Chinese release a fully autonomous electric car
In the shops in 2023
A startup called Jidu Automotive, backed by Chinese AI giant Baidu and Chinese carmaker Geely, officially released an autonomous electric car.
Electric car sales soaring
130,000 cars sold globally each week
The electric vehicle (EV) market is soaring, with 130,000 cars sold globally each week, roughly equivalent to sales for the entire year in 2012.
Tame Apple Press claims electric car is coming
This is not a repeat of the story written every month since 2014
While Apple has not managed to get the motor industry to take its electric car proposal seriously, that is not stopped the Tame Apple Press from peddling claims about what amounts to vapourware for years.
Global disparities emerge in electric car ownership
Russia, South America and Africa falling behind
Europe and China dominate the world market for electric cars, but there are still very few electrified vehicles on the roads in large markets like Russia, South America and Africa, according to a study conducted by the Munich Mobility Show.
Battery design charges an electric car in 10 Minutes
Heats it up
A new lithium-ion battery design makes it possible for electric vehicle drivers to charge their cars and drive off in ten minutes, according to a new study.