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VW Campaign Highlights Lifestyle Benefits of EVs in Addition to Benefits to Society

As part of Volkswagen’s campaign to highlight features and benefits of driving electric, this week the company released a series of videos expressing the message “Before it can change the world, it has to change yours.” The intention of the campaign is to deemphasize important yet amorphous benefits such as …

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Battery Financing Lowers Cost of EVs, Increases Value Through Second-Life Applications

Hyundai Motor Company, the government of South Korea, a Korean taxi company, LG Energy Solution, and logistics company Hyundai Glovis this month signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to demonstrate the commercial benefits of leasing electric vehicles and their batteries separately from each other. Leasing batteries independently is financially appealing …

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Electrified Roadways Continue to Achieve Milestones

Israel-based ElectReon, along with Volkswagen and Eurovia, was recently selected to provide the technology for eCharge, a project funded by the Roads Innovation Program of the German Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt). The goal of the €1.9 project is to develop an economical and functional solution for inductively charging electric vehicles …

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EV Chargers Go Upscale

When Automobili Pininfarina’s fully electric Battista supercar is released, owners won’t have to worry about figuring out which home charger to get. The world-renowned design house teamed up with Swiss electric vehicle charger manufacturer and network operator Green Motion SA to produce a bespoke home charger designed not only for function, but also for aesthetics. …

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