Volkswagen aims to bring new electric vehicles to China

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Automaker has a $11.8 billion plan to bring electric vehicles into the Chinese market German automaker Volkswagen has an ambitious plan when it comes to China’s clean transportation market. The company is looking to bring new electric vehicles to China in order to take advantage of the growing demand for such cars. Volkswagen will be investing more than $11.8 billion in this endeavor over the next seven years. China is currently the world’s leading market for electric vehicles. More of these cars are sold in the country than anywhere else.…

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Changes to California regulation aim to promote electric vehicles

Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate is being revised in California California is making changes to its Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate. The regulation requires automakers to produce a portion of clean vehicles alongside their regular production vehicles. The mandate has made California a very popular market for electric vehicles and has served to help the state become more environmentally friendly. Some automakers have criticized the regulation, however, due to the high cost of producing electric vehicles and the slow rate at which they slow. Requirements on automakers to produce electric vehicles will…

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Nissan reaches new sales record with its electric vehicles

Nissan LEAF sells more than 30,000 units in the US alone Nissan has set a new sales record for electric vehicles with its popular LEAF model. The automaker has announced that in 2014, more than 30,000 units of the LEAF were sold in the United States alone. In 2013, some 22,000 of these vehicles were sold in the country. The LEAF has been one of the most successful electric vehicles every released, and this success is expected to grow as more consumers become interested in clean transportation. LEAF is designed…

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Electric car with dual motor and all-wheel-drive unveiled by Tesla

Tesla Motors is making its Model S sedan safer and faster. The luxury electric car manufacturer has recently announced its new Tesla P85D, an all-wheel-drive (AWD) electric vehicle that will have two motors, one powering the rear wheels and one powering the front wheels. The new model will be able to compete better with other high-end sedans. In front of an audience of over 1,000 people, the company’s CEO Elon Musk announced last week Tesla’s new electric vehicle model. Musk explained that although AWD gas-powered cars tend to be less…

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