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US: Volkswagen urges the government to increase electric auto investments


Volkswagen of America’s leading product official has asked both the US federal and state governments to invest more in the electric auto segment in order to support the sales of the eco-conscious vehicles. Joerg Sommer, vice president of product marketing and strategy at VW of America, wants the authorities to spur electric vehicle sales and the needed infrastructure development, adding that ...
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Chinese Internet company makes surprise appearance as electric carmaker
A Beijing-based Internet and mobile-video company, called Leshi Internet Information & Technology Co., has announced it’s prepared to start developing and producing electric cars for sale in China. The world’s largest ...
Report – Audi plans more electric models
According to people with knowledge of the matter, if the electric segment becomes more interesting to customers, Audi has already sketched up a big line of performance electric cars that ...
BMW and Tesla officials discussed the future of electric autos
While Nissan and its Leaf model take the crown for the global best-seller of electric cars, when it comes to technological advances in the area, two names could pop up ...
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Top 5 fastest electric cars on the road
You probably don’t think first about true performance when it comes to electric vehicles, as problems like range, distance between charging stations and price comes up first. But then again, ...
Electric cars: Driving range can be nearly 60 pct lower in extreme cold
According to a study from AAA Automotive Research Center in Southern California, your electric vehicle can suffer a lot from extreme temperatures – but not only extreme cold. AAA reports that in ...
BMW plans to build 100,000 electric cars a year by 2020
BMW, the largest premium carmaker in the world plans to build 100,000 electric vehicles a year, chairman of the board of management for BMW AG Norbert Reithofer said while announcing ...
South Korea’s first EV show sees Hyundai skipping it
While the automaker is the biggest in the country and an early adopter of electric cars that draw their power from fuel cells, it decided to opt out of being ...
China: Beijing license plate lottery sees few electric cars
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