News in numbers

84.7 million

GlobalData's current forecast for the global light vehicle market in 2021


Shell aims for 50,000 UK EV charge posts by 2025

4 million

Great Wall (GWM) is shooting for 4 million sales a year by 2025


By the end of August, Ford said reservations in NA for the electric F-150 Lightning have now crossed the 130,000 mark.


Honda Motor electric vehicles due to be sold in the US will be made with over 50% of the same parts as General Motors' cars.


Volkswagen is adding its third electric car mode line in China later this year - the ID.3 (ID.4 and ID.6 are already on sale).

In pictures

Shown at the 2021 IAA in Munich, the BMW i Vision Circular looks ahead to a compact BMW for the year 2040 that is focused on sustainability and luxury. The four-seater is fully electrically powered and has a four-metre-long footprint. Designed according to circular economy principles (100% circular design, for full recycling)