Results for: Electric Vehicle

Is The Electric Vehicle Movement Real?

Electric vehicles may appear to be all the rage on paper, but are they in reality? Automotive manufacturers are unsure whether consumers are truly interested in electric vehicles or not. This question will be determined during 2019. According to Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess, “2019 will be a decisive year for electromobility.” This comment was during a private event, at which time

Italy Planning on Incentivizing 1 Million Electric Vehicles

All across Europe, new developments in electric vehicle technology is making it easier for the automotive market to open up to future electric car models. Though these effects are most obviously observed in Nordic countries, not all European countries are as readily or easily embracing the electric vehicle market. Italy, in particular, is often referred to as Europe’s slowest-growing market

BMW and Porsche Collaborate on Super-Fast Car Chargers

Several big names in auto manufacturing have already teamed up to produce an ultra-fast electric car charging network in Europe. At 350kW, this charger could enable better use of electric vehicles. However, the groundwork is already being laid for improving the charge rate to 450kW.Known simply as IONITY, this super-fast charging station is perhaps one of the most innovative projects to come out o

Toyota wants to Sell More Than 1 Million Electric Cars by 2030

Headquartered in Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation was founded in 1937 bt Kiichiro Toyoda. It is the 5th largest company in the world based upon revenue in October of 2016. They were the first manufacturer to produce over 10 million cars, trucks, and SUVs per year. In fact, they have done so every year since 2012. With the technology surrounding electric vehicles becoming more advanced, more and mo

BMW Gets an Electric Revival with the iNEXT

Earlier this month, BMW celebrated 100 years of automotive excellence, but the Bavaria-based automaker isn’t resting on its laurels by any means. In fact, BMW today revealed its vision for the second decade of the 21st Century, which will focus predominantly on cutting-edge technologies like electric mobility and autonomous vehicles. The centerpiece of BMW’s ambitious plans is the iNEX

Can the Model 3 Make Musk’s Affordable EV Dreams Come True?

I know that there are Tesla fanatics reading this, so they may have already circled March 31, 2016 on their calendars. That’s the day when Elon Musk (pictured, natch) will unveil the Model 3 and take pre-orders on the electric vehicle that Musk hopes will make the brand mainstream. While we still don’t know what the Model 3 will look like, Tesla did confirm suspicions about its cost. The MSRP on

Tesla Model 3: An Electric Vehicle for the Common Man (and Woman)

Whenever Tesla head honcho Elon Musk talks or tweets, it’s bound to be an event. Therefore, it’s no surprise that our collective ears would perk up when discussing a new vehicle rollout, particularly when said vehicle purports to be Tesla’s most affordable model yet. In a conference call with investors, Musk announced that the long-awaited Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle would be unveiled this Mar

Here Comes the VW Microbus

At this point, Volkswagen could use a win. The beleaguered German automaker has faced an onslaught of bad PR in the wake of its diesel emissions scandal that led to massive recalls. For some consumers, the automaker’s sins may be too serious to forgive, but Volkswagen hopes to change hearts and minds with the return of the VW Microbus. As we teased last month, the all-new edition of the VW Microb

Volkswagen Microbus Gets an Electric Revival

Volkswagen is set to reveal an all-electric concept car at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES). If the teaser image accompanying this article is any indication, that electric vehicle will indeed be a Microbus. Unfortunately, the teaser image is all we have to go on at the moment. But that doesn’t mean we can’t indulge in a bit of informed speculation. Judging from the teaser, the vehicle

Volkswagen’s Classic Camper Van Goes Electric

It’s been a rough couple of months for Volkswagen, but that doesn’t mean every story about the scandal-scarred automaker is negative. In fact, this bit of news might inspire a wistful smile and feelings of nostalgia from baby boomers reliving their hippie days. Volkswagen is rebooting its classic camper van model that it discontinued back in 2013. A VW board member confirmed during the recent New