24% Plugin Vehicle Share in Europe

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2024 07:19:21 +0000

(What a difference a year — and subsidies — makes. A year ago, we were celebrating a record month and … [continued]

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2023 Volkswagen Group Electric Car Deliveries Up 34% Over 2022

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2024 17:54:36 +0000

Volkswagen Group has posted sales data for 2024 that shows sales of its battery electric models were up in all major markets.

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6 Months With A Cupra Born

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2023 03:19:31 +0000

I was ambushed by the good looks of the Cupra Born when I went to Indooroopilly Auto Mall to check … [continued]

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42% Of New Cars In Netherlands Now Plugin Cars!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 23:13:39 +0000

In the Netherlands, 42% of new car sales were plugin car sales in October. Furthermore, 29% were full electrics! The … [continued]

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Volkswagen Will Produce Electric Cars In Mexico

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2023 01:01:55 +0000

Tesla may have postponed its plans to produce electric cars in Mexico, but Volkswagen is stepping in to fill that … [continued]

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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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