Apples To Apples: Volkswagen ID.4 (Crozz) Pricing Speculation

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 18:05:01 +0000

The head of Volkswagen of America says the company expects the price of its ID Crozz to compare favorably with the its Tiguan SUV. What does that mean, exactly?

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BMW i3 = #1 Electric Vehicle In Germany In August, Record Performance

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:15:35 +0000

The German plug-in electric vehicle market continued on the right track in August, having registered 8,121 units. Fully electric vehicles (BEVs) were up +104% year over year (YoY), while plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) keep suffering (down 9%). The plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) share was 2.6% in the month, with BEVs alone hitting 1.6%. That kept the 2019 plug-in share at 2.6% (1.7% BEV)

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Volkswagen Planning To Create One Operating System For All Of Its Brands

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 04:35:13 +0000

Volkswagen MEB electric car chassisVolkswagen is consolidating all vehicle operating system development into one new division. The new ethernet connected system will replace the CAN bus used in most new cars today.

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Tesla Sounds At Low Speed … Tesla FSD Hardware 3.0 Installation … Tesla Model 3 Service — #CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 01:38:33 +0000

Aside from the usual swarm of Tesla stories that catch readers’ attention more than anything else, hot topics this past week on CleanTechnica were the semi-arrival of the Volkswagen ID.3 and how it competes against other electric hatchbacks, the Honda E, and enormous sea level rise. (One of these is not like the other.)

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Ugh — Germany’s Automakers Slow To Respond To Tesla Challenge

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 03:47:02 +0000

After growing fat on expanding sales and record profits, the world’s automakers are now facing lean times. The decade-long global economic expansion is running out of gas, and the industry-changing trend of electrification, which automakers happily ignored when the profits were rolling in, now looms as an existential threat

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Tesla Model 3 = #2 In Overall Dutch Auto Market In August

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:30:00 +0000

The Dutch electric vehicle market grew 79% in August, with 2,839 EV registrations logged. That translated into an electric vehicle share of 8.3%, placing the year-to-date EV share at 7.5%

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Volkswagen ID.3 vs. Nissan LEAF & Hyundai Kona EV — Range & Price Comparisons

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 06:05:17 +0000

We still don’t have much info on the Volkswagen ID.3, but we have a little bit to go on regarding price and range. The base version of the ID.3 is supposed to be under €30,000. I’m assuming that means just under, so will round up to €30,000. The “up to” (idealistic) WLTP range on that trim is 330 km (205 miles). How do these figures compare to the Nissan LEAF and Hyundai Kona

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Volkswagen ID.3 Arrives — Superb Mix Of Quality & Affordability

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:48:22 +0000

Some years ago, Volkswagen Group discovered that the only legitimate way forward in the auto world was electrification. (Who knows what triggered that realization?) From that point on, from everything I’ve seen in the past few years, part of the company has been working hard to develop high-quality, competitive electric vehicles. The new ID.3 is proof of that

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Trump’s So-Called “Justice Department” Drops Anti-Trust Bomb On Car Companies

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 21:00:04 +0000

CARB LogoThe US government has put car companies on notice that if they dare oppose the president’s plan to roll back fuel economy standards, they will be accused of antitrust violations.

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How Many Electric Vehicles Will Tesla, Volkswagen, & Nissan Sell In 2020–2025?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2019 02:00:06 +0000

We write about Tesla a lot because it is pushing, pulling, and tickling the auto industry forward. It is a wild success story like we’ve never before seen in cleantech, have perhaps never really seen in the auto industry, and has been sorely needed in US manufacturing. Nonetheless, Tesla is one corner of a big puzzle on transportation electrification. The challenging question has been, who’s going to follow Tesla’s lead

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