17 Nov 2020
Volkswagen Group Invests EUR 73 Billion in Future Technologies
The Volkswagen Group will spend around EUR 73 billion on electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology over the next five years.
13 Nov 2020
Clear Route to All Land Vehicles Being Solar
Progress with solar-powered and solar-assisted land vehicles is now so clear and compelling that it is certain that most land vehicles will incorporate this technology as an essential part of their battery electric powertrains.
2 Nov 2020
Will Rare-Earths be Eliminated in Electric Vehicle Motors?
Due to environmental and supply concerns, the volume demand share of several materials in electric motor magnets are likely to shift drastically.
22 Sep 2020
Octopus Energy Launches Partnership with Volkswagen
Octopus Energy announced a significant new partnership with Volkswagen Group. The deal encourages VW customers to reduce carbon emissions and Electric Vehicle running costs by switching their home electricity and gas supply to the UK's fastest growing green energy provider.
19 Aug 2020
New maneuvering on fuel cell vehicles
IDTechEx predicted ten years ago that fuel cell cars would be a failure and, on any criterion, that is true today following lacklustre sales due to no meaningful consumer proposition and consequently numerous supplier exits.
14 Aug 2020
Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
Lamborghini has had great success in recent years with the Urus. Recently, they announced their first production hybrid and most powerful car.
19 Jun 2020
BMW has demonstrated success with its first electric car, the i3 with strong sales since 2013. BMW have announced plans for 25 electrified models by 2023, showing a strong push towards electrification.
12 Jun 2020
EV Sales Predicted to Surge as Showrooms Reopen
Google Trends data show that, since the PM's launch of the COVID-19 recovery strategy (11 May), there has been a significant boom in demand across the automotive industry - so much so that the demand is now parallel with the numbers pre-lockdown, this surge in demand is especially evident in the electric vehicle industry.
3 Jun 2020
Launch of the ABT e-Transporter 6.1 With Aero Package
The beginning of June sees the start of production of the ABT e-Transporter 6.1. As with its predecessor, ABT e-Line, an official premium partner of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, is responsible for converting the vehicle to electric drive.