Audi to release fully electric A3
According to media reports, Audi will only offer its compact A3 model in pure electric form for the next generation due in 2027, as part of its accelerated electric vehicle course.
VW Components to expand plant in Kassel
In Germany, Volkswagen Group Components has announced plans to expand its site in Kassel into a “key supplier for e-mobility”. The first step is to increase the number of production lines. The longer term plan is for the plant to only manufacture purely electric vehicles.
VW to introduce 25 EVs in the US by 2030
The Volkswagen Group has revealed its electrification strategy for the US market. The manufacturer wants to launch more than 25 new electric models in the USA by 2030 and achieve an electric vehicle share of 55 per cent of its US vehicle sales. The German carmaker also plans to build its own cell factory in […]
Volkswagen confirms plans for Trinity factory
Volkswagen’s supervisory board has given the go-ahead for plans to build a new electric car plant in the Warmenau district of Wolfsburg in Germany. The company says it will invest around two billion euros in the new factory, in which the electric flagship Trinity will be built.
Volkswagen is realigning their technical development
Volkswagen has announced that it is realigning the focus and working methods of Technical Development (TD) to shift towards electromobility and digitalisation. According to Chief Development Officer Thomas Ulbrich, this will also have a massive impact on future electric cars such as the Trinity.
VW concludes planning round – Diess stays
Volkswagen has decided to further electrify its European locations as part of its new planning round. 89 billion euros will be invested in future technologies such as electromobility and digitalisation alone over the next five years.
Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030
Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long
VW aims for 70% EV sales in Europe by 2030
The Volkswagen brand has presented its ‘Accelerate’ strategy that should speed up its electric plans. VW also mentions concrete model plans, although, in the case of the electric compact car, the German carmaker company has been sparing with detail.