My Interview With Peter Mertens, Former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, & Jaguar Land Rover

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2020 15:41:20 +0000

After my article “There Will Be Blood” was published here on CleanTechnica, Peter Mertens, the former Head of R&D at Audi and former Board Member of Audi, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Jaguar Land Rover, and now Board Member of Faurecia, Recogni and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Valens, reached out to me and asked if I am interested in an interview with him

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Plug-In Vehicles = 7.8% Market Share In Europe

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 03:28:07 +0000

After a Covid-derived drop in April (-16% year over year), the European passenger plug-in vehicle market went back to black in May, having scored 46,800 registrations (+23%), a great performance considering the overall market is still recovering (-57% in May)

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J.D. Power Rates Tesla Electric Vehicles As Lowest Quality Auto Brand In 2020 Study

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 03:11:25 +0000

It’s all over the news: It has finally been proven that Teslas are no good! Well, let’s put it this way: the evidence is circumstantial. This comes as no surprise to me, since I already told you about how customers feel about Tesla based on the largest Danish car owner satisfaction report

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Switzerland At 10% EV Market Share!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 19:48:51 +0000

The Swiss electric vehicle market has risen to nearly 10% share of the overall Swiss auto market (9.7%), which is up from 5.5% in the same period of 2019, according to EV Volumes. The EV market’s growth rate was 20% in the first 5 months of the year, while the overall auto market was down 39%

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Volvo + Plugsurfing = Charging For Volvo Electric Vehicles Across Europe

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 20:31:41 +0000

Volvo Cars just teamed up with Plugsurfing to offer all drivers of Volvo’s fully electric Recharge vehicles access to easy cross-continent charging at 200,000 EV charging stations

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Volvo + Waymo

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 22:39:42 +0000

Volvo Car Group announced today that it is partnering with Waymo, the self-driving tech firm that spun out of Google (is still a subsidiary of Alphabet). That means Volvo, Polestar, and Lynk & Co. are all now exclusively partnering with Waymo on the self-driving side of things

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Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:30:56 +0000

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units

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