‘big oil’ collapses
http://inhabitat.com/stanford-study-says-fossil-fueled-cars-will-vanish-in-8-years-as-big-oil-collapses/

The Electric-Car Boom Is So Real Even Oil Companies Say It’s Coming
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-25/electric-car-boom-seen-triggering-peak-oil-demand-in-2030s

Demand for electric vehicles bucks low gas prices, says AAA
http://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/17/demand-for-electric-vehicles-bucks-low-gas-prices-says-aaa.html

Consumer group predicts plug-in sales will double in 2017
https://chargedevs.com/newswire/consumer-group-predicts-plug-in-sales-will-double-in-2017/

March [2017] EV Sales 2nd Best Month Ever In US, Momentum Now Unstoppable
http://insideevs.com/march-ev-sales-2nd-best-month-ever-in-us-momentum-now-unstoppable/

Daimler Says Goodbye To Fuel Cells, Will Focus On Plug-In Electric Vehicles
http://insideevs.com/daimler-to-says-goodbye-to-fuel-cells-will-focus-on-plug-in-electric-vehicles/

General Electric’s CEO Takes Aim at President Trump’s Approach to Climate Change
http://fortune.com/2017/03/30/ge-ceo-trump-climate-change/

Aston Martin Rapide luxury sedan to go all-electric; cheerio, V-12!
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1109562_aston-martin-rapide-luxury-sedan-to-go-all-electric-cheerio-v-12

Daimler accelerates electric car program
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-daimler-agm-idUSKBN1700N7

Tesla, on a Hot Streak, Passes Ford in Investor Value
https://www.wsj.com/articles/tesla-on-a-hot-streak-passes-ford-in-investor-value-1491226526

Cities Shop for $10 Billion of Electric Cars to Defy Trump
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-14/cities-shop-for-10-billion-of-electric-vehicles-to-defy-trump

Plug-In EV Sales Continue Torrid Pace In US For February, Up 55%
http://insideevs.com/plug-in-ev-sales-continue-torrid-pace-in-us-for-february-up-55/

One third of new transit buses will be electric in 2020, all by 2030: Proterra CEO
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1108839_one-third-of-new-transit-buses-will-be-electric-in-2020-all-by-2030-proterra-ceo

Electric and hybrid cars sweep 2016 ‘Greenest Vehicles’ list
https://www.boston.com/cars/news-and-reviews/2016/01/27/electric-and-hybrid-cars-sweep-2016-greenest-vehicles-list

Rollout Of Chevy Bolt May Mark Turning Point For Electric Car Market
http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/02/13/514513439/rollout-of-chevy-bolt-may-mark-turning-point-for-electric-car-market

U.S. Electric Vehicle Sales Soared In 2016
http://www.forbes.com/sites/rrapier/2017/02/05/u-s-electric-vehicle-sales-soared-in-2016/#3b1f51dc53a7

Plug-in electric car sales for Jan: Bolt EV over 1,100 in second month
http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1108646_plug-in-electric-car-sales-for-jan-bolt-ev-over-1100-in-second-month

Here’s How Electric Cars Will Cause the Next Oil Crisis
https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-ev-oil-crisis/

The Chevy Bolt EV is the 2017 Autoblog Technology Car of the Year
http://www.autoblog.com/2017/01/26/2017-chevy-bolt-ev-autoblog-technology-car-of-the-year/?utm_content=bufferb13c6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

GM’s Chevrolet Bolt electric car wins North American Car of the Year
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2017/01/09/gms-chevrolet-bolt-electric-car-wins-north-american-car-year/96334822/

CHEVROLET BOLT EV IS THE 2017 MOTOR TREND CAR OF THE YEAR
http://www.motortrend.com/news/chevrolet-bolt-ev-2017-car-of-the-year/

Audi tells dealerships to get behind electric vehicles because it will dominate the market within 10 years
https://electrek.co/2017/01/31/audi-dealerships-behind-electric-vehicles/