The US-Spec VW ID. Buzz & The Future of the Nomad

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 14:02:18 +0000

Volkswagen ID. BuzzA couple of weeks ago, Volkswagen finally revealed the version of the ID. Buzz van we’ll get to purchase here in the United States. In this article, I want to discuss what we got compared to what the concept showed, and then focus on how the vehicle is still a big milestone for the industry. […]

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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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Norway Still Addicted To Tesla

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 02 Jun 2023 17:25:25 +0000

Growth continued for the Norwegian plugin EV market in May 2023, as combined plugin share hit almost 90%, up from 85% a year ago. Full electrics alone took almost 81% share, grabbing 7.5% more of the remaining market than last year. The overall auto market saw volumes of 13.342 units, up almost 16% YoY, and […]

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New 3-Row VW ID.Buzz Reveal Incoming! What Should We Expect on June 2nd?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sun, 28 May 2023 05:36:46 +0000

The Volkswagen Microbus, also known as the VW Type 2, the Kombi, or simply the Bus, has become a cultural icon for several reasons. Introduced in the 1950s, the Microbus quickly gained popularity due to its unique design, versatility, and association with various social movements. One of the main factors contributing to the Microbus’s iconic […]

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VW Brings Back Its Iconic Race Support Vans, This Time As EVs

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 13 May 2023 16:21:43 +0000

Normally, a van wouldn’t be your first thought for racing. They’re big, their center of gravity isn’t low, and they tend to not be very fast except perhaps in straight lines. There are some notable exceptions to this rule, but in general, few think of vans when they think of hitting the pavement and racing, […]

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Germany — Tesla Model Y Leads In Hangover Plugin Market

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2023 13:44:48 +0000

Germany’s plugin electric vehicles took 21.6% of the auto market in March, down from 25.6% year on year. BEV grew share slightly, but PHEVs lost half their share YoY, due to recent policy changes. Overall auto volume was 281,361 units, up over 16% YoY, but still well down from pre-2020 seasonal norms. March’s combined plugin […]

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Norway’s Plugins Continue To Grow, Tesla Model Y Bestseller

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 12:51:00 +0000

February saw Norway’s plugin electric vehicle share continue to grow to 90.1%, from 86.1% year on year. All the growth came from full electrics, whilst plugin hybrids lost share. Overall auto volume was 7,439 units, down some 9% YoY. The bestselling vehicle was the Tesla Model Y. February’s 90.1% overall plugin share comprised 83.1% full […]

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