Hanergy and Bolloré working on solar EVs

The Chinese solar company Hanergy has set up a strategic cooperation with Bolloré subsidiary Bluecar through their own subsidiary Donghan New Energy Automotive Technology to develop and produce solar electric vehicles. That isn’t all though: The partners also plan to set up research centres, production facilities and other projects around the globe in Asia, Africa […]

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Panasonic Ups Battery Cell Production At Gigafactory

According to Japanese news agency Nikkan Kogyo, Panasonic is going to increase lithium-ion battery cell production at the Tesla Gigafactory by more than 30%. Three additional production lines, on top of the ten already installed, will enable it to reach a volume of 35 GWh annually by the end of this year. The investment was […]

Tesla Model 3 Performance 0-60 mph put to the test in latest acceleration run

Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor Performance is marketed as an electric car that is quick, nimble, and capable of dominating track legends such as the BMW M3 and Porsche Boxster. With a 0-60 mph time of 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph, the Model 3 Performance packs some serious speed, thanks to […]

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Tesla’s European Gigafactory Might Be In Germany Or Netherlands

Two countries seem to be in the game to secure the European Tesla battery Gigafactory – Netherlands and Germany – recently hinted at by Elon Musk. Netherlands is already home to Tesla’s European HQ with a final assembly facility in Tilburg. In the case of Germany, there is Tesla Grohmann Automation company, acquired some time ago. Germany […]

BMW planning to construct Hungary factory in 2019

BMW has announced their plan to begin construction on their next factory in Hungary with an annual capacity of 150,000 vehicles next year. The Bavarians aim to set up a flexible production mode, which will allow them to manufacture both combustion and new energy vehicles in the same facility. The new facility will be constructed […]

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U.S. Needs 14 Million Plug-In Cars To Meet Paris Agreement By 2025

Revealed in a report by the progressive policy institute Center for American Progress The Paris Agreement, set forth as an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, is one of the most important documents for our collective futures. It deals with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance, starting in the year 2020. As of July 2018, 195 […]

EVgo Introduces New Grid-Tied Chargers With Second-Life BMW i3 Batteries

EVgo launched its first commercial installation of second-life battery storage at a public DC fast charging station in Union City, CA at 3960 Smith Street. The site combines two 50 kW fast chargers and an energy storage system that in a single housing integrates two BMW i3 battery packs (22 kWh each). Using a 30 […]

‘Production at Tesla is gaining momentum’ says Panasonic as it increases battery cell production at Gigafactory 1

Panasonic, Tesla’s exclusive battery cell supplier for electric vehicles, is planning to increase battery cell production by 30% by the end of the year at Tesla Gigafactory 1.
The company says that ‘production at Tesla is gaining momentum&#…