BMW spends billions to secure batteries and drivetrains for its EVs
The company is sourcing its own rare elements from mines in Australia and Morocco.
EVs outsold manual transmission cars in the US last quarter
Electric vehicles accounted for 1.9 percent of car sales in Q3, according to J.D. Power.
Volvo will use blockchain to prove its cobalt wasn’t mined by children
The system will track the raw material used in Volvo’s EV batteries.
Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai gets a new, luxurious look
Toyota doubles down on its fuel cell roadmap.
Bosch will use tiny explosions to make EVs safer in a crash
The explosions would help isolate the battery in the event of an accident.
Honda aims to phase out diesel vehicles in Europe by 2021
Diesel is a dirty word now.
Hyundai’s first car with a solar roof is available in Korea
The New Sonata Hybrid will arrive in North America soon.
Electrify America will use robots to charge self-driving EVs
It’s developing a pilot charging station in San Francisco.
Tesla opens Vegas V3 Supercharger station powered by solar and battery
The new site can serve up to 1,500 customers per day.