Tag: Volkswagen

Feb 3, 2023 - 05:10 pm

Movie heroes to save both the world and the environment

Electric cars are increasingly finding their way into films and series. The streaming giant Netflix has announced that it will increase the presence of electric vehicles in shows and films it produces itself. The first step is a cooperation with General Motors. VW is also placing its electric cars in films.



Jan 26, 2023 - 03:25 pm

VW places major order with Onsemi

The US semiconductor manufacturer Onsemi has entered into a strategic partnership with Volkswagen. At the heart of the collaboration is the supply of components for a complete traction inverter solution for use in a “next-generation VW electric platform”.



Jan 23, 2023 - 05:35 pm

Volkswagen and OVO Energy launch V2X trial in the UK

INFLEXION is a new consortium comprising Volkswagen UK, OVO Energy, and its platform provider Kaluza. Using hardware by Indra, the partners aim to launch vehicle-to-everything solutions that could save drivers over £420 a year, and Ovo told us more.

Jan 23, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Volkswagen publishes findings from smart charging pilot

Volkswagen’s energy business Elli and German grid operator Mitnetz Strom started a pilot in the summer of 2022 to optimise charging processes in line with the grid. They aimed to achieve efficient and environmentally-friendly interaction between distributors and VW electric vehicles. Here’s the result.

Jan 23, 2023 - 11:57 am

VW to replace head of design unit

The Volkswagen brand is on the brink of announcing a new head of design. According to German media, head designer Jozef Kaban will be replaced by Andreas Mindt on the 01 February, back from his post at Bentley. This was indicated by the new board of directors.

Jan 13, 2023 - 12:49 pm

China marks 6.9 million NEVs sold over 2022

Total sales of New Energy Vehicles in 2022 amounted to 6.887 million units. This is according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) and represents an increase of 93.4 per cent compared to 2021.

Jan 12, 2023 - 03:21 pm

VW to introduce the ID. Buzz GTX in 2023

VW Commercial Vehicles plans to introduce the announced performance version of the ID. Buzz with the suffix GTX before the end of the year. The MEB van will differ slightly from the technical data of the previous GTX models.

Jan 12, 2023 - 11:40 am

Volkswagen issues recall for the ID.4 in the USA

VW recalls 1,042 units of the rear-wheel drive ID.4 built at the Chattanooga plant in the US. In the affected vehicles, the charging cable of the 12-volt battery can touch the steering column shaft and could lead to a short circuit if the cable insulation is worn out.

Jan 10, 2023 - 03:13 pm

Volkswagen increased EV deliveries in 2022 by 23.6%

The Volkswagen brand delivered around 330,000 electric cars in 2022, 23.6 per cent more than in the previous year. With a total of around 4.56 million vehicles sold in 2022, the BEV share was therefore around 7.2 per cent. The best-selling electric VW worldwide and in their home market was the ID.4.

Jan 4, 2023 - 10:49 am

VW reveals the ID.7 at CES

At the CES in Las Vegas, VW has presented a preview of its upcoming all-electric luxury sedan in the form of a camouflaged near-production study, which now bears the designation ID.7. The premiere of the production model is scheduled just a few months away.

Dec 22, 2022 - 02:25 pm

VW raises prices for the ID.4 in the USA

VW sent out an email to ID.4 reservation holders in the US explaining a series of changes that will be made for all ID.4 vehicles assembled after January 4, including a price hike, battery supplier changes, and an end to the reservation system.

Dec 20, 2022 - 04:25 pm

Volkswagen reorganises purchasing management

Volkswagen has announced that at the turn of the year it will reorganise its purchasing department at the Group level, as well as reorganising purchasing at its VW Passenger Cars and MAN Truck & Bus brands. Dirk Große-Loheide will take over Group Purchasing with effect from 1 January 2023.

Dec 15, 2022 - 02:04 pm

VW is reorganizing Quality and Design departments

In the course of the change towards electromobility and digitalisation, the VW Group has announced that it will reorganise the cross-brand functions of quality and design. The aim is to link up more closely with the main brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi and Porsche in order to ensure a consistent focus on the needs of […]

Dec 13, 2022 - 02:20 pm

VW to serve the US American market with more SUVs

Volkswagen’s new North American CEO, Pablo Di Si, has announced in an interview that he wants to set up his business unit more independently. He wants to more than double the market share by 2030 with new electric SUVs that are to be different from the European models.

Dec 9, 2022 - 02:35 pm

Abt signs cooperation with Cupra for Formula E

The Seat brand Cupra is entering Formula E through a cooperation with Abt Sportsline. However, this commitment is merely a participation as title sponsor, which means that the team name Abt Cupra Formula E Team has now also been decided.

Dec 8, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Volkswagen completes new vehicle factory in Anhui

Volkswagen has completed construction of the new MEB plant in Anhui, China, and built the first pre-series vehicle there. Series production at the Anhui plant, which according to Chinese media has an annual capacity of 350,000 electric cars, is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2023.

Dec 7, 2022 - 12:11 pm

VW launches software update for the ID.4 in the USA

Volkswagen of America has started a new update programme for ID.4 software, which is to bring performance improvements and new features. The updates will improve charging and system performance on model year 21, and some model year 22 vehicles.

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