Today, Ford and Volkswagen announced that they partnered together in a “global alliance” and it includes a deal to explore partnering on electric vehicles. expand full story
VW Stories January 15
VW Stories January 14
Volkswagen has confirmed today that it will be investing $800 million in its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee to prepare the location for production of new electric cars using the MEB platform. expand full story
VW Stories December 14, 2018
VW is coming up with a highly anticipated Golf-size long-range all-electric hatchback that should cost less than $30,000 and be based on the MEB platform.
The vehicle has now been spotted testing in South Africa. expand full story
VW Stories December 10, 2018
VW plans to expand its already extensive I.D. electric concepts lineup next year with a luxury SUV and a ‘beach buggy’. expand full story
VW Stories November 12, 2018
Ever since the ‘Dieselgate’ scandal, Volkswagen has been making a lot of claims about electrification, but it hasn’t much to show for yet.
Now, CEO Herbert Diess makes one of the biggest electrification claims for the company yet: that they can produce 50 million electric cars and will have “much lower” prices than Tesla. expand full story
VW Stories November 8, 2018
After making the bold claim last week that the manufacturer will have ‘EVs as good as Tesla’s for half the price by 2020’, a new report from Bloomberg today shares that VW may introduce a subcompact EV to the I.D. Concept lineup with an affordable price point. However, this being a subcompact car gives further evidence that this won’t be a “Model 3 killer” like VW has hyped its lineup to offer…
VW Stories October 26, 2018
The Volkswagen Group has made several ambitious claims about its effort to go electric since it was hit by the Dieselgate scandal.
Now they make arguably their most ambitious claim yet: that they’ll have electric vehicles as good as Tesla’s for half the price by 2020. expand full story
VW Stories October 11, 2018
Europe’s attempt to make into law a 35% CO2 reduction goal for new cars to accelerate electric vehicle adoption is making some people show their true colors.
The head of VW, Herbert Diess, is using scare tactics against the new proposal while he claims that the German automaker is all-in with electric vehicles. expand full story
VW Stories October 8, 2018
With new electric vehicles coming to market at an increasing pace and demand growing rapidly, securing battery suppliers is becoming a top priority for automakers serious about electrification.
In order to do that, VW created a ‘task force’ with battery supplier LG Chem. expand full story
VW Stories September 24, 2018
VW is expected to launch an electric vehicle based on the I.D. concept, the VW Neo, next year. It is expected to be the Volkswagen Group’s first mass-market ‘affordable’ electric car.
The vehicle is expected to be offered in 3 different battery pack configurations based on the MEB platform and will start at around $30,000, according to a new report. expand full story