The Friday Five – Our Weekly EV Blog

Seoul Driver

South Korea’s largest car company, Hyundai, has announced this week that it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($35 billion) into “future mobility technology” by 2025. This puts it at the top with some of the industry’s top players. Volkswagen is spending €30 billion ($34 billion) over the next five years to make an electric or hybrid version of every vehicle in its lineup.

Silicon Canals

7 Dutch startups working hard in the field of Energy Transition & E-Mobility will participate at the largest tech event in the world, that will be held in Las Vegas in January 2020. Discover why they’re hot property right now.

The Roof is on Fire

After an incident in Colorado where Tesla roof panels caught fire, homeowners with Tesla solar panels said they had been left frustrated as they wait for the company to fix damaged panels on their roof.

Scuber Drive

Uber is continuing its electric diversification by adding eMopeds to its main transport app. The ride-hailing giant has partnered with French startup Cityscoot, which operates an e-moped sharing service across a handful of cities in France and Italy. It will now allow travelers to book and pay for an electric moped directly through the Uber app.

EV Myths Busted

Who says EVs perform poorly in the snow? Follow the Ford Team as they put the Mustang-inspired EV to the test in extreme sub -25oC temperatures. Check out the video sneak preview.