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

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 over into electric cars. And we ask readers if they would buy an electric car from Cadillac in our latest Twitter poll. All... read more

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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


 
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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


 
VW MEB platform

VW says it is now developing its last generation of gas, diesel engines

Our readers speculate a lot on this site about how long it will be until gas and diesel engines fade out, and the transition to electric cars is complete. Volkswagen may just... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
VW ID family

VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz

Electric tipping point, Mazda electric plans, climate doom, more chargers: Today's Car News

Today, we look at the tipping point for electric cars, which executives from VW and ChargePoint say is already here, and whether it has come soon enough to save the planet's... read more December 3, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

VW’s new U.S. CEO: The tipping point on EVs is already here

Some executives at major automakers continue to insist that electric cars remain years away from becoming a mainstream reality—and that it’s harder to sell them... read more December 3, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

VW updates I.D. Cargo Buzz with solar for LA Show

Cargo vans look to be the next big opportunity for electrification, as they can save a lot of pollution with all the time and mileage the spend on the road. At the LA auto... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
VW ID family

VW has no fun trademarking I.D. name series

Volkswagen has generated a lot of buzz with the names for its upcoming series of electric cars: I.D., I.D. Crozz, I.D. Lounge, I.D. Vizzion, and I.D. Buzz, for its recreation... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
1976 Volkswagen Golf 1 Elektro, charging

Before Volkswagen’s $50 billion push, and the e-Golf, there were these VW electric cars

With the formal nod of Volkswagen’s board on Friday, Volkswagen is embarking upon a five-year, $50 billion all-in push to develop a new generation of electric cars... read more November 18, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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