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Volvo’s Polestar begins production of the all-electric Polestar 2 in China

Polestar has started production of its all-electric Polestar 2 vehicle at a plant in China amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has upended the automotive industry and triggered a wave of factory closures throughout the world. The start of Polestar 2 production is a milestone for Volvo Car Group’s standalone electric performance brand  — and not ...

Rivian shuts down all facilities over COVID-19 pandemic concerns

Rivian, the buzzy electric vehicle startup that is backed by Amazon and Ford, is shutting down all of its facilities due to the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. Rivian employs more than 2,000 workers across several locations, including its headquarters in Plymouth, Mich., a factory in Normal, Ill. as well as operations ...

Citroen introduces a two-seat EV that costs €19.99 a month

The Citroen Ami is a new take on urban mobility. It’s electric, cheap and doesn’t require a license. In short, it’s less of a car and more of an electric scooter with two seats, doors, and a heater. Jokes aside, the Citroen Ami could be a glimpse at the future of mobility. The innovation isn’t ...

Karma Automotive to lay off 60 more workers at California headquarters

Karma Automotive is laying off 60 workers at its Irvine, Calif., headquarters, just three months after cutting 200 workers, according to documents filed with the California Employment Development Department. The Chinese-backed California-based startup filed the notice under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, which requires employers to alert the state of mass layoffs. The ...

What America’s epic electric vehicle charging system may look like

There are some 111,000 gas stations in the United States. One particular station in Texas boasts 120 gas pumps. Those pumps are probably put to good use, because Americans today are gulping fuel like never before: In 2018, the U.S. burned through 147... ...

Hummer to officially return as electric SUV

Hummers are back with a jolt.  General Motors' Hummer vehicle line ended in 2010, but this weekend it'll return with an electric twist.  The massive vehicle is now an all-electric SUV from GMC. During Sunday's Super Bowl game an ad will rei... ...