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VW Turns To Tennessee For U.S. Electric Car Production

01.14.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s happening. Not getting fooled again Volkswagen has been looking for a place to plant a new electric vehicle factory in the U.S. for some time. Now, it seems they found the perfect spot. To paraphrase The Who from their song “Won’t Get Fooled Again’,” meet the new factory, same as the old factory. That is, the new VW EV factory ...

VW investing $800M in Tennessee factory to make next-generation electric vehicles

Volkswagen will spend $800 million to expand a U.S. factory that will produce the automaker’s next generation of electric vehicles. The factory in Chattanooga, Tenn. will be the company’s North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles, VW CEO Dr. Herbert Diess said during a presentation at the Detroit Auto Show on Monday. The expansion is expected ...

Volkswagen Sold 50,000 Plug-In Electric Cars In 2018

01.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Only 1/125 cars sold by Volkswagen was a plug-in Volkswagen announced its sales results for 2018 and it seems that German manufacturer reached a new record of 6,244,900 at a growth of 0.2%. The plug-in electric car sales with a VW badge amounted to around 50,000, which is 13% more than a year ago. It translates to ...

See Where Automaker’s Electric Car Investments Are Going

No one is shocked that China will see the largest slice of the pie. Over the next decade, automakers will be investing heavily in electric vehicle technologies. Reuters analyzed investment and procurement budgets announced by automakers over the past two years. According to Reuters, $300 billion is currently devoted to EV technologies. So what is ...

Volkswagen Allows e-Golf Buyers To Assemble Their Own Cars

01.11.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

With supervision, of course. There was a time when building models of your favorite cars was a pretty popular hobby. This writer managed to cobble a few together as a kid, but they were barely shelf-worthy. Definitely not roadworthy. Now, Volkswagen will let you experience putting an actual car together. And not just any car ...

VW Plans To Build 1 Million Electric Cars In China Yearly By 2025

01.03.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Big dreams for EVs in China. On December 11, Volkswagen showed its three new PHEV members, the Touareg PHEV, the Magotan GTE Concept and the Tayron GTE Concept. In 2018, VW brand introduced no less than nine new models and launched the “Move Forward” initiative. In the coming 12 months, the brand’s NEV models will ...

December 2018 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

01.03.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

December U.S. plug-in EV sales will climb again, but how high? December 2018 will mark the 39th month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all the plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. The last five consecutive months are now the top five best-selling months of all time. We have no doubt December will ...

December 2018 EV Sales: What To Expect? (Plus Tesla / GM Estimates)

01.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Wow, what a year it has been! December 2018 will mark the 39th month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month, InsideEVs tracks all the plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. The last five consecutive months are now the top five best-selling months of all time. We have no doubt December will make the list, but ...

FAW’s Hongqi Launches First Electric SUV Called E-HS3

12.29.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

More electric SUVs coming in China. Hongqi, the premium car brand owned by FAW Group, officially put its first all-electric SUV dubbed E-HS3 into mass production on December 27. The model has been unveiled at the Auto China 2018 in April and is about to hit the market next year. The Hongqi E-HS3 boasts a ...

VW Unveils New 360-kWh Mobile Charging Station

12.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

To charge where there is no power Volkswagen presents at the turn of the year its new Mobile Charging Station, which is basically a fast charger with 360 kWh energy storage system. Development of such stations was announced earlier this year by the way of 80th anniversary of Wolfsburg, which will get the 12 first, starting in ...