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China to contribute more than half of Volkswagen’s EVs by 2028

[categories electric vehicle] China will play a key role in the Volkswagen group’s global transformation and its accompanying decarbonization program. Thus, this year will see an intensified roll-out of new energy models. Volkswagen Group China aims to produce more than half of the group’s global objective of 22 million BEVs by 2028. To speed up […]

Ford’s algorithm supports greater EV use

[categories Technology] A study to determine the best places to install new charge points, to assist fleets using electric vehicles, has been completed by data scientists at Ford. The project team looked at more than one million kilometres of driving data in Greater London, particularly the locations where vehicles stopped, to pinpoint the places that […]

Why range anxiety is a needless worry for electric car owners

Running out of power mid-journey is the top worry for prospective electric vehicle buyers – but most drivers could take a full week of normal trips without recharging. That’s according to research by DrivingElectric.com, the independent consumer advice website on electric vehicles. The surprise finding of the study into driving habits shows most drivers cover […]

Volvo unveils first full size autonomous electric bus

[categories autonomous vehicles] Bus manufacturer Volvo has revealed what it claims is the world’s first full-size autonomous electric bus. Working in conjunction with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), it unveiled the single-deck 12-metre long vehicle, which can transport up to 80 passengers. The launch is a key milestone in NTU and Volvo’s development programme […]

Why businesses need smarter fleets to survive e-commerce boom

Almost a fifth (18%) of small business leaders say the sheer pace of the fast-moving world of e-commerce and the rising demand for deliveries is the biggest business challenge they face logistically, closely followed by the ability to keep up with regulation changes (17%). Small businesses surveyed across the globe also highlighted changing customer expectations […]

Volkswagen’s electric offensive – new gen cars at Chattanooga, fast charging station at Hanover

  The Volkswagen brand is forging ahead consistently with its electric offensive and has now announced the first production location in North America. In future, the Chattanooga plant in Tennessee is to produce vehicles based on the modular electric toolkit MEB, a new generation of electric cars. For this purpose, Volkswagen is investing about US$ […]
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