VW is converting its entire Zwickau factory to electric vehicle production, and as it prepares for the start of ID3 production later this year, the German automaker teases the production of 330,000 all-electric cars per year. expand full story
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VW Stories July 3
Volkswagen (VW) has unveiled an electric conversion concept for its iconic Type 2 microbus to celebrate 20 years at its Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) in California. expand full story
VW Stories June 24
The Volkswagen group is about to transition its electric car production from just a few thousand cars per year to millions of units per year and that’s going to take an incredible amount of battery cells.
Despite some concerns, VW now says that its battery contracts are secured ‘for the first few years’ of the production ramp up. expand full story
VW Stories May 9
VW’s iconic Westfalia microbus inspired many to live a different lifestyle, which people now refer to today as “van life”, and now Volkswagen is looking to do it again but this time with the all-electric and autonomous ID BUZZ microbus.
The company teased the electric and autonomous “van life” in a new video. expand full story
VW Stories May 8
Volkswagen is starting to take pre-orders for its ID.3 electric hatchback. It hasn’t fully unveiled the production version yet, but it has released some interesting specs and pricing information.
The VW ID.3 electric hatchback will start at less than €30,000 and have over 330 km of range. expand full story
VW Stories April 15
VW is adding yet another all-electric ID concept vehicle to its lineup. This time it’s a full-size all-electric SUV called ID ROOMZZ and a production version will launch in 2021 – first in the Chinese market. expand full story
VW Stories April 12
VW is teasing the production version of its all-electric ID hatchback ahead of the start of pre-orders next month and the unveiling of the production vehicle in September. expand full story
VW Stories March 4
VW is launching its all-electric dune buggy, the ID. BUGGY at the Geneva Motor Show today – the latest in a series of electric concepts based on its upcoming MEB platform. expand full story
VW Stories February 28
In an interesting and honest comment about their effort to go electric, VW CEO Herbert Diess said that Tesla has an important advantage over legacy automakers when it comes to electric vehicles; they don’t have to worry about protecting their gas-powered car business. expand full story
VW Stories February 15
The Volkswagen group is doing a 180-degree turn from their emission cheating days to pushing for CO2 neutral production of electric cars.
In a new presentation, VW shows how the I.D., its first next-generation electric vehicle, will be “CO2 neutral throughout the entire life cycle if the customer consistently charges with green power.” expand full story