VW battery production on the way

VW battery production on the way

Tesla aren’t the only automaker with plans to make their own EV batteries. Volkswagen Group have begun pilot production at their cell production facility in Salzgitter this week. The plant is expected to begin full-scale production by 2024, providing the batteries needed for VW’s company-wide transition away from combustion.

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How far away is the $100 per kWh EV battery?

How far away is the $100 per kWh EV battery?

What will it take for widespread, world-changing electric vehicle adoption? With batteries making up a huge percentage of EVs’ total cost, the $100 per kWh figure has emerged as the key measure to bring prices on par with combustion. With recent reports suggesting it might be closer than ever, we take a look at battery production and the significance of the milestone.

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Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model S: Who's on top, and should we care?

Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model S: Who's on top, and should we care?

The performance EV game is rapidly heating up, and Porsche have confirmed their place at the table with the announcement of the all-electric Taycan. But will impressive specs and a Porsche pedigree be enough to unseat Tesla’s dominant Model S Performance? We sift through the stats to find out.

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