Automakers Continue To Lobby For Global Heating, Against EVs

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 21:11:20 +0000

We’ve turned a big corner when it comes to electrification of the auto industry. Just 5–10 years ago, automakers were largely laughing at electric cars, slow-walking the transition, and had modest electrification plans. That changed with the anticipation for and arrival of the Tesla Model 3, EU regulations requiring than … [continued]

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Cadillac, Audi, & BMW Now Leading in Share of US Sales Being 100% Electric

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 06 May 2024 18:00:27 +0000

Overall, the pure electric vehicle (EV, or BEV) share of US auto sales was 6.9% in the first quarter of 2024. EV sales increased slightly compared to the first quarter of 2023, but overall auto sales increased more, so EV market share dropped from 7% to 6.9% year over year. … [continued]

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The EV Sales Seesaw Continues — Tesla Down In California, Volkswagen Up In China

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 02 May 2024 00:39:34 +0000

Are EV sales up or down? It depends on who you ask and what country your are talking about. The answer is “it depends.”

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BEVs That International Automakers Sell In China, But Don’t Want To Offer You – Part 2

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 17:36:10 +0000

If you ever had the suspicion that there are BEVs that international automakers sell in China but don’t want to offer to those of us in other markets, well … you were right. In the first part of this series, we discovered that there are many BEVs from international automakers … [continued]

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Volkswagen Gets Critical Tech Boost in China from Xpeng

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2024 03:54:56 +0000

I think many EV fans and followers have been impressed and optimistic about Volkswagen Group’s focus on electrification in recent years — basically, since the big Dieselgate scandal shook everything up. Volkswagen Group came up with one of the first big plans from legacy automakers to roll out dozens of … [continued]

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Volkswagen Planning 30 Fully Electric Models For China By 2030

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2024 02:24:55 +0000

Volkswagen Group set out several years ago to be a leader in the transition to electric vehicles. Not everything has gone according to plan, but it’s been moving forward — to be honest, at quite a fast clip for a company of its size. Two of its electric vehicle (EV) … [continued]

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Tesla [TSLA] Still Worth More Than Toyota, Porsche, Mercedes, & Hyundai Combined

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2024 19:38:01 +0000

Tesla’s stock price and market cap are down considerably this year, on the back of slightly drooping sales (instead of 50% growth year over year), rumors of the more affordable Tesla being canceled, and a slow Cybertruck (and Semi) ramp-up. Tesla Full Self Driving (Supervised) has improved greatly with version … [continued]

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VW ID.4 Towing Coast-To-Coast

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 11:43:47 +0000

In a previous article, I shared a video from TFL EV on YouTube where they interviewed a couple towing a small camper across the United States with a Volkswagen ID.4. Many people assume that you’d need an $80,000+ electric pickup truck if you want to tow with an EV, and … [continued]

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Volkswagen & Skoda Are Moving Forward With Plans For Less Expensive Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2024 18:00:51 +0000

Volkswagen Group is moving forward with its plans for less expensive electric cars like the ID.1 and Skoda Epiq.

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