moshimon May 22, 2018

This philippines-based company takes the concept of green motorcycles to a new level Christopher Paris Lacson is the CEO and design director at Meep Inc (short for Modular Energy Efficient Portage). Meep also has what Lacson calls the company’s “speedy subsidiary”, Banatti, a name derived from the Tagalog word Banat (meaning to “go fast” or to […]

moshimon May 22, 2018

Mercedes-Benz announced that its Hambach plant in France (currently used for the production of smart for two cars) will be expanded to add production of the new, all-electric compact EQ model.   The investment in the plant and in the product will be around €500 million ($589 million). Hambach is a wise choice due to its previous experience with […]

Jack Sutton May 16, 2018

BMW’s electric car lineup, the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug-in sports car, leaves a huge gap for a more practical, mainstream vehicle in between. Rumors have circulated since shortly after the i3’s debut that the company was working on a new model to fill the gap—a hatchback to be called the i5, sort […]

Jack Sutton May 16, 2018

At its annual meeting Wednesday, Audi announced an ambitious plan to build 20 new electrified cars by 2025, most of them battery electrics. The company says it will invest $47.6 billion (40 billion euros) into these electrified cars, a new app platform for its cars, a new fleet of autonomous vehicles to be launched in […]

Becky Born May 16, 2018

We pick 10 of the fastest electric cars the world has ever seen… Electric cars are making in-roads into the dominance of the internal combustion engine, and today there are more electric vehicles (EVs) on sale than ever in a variety of sectors. Another clear sign that EV technology is progressing is the rise in […]

Becky Born May 16, 2018

Politicians are racing to show the world how quickly their countries can go green. India, France, Britain and Norway all want to completely ditch gas and diesel cars in favor of cleaner vehicles. At least 10 other countries have set sales targets for electric cars. With electric and hybrid vehicles accounting for just 3% of […]

Jack Sutton May 16, 2018

Dutch electric scooter startup, Bolt Mobility, has secured €3m (£2.2m) in a fundraising campaign led by more than 2,000 investors from the UK and the Netherlands. Bolt Mobility plans to use the funds to bring the AppScooter, an electric scooter with 4G internet connection and smartphone connectivity, to the market in 2018. The startup, which […]