Nissan LEAF owners in Japan will be able to exchange their cars’ old batteries for refabricated ones under a new, fee-based program.

Electric car manufacturing colossus Tesla has been forced to recall 123,000 Model S cars following an issue with its power steering.

Nissan Electric Vehicle ambassador, Margot Robbie, revealed during her first ever Facebook livestream that Japanese car manufacturer Nissan will premiere its new Formula E electric concept livery at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show.

The needs of electric car owners must be included in future plans for residential buildings, along with clear strategies for retrofitting existing homes with overnight recharging points, Hyundai’s top manager in Africa and the Middle East said.

Dutch multinational technology firm Yandex has announced that it has successfully conducted a test of a self-driving car in the Russian capital of Moscow. The company is Russia’s largest technology firm and is commonly known as Russia’s Google as it’s also the country’s main search engine with around 65% of market share.

Chinese multinational e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and the world’s largest contract electrics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group have raised $350m in funding for a new Chinese electric car startup.

Infiniti, the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automotive colossus Nissan has announced that it will join the global revolution towards electrification. Electrification and the shift towards self-driving cars are dominating the car sector as more and more manufacturers outline their plans towards their transition to low-emission vehicles.

Nissan has claimed that electrification is the future and the present of the automotive industry. The Japanese car manufacturing colossus made the declaration at the first edition of ‘The Mobility Conference’ which was held at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.

German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has called for tax exemptions to be introduced on electric vehicle manufacturing in India in order to try and build a sustainable business model for electrification production in the country.

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced its plans toward the popularization of electrified vehicles for the decade 2020-2030. Toyota's electrified vehicle strategy centers on a significant acceleration in the development and launch plans of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), battery electric vehicles (BEVs), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs).