Volkswagen has been looking for years at ways to secure battery cell supply in order to support its ambitious electric car plans and now it will finally involve having its own battery factory, according to a new report. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories May 14
Volkswagen Group Stories April 17
Volkswagen Group’s upcoming massive electric offensive is going to mostly take place in China. The German automaker confirmed this week that more than half of the 22 million electric vehicles it plans to produce by 2028 will be produced in China. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories April 2
Volkswagen announced today that it will be expanding its electric vehicle lineup with a full-size SUV called ID. ROOMZZ at the Shanghai Auto Show. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories March 18
Volkswagen is amongst the legacy automakers now most invested in electric vehicles and they now threaten to exit an important automaker lobbying group over their policies regarding electric vehicles. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories March 12
Volkswagen announced today its intention to accelerate its electrification effort as part of its decarbonization plan by adding 20 more “electric models” to its planned lineup in order to produce 22 million electric vehicles in the next 10 years. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories March 1
SEAT, a Spanish automaker owned by Volkswagen, has unveiled a new concept behind one of the first Volkswagen all-electric vehicles based on the new MEB platform.
The sleek el-Born all-electric hatchback has 260 miles of range and it is going into production next year. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories June 24, 2018
It looks like the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak’s impressive results in the qualifying round of the famous hill climb race was not a fluke.
VW’s all-electric race car custom-built for the race just broke the overall record at the official Pikes Peak hill climb today. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories June 22, 2018
The Foshan Plant, which is already a giant factory producing around 300,000 vehicles per year for the FAW-Volkswagen joint venture, is going to get a second phase expansion that will see a doubling of the factory’s capacity.
Volkswagen says that the new capacity will be used to accelerate the automaker’s electric vehicle effort. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories June 13, 2018
The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is coming soon and a few interesting electric vehicles are expected to compete, but probably none more hyped than VW’s all-electric race car custom-built for the event.
VW is now unveiling details of its electric powertrain with newly released footage as it tests the vehicle. expand full story
Volkswagen Group Stories June 26, 2017
Volkswagen is preparing to unveil two more all-electric vehicles as part of its series of new I.D. concepts that will serve as the basis of its new electric car strategy.
They should be the third and fourth vehicles on the new platform and hit production in 2020-2021. expand full story