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Volkswagen Aims For Pan-European Battery Cell Union (Maybe)

September 16th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

It's one of the hottest debates in the EV enthusiast community these days: what's the best battery approach for automakers — vertical integration or simply buying batteries from top battery producers? Either approach could end up with lower costs and more advanced battery tech, depending on how the future rolls out*


Shifting A Giant — Volkswagen’s Progress & Potential Pitfalls From 830,000 Gasmobiles/Month To Electric Heaven

September 13th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

More or less, this story could be about Daimler, BMW, Ford, GM, Toyota, Honda, or any other major automaker. In fact, while this article was in the works, a couple of Daimler execs came out and admitted a couple of the core challenges in a rather direct way. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne did the same a year and a half ago in his own dramatic style. But the complexity of the story means that it's not a black and white issue and it also goes far beyond the statements referenced above


50 New 100% Electric Car Models By 2025 From Volkswagen Group!

September 12th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Volkswagen Group isn't fooling around any longer, in my opinion. There's plenty of room to remain cynical, but Volkswagen Group indicated yesterday that it is putting genuine skin in the game — big time. Before I discuss the announcements further, let's go through a quick thought exercise


Crazy Auto Company Exec Comments About Tesla

July 15th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Editor's Note: Below is a repost from TeslaMondo that is followed by excerpts from an EV Annex post that further builds on the topic, with the topic being crazy anti-Tesla quotes from non-Tesla auto company execs


Volkswagen CEO: Some Managers Are Resisting Changes To Corporate Culture

May 24th, 2017 | by James Ayre

Following the apparent culmination of the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal, the German giant has been on something of a PR blitz, seemingly trying to convince onlookers that the company has refocused and will now be embracing electric vehicles, self-driving tech, etc. Apparently, though, there is still a lot of internal resistance to this change of course, going by recent comments made by the Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller


Electric Porsche Might Be Offered In 2015

March 29th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

Originally published on Gas2. The Porsche hybrid 918 Spyder went into production last year thanks to the “outstanding customer response” for the [&hellip



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