Nio battling entry problems to stock market

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The Chinese EV startup Nio has encountered some issues with their planned entry to the stock market. Only 17,000 reservations were made for the electric SUV ES8, 12,000 of which had fully refundable down payments. Furthermore, Nio has stated that if all of the 17,000 reservations are carried through, it would take the company 6 […]

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SVEN: Electric 3-seater for shared mobility (gallery)

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The German town of Aachen is becoming the country’s hottest e-mobility spot. Share2Drive is the latest startup wanting to make it there. Their small EV called SVEN (Shared Vehicle Electric Native) fits 3 and could hit the road by 2019. StreetScooter and e.Go are getting company it appears. Not unlike them, Share2Drive is a spin-off. […]

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Opel-Vauxhall GT X Experimental highlights electric future

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Opel-Vauxhall presents a new concept EV. The GT X Experimental is a compact SUV, that is more than an experiment. Opel aims to electrify its entire line-up by 2024 and this latest fully-electric study is showing off how these future plug-ins may look like. In fact, the future appears bold and clear-cut. The GT X […]

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BiCar: Swiss sci-fi electric vehicle to share getting serious

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BiCar, an electric vehicle developed by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) is about to hit the road. A spin-off, the Share your BICAR AG, has been working on the three-wheeled mini electric car and found powerful investors for the planned series production. Start with Urs Horat, an independent investor and founder of the […]

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Toyota expanding EV manufacturing in China

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The Japanese car manufacturers have announced plans to significantly increase production capacities in their Chinese factories. In future, they plan to manufacture more plug-in hybrid as well as battery-electric vehicles there. Vehicle imports will also be expanded. Specifically, Toyota plans to increase production capacities in their factories in Tianjin and Guangzhou. The first location will […]

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FIA World Rallycross series postpones electric cars

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The FIA World Rallycross Championship (WRX) says it is to postpone the switch to all-electric cars. The move was initially planned for 2020 but manufacturers have now been given time until 2021. They will have to confirm their commitment to the electric format until March, 29, 2019. While FIA had initially confirmed that the World […]

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Sono Motors to enter Dutch market

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Munich-based startup Sono Motors has announced its entry into the Dutch market. A series of test ride events for their Sion electric car marks the start. They will hit a total of 18 cities in the Netherlands and Germany and estimate to offer 3,500 rides. The test ride events in the Netherlands will kick off […]

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EV startup Faraday Future launching China operation

Faraday Future has set-up its operating headquarters in China, according to Evergrande Health, which owns a 45 percent stake in the electric vehicle startup. Five more bases for research and development are to follow across the country in the next ten years. The new headquarters, called Evergrande FF Intelligent Automotive (China) Co., Ltd, will take […]

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Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X

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The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production. The iEV X is extendable in the […]

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Nio seeks public investment

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The Chinese EV startup is looking to enter the stock market and is aiming for an investment sum of 1.8 billion dollars. The application paperwork is currently underway. Nio is also not the only Chinese EV manufacturers currently looking to gather fresh capital for expansion and development ahead of the expected EV boom. The first […]

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