After suggesting earlier in the week that Macan eventually would be electric-only, Porsche now says the current gasoline-powered Macan will continue production alongside new all-electric second-generation model.
Purchases of electric cars and LCVs will be subsidized with government payouts of €5,000 ($5,670), while automakers, importers or dealers must also grant a minimum discount of €1,000 ($1,130) on each vehicle.
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice rebuked the automaker’s arguments that the cheat software it fitted to various diesel models was legal under European Union law, and therefore it had no responsibility to compensate customers.
After more than 1,000 days behind the wheel of a modified Volkswagen Mk V Golf Wagon, VW says Wiebe Wakker has driven the farthest distance ever covered by an EV – more than 55,300 miles. The old mark was 13,670 miles.
Toyota doesn’t see the Thai market as being ready for battery-electric vehicles because of the scarcity of charging stations. The automaker for now is focusing on plug-in hybrids, which are being offered government incentives albeit at a lower...