French carmaker enters into a joint venture with China’s Jiangling Motors Corporation Group

Renault move is aimed at tapping China’s growing electric vehicles market. In a deal which sees French carmaker Renault taking a 50% stake, the carmaker has formed a joint venture partnership with China’s Jiangling Motors Corporation Group (JMCG) to target the Chinese electric vehicles (EV) market. In a statement Renault said, it would increase its…

Panasonic likely to upgrade Japanese battery cell production plants to 2170 cells by March 2020

The development comes in the wake of Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, tweeting that Panasonic has been a constraint on Tesla’s production of the Model 3 since July 2018. Against the installed capacity of 35 GWh at Tesla’s Gigafactory at Nevada, Panasonic has operationalized only 24 GWh. On Thursday, as per a source familiar with the…

EV car designs flaunt large sofas, ample floor space

If you were to go by designs showcased in Shanghai’s auto exhibition, future electric SUVs will sport ample floor space large enough to provide luxuries typically found in your living room. Concepts electric vehicle (EV) cars on display in Shanghai’s autoshow this week, including ones from the Audi AI:me and Infiniti QX Inspiration, underscore aspirations…