Lithium Supply Fears Loom Over Electric Vehicle Happy Talk — Or Not, As The Case May Be

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 17:30:25 +0000

lithium electric vehicle batterySpring has sprung, which means it’s time for another round of guess how much lithium automakers will need to make enough lithium-ion batteries for the electric vehicle of the future, of which there are expected to be many millions on the road within the next ten years or so. Spoiler alert: we’re going to need a lot more lithium mines than we have right now. Or, maybe not

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EV That Transforms On The Fly

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 17:15:23 +0000

Since I first wrote about a covered motorcycle in 2012, I’ve kept my eyes open for one of these on the road. I have not seen one. From Poland, though, a variation on the two-wheeler shows promise

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Breaking: Tesla Cuts Model 3, X, & S Prices Up To 6% In North America, Model Y Unchanged

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:42:19 +0000

According to Reuters, Tesla has cut prices in North America on all of its cars except the Model Y by up to 6%

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New Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Plan Is More Of A Mishmash Than An Alliance

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:29:29 +0000

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance logoRenault and Nissan say they have devised a new power sharing scheme, but will it work or is it just an attempt to paper over differences that have festered for years?

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Tesla = #1 In Brand Loyalty In Norway & #16 In Customer Satisfaction

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 04:40:45 +0000

A new study has found that Tesla has the highest brand loyalty in Norway

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KYB & REE Collaborate For “Next-Generation Modular EV Platform”

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 23:33:47 +0000

KYB Group and REE Automotive have announced that they are developing “suspension capabilities for future electric vehicle (EV) platforms.”

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KIA Says Micro-EV Could Replace Public Transportation

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 16:10:19 +0000

Citroen Ami Electric CarKIA is reportedly working on an all electric micro-car similar to the Citroen Ami that would substitute for public transportation in an era where health concerns make people leery of using mass transit options.

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Volkswagen ID.3 Wins Design Awards & Volkswagen Battery Plans Slowly Progress

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 03:47:37 +0000

The Volkswagen ID lineup, led by the ID.3, has been getting a good deal of attention outside of EV world and all across the auto industry, including winning several recent design awards

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California May Soon Mandate Uber & Lyft Shift To Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 02:43:03 +0000

California wants more EVs for Uber and Lyft, and may have a plan to make that happen. Despite the ongoing pandemic, though, California believes now is the time for Uber and Lyft to get their act together environmentally

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Polizei Goes Electric — Hyundai Kona EV Popular With Police Fleets Around Europe

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 00:40:21 +0000

I believe there are police officers everywhere who want to switch to electric cars — or are at least interested in finding out more about them. In Europe, the Hyundai Kona EV is a particularly popular model with the police

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