Volkswagen Uses Amazon’s Alexa To Answer Questions During ID.4 Test Drives

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 02:37:32 +0000

Taking a test drive can be a little awkward, especially for introverts. Your first experience with a car might end up being with a complete stranger sitting in the back seat, and it’s a stranger who’s looking for ways to get the sale. At worst, they’ll ask awkward and deceptive questions, like, “So, what’s your […]

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Volkswagen Subsidiary Elli Enters Partnership To Integrate EVs Into Grid

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 01:31:43 +0000

One of the biggest pieces of misinformation flying around about EV adoption is that power grids can’t handle electric vehicles. We’ve debunked this one repeatedly (you can find a good article here), but it’s something we keep seeing and seeing and seeing. This is largely because it’s a very good simple lie that has enough […]

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Volkswagen Introduces GEN.TRAVEL, A Self-Driving Innovation Experience Vehicle

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 02:19:51 +0000

Volkswagen GEN. TRAVELVolkswagen brought its fully autonomous TaaS GEN. TRAVEL concept car to the Chantilly Art Show outside Paris last week.

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China Electric Car Sales — 30% Share Of Auto Sales In August!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 04:10:19 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins stayed in the fast lane in August, growing 92% year over year (YoY). They scored over 552,000 registrations last month. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) surged 137% year over year (YoY). They reached 140,000 registrations in August, which is their fourth record month […]

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16% Of New Car Sales In Germany Fully Electric, 28% Have A Plug

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 21:10:59 +0000

It seems the German automotive market has bottomed out, having grown 3% in August, while plugins are also recovering. Sales of full electric vehicles (BEVs) were up in August by 13% year over year (YoY). There were 31,734 BEV registrations last month, representing 16% of the overall market. This time Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) also helped, […]

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14% Of New Cars Now Fully Electric In France!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 16:50:44 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to rise in France, with last month’s plugin vehicle registrations ending at 19,712 units. That means it was another two-digit growth month for plugin vehicles (PEVs) in France. With the overall market presenting its first positive month in a long time, up 4% year over year (YoY), but still down a significant […]

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Germany’s Plugin EVs Resume Growth, Tesla Model Y Leads

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 17:33:20 +0000

Europe’s largest auto market, Germany, saw plugin electric vehicles take 28.5% market share in August 2022, their best result YTD, though only marginally up on August 2021’s 27.6%. Overall auto volumes were 199,183 units, fractionally up YOY, but dramatically down by some 37% from the 2018-2019 seasonal average of 315,000 units.  The Tesla Model Y […]

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Electric Vehicles = 10% of New Vehicle Sales Globally!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2022 15:52:48 +0000

And 14% of new vehicles sold across the world have a plug.

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China Electric Car Sales — 28% Share Of Auto Sales In July!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 13:30:30 +0000

Plugin vehicles continue to be all the rage in the Chinese auto market. Plugins got back into the fast lane in July, growing 112% year over year (YoY). They scored over 505,000 registrations last month. Plugin hybrids (PHEVs) surged 174% year over year (YoY). They reached a record 137,000 registrations in July. Their growth even […]

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14% Of New Car Sales In Germany Fully Electric, & 26% Have A Plug

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2022 06:28:10 +0000

With several disruptions affecting it, the overall German automotive market is still in the red. The market dropped 13% last month year over year. It seems all this doom and gloom is affecting plugins differently, however. Sales of full electric vehicles (BEVs) were up in July by 13% year over year (YoY). There were 28,815 […]

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