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Der Spiegel Calls Tesla Biggest Concern For German Automakers

DER SPIEGEL: GERMANY’S AUTOMAKERS FACE ‘EXISTENTIAL CHALLENGE’ WITH ARRIVAL OF TESLA Germany’s top automakers have been plagued by an unprecedented crisis related to cartels and collusion surrounding their beloved diesel engine technology. Now, having turned their backs on electric vehicles for years, they’re facing another existential challenge. Der Spiegel* reports, “The biggest cause for concern in the…

2 months ago by EVANNEX 34

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Tesla Model 3 Will Steal Sales From Small Euro Luxury Gasmobiles

TESLA MODEL 3 WON’T COMPETE WITH ELECTRIC CARS, IT’S GOT BIGGER FISH TO FRY Recently, we compared the Tesla Model 3 with other electric vehicles in roughly the same price range. While it’s likely Model 3 will take away sales from other electric cars, with Tesla’s 455,000 reservations, it’s doubtful Elon Musk plans to steal sales from small EV competitors alone. Take,…

3 months ago by EVANNEX 40

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Can The Tesla Effect Send German Automakers Into A Frenzy?

THE TESLA EFFECT: GERMAN CARMAKERS FACE THEIR IPHONE MOMENT After our overview yesterday about the allegations surrounding Germany’s top automakers, one has to wonder if Tesla may soon pose a deadly threat. A recent article in the Financial Times ponders this further — reporting that: “The $35,000 Tesla 3 is seizing the halo from Germany’s iconic industry. The US…

3 months ago by EVANNEX 48

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While German Automakers Colluded, Tesla Pursued Clean Energy

WHILE TESLA PURSUED CLEAN ENERGY, GERMAN AUTOMAKERS COLLUDED TO CHEAT ON EMISSIONS TESTS The dirty diesel debacle has entered a new chapter. All five of the the major German automakers are now under investigation by European and US authorities, accused of participating in a cartel that thwarted competition and stifled…

3 months ago by EVANNEX 29

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Legacy Automakers Must Comply With China To Top Tesla

IF LEGACY AUTOMAKERS CAN BEAT TESLA, WHY CAN’T THEY COMPLY WITH CHINA’S EV MANDATE? The auto industry has a long history of trying to hold back the transition to electric vehicles. When the California Air Resources Board (CARB) mandated the creation of the first generation of modern EVs in the…

4 months ago by EVANNEX 8

China Agrees To EV Concessions For German Automakers

Germany and China will work together to fight climate change, and expand their partnership amidst U.S President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris deal behind. Keeping their strong position in China is critical to German automakers BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen. This week, at the Germany-China Summit, agreements were made…

6 months ago by Steven Loveday 12

German Automakers Now Fear Tesla

The German auto industry has poked fun at Tesla and CEO Elon Musk in the past, and has never publicly voiced any concerns about the California start-up. As recently as last November, Edzard Reuter, former Daimler chairman, called Musk a “pretender” and said: Tesla is “a joke that can’t be taken seriously compared…

2 years ago by Steven Loveday 96