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12th May 2022

Volkswagen To Take on US Electric SUV and Pickup Market

Volkswagen is planning to take on the all-electric SUV and pickup market in the US by launching its own American BEV models by 2026. The move appears to be...

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9th May 2022

Ford Unveils Second All-Electric LCV in Europe

Ford has unveiled its second all-electric LCV in the shape of its compact last-mile delivery vehicle, the E-Transit Custom. The release follows on from the E-Transit that began production...

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2nd May 2022

Weekly Brief: US Postal Service ICE Fleet Told ‘Return to Sender’

The US Postal Service is headed to court over its handling of electric vehicles. A month ago the service announced that it would purchase 50,000 new delivery vans from...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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25th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Reaps Rewards of Traditional Automaker BEV Ads

Tesla smashed analyst expectations with a record $3.3Bn profit in the first quarter of 2022. The EV maker delivered roughly 310,000 vehicles between January and March, almost twice what...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th April 2022

Weekly Brief: EV’s Hoping for a ‘Model T’ Moment

A hundred years ago Ford revolutionized gasoline powered cars by mass producing the first affordable automobile, the Model T. Now, General Motors and Honda want to do the same...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

28th March 2022

Weekly Brief: Renault’s Russian Woe Warns of Dealing with Autocratic Regimes

Renault has indefinitely suspended all industrial activities in Russia following a direct call from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to boycott Renault vehicles worldwide. The automaker’s Moscow plant, birthplace of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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16th March 2022

Volkswagen’s BEV Platform used in Ford’s Next Euro Model

The latest example of ever increasing production collaboration between automakers sees Ford team up with Volkswagen on employing BEV platforms. The two companies are expanding their e-mobility partnership as...

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14th March 2022

Ford Commits to Boosted BEV Production in Europe

Following a huge investment in production capacity in Europe, Ford says it will launch seven new BEV models to the market by 2024 to join the existing Mustang Mach-E...

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21st February 2022

Weekly Brief: US Plays Catch-Up to China’s EV Dominance

The US government unveiled a $5Bn program last week to build a nation-wide charging network for electric vehicles. The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program is a result of...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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24th January 2022

Weekly Brief: US Insurers Pop the Bubble of ADAS Safety Claims

Advanced driver assistance systems got a rude wake-up call last week from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. IIHS is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides safety ratings for...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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17th January 2022

Industry Voices: What can Blockchain do for the Automotive Industry?

Opinion piece by Jonas Lundqvist, CEO at Haidrun. Ask people about blockchain and most will associate it with Bitcoin, crypto currencies and data mining. Of course, they are not...

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10th January 2022

Weekly Brief: Fewer People but Just as Many Cars at CES 2022

The crowds stayed home but the cars showed up. Most media coverage in the build-up to CES 2022 focused on which big-name presenters had pulled out owing to the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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