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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The Battle For Germany’s EV Market, Part IV — Tesla Model Y vs. Volkswagen MEB Family

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 27 May 2023 02:34:55 +0000

The overall German auto market had a positive month in April (+13% year over year), with BEVs being the highlight (+34% YoY). There were 29,740 BEV registrations last month, 15% of the overall market. That pulled the market up — quite different from PHEVs, which were down 46%. The latter are now suffering from the […]

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100% Electric Vehicles Now 13% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 19:10:04 +0000

The China-made Dacia Spring was last month’s best selling EV and the 11th best selling car overall in France.

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40% Of New Cars Sold In Netherlands Now Plugin Cars!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 15:50:12 +0000

After a good first quarter, April increased plugin registrations by 53% YoY, to 11,919 units, with the Dutch plugin vehicle (PEV) market reaching 40% last month. That’s mostly thanks to pure electrics (28% of new vehicle sales), which jumped 73% year over year (YoY). The overall market is also rising, to 29,669 units, although at […]

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Sierra Club Survey Says 30% Of US Dealers REFUSE To Sell Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 11 May 2023 21:11:19 +0000

30% of US car dealers tell the Sierra Club they refuse to sell electric cars. Pretty soon they won’t have to because they will be out of business.

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Tesla Model Y Steals the Show in Europe! Best Selling Car on the Continent!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 08 May 2023 17:30:51 +0000

The Tesla Model Y was the the best selling model in Europe in Q1!! All powertrains included!!! Some 322,000 plugin vehicles were registered in March in Europe — which is +29% year over year (YoY). In fact, March was the second best month ever for plugin vehicle (PEV) registrations, only trailing December when the market […]

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The VW ID.4 Is Cooler Than I Thought — 6 Features My Tesla Doesn’t Have

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2023 17:05:25 +0000

Volkswagen ID.4 sales were up 254% in the 1st quarter in the USA. here are several cool features that help to explain why, including 6 that my Tesla Model 3 doesn’t have.

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Volkswagen To Build Its Largest Battery Cell Factory … In Canada

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2023 04:44:01 +0000

The battery division of Volkswagen Group, PowerCo SE, has picked the location to construct its biggest battery gigafactory to date — St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada. A potential final expansion stage could produce of up to 90 GWh of batteries annually. Actually, they already announced it last month. This was more of the formal announcement. PowerCo […]

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Mexico To Triple EV Production In 2023

Credit to Author: Juan Diego Celemín Mojica| Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2023 11:01:49 +0000

Giant amongst developing nations, Mexico stands currently as the seventh-largest automobile producer in the world (in number of units). It is the fifth-largest automobile exporter (in total value). The Mexican auto industry has grown sevenfold since the 1960s and doubled its output since the 1990s, when it was granted full access to the US market. […]

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