Tag: EV

Panasonic and Tesla to make EV batteries at ‘Gigafactory’

Panasonic and Tesla to make EV batteries at ‘Gigafactory’

[swf src=”http://protomalaysia.com.my/GoodYear/620×75.swf” width=620 height=75] Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the USA, known as the ‘Gigafactory’. The Gigafactory will produce cells, modules and packs for Tesla’s electric vehicles and for the […]

Daimler-BYD electric car to go on sale in China from September

Daimler-BYD electric car to go on sale in China from September

The first product of the joint-venture between Daimler and BYD – the DENZA electric car – will go on sale in China in September. The joint-venture company known as Shenzhen BYD Daimler New Technology Co. Ltd. (BDNT) is the first Sino-German joint venture dedicated to an all-electric vehicle in China. […]

Mitsubishi electric cars victorious in 2014 Pikes Peak Hillclimb

Mitsubishi electric cars victorious in 2014 Pikes Peak Hillclimb

[swf src=”http://www.motortrader.com.my/news/wp-content/uploads/images/2014/04/620x75MotorTrader.swf” width=620 height=75] With its strong commitment to electric vehicles (EVs) Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is working hard to prove that such vehicles are not boring or slow by entering EVs in selected motorsports events. Though the cars entered are prototypes, they show the potential of EVs in the […]

QNEWS: Super electric car for Formula E championship

QNEWS: Super electric car for Formula E championship

Rimac Automobili has announced that it is to supply the new all-electric FIA Formula E Championship with one of its exclusive Concept_One supercars. The fully-electric one-of-a-kind car, which can accelerate from 0 – 60 mph in the same time as a Formula E single-seater, will be supplied for use by […]

QNEWS: Ultraman’s team uses Nissan EVs as supporting vehicles

QNEWS: Ultraman’s team uses Nissan EVs as supporting vehicles

Japanese superhero Ultraman uses stored solar power to fight against the forces of galactic evil, but in his latest TV adventure, his earthly defence team will rely on a new zero-emission source for mobility – electric vehicles. The Japanese cosmic giant and Defence Team UPG will use reconfigured Nissan EVs […]

QNEWS: Toyota to participate in vehicle-sharing scheme in France

QNEWS: Toyota to participate in vehicle-sharing scheme in France

[swf src=”http://protomalaysia.com.my/GoodYear/620×75.swf” width=620 height=75] In October 2014, 70 Toyota i-ROAD and COMS electric vehicles (EVs), and around 30 charging stations developed and managed by EDF’s subsidiary Sodetrel, will begin service for a period of 3 years in Grenoble, France. The service is the result of a unique partnership between the […]

QNEWS: Dedicated facilities to support BMW i models in Singapore

QNEWS: Dedicated facilities to support BMW i models in Singapore

With the impending launch of the all-electric BMW i3 and the plug-in hybrid BMW i8 to take place in Singapore next month, BMW Asia and Performance Motors Ltd (PML) have jointly invested more than S$5 million (about RM12.9 million) to establish dedicated sales and after-sales facilities. The investment is by […]

QNEWS: Mitsubishi Motors will enter electric cars in Pike Peak Hillclimb again

QNEWS: Mitsubishi Motors will enter electric cars in Pike Peak Hillclimb again

[swf src=”http://www.motortrader.com.my/news/wp-content/uploads/images/2014/04/620x75MotorTrader.swf” width=620 height=75] Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) will again enter the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in the USA this month using electric cars. These will be improved versions of the MiEV Evolution racing cars that entered last year. MMC has competed twice before in the Electric Division in 2012 and […]

MINI Superleggera Vision

MINI Superleggera Vision

For the first 35 years of the Mini’s life, it was clear enough that it was a British car. When BMW acquired the brand in 1994, it gained a ‘German side’ though there was a conscious effort to maintain its ‘Britishness’. Now with the MINI Superleggera Vision, Italian blood is […]

QNEWS: Fiat Chrysler CEO asks public not to buy Fiat 500e

QNEWS: Fiat Chrysler CEO asks public not to buy Fiat 500e

The CEO of a car company would (or should) be its most aggressive salesman and try to persuade everyone from his friends to relatives and business associates to buy the cars his company makes. But Fiat Chrysler’s CEO, Sergio Marchionne, is doing just the opposite, at least with a specific […]