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Volkswagen Dieselgate Settlement Includes $2 Billion Investment Towards Electric Cars

Volkswagen/Audi this week announced a settlement agreement with U.S. federal regulators, private plaintiffs and 44 U.S. states on Dieselgate, involving TDI diesel engine cars. The costs for the company on the buybacks and lease terminations, emissions modifications (if approved) and cash payments to affected customers for approximately 475,000 eligible 2.0L TDI comes to $10.033…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 20

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

June 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While every month so far in 2016 has been an improvement, June was something special as the “Tesla rush” to meet Q2 estimates was far greater than the “Tesla rush” of Q2 2015 and Ford set multi-year highs for plug-in sales. In total, a new all-time record for plug-in sales…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 66

Audi Q6 e-tron at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Electric Audi Q5 To Be Built In Mexico

It’s being reported that the upcoming, long-range, pure electric Audi SUV will be built at the automaker’s new factory in Mexico. As Automotive News states: “Audi plans to make an electric version of its Q5 midsize SUV at its new plant in Mexico, two sources with knowledge of the project…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 13

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

May 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Sales of plug-in cars have been on the uptick for quite some time now in the US, but Spring has been exceptionally strong for EVs. March saw a new all-time record set with ~13,845 sales (a 33% gain over the year prior), while April notched 10,557 sales (a 16% gain). For…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 49

Peter Hochholdinger To Bring Production Knowledge From Audi To Tesla's California Facility

Tesla Hires Audi Production Exec To Oversee Ramp Of Model 3

Peter Hochholdinger, a previous Audi executive, was hired by Tesla as the company’s new Vice President of Vehicle Production this past weekend. Two senior production managers, Vice President of Production, Greg Reichow, and Vice President of Manufacturing, Josh Ensign, recently left Tesla, so plans were made to fill the void. Hochholdinger’s expertise and…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 30

Audi's Electric Longboard In Foreground

Audi Debuts Electric Longboard

German automaker Audi is a bit behind when it comes to electric mobility, so in order to catch up, the automaker thought it wise to unveil an electric longboard at Auto China 2016 in Beijing. The longboard won’t win any drag race, but it’s a clever last-mile transportation device that…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 19