#Electric Vehicles

Tesla-Hertz blockbuster deal paves way to take EVs mainstream

Hertz gets to tap into the growing interest in electric vehicles

DEWA Green Charger EV

DEWA’s EV Green Charger initiative expands to over 530 charging points in Dubai

DEWA is offering free charging for non-commercial EV customers registered in the EV Green Charger Initiative until December 31, 2021

Saudi mining plan gets $3bn EV boost from Australian firm

EV Metals is developing the battery chemicals processing facility with a view to supplying a potential automotive manufacturing cluster in the kingdom

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Dubai’s DEWA opens 15 EV Green Charger stations at Expo 2020 site

They are five stations each spread across the Opportunity, Sustainability and Mobility pavilions

Dubai’s DEWA enables EV users to charge at ‘green charger’ stations

Customers can locate DEWA charging stations through its website and smart app as well as through a variety of digital map platforms

Tesla delivered a record 201,250 cars in second quarter

Quarterly deliveries are one of the most closely watched indicators for Tesla

Stephan Winkelmann Lamborghini

Interview: Lamborghini president and CEO Stephan Winkelmann on the carmaker’s electrification plans

Lamborghini has an ambitious roadmap for all its cars to be hybrid models by 2024, followed by an all-new full-electric Lambo before the end of the decade. And before you ask, the V12 combustion engine will continue to breathe

Ion Electric charging station Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi gets UAE’s first ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

The charging stations on Yas Island have a total capacity of up to 350KW, with charging times 25 times faster than traditional chargers

The EQC – The Mercedes-Benz of electric cars

We got behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz EQC, the automaker’s first EV

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Lucid Motors agrees to go public with $24bn valuation

Lucid will now start production of its debut EV, a luxury sedan called the Air, in the second half of this year

Jaguar Land Rover electric

Jaguar to become all-electric carmaker by 2025

Jaguar Land Rover, owned by India’s Tata Motors, will invest about GBP2.5bn a year into electrification and related technologies

Electric cars get first battery that can charge in 5 minutes

The lithium-ion samples were produced by StoreDot’s strategic partner in China

In pictures: Is this the world’s ‘most innovative car’?

The Porsche Taycan, the brand’s first fully electric model, offers many firsts and gives a glimpse into the future of efficient electromobility

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The rise of electric mobility in the Middle East – time to make the switch?

The International Energy Agency’s Global EV Outlook 2020 report found that sales of electric vehicles topped 2.1 million globally in 2019

Electric-car mania turns battery makers into power brokers

A handful of companies based in China, Japan and South Korea, make automotive-grade battery cells, which has upset the traditional dynamic between carmakers and parts suppliers

Saudi-backed Tesla rival Lucid Motors unveils four electric vehicle models

The flagship Lucid Air EV will start at just under $80,000

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Uber commits $800m to electrify taxi fleet

All cars on Uber platform will be electric vehicles by 2040

Saudi-backed Lucid Motors claims it will have the fastest charging EV in the world

Lucid Air EV will be able to charge at rates of up to 32 kilometres per minute