Daimler Doesn’t Agree With Tesla & VW About Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Daimler disagreed with Tesla and VW’s view on batteries being the best way to transition to a more sustainable future. Bloomberg reported that the Daimler Truck’s chief executive officer, Martin Daum, expects hydrogen-powered semi-trucks to play […]

Northvolt Raises $1.6 billion in Debt Financing through Consortium global financial institutions

$1.6 billion in debt raised through a consortium of commercial banks, pension funds and public financial institutions. Northvolt has to date raised over $3 billion in equity and debt to support the development of two lithium […]

Emden Plant Embarks on New Era of E-Mobility

Even in the coronavirus crisis, the Volkswagen brand is consistently moving ahead with the changeover of its plants to e-mobility in line with its plans. The conversion of the Emden plant has already started and the […]

Computer Vision to make Production within the Volkswagen Group even more Efficient

Computer Vision: Volkswagen forges ahead with image recognition processes in combination with artificial intelligence Gerd Walker, Head of Volkswagen Group Production: “Key contribution to boosting efficiency in production. Expect cost reductions running into the double-digit million […]

Volkswagen Increases Stake in QuantumScape

Volkswagen Group making an additional investment of up to US$200 million in US solid-state battery specialist Battery technology of the future: Greater range, shorter charging times Volkswagen Group and QuantumScape have also been collaborating in joint […]

Thoughts On Volkswagen’s Aims For 30 Electric Vehicle Models Within 8.5 Years

Context & commentary: As you well know, Volkswagen got its shoes knocked off last year when researchers in West Virginia discovered that Volkswagen had been massively cheating diesel emissions tests. The company has repeatedly indicated that […]