Lithium resource squeeze could put the brakes on decarbonization

As the EV revolution speeds up, and big battery projects ramp up to stabilize power grids running on intermittent renewables, global demand for lithium batteries will rise sixfold in the next 10 years. But can the world actually supply the materials?Co… Continue reading Lithium resource squeeze could put the brakes on decarbonization

1,180-hp Ariel Hipercar emerges as evil turbine-boosted e-Batmobile

More than just another electric hypercar, the “Hipercar” from Ariel breaks from the pack with a little performance-rounding innovation. The car is still a prototype with a ways left before production, but Ariel popped up recently to deliver a rather in… Continue reading 1,180-hp Ariel Hipercar emerges as evil turbine-boosted e-Batmobile

Mercedes tempts freight operators with eActros LongHaul electric truck

After two years in development, Mercedes-Benz Trucks has publicly unveiled a long-range version of its eActros freight truck in prototype form at IAA Transportation 2022 in Hanover, ahead of customer testing by Amazon and Rhenus next year.Continue Read… Continue reading Mercedes tempts freight operators with eActros LongHaul electric truck

Electric Alice plane tears down the runway in high-speed taxi test

Israeli startup Eviation introduced its all electric aircraft Alice at the Paris Air Show in 2019, and has been edging toward its first flight ever since. The company has this week taken an important step toward this milestone, breezing through some hi… Continue reading Electric Alice plane tears down the runway in high-speed taxi test

Dacia gets a feel for the outdoors with wild Manifesto buggy concept

The Renault Group’s budget-friendly car maker Dacia is rolling into the Paris Motor Show next month with a striking mobile design lab called the Manifesto, which showcases outdoors-focused ideas that may or may not make it into future production vehicl… Continue reading Dacia gets a feel for the outdoors with wild Manifesto buggy concept

Tesla-boosting electric teardrop trailer charges toward market

Colorado may not hold a candle to Germany when it comes to electric camper van innovation, but it is slowly becoming a hotbed for electric camper trailers. Last year, following the Colorado Campworks NS-1 trailer and its all-electric camping package, C… Continue reading Tesla-boosting electric teardrop trailer charges toward market

Townstar electric van can roll for up to 300 km per charge

Nissan has announced the European market launch of a fully-electric version of its Townstar city van, which could be a good fit for small businesses or package deliver companies looking to haul goods around emissions-restricted city streets.Continue Re… Continue reading Townstar electric van can roll for up to 300 km per charge

Aptera Gamma prototype SEV makes public debut in San Diego

We’ve been following an automotive startup’s journey to get its three-wheeled solar-electric vehicle on the road for more than 15 years, and now the latest teardrop-shaped Aptera prototype has made its public debut in San Diego.Continue ReadingCategory… Continue reading Aptera Gamma prototype SEV makes public debut in San Diego

Retro-styled Brat ebike cuts through the city and wanders off-road

Texas-based e-bike outfit Volcon has trotted out its fourth ebike, introducing an all-electric two-wheeler capable of adventuring off the road and on it in equal measure. The Brat carries on the company’s retro-inspired aesthetic with a moto-style fram… Continue reading Retro-styled Brat ebike cuts through the city and wanders off-road

Rivian and Mercedes team up to accelerate production of electric vans

With the aim of bringing next-gen electric vans to the streets sooner rather than later, Rivian and Mecedes-Benz have entered a new partnership to rapidly scale up their production. The collaboration is expected to bring about vehicles bearing the badg… Continue reading Rivian and Mercedes team up to accelerate production of electric vans