Fiat Latest FCA Brand to Commit to Switch to Electrics

Fiat Latest FCA Brand to Commit to Switch to Electrics

With the mandate to lower carbon emissions in Europe rapidly approaching, automakers on the continent are making the shift to zero-emissions products, mostly battery-electric vehicles, with the latest being Fiat. Officials at the Fiat Chrysler-owned brand said by the...
EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

EV Stakeholders Organize New Association: ZETA

More than two dozen companies with a stake in the development of electric vehicles are joining together to create a new trade association, the Zero Emission Transportation Association or ZETA for short. ZETA describes itself as “the first industry-backed coalition of...
Germany Set to Extend EV Incentives to 2025

Germany Set to Extend EV Incentives to 2025

German carmakers have made major investments in electric vehicles and now the German government is preparing to help sell those new EVs with a new round of incentives. Earlier this month, Germany rolled out a program that extends its environmental subsidies for...
End of the “Oil Era”?

End of the “Oil Era”?

An upcoming boom in EV sales, notably in China, will bring to an end the “oil era,” according to a new study by research firm Carbon Tracker. While the need for oil won’t end anytime soon, growth in demand will drop by 70%, the study forecast, while the switch to...
Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

Barra, Gamble Meet with President-Elect Biden

General Motors Co. Chairman Mary Barra and United Auto Workers President Rory Gamble were among a small group of executives and labor leaders who met with President-elect Joe Biden, discussing the need for equity and worker safety as the U.S. economy begins to rebuild...
BMW’s EV Flagship, 300-mile iX Makes its Debut

BMW’s EV Flagship, 300-mile iX Makes its Debut

One of the early pioneers in electrification with products like the i3 city car and i8 plug-in sports car, BMW has fallen behind key rivals lately – but the Bavarian automaker plans to catch up quickly with an assortment of long-range battery-electric vehicles such as...