VW Stories November 12

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

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…

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VW Stories October 26

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

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

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

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

VW Stories September 18

VW unveiled its MEB electric platform this week and it is launching a new effort called ‘Electric for all’, which represents the brand’s goal to deploy millions of “attractive models at affordable prices on the road.” expand full story

VW Stories September 13

Volkswagen likely has more electric vehicles lined up in the next few years than any other automaker, but now the German automaker expects those cars to cost more than expected as it sees the competition making progress. expand full story

VW Stories September 10

Legacy automakers are announcing and unveiling new electric vehicles at an impressive pace these days, but there isn’t as much talk about the production volumes of those upcoming EVs.

Now VW says that it is planning a capacity of 100,000 electric cars per year for its first plant to go electric. expand full story

VW Stories August 23

VW announced today the deployment of what could be one of the largest all-electric car fleets through its new ‘We Share‘ car sharing service.

Berlin is going to be the first city to get the service and it will start with a fleet of 2,000 electric cars. expand full story

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