Will Volkswagen Group Succeed in Electric Vehicles?
IDTechEx Research analyses whether or not the VW group can innovate their way through a challenging time and succeed in electric vehicles.
Electric car registrations surpassed 100,000 units in Europe
The European car market registered its seventh consecutive month of decline in March 2019. Ongoing political and economic uncertainty, including lack of clarity around Brexit, alongside consumer preoccupation with diesel bans in cities, meant that overall demand continued to decline.
Audi expands polymer 3D printing in Production
Custom designed and locally printed, auxiliary tools from the 3D printer help employees on the production lines.
Audi reveals AI:ME autonomous vehicle
The Audi AI:ME, offers compact dimensions, a spacious, futuristic interior, and the ability to drive autonomously at level 4. This allows the occupants to do what they like with their time on board.
EU Charges BMW, Daimler and VW with emissions collusion
The European Commission has informed BMW, Daimler and VW (Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche) of its preliminary view that they have breached EU antitrust rules from 2006 to 2014 by colluding to restrict competition on the development of technology to clean the emissions of petrol and diesel passenger cars.
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Volkswagen plans 22 million electric vehicles in ten years
The Volkswagen Group is forging ahead with the fundamental change of system in individual mobility and systematically aligning with electric drives. The Group is planning to launch almost 70 new electric models in the next ten years - instead of the 50 previously planned.
Electric Vehicle Motor Proliferation Spurs Huge Market
Traction motor sales grow faster than electric vehicle sales because small vehicles such as mobility for the disabled have two motors. IFEVS has put two in microcars for four-wheel drive. In larger cars, two motors is now commonplace for economy, performance, four-wheel drive, vectored steering and attack survival.
Huge Battery Opportunities from Radical Changes in EV Demand
The biggest demand for lithium-ion batteries is moving away from cars and in electric cars it will be a matter of less battery on average.
Predicting the Death of Lithium-ion Batteries
Nothing is forever. Such is the runaway success of lithium-ion batteries that building gigafactories to make them is a no brainer. For now.
Audi to invest in in electric mobility, autonomous driving
From 2019 until the end of 2023 alone, the company plans advance expenditure of approximately €14 billion in electric mobility, digitalization and autonomous driving.
Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi Concept
This innovative concept for a flying taxi combines a self-driving electric car with a passenger drone. In the first public test flight, the flight module accurately placed a passenger capsule on the ground module, which then drove from the test grounds autonomously.
Electric Vehicle Futures at the IDTechEx Show! Silicon Valley
Many new electric vehicles were on display at the IDTechEx Show! on November 14-15 in Santa Clara, but that was the tip of the iceberg. The event had a hidden message; the future enabling technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) from buses to cars to mining vehicles.
Tritium announces Gilbarco Veeder-Root makes minority investment
Tritium Pty Ltd, the Australian DC electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions specialists, has announced that Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Fortive Corporation business, has taken a minority investment in the company.
Audi launches electrification offensive
Audi strives to take electric mobility to the next level and plans to offer more than 20 electrified models by 2025 - some will be plug-in-hybrids - more than half will be fully-electric.