US considering higher tariffs on clean energy goods from China; 100 percent levy on EVs

A lineup of electric vehicles manufactured by China's BYD, the world's largest maker of EVs. Image: BYD

The US is considering a 100 percent levy on Chinese electric vehicles --- four times as much as the 25 percent tariff levied at present --- news reports quoting unidentified govern...

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Volvo, Renault JV 'Flexis SAS' to make electric vans in France

Image for representation purposes only. Source: Renault

Last week, auto conglomerates Volvo Group and Renault Group officially announced the creating of a new joint venture company named 'Flexis SAS' for the next generation fu...

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Renault, Nissan put India center stage, look to redraw their EV rollout plan

The Renault Nissan Technology and Business Center India at Chennai, seen here, will become one of the main centers of excellence for the alliance’s work in digital, artificial intelligence, human-machine interface and connectivity areas. Image: RNTBCI

Renault and Nissan last week revealed plans to relook at their India strategy, including previously decided plans for launching electric vehicles in the country. The companies stre...

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Green NCAP's 2023 winners are electric: 4 EVs scored high in energy efficiency

Green NCAP recently announced its Category Winners of 2023, in which the top performers in all categories turned out to be electric cars, except two categories meant only for petro...

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Renault Korea's Busan plant to make pure-electric Polestar 4 starting 2025

Renault Korea's car assembly in its Busan plant. Source: Jo He-rim/The Korea Herald

Renault Korea Motors (RKM) is enlarging its role as hub for EV exports in South Korea, with its latest agreement with EV manufacturer Polestar and its corporate...

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Daily Shorts: Toyota boosts EV battery investment by $8 bn, Indonesia finalizes JETP plan, and more

A crashed Tesla. (Picture for Representational Purpose) Image: US NTHB

Toyota announced plans to invest $8 billion in the company's electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in North Carolina, USA, taking total investment in the project to around $...

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Nissan to put $725 million into Ampere EV as part of plans to rebalance alliance with Renault

Renault's EV models such as the Megane E-Tech electric could fall under the Ampere subsidiary. Image: Renault

Nissan Motor will invest around $725 million in Ampere, the new electric vehicle unit of French automaker Renault, as part of the group's plans to overhaul their alliance, Japanese...

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Renault Chairman warns of 'Chinese storm' in EVs

Reducing Europe’s dependence on China for raw materials will require billions of euros in investment to build new supply chains, Senard says. Source: PR Newswire

Europe's electric vehicle sector faces a "Chinese storm", Jean-Dominique Senard, Chairman of French automaker Renault, said in an interview, referring to the Middle Kingdom's domin...

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Renault's Mobilize, The Mobility House to offer vehicle-to-grid services in Europe

Mobilize, a Renault Group brand, and The Mobility House are launching Europe's first Vehicle-To-Grid (V2G) service for private customers, starting with the launch of...

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HYVIA, HYSETCO to accelerate development of Hydrogen mobility

At the Hyvolution 2023 exhibition held in Paris this week, HYVIA and France-based HYSETCO announced their mutual cooperation towards faster development of hydrogen mobili...

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Airbus, Renault Group partner to advance research on next-gen battery systems

French companies Airbus and Renault Group - global leaders in aerospace and automotive sector respectively - have signed a research and development agreement that aims at enha...

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Renault, Vitesco partner to co-develop power electronics for electric, hybrid powertrain

European automotive manufacturer Renault Group and German tier 1 supplier Vitesco Technologies have signed a strategic partnership for joint development and production of power ele...

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Renault Group, Minth Group join hands to produce battery casings for EVs in France

French auto major Renault Group and Chinese auto parts supplier Minth Group have announced the signing of a MoU for the creation of a joint venture to produce battery casings in Fr...

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Hyvia sets up manufacturing plant in France for hydrogen mobility

The Renault Group and Plug Power's joint-venture dedicated to hydrogen mobility – Hyvia – launched in June last year has inaugurated its first plant at Refactory, Renault Group's m...

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Renault, Valeo, and Valeo Siemens eAutomotive to manufacture rare-earth metals free e-motors

Renault Group, Valeo, and Valeo Siemens eAutomotive have announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership for the design, co-deve...

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