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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Jaguar Land Rover to announce UK electric car investment

Jaguar Land Rover will commit to investing hundreds of millions of pounds to prepare its Castle Bromwich plant to build electric cars, ahead of a wave of new battery models it hopes to make in the UK.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing EVs in Indonesia

JAKARTA -- Toyota Motor Corp. plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: New Nissan Leaf e+ 2019 REVEALED - Electric car gets HUGE range upgrade and more power

Nissan has revealed the all-new Leaf e+ which offers more range and power than the standard car. The Leaf is one of the most popular electric vehicles in the UK and across the world and was one of the first mass-market EVs. To date, more than 400,000 LEAFs have been sold globally since 2010. One thing that has always let the Leaf down was the range from its battery.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electrified vehicles count for 7.1% of new vehicles in Europe in May; SUVs continue to dominate full market

Registrations of pure electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars totalled 94,000 units in 18 European markets in May 2019, counting for 7.1% of the total volume, up from 5.3% in May 2018, according to figures from JATO Dynamics.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Interest in electric vehicles growing, but diesel still essential to fleets

Diesel is still an essential fuel for fleets as cleaner alternatives so far fail to achieve the economy and range it offers. But interest is growing in electric vehicles, said fleet decision makers at the Fleet200 Executive Club meeting, held at Company Car In Action in June.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: BMW accelerates rollout of electric cars to catch up with rivals

BMW has accelerated its rollout of electric cars, in a bid to convince investors it is capable of catching rivals in the race to sell battery vehicles.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: With EVs, drones and AI, China crafts green-tech megalopolis

Entrepreneur Tony Verb is on a mission to promote technology that can help make cities greener and smarter in China's Greater Bay Area, now being shaped as a low-carbon megalopolis.

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ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric dreams in danger as funding dwindles for China's Tesla challengers

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - Last year, Wei Qing and his private equity investment team visited more than 20 Chinese electric vehicle manufacturing startups.

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