Posts Tagged: VW Electric Microbus

Volkswagen: We can produce 50 million EVs at “much lower” prices than Tesla

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has been talking some smack about going electric, and giving the big T some competition. In an interview with Automotive News, he threw out a figure of 50 million electric cars, and said VW will be able to offer “much lower” prices than Tesla. According to AN, “VW has booked production… Read more »

Navitas to develop second-gen Li-ion batteries for military vehicles

Navitas Systems, a provider of energy storage products and power electronics, has won a $7.2 million contract to develop next-generation lithium-ion batteries for military vehicles. As new power-hungry electronics proliferate, the US Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has been working with Navitas to develop prototype 24 V lithium-ion batteries in the… Read more »