Electric cars: myths and reality from Volkswagen
1."No one can afford an electric car!» Electric cars are becoming more attractive and affordable. For example, the cost of batteries has fallen by about 80% over the past ten…

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What can France tell the world about selling electric cars?
France plans to ban fossil-fuel-powered cars by 2040, and Paris has said it will ban them by 2030. However, only 2% of all cars sold in France in 2018 were…

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Mortality from air pollution in Europe is twice as high as previous estimates
Scientists insist: air pollution kills 800,000 people a year in Europe, it's time to stop burning fossil fuels. According to a study published in the European Heart Journal, twice as…

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General Motors

What electric vehicles will debut in the coming years?

Automakers and startups are preparing a fleet of new electric vehicles, crossovers, SUVs and even pickups for the coming model years. For example, new electric cars that will go to showrooms in 2020 include the Bollinger B1 SUV, Mercedes-Benz EQC, the new Mini Electric, Polestar 2, Porsche Taycan, the Rivian R1T pickup, and Tesla Roadster and Model Y.

Audi
Only recently introduced its crossover e-tron quattro and its cheaper version, Audi plans to release 20 new electric vehicles by 2025. The automaker has already announced that a TT sports coupe/convertible will be released in the electric version in the coming years. Reports suggest the company will also electrify its flagship A8 sedan, as well as offer a version of the Q4 e-tron crossover. Continue reading

First critics were the capabilities of the Tesla electric truck Semi
A study by Transport and Environment, a consortium of European environmental organizations, compared energy consumption and the environmental impact of conventional diesel trucks and their all-electric counterparts. Two different diesel…

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Plug-in-hybrids — "enabling technology" for the transition to electric vehicles
Many consider plug-in hybrids to be a transitional stage between cars with internal combustion engines and fully electric cars, but automakers are bringing new plug-in hybrid models to the market,…

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How Volkswagen is preparing to enter the market of electric vehicles series I. D.
In the Volkswagen showroom, near Wolfsburg, gathered about 5,000 dealers from all over Europe (Germany, Hungary, Austria) to witness the preparation of the company to enter the world market of…

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