Mar 24, 2023 - 03:26 pm
Ford to build 500,000 electric pickups per year in Tennessee
Ford plans to produce up to half a million all-electric pickup trucks at its BlueOval City plant in the US state of Tennessee in the future. According to the manufacturer, the construction of the electric vehicle and battery plant is on track to start production as planned in 2025.
Mar 22, 2023 - 12:53 pm
California keeps pushing for 100% zero-emissions trucks by 2045
California will have cleaner air than the rest of the US sooner. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to greenlight plans allowing the state to phase out diesel trucks earlier than the rest of the United States and introduce stricter emission regulations.
Mar 13, 2023 - 01:36 pm
LG & Panasonic rumoured to supply Tesla’s 4680 battery cells
According to an agency report, Panasonic and LG Energy Solution are to supply the 4680 cells for the Tesla Cybertruck. Apparently, this was not originally planned. Tesla is said to have not yet reached the targeted energy density with its own 4680 cells of the first generation.
Mar 1, 2023 - 12:51 pm
Rivian falls deeper into debt
The US electric car start-up Rivian has presented its annual report for the fourth quarter and the full year of 2022. While revenues are increasing along with the deliveries of the vehicles, losses have also continued to rise due to scaling production costs.
Feb 20, 2023 - 10:04 am
Ram closes reservations for Ram 1500 REV
Ram Truck no longer accepts reservations or pre-orders for its all-electric pickup truck, the Ram 1500 REV. Demand is apparently so high that the manufactured had close access to the “Ram REV Insider+ Membership”.
Feb 17, 2023 - 11:00 am
Ford to use LFP cells in Mustang Mach-E this year already
Ford will offer its Mustang Mach-E electric model in Europe with LFP battery cells before the end of 2023. Detailed technical aspects and prices for the electric SUV with the new battery variant have yet to be made available. But the manufacturer surprises with a statement on charging performance.
Feb 14, 2023 - 03:59 pm
Ram presents their first electric pickup
Ram Truck, the US commercial vehicle subsidiary of the Stellantis Group, unveiled the design of the production version of its electric pickup truck ‘Ram 1500 REV’ during the Super Bowl.
Jan 6, 2023 - 01:49 pm
CES: Ram previews the electric pickup truck Ram 1500
Ram Truck, the US commercial vehicle subsidiary of Stellantis, has brought the Ram 1500 Revolution Concept to CES. The all-electric pickup shall hit the US market in 2024 as the series Ram 1500 BEV but for now mostly stands out in the design.
Jan 4, 2023 - 11:31 am
Rivian narrowly misses production targets
The American electric car start-up Rivian built a total of 10,020 vehicles in its Illinois plant in the fourth quarter of 2022. In the same period, Rivian delivered 8,054 electric vehicles.
Nov 30, 2022 - 02:14 pm
Lordstown Motors launches deliveries of the Endurance
US electric car start-up Lordstown Motors has received full homologation for its first model Endurance, clearing the way for sales to begin. Certification for the electric pickup truck has been granted by both the federal EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the California CARB (California Air Resources Board).
Nov 30, 2022 - 01:48 pm
VW considers hiring Foxconn to manufacture for Scout
Volkswagen now apparently favours external production for the US electric car subsidiary Scout. According to a media report, the company is in talks with the contract manufacturer Foxconn about a plant for the new Scout brand.
Nov 28, 2022 - 01:06 pm
Rivian delivers first international R1T & R1S in Canada
US electric car startup Rivian has kicked off international deliveries of its R1T and R1S EVs, handing over the first units in Vancouver. Just like the rollout in the US, the first deliveries were to employees, but first customer deliveries are scheduled before the end of the year.
Nov 15, 2022 - 05:18 pm
Geely’s Radar Auto launches first electric pick-up truck
Branded as a label for lifestyle vehicles at launch, Geely subsidiary Radar Auto just debuted its first model in China. The RD6 electric pick-up truck hits the market in four versions at prices starting from 178,800 yuan, below 25,000 euros.
Nov 15, 2022 - 12:20 pm
Rivian reports $1.7 billion in losses over Q3
US American electric car startup Rivian has reported its financial results for the third quarter of 2022. The company generated revenue of $536 million and posted a net loss of $1.72 billion in the reporting period.
Nov 4, 2022 - 02:26 pm
Electric Hummer is sold out for the next two years
The Hummer EV, in both Pickup and SUV formats, is “sold out for two years or more”, according to GMC Global Vice President Duncan Aldred. GM currently holds 90,000 reservations of the Hummer EV Pickup and SUV and has only produced 2,570 units of the Hummer EV Pickup as of September 2022.
Nov 2, 2022 - 11:13 am
Nissan arrives in Las Vegas with two retro concepts
Nissan unveiled two interesting electric car concepts at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, both in partnership with South Carolina-based Tommy Pike Customs. Both the Leaf and the Ariya were converted into classically-inspired looks from the past.
Oct 22, 2022 - 05:12 pm
GM introduces new electric pickup ‘Sierra EV’
General Motors is introducing another all-electric pickup truck. Like the previous combustion model, the Sierra EV runs under the GMC brand and is based on the Ultium platform. In the ‘Denali Edition 1’, the electric pickup with impressive data can already be reserved – but delivery will not take place until early 2024.
Oct 19, 2022 - 11:38 am
Foxconn introduces three new BEV models
The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn presented prototypes of two new electric models at its Tech Day. Foxconn also showed the production version of the Model C, which was presented as a concept last year.
Oct 18, 2022 - 02:03 pm
BossCap trusts Atlis Motor to deliver
Boss Capital Holding has expanded a deal with Atlis Motor Vehicles agreed to by its subsidiary AusEV last year. The Australian company now wants Atlis to supply 270 charging stations to support its original mandate of 19,000 electric pickup trucks.
Sep 30, 2022 - 05:54 pm
Lordstown kicks off production of the Endurance pickup
Lordstown Motors has begun production of its Endurance electric pickup truck. The U.S. electric car startup is having the electric truck built by contract manufacturer Foxconn, which bought the Lordstown car plant in the U.S. state of Ohio with this in mind.
Sep 26, 2022 - 01:14 pm
Ford & SK launch construction of BlueOval City
In the US state of Tennessee, construction work has begun on the first joint battery and electric car factory of Ford and SK On. A new all-electric pickup truck and batteries for electric vehicles from Ford and Lincoln are to be produced there from the planned opening in 2025.