Personal: Chevy Volt—Still Electric After All These Years

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Its second oil change was forced as part of the hand-over from the dealer. The only other visits to the dealer were for software updates that had minimal impact before or after. More Volt Stories from the Archives: Personal: Chevrolet Volt & Accell Charger.

Electric three-wheelers design for handicapped persons 

Electric Vehicles India

Electric three-wheelers design for handicapped persons . Here in this article, we will be discussing all-electric three-wheelers (autos) designs especially for handicapped people which means it can also be run by a handicapped person or handicapped user-friendly vehicle.


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Nissan announces new strategy for customer ownership experience; leveraging connected car, big data, and personalization

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The company anticipates that, as a result, connected car services and greater choice in accessories and personalization will increasingly drive growth in its aftersales business, anticipated to contribute 25% of aftersales revenue by 2022. Connected car technology will also dramatically streamline Nissan’s global supply chain, bringing just-in-time logistics to increase manufacturing efficiency, from plants to the dealer. The ultimate goal is hyper-personalization.”

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How the IBM PC Won, Then Lost, the Personal Computer Market

Cars That Think

On 12 August 1981, at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, IBM unveiled the company's entrant into the nascent personal computer market: the IBM PC. The personal computer vastly expanded the number of people and organizations that used computers.

AeroVironment EV dealer program bundles home charger, installation, and warranty with car purchase

Green Car Congress

launched a dealer program that provides turnkey residential charging packages to consumers purchasing new electric vehicles (EVs) or plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) and allows them to finance the charger in combination with the vehicle at the time of sale. The program, which is the first of its kind, makes dealerships one-stop-shops for EV drivers and expands dealers’ F&I product offerings. Dealers can offer various warranty options that match the financing terms of the vehicle.

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Nissan Leaf Electric-Car Buyers Really ARE Different, Says Dealer

Green Car Reports

Not, as you may be unsurprised to learn, the sort of person who doesn't really care what they buy, says one Nissan dealer. So who buys a Nissan Leaf? As Nashville Business Journal reports, Leaf customers are already pretty sure they want a Leaf when they walk onto the lot. It's typically a very educated customer who's doing the Leaf," explains

Why Chargeway matters: making EV charging comprehensible for buyers, dealers, utilities, networks

Green Car Reports

Ask that same person what kind of charging an electric car takes, and you'll probably get a blank stare. Ask a salesperson at a car dealer how he explains the different kind of charging available for that brand's electric. Ask anyone what kind of fuel their next car will take, and you'll likely get one of three answers: regular, premium, or diesel. plug-in cars charging Fast Charging

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Ford launches FORD2GO car sharing program with its German dealer network; Ford poll shows 56% of Europeans would consider car sharing

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Ford of Germany has signed a cooperation agreement with the German Ford dealers association FHD GmbH and DB Rent GmbH —the company behind Flinkster car sharing—for a new car sharing platform. The program calls for participating Ford dealers across Germany to offer cars and sharing services to customers in their town, allowing easy access to shared cars and offering the chance for potential customers to experience Ford vehicles.

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Creating the Commodore 64: The Engineers’ Story

Cars That Think

The original intent had been a game machine, but at this point the personal-computer market was beginning to look promising. At a meeting of Charpentier, Winterble, and Tramiel, the decision was made to go for a personal computer. It’s a personal challenge.

New Honda 2012 Civic Natural Gas goes on sale 18 October at Honda dealers in 35 states, up from 4

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To support growing consumer interest in alternative-fuel vehicles, American Honda is expanding its network of US dealers which are qualified to sell and service the Civic Natural Gas to retail customers—expanding sales to 200 dealers in 35 states. 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas. Click to enlarge.

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Continental introduces new 48V eBike system

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Continental is currently building a global network for complete after sales support and servicing to ensure that dealers, retailers and end users get all the support they need. 48V Personal TransitLeveraging its knowledge and advancements in 48V automotive technology, Continental is now introducing two 48V drive units to the electric bike market.

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What is the Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) Scheme?

Green Charging

Together with the Energy Saving Trust (EST) and other partners, the National Franchised Dealers Association developed the EVA scheme to tackle poor advice and uncertainty in electric car ownership. Many car dealers lack the expertise to front an EV and make a successful sale.

Zero Motorcycles, Jiangsu Xinri E-Vehicle score highest in new Pike Research assessment of electric motorcycle and scooter manufacturers

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Pike expects their entrance into the e-scooter and e-motorcycle market to shake up the market thanks to their deep marketing budgets, established dealer networks, and broad international reach. With a product lineup well-suited to the less cost-conscious early adopter market, the company has put together a strong management team and continues to build a robust dealer network in the key regions of Western Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and North America, according to Pike.

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Saturna Green Systems partners with evolve Motorcycles to equip electric bikes with digital dashboard and connected wireless services

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CAN bus connectivity can also provide OEMs and their dealers with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) information for proactive warranty and maintenance programs. Connected vehicles Electric (Battery) Personal Transit TelematicsComponents of the Saturna system. Click to enlarge. Under a new partnership, New York-based evolve motorcycles will incorporate Saturna Green Systems’ wireless Communications Platform on its electric scooters and motorcycles. Saturna Green Systems Inc.

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Ford unveils all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept with new EV crate motor customers can now buy

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Ford owners have personalized, customized and enhanced their vehicles since the beginning—from changing looks to bringing the power. —,Eric Cin, global director, Vehicle Personalization, Accessories and Licensing.

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Forecast: Electric Two-Wheelers Poised for Strong Global Growth; 9% CAGR Worldwide

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Many manufacturers are trying to find a combination of independent dealers, mass retailers, and online sales that will effectively deliver the vehicles and after-sales service to customers. Tags: Electric (Battery) Market Background Personal Transit Pike global markets forecast of annual electric two-wheel vehicle sales, excluding Asia-Pacific, through 2016. Click to enlarge.

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EGEB: This New Jersey community solar farm gives landfill a new purpose


Albuquerque, New Mexico, launches an Electrified Dealer Program to help car dealers sell EVs. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates.

PlugStar program continues to grow, expand

Plug in America

PlugStar, a service offered by Plug In America, assists consumers and dealers with finding and selling EVs. Customers can then visit the dealer page where they can find a PlugStar-certified dealer who will provide them with a positive EV buying experience.

PlugStar program continues to grow in 2022

Plug in America

PlugStar, a service offered by Plug In America, assists consumers and dealers with finding and selling EVs. Customers can then visit the dealer page where they can find a PlugStar-certified dealer who will provide them with a positive EV buying experience.

EV Life Product Updates – August 2020

EV Life

Save on Dealer Pricing and EV Climate Loans. We make it easy for you to get a personalized quote on your incentives and perks—all in seconds. Get a personalized snapshot of what your EV life could look like based on your vehicle and zip code.

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Volkswagen launches online sales for ID.4 and ID.5 in Germany


Dealers will take part in Volkswagen’s online sales as they will remain the customers’ point of contact for advice, test drives, delivery, and service. We need a good online presence coupled with a strong and powerful local presence provided by our dealers.

1.65 lakhs electric vehicles supported under the FAME II scheme 

Electric Vehicles India

As per the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) report, the Auto industry generates employment of 13 persons for each truck, 6 persons for each car and four persons for every three-wheeler and one person for two-wheelers.

Hyundai Motor Company extends warranties for more than 1M vehicles worldwide

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Hyundai’s current policy allows for electronic signature authorization and digital communication (text messages, email, and social media posts) between the dealer and customer as a form of repair approval. Hyundai dealers are also currently practicing social distancing in their showrooms, offering online purchase and home delivery of purchased vehicles at select dealerships, allowing solo test drives, cleaning common areas and eliminating certain in-person activities to make a purchase.

2020 180

GM’s Maven and Uber to pilot flexible car-sharing offer

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Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, and Uber Technologies, Inc., There are no additional fees if a driver utilizes the vehicle for personal use. The comprehensive Chevrolet dealer network will provide support for servicing needs. the nation’s leading ridesharing service, are teaming up to provide people who want to drive and earn money on the Uber platform the option to lease qualified vehicles by the week or longer at discounted rates with no mileage limits.

2016 174

Porsche Cars NA providing three years of charging at Electrify America stations for Taycam

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In addition, Porsche US dealers will install their own fast-charge kiosks. Electrify America highway and metro stations, and many Porsche dealers, will offer DC fast charging at rates up to 350 kilowatts. Together, Electrify America and our Porsche dealer network will provide a national infrastructure for DC fast charging that frees future Taycan owners from range anxiety. Together, the total investment by Porsche dealers in charging infrastructure will be about $70 million.

2019 188

National Drive Electric Week 2021

EV Match

Several car dealers will have new EVs that guests can sign up to test drive. Volunteers from the Electric Auto Association will also be on hand to share their personal experience of EV ownership and answer any questions that you may have.

OLA S1 Electric Scooter Ownership Blog

Plug In India — PlugInIndia (@PlugInIndia) January 15, 2022 Exhilarating ride on the OLA S1 Pro Speaking with Varun Dubey, Marketing head at OLA Electric Purchase Process & Dealer-less Model So i paid the initial amount of ₹ 20,499 in September 2021.

Tesla Product Design Director shares critique of Ford’s “fancy” L2 chargers


A new Supercharger is now open at a Ford dealer in Dover, DE!! Interestingly enough, Ford’s EV chargers received some critique from the person who designed Tesla’s Supercharger stalls himself, Product Design Director Javier Verdura.

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Electric Car Buyer’s Guide: 7 Steps to Find The Best EV for Your Life

EV Life

On EV Life, you can see personalized recommendations for any car you’re considering. If you need help finding quality dealers in your area, try a Yelp search or just click the TrueCar button on EV Life vehicle page. Be sure to ask your local dealer what options are available.

2020 82

Toyota launches C+pod ultra-compact battery electric vehicle in Japan

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The new C+pod is a two-seater BEV designed as a mobility option that improves per-person energy efficiency.

2020 397

Kia Motors to accelerate diversification of global mobility services

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Kia will also launch a dealer mobility service in Italy and Russia later this year. This is a new service enabling dealers to rent out their vehicles for any period, from a single day up to a full year. MoceanLab was established last year to provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and plans to expand its services to include autonomous ridesharing, shuttling, multi-modal transportation, and personal mobility.

2020 188

FIRST TIMER: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

Clean Fleet Report

As I was driving down the freeway, I passed the Ford dealer in San Juan Capistrano and saw a white Mach-E. I stopped in for a test drive, but this was during COVID which meant a sales person could not be with me in the car. Transition: Iconic Mustang Coupe to the Mustang Mach-E.

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Vehicle scrappage policy to reduce cost of EVs says  Nitin Gadkari 

Electric Vehicles India

It pointed out that the automobile sector provides direct and indirect employment to 75 lakh persons. If you are an EV manufacturer or EV Dealer or EV Supporter who want to share news related to electric vehicles on our website, please send an email to

Why The Ford F-150 Lightning Is The Most Important EV Ever

EV Adoption

When the Ford F-150 Lightning BEV reaches dealers in the spring or summer of 2022, it will wear the mantle as the most important electric vehicle introduced to date in America.

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Ricardo and Roke partnership launches digital resilience assessment service for vehicles

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With increasing sophistication of onboard electronics systems and external connectivity through navigation, infotainment, digital communications and dealer maintenance networks, modern cars provide a feature base and functionality mix that would have been impossible even a few years ago.

2019 195

IIT Madras offers 12 weeks free online course on ‘Electrical Autos & Renewable Vitality

Electric Vehicles India

But if you want to get a certificate you can register and write the proctored exam conducted by them in person at any of the designated exam centres. IIT Madras offers 12 weeks free online course on ‘Electrical Autos & Renewable Vitality.

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Committed to EV equity for all

Electric Auto Association

But then Hankins received a wake-up call from his VW dealer at Evans Volkswagen in nearby Dayton. “He I called my VW dealer and I called VW corporate to see if I could get them to loan me an ID.4 Building an EV consumer base in an African-American community. Rap Hankins.

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National Drive Electric Week extends EV access

Electric Auto Association

We had tremendous cooperation from dealers and manufacturers in the area,” said Gross, explaining that a range of models were on display. At the end of the day, visitors, dealers, and manufacturers seemed to feel that the event was a great success,” Gross continued.

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Terra Motors partners Pooja Finelease Ltd. for electric vehicle financing

Electric Vehicles India

Through the partnership the company wants to expand its business which will focus on E-Rickshaw loans, two-wheeler & three-wheeler loans, loans for utility vehicles, unsecured business and personal loans etc. Terra Motors partners Pooja Finelease Ltd. for electric vehicle financing.

Buick launches GL8 MPV Family in China with elevated intelligent driving technology

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Both multi-purpose vehicles (MPVs) are available at Buick dealers across China. In China, Buick launched the 2021 GL8 Avenir family featuring industry-leading vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technology and the 2021 GL8 ES with advanced driver assist technology.

2020 206

Chevrolet previews Spark EV Tech Performance concept, other performance concepts including Cruze Diesel for SEMA

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The Performance Sonic RS concept features engine performance, suspension/brakes and appearance upgrades developed by Chevrolet Performance engineers and designed to be installed by Chevrolet dealers. A Personalization Sonic concept puts a larger emphasis on personalization. All the SEMA concepts feature accessories designed to allow personalization while maintaining refinement and ride characteristics. Some of the accessories are available from Chevrolet dealers.

2013 196

6 Best Electric SUVs and Crossovers (and how they’re changing the cost of driving)

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Explore Dealer Offers. Explore Dealer Offers. Explore Dealer Offers. Explore Dealer Offers. Explore Dealer Offers. Explore Dealer Offers. Use EV Life’s Incentive Finder to personalize your incentives. ** Miles per gallon equivalent. Let’s face it.

2019 52

Tesla starts retrofitting cars delivered with no USB-C ports and wireless chargers


However, the new Tesla owner noted that he had to personally schedule an appointment with Tesla’s mobile service to get his car fixed. . The supply chain issue has hit automakers across the market.