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The Germans are coming and I predict they will win the electric vehicle war.

Our Teutonic friends are famous for their precision engineering and brilliant technology teams, and they are now on target to dominate the EV market with cars we will all want to buy.

Remember that iconic VW TV advert with the Princess Diana lookalike from 1987?

Directed by David Bailey, it shows Diana, aka the leggy model Paula Hamilton, storming out of a mews house, relationship over, petulantly chucking away her wedding ring, pearl necklace, and mink coat.  She hesitates, and instead of throwing her VW keys down the drain keeps hold of them, before driving off in her trusty, reliable Mark II Golf.

“If only everything in life was as reliable as a Volkswagen.”