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Volkswagen & JAC To Build An Electric Car Factory In Hefei

JAC Volkswagen Automotive Co., which is the joint venture between JAC (Jianghuai Automobile Co.) and Volkswagen, is planning on investing 5.06 billion yuan ($750.8 million) into a new electric car factory in Hefei, Anhui, China, according to authorities in Hefei

Watch The Volkswagen ID. Pre-Booking Launch Livestream — 1:00pm Central European Time

Volkswagen will today host a livestream from Berlin to launch the initial phase of the ID. hatchback pre-booking process. (Yes, the name now includes a period at the end.) You can watch the livestream here from 13:00 Central European Time

Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes, Acura, Audi, & Infiniti Sales Drop In USA In April

It’s time for another monthly checkup on US auto sales. Surprisingly, more than a million people are still buying the 21st century equivalent of horses every month. I think the most interesting takeaway, though, is quickly running through the companies and car divisions that saw their sales drop last month (compared to the same month in 2018) and then the companies and car divisions that saw their sales rise

My 1st Time Charging With Electrify America: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

While people have been charging at Electrify America sites for months in the eastern portions of the US, the Southwest deserts have been among the last places to get a station. I recently had my first chance to use one in Deming, New Mexico. I was very impressed with the station, but there’s definitely room for improvement when it comes to paying for a charge

Tesla Financials, Wall Street, Elon Sleeping Under The Desk — CleanTech Talk With Ross Gerber, Part 3

For our hot new CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with Ross Gerber, cofounder, president, and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management, to discuss Tesla financials, consumer demand for Tesla vehicles, Wall Street, Tesla financing, Elon Musk, and more

Tesla Fremont Factory Insights, Tesla Innovation, & Tesla Communications — CleanTech Talk with Ross Gerber, Part 2

For our hot new CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with Ross Gerber, cofounder, president, and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management, to discuss Tesla innovation, Tesla’s vehicle and manufacturing platforms, the media, Tesla communications and marketing, and more

Tesla Model 3 Jumps To #2 In France — #CleanTechnica EV Sales Report

The French plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) market recorded 6,136 registrations in March, up 14% year over year (YoY). A big portion of this growth came from the Tesla Model 3, which had 1,153 deliveries last month, the best result ever for a nameplate not called “Renault Zoe.”