Volkswagen Group Sold 572,100 Fully Electric Vehicles in 2022

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 04:57:43 +0000

Volkswagen ID.4 on European road tripVolkswagen Group has big ambitions of becoming the top selling electric vehicle producer in the world. But the good news is that it’s sprinting toward that goal, and it’s already #1 in Europe and #4 in the USA. China’s the largest BEV market in the world — larger than the rest of the world combined […]

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UK’s EV Share Hits 40% In December — Tesla Model Y Overall Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 07:03:15 +0000

The UK’s auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 39.4% share of new sales in December, a new record, up from 33.2% year on year. Full electrics alone took almost a third of the market. Overall auto volumes were up 18% year on year in December, but still down compared to pre-2020 norms. The Tesla […]

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Porsche Is Now Entering The 19.2 kW Charging Fray, & It Might Not Be A Good Sign

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2022 20:00:43 +0000

A couple months ago, I told readers about Lucid’s plan to offer a 19.2 kW home charger. At the time, I pointed out that 80-amp home charging is something that Tesla used to offer, but that the industry (including Tesla) has moved away from such high home charging speeds. But, with Lucid offering its well-heeled […]

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UK Plugin EVs Take 27.7% Share — Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2022 18:45:06 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 27.7% share in November, down from 28.1% year on year. Full electric share grew YoY, but was outweighed by plugin hybrids’ decline. Overall auto volumes were up over 23% YoY, to 142,889 units, though still almost 9% down on 2019 seasonal levels. The Tesla Model Y […]

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UK BEV Volume Up YoY Despite Tesla Mid-Quarter Restocking

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 18:22:14 +0000

The UK auto market saw plugin electric vehicles take 21.5% share in October, with growing year on year volumes. Despite volume gain, YoY plugin share saw a slight dip (from 23.1%), against greater YoY gains in overall auto volume, up 26% to 134,344 units (from a record low baseline). October market volume was still at […]

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Porsche Is Giving Most 2019-22 Taycans 2023 Features & Upgrades

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2022 17:30:04 +0000

One of the great things about connected and computerized vehicles is the potential for software updates. At their best, these software updates come via over-the-air (OTA) updates, and no visit to the dealer is needed to get bug fixes, some recalls, and even new features. Even when these updates require a trip to the dealer, […]

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Volkswagen BEV Sales Nearly 500,000 A Year — Ewan McGregor Now Providing A Boost

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2022 05:00:56 +0000

Volkswagen aims to become the top selling electric automaker in the world. It’s got a steep hill to climb to get there, but the German auto giant has made a lot of progress in the past year. Tesla intends to reach 1.4 million BEV deliveries this year. Volkswagen Group is approaching 500,000. (Tesla actually has […]

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