46% Of New Cars Sold In Netherlands Now Plugin Cars!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 16:05:54 +0000

May saw an increase in plugin registrations to 15,115 units in the Netherlands, with the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reaching 46% last month. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics (33% of new vehicle sales), which jumped 119% year over year (YoY). The overall market is also rising. It got up to 33,135 units, although […]

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Škoda Auto Has Produced 500,000+ Batteries For Volkswagen Group EVs

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2023 01:43:35 +0000

When you think of Škoda, you don’t think of it being a battery giant. You think of it being a moderately sized brand within the Volkswagen Group stable. (Or, at least, I do.) However, the fact is, Škoda Auto does produce a lot of batteries for various Volkswagen Group vehicles — more than 500,000 to […]

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Vestas Buys 100+ Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo Vans!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 21:30:18 +0000

Wind energy giant Vestas is putting its green money where its green mouth is yet again. It has ordered more than 100 fully electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo vans for delivery in 2023, one of the first big orders of the new 100% electric van. The first of these ID. Buzz Cargo vans are already […]

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Agean Island Astypalea Is Electrifying — Nearly At 100% EV Sales, 80% Solar Electricity By 2026

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2023 20:54:55 +0000

Astypalea, an island in the Agean Sea, is electrifying. Almost 100% of new car sales are now electric car sales. Additionally, 25% of the islanders now use the electric ridesharing service ASTYBUS, which allows them to rent electric cars, electric scooters, and electric bikes. A solar power plant will provide 100% of the necessary electricity […]

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Volkswagen Claims New Dry Battery Process Will Save Hundreds Of Dollars Per Car

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2023 03:41:09 +0000

Volkswgen battery factoryVolkswagen says it has perfected a new dry battery process that will drive down costs while ORNL has a new isostatic pressure process.

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VW Seriously Doesn’t Want Dealers To Mark Up The ID. Buzz

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2023 02:24:43 +0000

Volkswagen T1 Transporter and ID.Buzz. Image courtesy of Volkswagen.The Volkswagen ID. Buzz, long a highly desired future electric vehicle with strong ties to the past, is coming to America. I talked with a Volkswagen exec several years ago about the Buzz. He was curious if I thought the Buzz would be popular in the US, and more importantly, if it would sell here. […]

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Germany — Plugin EVs Take 22.9% Share, Tesla Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2023 15:26:51 +0000

The auto market in Germany saw plugin EVs take 22.9% share in May 2023, down from 25.3% year on year. Full electrics gained share, but were outpaced by the losses in plugin hybrid share, due to recent policy changes. Overall auto volume was 246,966 units, up by some 20% YoY, though down from pre-2020 norms. […]

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35% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In China! (China EV Sales Report)

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 31 May 2023 08:34:08 +0000

Plugin vehicles are all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins scored over half a million sales last month, up 93% year over year (YoY). That pulled the year-to-date (YTD) tally to over 1.9 million units. Share-wise, with April showing another great performance, plugin vehicles hit 35% market share! Full electrics (BEVs) alone accounted […]

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Tesla Model Y Rules Supreme In Europe! (Europe EV Sales Report)

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 31 May 2023 04:05:45 +0000

Tesla continues to be the best selling brand in Europe, but Volkswagen is recovering Some 197,000 plugin vehicles were registered in April in Europe — which is +25% year over year (YoY). Unfortunately, the overall market grew almost as fast, +16%, getting close to 1 million sales as it is finally recovering from a couple […]

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