Canadian Leader Meeting Automaker In California: Tesla Gigafactory?

We’ve already heard plenty of rumors about the potential for a Tesla Gigafactory in Canada, and even Tesla hasn’t ruled it out. Now, we’ve learned that Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry François-Philippe Champagne was recently at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, where he mentioned he was leaving for California to meet … Read more

ABB Builds New DC Fast Charger Production Facility In South Carolina

Another day brings us another noticeable EV-related investment in the US, which means more manufacturing capacity and further strengthening of electrification. This time, ABB announced that it will invest a multi-million dollar amount to launch a new manufacturing facility of DC fast chargers in Columbia, South Carolina. Due to increasing market demand, the company would … Read more

Dacia Manifesto Study Takes Brand Into Electric Off-Roader Territory

Dacia has lifted the veils off an interesting concept car featuring all-electric propulsion, the Manifesto. Described as a design study that “concentrates and reaffirms the values that the Dacia brand stands for,” the Manifesto is lab for ideas, some of of which will be implemented on future production models. Unfortunately, it doesn’t preview a future … Read more

Tesla Giga Berlin Expansion Plans Reportedly Delayed By Authorities

Tesla’s plans to expand its factory site located in Grünheide near Germany’s capital Berlin are on hold for the time being after the local municipal council has taken the application off the agenda. According to German radio broadcaster RBB cited by Reuters, the mayor of Grünheide, Arne Christiani, removed the item for the September meeting, … Read more

Chinese E-Bike Manufacturer Eskute Introduces Budget-Friendly Netuno E-MTB

Chinese made electric bikes certainly aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but they surely have their place in the rapidly growing electric bike market. For years now, e-bikes from China have been providing commuters and budget-focused enthusiasts fun and affordable means of getting around on two wheels, and given the advancements of technology, Chinese e-bikes are … Read more

Volvo Trucks Starts Series Production Of Heavy Electric Trucks

Volvo Trucks announced the beginning of series production of the electric versions of its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM and Volvo FMX, which are considered as the company’s most important product range. Those three models represent about two thirds of the company’s sales, which means that electrification might make a major difference. Production of … Read more