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Who’s the Number 1 in EV Sales?

Let's see - reasonable guesses would be Nissan, Tesla, Mitsubishi, BMW or even VW. After all those are the manufacturers who grab the headlines in the EV space with the LEAF, Model S & X, iMiEV and hybrid Outlander, the i3 or the e-UP and e-Golf. You would of course be mistaken as it is the

December 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Porsche on a Mission

  Porsche have committed AUD $1.5 billion for the development of it's Mission E electric sportscar. Unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto show in September the concept vehicle was the toast of the show.  However just a few days later it's parent company's spectacular fall from grace over dieselgate overshadowed any short lived acclaim for the new direction

December 8th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

VW Fraud Lies & Criminality

In a spectacular example of corporate criminality, VW have admitted to gaming the test results of emissions on a range of diesel vehicles.  When initially confronted with the allegation they denied it and stated that the lab tests must have been flawed.  This calculated deception must have been hatched at the highest levels of management

September 23rd, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

VW Battery Breakthrough?

It is widely known that Volkswagen plan to dominate the EV world by 2018.  CEO, Dr Martin Winterkorn, has stated: "We have the most comprehensive approach to tomorrow's mobility. From highly-efficient, eco-friendly diesel, gasoline and natural gas-fuelled engines to classical hybrids, purely battery-driven vehicles and plug-in hybrids - no other automaker can match the broad range