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Volkswagen’s Top Software Guy Is Dropped

It is no secret that Volkswagen Group has been struggling with what is truly an enormous challenge. Now rumor is that the company is dropping its head honcho on software and is replacing him with

Portugal EV Market Share = 12%

Portugal is a somewhat surprising bright spot in the electric vehicle market. It has one of the highest EV market shares (share of its overall auto market) in the world, yet is not a very wealthy nation like Norway of the Netherlands. And it’s EV market share hasn’t popped all of a sudden. The country has been doing well consistently for a while

Volvo & Blockchain, Low-Tech Carbon Capture, New Audi & Seat EVs — CleanTech News Show #16

This is the 16th broadcast of CleanTechnica’s weekly news show. This week’s show covers Volvo’s plans to use blockchain, rock dust as a low-tech carbon capture solution, an explanation of what greenwashing is, a bunch of new EVs — like the Audi Q4 Sportback, Seat Cupra El-Born, Audi A7 PHEV, and Mercedes S-Class PHEV — and a lot more

Tesla Model Y Price Drops — New Cost of Ownership vs. Lexus RX

Tesla has dropped the price of the Model Y by a few thousand dollars, with the starting price now at $49,990*. Let’s look at a couple of cost of ownership analyses between the Tesla Model Y and he Lexus

Elon Musk On The Berlin Tesla Model Y: “A Revolution In Automotive Body Engineering”

The Berlin-produced Tesla Model Y is going to be a revolution in automotive body engineering, according to Elon Musk. He just noted this in response to Tesmanian’s Eva Fox, who wrote an article covering Volvo reverse engineering a Model Y in Sweden

Is Honda Waking Up?

Honda has formed a “comprehensive strategic alliance” with CATL, one of the world’s top three EV battery producers. This is not just a contract for batteries, but a rather deep and broad partnership

Volkswagen Car.Software Team Gets More Physical Space

We’ve written about Volkswagen’s newfound focus on software — and struggles with that — several times recently. The short summary is: Volkswagen is trying to reinvent itself as a software-centered company. Software is hard