59 Articles
Report
Report

Older gas-powered vehicles would be legal thanks to a 'grandfather' clause.

And you thought it was old news by now.

Report

Battery electrics, fuel cells would be the only legal options.

Holland's lower house of parliament approved the proposal, but will it go any further?

Sure, Only In Norway And Holland, But It's Happening

Audi promised last month that one quarter of its new vehicle sales would be electric by 2025. Turns out, that's the situation now in Holland and Norway.

Report

Looks Like Solar Roofs Continue To Be The Better Alternative

Ribbon of solar-paneled bike path is indeed generating some electricity, but not enough to justify the investment.

Video

Volkswagen's office in the Netherlands responded to popular demand on social media with this video showing a supposedly semi-autonomous baby stroller.

Official

About $27,000 Buys Eternal Fast-Charging Rights In Europe

Amsterdam-based Fastned offers lifetime free fast-charging rights to big shareholders.

Official

Delamination Among 230-Foot-Long Bike Path's Minor Issue

Holland's SolaRoad bike path is generating more solar power than initially predicted.

Official

Plant That Once Sat Idle Will Ramp Up

LG Chem holds job fair to double workforce at electric vehicle battery factory in Michigan.

Official

A special-edition Porsche 911 Targa 4S was unveiled in (and exclusively for) the Netherlands, with Gulf blue paint, blacked-out trim and houndstooth seats... and a suitably inflated price tag.

Report

Uber offices in The Netherlands are raided twice in a week when the ridesharing company ignores a Dutch judge's order to shut down its UberPOP service.

Video

Nissan enjoys a 95 percent share of the EV market in Holland, which just so happens to have a Smart Highway that glows in the dark just like this Leaf. If ever there was a specific car that was meant to drive on a specific road, surely this is it.

Official

Dutch courts have granted Spyker's petition and overturned a previous bankruptcy ruling, paving the way for the exotic automaker to get back in business - with plans to produce the B6 Venator, merge with an electric aircraft manufacturer and produce its first electric vehicle.

Official

SolaRoad Might Not Be The Best Use Of Solar, But It Sure Is Interesting

There's just something appealing about the idea of a solar-powered road. Letting that ugly ribbon through the countryside generate power, interact smartly with cars, bikes and pedestrians and even charging up your electric car. It all just seems magical, doesn't it? Well, yes, which is why there are so many critics of a small (230 feet), $3.7 million solar bike path test space that was just installed in Holland.

Report

Incentives Upon Incentives in Rotterdam Set A New Low Record

If you thought electric vehicles were expensive, head on over to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. There, you can buy a Nissan Leaf for the amazingly low price of just 7,450 euros ($9,460 US). Or, if a practical delivery van is more your style, check out the Nissan e-NV200 Visia Flex, which is absurdly priced at 4,950 euros ($6,400). Now, you might be thinking, those prices don't seem right, and this isn't a case of Nissan slashing the price like someone in I Know What You Did Last Summer. Instead,

Video

Toro Rosso made headlines a couple of weeks ago when it signed Max Verstappen. Born in 1997, Verstappen is just 16, and will be just 17 when he makes his race debut next season, which will make him the youngest driver ever to compete in a F1 grand prix – by a margin of nearly two years, no less, the previously record held by Jaime Alguersuari, also of Toro Rosso, at 19. You imagine, then, that the team has been eager to showcase its young new talent, especially in his home country of Holla

Report

The mysterious South Korean supercar might have a life after all

The Korean supercar from Oullim Motors, called the Spirra, is making headlines again, this time with regards to an electric powertrain. We've known that there were plans for an electric version of the car since 2011, when we saw a Spirra EV in a video showcasing how the cars are built. Now, Dutch investor Roland Notermans has spoken with Holland's De Telegraaf about plans to actually get the thing built.

Video

To promote a rather full-featured automobile get-together called Autoweek Live in Lelystad, Holland next month, the organizers got ex-Formula One driver Jos "The Boss" Verstappen to wring out an A1GP car in the Lelystad city center and then strut its stuff on a highway. The spec series open-wheelers used in the now-defunct A1GP were Lola B05/52 chassis' with 3.4-liter V8s from Zytek Engineering that were good for up to 550 horsepower in "powerboost" mode.

Report

UPDATE: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that this was the first time Detroit Electric had announced plans to build cars in Holland. This plan was first announced last August.