Shell Teams with Automakers to Rev Up European EV Charging Network

Shell has stepped up its growing interest in the fast-expanding electric vehicle (EV) market, with the announcement today it is to partner with a number of top automakers to deliver a new fast charging network across Europe. Just weeks after the company started the rollout of EV charge points at …

This electric school bus is coming to the US in 2019

You’d be hard-pressed to find a vehicle type today that isn’t in the process of being electrified by some major manufacturer. If it has wheels or rotors or wings, someone out there is trying to replace the gas tank with a battery. Even some of our most iconic vehicles are slated …

Carmakers Promise 400 Fast-Charging Stations Across Europe by 2020

Four of the world’s largest automakers have today revealed details of their plan to establish an extensive electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network across Europe, with a promise to install 400 chargers across the continent by 2020. The Munich-based joint venture, IONITY, was established by VW Group, Daimler, Ford, BMW last …

Daimler Unveils its Electric Truck Weeks Ahead of Tesla’s Big Debut

We’ve known for a while that Tesla was set to unveil its electric truck this fall; it’s currently set for November 16th, after a few delays. But Daimler AG has stolen its thunder by announcing a new heavy-duty electric truck today, another indication that Daimler is increasingly seeing Tesla as …

Smart Electric Drive Has a Little Renault-Nissan Underneath

One of several new electric cars and concepts at last week’s Paris Motor Show was the electric version of the second-generation Smart minicar. As Smart pointed out, it’s the only maker that offers the option of gasoline or electric power trains in every model it makes. Those are the For …