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 18
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 Stories August 21
VW has received what could very well be the largest order of all-electric trucks to date.
Ambev, an important Brazilian brewery, has committed to electrify its delivery fleet and placed an order for 1,600 all-electric trucks with Volkswagen. expand full story
VW Stories August 6
The Volkswagen group confirmed that it might have to recall as many as 124,000 electric and hybrid cars from its VW, Audi and Porsche brands due to poisonous cadmium finding its way into a charger component. expand full story
VW Stories August 4
I have been reporting on electric cars full-time for the past 3 years now. Over 5,200 articles later, I am frustrated by the number of articles I wrote about vehicles you still can’t buy today.
But I think that will change in the next 2 years.
We now know of dozens of electric vehicle programs coming to market in the next few years and we believe they will change the auto industry forever.
Here we take a quick look at the 5 most exciting new electric cars you can buy in the next 2 years. expand full story
VW Stories August 2
Volkswagen had mixed feelings about making its own battery cells for its upcoming new series of electric vehicles, but now it is warming up to the idea – especially when it comes to the next generation of solid state battery cells. expand full story
VW Stories July 18
Volkswagen has aggressive electric vehicle plans, but it is focused on Europe and China where the German automaker sees regulations pushing for quicker adoption of electric vehicles.
Yet, the automaker has now confirmed plans to produce its upcoming all-electric microbus and crossover in the US. expand full story
VW Stories July 6
The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak, an all-electric race car custom built to conquer the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, broke the overall record during the famous racing event last month.
Now VW has released an impressive video of the record-breaking run filmed from a helicopter that can barely keep up with the electric race car. expand full story