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Smartphone Maker Xiaomi to Build Electric Vehicles, Report Says

China smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is looking to enter into the electric vehicle (EV) space with the help of Great Wall Motor Company’s factory space, reports Reuters. The news comes from three people familiar with the matter who declined to be identified since the information is not yet public. Along with hopes to use the company’s […]

China’s NIO Reaches 2 Million Electric Vehicle Battery Swaps

Chinese automaker and Tesla rival NIO has seen all-time highs this year (but not at the moment!) with the release of its ET7 flagship sedan, and the battery swapping electric vehicle (EV) company has now reached another major milestone in 2021. On Thursday, @driving_china reported that NIO had reached 2 million battery swaps, marking an […]

Tidal-Powered EV Charging Station Debuts in Scotland

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are growing in presence to match the increasingly electric auto market throughout the world, but one company in Shetland, Scotland is upping the ante with marine-powered electricity. Nova Innovation has created an EV charging station powered by tidal turbines on the island of Yell in Shetland, Scotland, according to BBC. […]

Lucid Confirms Roughly 500 Lucid Air Dream Edition Reservations Only

After selling out of the Lucid Air Dream Edition on Monday, Lucid Motors has officially revealed how many of the limited-edition electric vehicle (EV) it sold in the pre-order phase. Lucid Motors sold about 500 Lucid Air Dream Edition units before pre-orders of the electric sedan closed to the public, as reported by Teslarati. The […]

U.S. Senators Urge Biden to Set Date for Ending Gas Car Sales

The two U.S. senators in California are pressing President Joe Biden to release a firm end date for gas car sales, as the White House works to re-write emissions guidelines removed by Donald Trump, according to an unreported letter going to Biden Monday (via Reuters). In the letter, U.S. Senators Alex Padilla and Diane Feinstein […]

U.S. May Turn to Canada for EV Battery and Mining Needs, Report Says

The US government is looking to help its mining companies and battery makers expand into Canada, as part of a strategy to boost North American production of minerals to rival Chinese electric vehicle (EV) production. On Thursday, the US Department of Commerce hosted a closed-door, virtual meeting with miners and battery manufacturers to talk about […]

China’s Geely to Challenge Tesla with New Premium EV Brand

China represents the world’s largest auto market, meaning that moves made within the country will echo throughout the world, especially amidst a burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) market. On Thursday, Reuters reported that China automaker Geely plans to unveil a new line of EVs as it seeks to compete with rival and EV giant Tesla. The […]

2022 BMW i4 Unveiled: All-Electric Gran Coupé Sedan with 530 HP

BMW has been quick to share its confidence in recent months, as it moves into a world of electric vehicles (EVs), even doubting Tesla just prior to the release of its first production sedan. BMW updated its website with the upcoming i4 model on Wednesday, unveiling a completely-electric Gran Coupé design set for release from […]

Chuck Schumer: Replace Every Gas Car in the U.S. with an Electric Vehicle

The US Senate approved a $1.9 trillion (USD) COVID-19 relief package last week, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer now hopes to add a new proposal to President Joe Biden’s upcoming infrastructure bill: switching every US citizen’s gas cars for electric vehicles (EVs). On Wednesday, The Verge reported on Schumer’s proposal, which held that any […]