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VW auto shows, EV shoppers will pay more, Chrysler fines: Today's Car News

VW auto shows, EV shoppers will pay more, Chrysler fines: Today's Car News

As Volkswagen and other automakers dial back from auto shows, in the U.S. it sees them as a way to explain electric cars to shoppers. A new survey reveals that most car shoppers are willing to pay extra for alternative fuel. A new bill in Washington could add the state to the roster of those that... read more

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Honda Urban EV Concept

Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

Mercedes-Benz is investing in battery production in Poland. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal... read more January 23, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

From a global view, going electric could hike up small-car prices

As soon as 2024, electric cars are expected to reach price parity with gas-powered cars, largely due to the falling costs of battery packs. Volkswagen’s chairman Hans... read more January 23, 2019 by


 
Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

Tesla layoffs, US-built VW electric car, an electrified Detroit: The Week in Reverse

Which Chinese automaker showed an electric minivan in Detroit? What upcoming SUV will underpin a new "elegant" electric from Lincoln? This is our look back at the Week In... read more January 19, 2019 by


 
GAC Entranze concept, 2019 Detroit auto show

VW-Ford, Nissan electric SUV, an electric Cadillac? Today's Car News

Nissan reveals some details about its upcoming electric crossover SUV. Ford and VW announced a partnership to develop vans and pickups for overseas markets that could spill... read more January 15, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen Group MEB modular electric car platform

VW, Ford plan to cooperate on electric cars; they just won't say how

A day after Volkswagen announced that it will bring production of its electric cars to its U.S. factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the company announced that it plans to sign... read more January 15, 2019 by


 
2020 Volkswagen ID Neo spy shots

Charging ahead: VW follows Tesla into power business

For car companies to sell electric cars, they have to get into the power business. That seems to be Volkswagen's conclusion in announcing a new business to set up... read more January 15, 2019 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

Volkswagen will make electric cars in Tennessee, at expanded plant

Volkswagen today announced that it would use Chattanooga, Tennessee as its North American base for assembling electric cars. The decision to expand its Chattanooga facility... read more January 14, 2019 by


 
Sketch for proposed Volkswagen electric off-road SUV

Jeep and Ram diesels, Cadillac electrics, MyChevy updates, Audi chargers: Today's Car News

GM announced a major restructuring that will result in more electric cars, with Cadillac as its focus. Fiat Chrysler will fix its dirty Ram pickup and Jeep Grand Cherokee... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen mobile DC fast charger

Volkswagen tests mobile DC fast charging station for urban network gaps

Automakers face some daunting challenges in selling electric vehicles to urban apartment-dwellers, who are often without a home charging point. As a partial response... read more January 2, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Rivian fast charging, Volkswagen electrics, Trump vs GM: The Week in Reverse

Which upcoming electric car has a battery pack engineered to be upgraded to 800 volts? What company plans to do more serious marketing of electric cars' strengths? This is... read more December 22, 2018 by


 
2018 VW Beach Buggy Christmas card concept

Fun revival: Electric dune buggy could join VW I.D. line

Update: As if to confirm rumors that it is considering building a new electric beach buggy, Volkswagen included the sketch in this lead photo on its corporate Christmas card... read more December 16, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Ranger

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers. Tesla... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
VW ID

Compact Audi, flagship VW crossover could show upscale side of VW electric platform

Audi has recently released several hints that we’ll soon see a first concept tease of its smaller, more affordable electric vehicle, to be built on Volkswagen’s... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept

Electric cars could spell end of front-wheel drive, VW exec says

First it was Tesla, now Volkswagen. Ever since British designer and engineer Alec Issigonis developed the original Mini Cooper for 1959, front-wheel-drive vehicles have been... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

VW's last engines, Toyota batteries, Ford names: Today's Car News

VW announced that it is now designing the last combustion engines it will sell. Ford trademarks two possible names that could go on its upcoming electric SUV. Toyota explains... read more December 6, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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