Golf (VW)

Aug 24, 2022

On August 24, Neuron Energy Pvt Ltd announced its strategic tie-up with EV Giant E-Ashwa Automotive. The purchase order includes 600 battery packs per month and 10,000 battery packs annually. It is therefore estimated that the deal will close at a whopping INR 20 million a month and INR 300 million annually. 
Neuron Energy Pvt Ltd was incorporated in the year 2018. Neuron Energy Pvt Ltd provides lead-acid and lithium-ion technology batteries for E-Bike, E-Rickshaws, and Golf Carts. Neuron Energy has a large export and domestic network for sales in E-Bike batteries. E-Ashwa Automotive is one of the leading Manufacturers of environment-friendly battery-operated vehicles. The company specialized in the dealing of e-Rickshaws, e-Loader, e-Auto, and e-Scooter.

Based on Neuron Energy Pvt Ltd press release

Aug 05, 2022

According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) on August 4, UK passenger car sales decreased 9.0% to 112,162 units in July 2022.
Year-to-date sales decreased 11.5%, with 914,241 cars registered in the first seven months of 2022.
July sales for Volkswagen decreased 18.2% to 10,182 units (9.1% market share), Audi sales decreased 12.5% to 8,915 units (7.9% share), while Toyota sales decreased 3.7% to 8,820 units (7.9% share).
BMW sales decreased 0.1% to 7,855 units (7.0% share) and Ford sales decreased 15.5% to 7,241 units (6.5% share).
The best-selling cars in July 2022 were Nissan Qashqai (2,514 units), MINI (2,410 units), Hyundai Tucson (2,267 units), VW T-Roc (2,221 units) and VW Golf (2,204 units).
Compared to last July, gasoline-engine car sales decreased by 7.2% to 51,924 units (45.7% share), diesel-engine car sales decreased 29.3% to 6,210 units (5.5% share), HV decreased 6.1% to 35,882 units (32.0% share), PHEV decreased 34.0% to 6,533 units (5.8% share), EV increased 9.9% to 12,243 units (10.9% share).
In July, private car sales totally flat to 59,847 units (53.4% share), fleet sales decreased 18.2% to 50,014 units (44.6% share), and sales to businesses decreased 0.5% to 2,301 units (2.1% share).
Sales of all vans to 3.5 tons decreased 20.7% this July to 18,722 units.
Sales of trucks between 3.5 and 6.0 tons decreased 28.3% to 337 units in July.
Sales of taxis increased 92.3% to 150 units in July.
Mike Hawes, CEO of SMMT said "The automotive sector has had another tough month and is drawing on its fundamental resilience during a third consecutive challenging year as the squeeze on supply bedevils deliveries. While order books are strong, we need a healthy market to ensure the sector delivers the carbon savings government ambitions demand. The next Prime Minister must create the conditions for economic growth, restore consumer confidence and support the transition to zero emission mobility."
(SMMT press releases from August 4, 2022) 1 / 2

Jul 19, 2022

On July 18, Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VoA) announced its changes for the 2023 model year.
For 2023, Volkswagen is localizing production of the ID.4 EV with all models to be assembled in its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and will be introducing a new 62 kWh entry version, lowering the price of entry to the ID.4 model line.
More details regarding the locally-produced MY23 ID.4 EV will be announced soon.
Besides the ID.4 EV, the lineup for the 2023 model year includes the Arteon, Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport, Golf GTI, Golf R, Jetta, Taos, and Tiguan.
The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit is now standard across the entire lineup for 2023, and all model lines will offer faster 45W USB-C charging (later availability).
Every 2023 model also offers standard or available IQ.DRIVE driver assistance technology, making it one of the most accessible hands-on semi-automated driving systems on the market today.
Each model in the current lineup has been introduced, redesigned or refreshed in the previous two model years, resulting in the freshest Volkswagen lineup in years.

(VW press release on July 18, 2022)

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