Ford Is Expected To Compete For Most EVs Sold In April With Their Surging Fusion and C-Max Energi Products

July EV Sales In The US Drops, As Ford And BMW Take The Lead

Ford is currently the only major plug-in automaker building cars that isn’t currently working through a generational switchover, product upgrade, demand/production crisis – or on an extended assembly hiatus. Perhaps unsurprisingly then, Ford lead the pack for the first time since February with almost 1,700 plug-ins sold in July of 2015, None of Ford’s plug-in vehicles…

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

July 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Heading into July, plug-in sales in America had surprisingly crossed the 10,000-mark 2 months in a row, and 3 of the last four – but July is the end of the pleasant surprises, as the EV consumer’s anticipation for 3 new offerings in September is crushing sales dreams this month. With…

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Volkswagen Passat GTE Variant

Volkswagen Passat GTE Test Drive Review

Autocar recently tested the 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE, which is entering the on-sale phase in a growing number of countries in Europe. The Passat GTE was named a very practical electric car with useful EV range and at the same time a long-distance cruiser with decent fuel consumption. We must…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 5

Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and President and CEO of Volkswagen Group China, and Chen Zhixin, President of SAIC Motor Corporation Ltd., signed an agreement on the research and production of electric vehicles in China.

Volkswagen Signs Electric Car-Related Deal With SAIC

Volkswagen announced cooperation agreement in the area of e-mobility research with Chinese joint venture partner SAIC. The German-Chinese joint venture, Shanghai Volkswagen (SVW), will expand its main plant in Anting to accommodate production of new electric and plug-in hybrid models, which localization will be implemented gradually. In total, 15 plug-in…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Volkswagen e-Golf Review

TTAC Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

“The Volkswagen Golf has long been available with gasoline and diesel engines. Now you can also buy it with an electric motor. But should you? Watch our review to find out.” States the video description. This The Truth About Cars review of the Volkswagen e-Golf is perhaps the most comprehensive…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 4

Volkswagen Passat GTE and Passat GTE Variant

Volkswagen Passat GTE Launches In Europe

Volkswagen announced the official launch of its second plug-in hybrid model after the Golf GTE – the Passat GTE (available in a longer Variant version too). Sales in first few countries already began (in Germany from €44,250), while the rollout in Europe will take a few months. Volkswagen is getting…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

Winding Road e-Golf Review

Winding Road Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

What Winding Road does well in its video reviews is to capture what it feels and sounds like while sitting in the driver’s seat of the car being reviewed.  These videos showcase the Volkswagen e-Golf in Winding Road style. Per the video description: Wear headphones! The audio in this video…

3 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 5

Corri-Door Charging Infrastructure Project Gets Underway In France (SODETREL via AVERE)

Corri-Door Charging Infrastructure Project Gets Underway In France

The first two of 200 new fast charging stations were recently launched in France under the Corri-Door project. Because Corri-Door is 50% co-financed by the European Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) Programme and has engaged several partners like EDF (its subsidiary Sodetrel), Renault, Nissan, BMW, Volkswagen and ParisTech (12 engineering and…

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