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Volkswagen triples electric car sales ahead of climate rules

Including hybrids, which combine an internal combustion engine and an electric motor, sales of electrified cars reached 212,000, up from 82,000 in 2019 FRANKFURT, Germany: Europe’s push into electric cars is gathering speed – despite the pandemic. Automaker Volkswagen tripled sales of battery-only cars in 2020 as its new electric compact ID.3 came on the […]

EV startup Simple Energy plans to invest Rs 45 cr for setting up production facility

Volkswagen unveils ‘visionary’ electric car-charging robot

It independently steers to the vehicle to be charged and communicates with it: from opening the charging socket flap to connecting the plug and decoupling it LONDON : Volkswagen Group has unveiled the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot that can be used for fully autonomous charging of vehicles in restricted […]

Charging facility for electric vehicles opens at two railway stations in Patna

Volkswagen EVs Could Deliver Long-Range, Solid-State Batteries By 2024

The Volkswagen Group’s $300 million investment into US solid-state battery startup QuantumScape could pay off with a 50-percent jump in EV range and coffee-stop recharging as soon as 2024. Despite spending billions of euros to launch a fully-fledged instant range of EVs, Volkswagen still lags behind Tesla TSLA -1% in range, perceived as critical in […]

Hyundai Motor Group pushes for project to reuse waste EV batteries

Volkswagen: Understanding the what, where and why of electric vehicle charging

The What It can seem daunting to wrap your head around some of the variables involved in electric vehicle charging. Understanding it requires some new thinking about how your vehicle gets energy – namely, how much any given charger can deliver, and how much your vehicle can take. All Volkswagen ID.4 models will come with. […]

Charging facility for electric vehicles opens at two railway stations in Patna

Volkswagen Goes All-in on Electric Cars for the Next Five Years with €73 Billion Investment

Ten billion Euros may not suffice when vying for EV supremacy. Case in point, Volkswagen indicated during its latest five-year strategic meeting that it will raise its funding for EV R&D to €73 billion, the breakdown of which is as follows: €35 for BEV development, €27 for digital transformation, and €11 for HEV development. VW’s […]

EV startup Simple Energy plans to invest Rs 45 cr for setting up production facility

Volkswagen: How owning an electric vehicle can help you reduce costs over the long haul

Electric vehicles like the Volkswagen ID.4 offer a lot of benefits to their owners, such as zero tailpipe-emission driving and home charging. But there’s often been questions about the cost of EVs, as battery technology remains slightly more expensive than combustion engines Electric vehicles like the Volkswagen ID.4 offer a lot of benefits to their […]

EV startup Simple Energy plans to invest Rs 45 cr for setting up production facility

Greek island goes electric with Volkswagen transport deal

Greece has long relied on coal, but Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has pledged to steer the country away from fossil fuels and boost the use of renewable energy ATHENS : Volkswagen will provide electric vehicles, charging points and ride-sharing services to a small island in Greece as the country looks at ways to build […]

EV startup Simple Energy plans to invest Rs 45 cr for setting up production facility

Volkswagen eyes 90 per cent electric car sales in Norway next year

With a 2025 goal of becoming the first country to end the sale of fossil-fueled cars, oil-producer Norway exempts battery-powered vehicles from taxes imposed on petrol and diesel engines. OSLO : Electric cars will likely make up 90 per cent of Volkswagen AG’s sales in Norway next year and could completely replace diesel and petrol engines in […]

EV startup Simple Energy plans to invest Rs 45 cr for setting up production facility

EV Charging Stalwart ChargePoint Seeks $2.4B Valuation in Reverse Merger

ChargePoint CEO differentiates his company’s prospects from the frothy SPAC market, claims revenue potential is “directly proportional” to EV growth. After raising $660 million from private investors, electric vehicle charging company ChargePoint is taking a crack at going public through the same method that a half-dozen EV makers have taken so far this year: a […]

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5 bln investment in Indian solar power