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As Electric Basics Come Under Pressure, Hybrid Qualities Demand Recognition

As Electric Basics Come Under Pressure, Hybrid Qualities Demand Recognition. “There are big practicalities in the way of net zero by 2035. It’s not going to happen and I don’t believe manufacturers are planning to go fully electric worldwide” Just as the corporate scramble to embrace electric cars hits high gear, many of the basic […]

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Europe Forecasts Turn Negative, While Electric Car Sales Growth To Stall

Europe Forecasts Turn Negative, While Electric Car Sales Growth To Stall. “Our forecast for 2022 has been cut since last month and now sees a year-on-year contraction for the West European market Sales prospects for cars and SUVs in Western Europe are fading fast with forecasts dropping into negative territory as economic prospects weaken, and […]

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Global Car Sales To Fall, Spooked By Russian Invasion, China’s Shutdown

Global Car Sales To Fall, Spooked By Russian Invasion, China’s Shutdown. “Globally, this is the worst car market for 10 years” Global car sales were supposed to rally this year as manufacturers dragged themselves out of the coronavirus mire, but a combination of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, China’s renewed medical emergency shutdown and key component […]

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Vauxhall Grandland GS Line Plug-In Hybrid-E 1.6 Turbo review

Vauxhall Grandland GS Line Plug-In Hybrid-E 1.6 Turbo review. For – great looks, decent quality, well equipped, good all-rounder. Against – battery capacity exaggerated* Competition – Jeep Renegade, Ford Kuga, Peugeot 3008, Renault Captur, Mini Countryman, Suzuki Across, MG HS, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mitsubishi Outlander, Citroen C5 Aircross, DS 7 **** £33,820 The bad […]

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Volkswagen Subsidiary Skoda’s Electric Enyaq Might Be Getting Too Successful

Volkswagen Subsidiary Skoda’s Electric Enyaq Might Be Getting Too Successful. “An impressive trick right now would be if VW can bring the Skoda helium balloon closer back to earth, allow VW to take up that premium pricing position and offer a profitable large-volume BEV “people’s car” with a Skoda badge on” If an automaker starts […]

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Renault Results At Least Demonstrate Resilience, As Negative Pressures Mount

Renault Results At Least Demonstrate Resilience, As Negative Pressures Mount. “Renault needs positive news, such as working more closely with another group or joining forces with a new partner, especially as the alliance with Nissan is not going well and the progress of the AvtoVAZ/Lada stake is unclear” Renault pleased investors with its first-quarter financial […]

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Carmakers Will Report Impressive Profits, But War Ruins Short-term Prospects 

Carmakers Will Report Impressive Profits, But War Ruins Short-term Prospects. “We remain bullish for a multi-year auto cycle but now see the group is in limbo until a Russian/Ukraine conflict resolution emerges” Europe’s automakers will report strong profits for the first quarter in coming weeks, but the euphoria for 2022 based on vain hopes the […]

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Electric Car Strengths Must Be Embraced, Otherwise The Revolution Will Stumble

Electric Car Strengths Must Be Embraced, Otherwise The Revolution Will Stumble. “EU rules favor heavier electric cars and encourage manufacturers to produce electric tanks, The electric car revolution will succeed when its advantages are exploited and its limitations avoided. Unfortunately, the reverse is happening because electric cars excel at short distances and are poor on […]

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