Volkswagen Will Invest $4 Billion In China, Adds ID.3 Production To Dresden Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 19:45:50 +0000

Volkswagen Glass FactoryTo keep growing its market share, VW says it will invest $4 billion in its China operations in 2020 with 40% of that dedicated to electric car production at its factories in Anting and Foshan

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Open The Plug-In Hybrid Floodgates! Germany EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 07:33:16 +0000

Something clicked in the German plug-in vehicle market after the summer holidays. The market had a record month (9,452 registrations) in September, and then October came and set a new record, this time 26% above the previous one! 11,926 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were registered, more than doubling last year’s result. With China’s PEV market in post-subsidy blues, this is a welcome boost to global sales. Now if only the US market helped to carry the burden

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French EV Market Up 65%, Finally Some Reshuffling!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 06:27:19 +0000

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market had 6,433 registrations in October, up 65% year over year (YoY). Interestingly, this time, it was the plug-in hybrids (+118%) pulling the market up the most, with BEVs growing “just” 53%

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Volkswagen Seemingly Believes A Common Tesla Myth

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:17:45 +0000

A common Tesla myth is that you have to be wealthy to own one. In a blog post on its website, Volkswagen says that it is “making attractive and affordable electric cars for everyone. E-cars for millions – not for millionaires.”

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13 Non-Tesla Electric Vehicle Stories You Might Have Missed

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 04:38:45 +0000

There’s too much electric vehicle news to cover every week to have full stories on all of the pieces. Writers pick the stories that interest them, which leaves many less glamorous items (especially non-Tesla news) on the bench. To make up for that a bit and highlight several stories that I think shouldn’t be skipped, below is a roundup of recent electric vehicle news

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Nissan, Toyota, Infiniti, & MINI USA Sales Down In October & 2019; Hyundai, Kia, Honda, BMW, Genesis, & Volvo Sales Up

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 06:10:57 +0000

Tracking monthly US auto sales has been a fascinating endeavor this past year. Unfortunately, we don’t get data from some brands — Tesla, all Ford Motor Company brands, GM brands, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles brands, Jaguar Land Rover no longer report monthly sales. However, there are 17 brands that do report monthly US sales, so let’s have a look at them

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Teslas = 77.7% of US Electric Vehicle Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 04:59:06 +0000

The US electric vehicle market … is not the most interesting. Unfortunately, we have only one mass-market electric vehicle on the market, and there are very few models available across the nation. Actually, aside from Tesla’s offerings, I think only two fully electric models available at dealers practically anywhere are the Chevy Bolt and Nissan

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Tesla Model & Model 3 Visual Comparison … Tesla 1-Pedal Driving … Potential 10,000/Month EVs — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 23:29:22 +0000

by Iqtidar Ali | @IqtidarAliiTesla Model 3 morphing into a Tesla Model Y for visual comparison.The most popular stories of the past week on CleanTechnica were led by a visual comparison of the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y, followed by Paul Fosse’s early review of one-pedal driving in a Tesla Model 3 (following a recent software update many of us still haven’t gotten). My second piece on non-Tesla electric vehicle models that might one day reach 10,000 sales a month was in third, and an answer to the never-ending question of whether Teslas work in snow was right behind it. For the rest of the top 20, and to actually see the headlines and click through to fun articles you missed, scroll down below

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Volkswagen To Introduce ID. SPACE VIZZION At LA Auto Show November 19

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2019 17:01:13 +0000

Volkswagen ID. Space VizzionVolkswagen will introduce the 7th electric car based on its MEB electric car platform at the LA auto show on November 19. It will feature a completely new interior design and up to 300 miles of range.

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