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10.07.2018 - 17:32

Seat coming to China with VW gearing up for growth

Volkswagen’s Spanish subsidiary Seat will enter China by hooking onto the JAC Volkswagen joint venture. Together the three plan to establish a R&D centre for electric vehicles. Development is to culminate in a dedicated electric car platform for China and beyond in 2021.

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04.07.2018 - 17:19

Berlin: VW affirming I.D. family, plans electric car sharing

The I.D. Vizzion premiere today in Berlin saw a confident Jürgen Stackmann, member of the board for the Volkswagen brand, affirming their electric mobility schedule. He also announced the launch of an all-electric car sharing with I.D. vehicles based on the new VW platform WE.

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03.07.2018 - 18:06

VW got an all-electric Beetle on the drawing board

With electrification taking up speed at Volkswagen, their designers are becoming more open-minded. Take the head of design himself, Klaus Bischoff who said he keeps a sketch of an all-electric Beetle under his desk that could make the little icon a tad more exciting.

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03.07.2018 - 15:23

VW regroups component unit for era of electric mobility

Volkswagen realigns its global component unit “with a view to ensuring a coordinated entry to e-mobility,” reads their latest release. All component making units are thus to form one independent corporate entity under the umbrella of Volkswagen AG from January 2019.

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21.06.2018 - 13:10

VW secures solid-state technology from QuantumScape

Volkswagen has advanced to the largest shareholder of Stanford-spinoff Quantumscape as the German corporation invests 100 million dollars. Forming a new joint venture with the solid-state experts, VW hopes to secure their grip on the new battery technology first.

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14.06.2018 - 18:54

Electrify America to enter car sharing

The VW subsidiary founded in the wake of the diesel scandal has announced plans to open an EV car sharing service in Sacramento, starting with 260 vehicles. The company is also investing in a budget car-sharing service and electric buses in the region for a total amount of $44 million.

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14.06.2018 - 13:39

Will VW release an electric T7 in 2020?

In the coming year, the next generation of the VW T7 bus will be introduced. Currently, the Wolfsburgers are testing several vehicle variants under the chassis of the current generation. It may happen, that the T7 will be introduced as a BEV in the second half of 2020.

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10.06.2018 - 14:12

Google and VW to develop quantum batteries

The research cooperation between the two companies in the area of quantum computers is showing its first results. VW announced that they had first succeeded in simulating the structure of industry-relevant molecules on a quantum computer.

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05.06.2018 - 15:47

Swiss startup converts VW van with Kreisel battery

Engineers from Swiss Durot Electric have taken on a commission to convert a VW T6 van to all-electric power. The e-mobility specialists turned to Kreisel Electric for the power pack good for 400 km and also fitted the van with an all-electric AWD.

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03.06.2018 - 16:14

VW qualifies experts for I.D. family production

Volkswagen will begin the education of the next generation this month with the Future Electronic Engineer Program (FEEP). As part of the program, 100 young engineers and specialists will be specially trained to produce the I.D. family vehicles.

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30.05.2018 - 16:50

Over 300 electric cars to share coming to London

Car sharing club Zipcar is pushing to electrify the British capital as they plan to introduce the Isle’s biggest EV fleet. No less than 325 electric cars shall hit the London roads with the first 100 VW e-Golf scheduled to arrive by July.

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26.05.2018 - 17:54

Green light for eHighway pilot in Germany

The German environmental ministry has given the green light for the eHighway pilot to look further into the electrification of long distance hauling trucks via pantograph. Project partners are Siemens and Volkswagen.

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08.05.2018 - 14:09

VW secures batteries worth €40BN by now

Volkswagen has ordered batteries worth 40 billion euros or almost 50 billion dollars, which is what Tesla is worth at the stock market to date. For VW, this means they have doubled the order volume in just a month and are now ready for the Roadmap E.

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02.05.2018 - 13:09

Next-gen VW Golf to get mild-hybrid system

Volkswagen is taking a gentle approach so to speak when it comes to the electrification of the next Golf as the firm presents its latest 48-Volt mild-hybrid, calling it “the first step into the world of efficient electrified models.”

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01.05.2018 - 16:17

VW considering in-house battery cell production

Following the change in leadership, VW under Herbert Diess is considering producing their own battery cells, according to German media reports. The company is analyzing “all options, including in-house production, Joint Ventures or the purchasing of other companies competencies”, said a spokesperson.

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24.04.2018 - 17:35

VW invests $15 bil. in to China/EV brand SOL

Volkswagen is set to invest a significantly increased sum into the e-mobility business, including autonomous driving, digitization and new mobility services in China. By 2022, the company plans to invest 15 billion dollars with its joint venture partners SAIC, FAW and JAC.

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23.04.2018 - 16:17

China’s Lishen targets battery market in Europe

Chinese Tianjin Lishen Battery says it is in talks with Volkswagen and Daimler to deliver batteries for their upcoming EV models. While the report is unconfirmed, Lishen is opening its first HQ in Europe close to VW’s hometown Wolfsburg.

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19.04.2018 - 15:41

VW presents I.D. R Pikes Peak this weekend

Coming Sunday, VW will be presenting the I.D. R Pikes Peak to the public, before the testing program begins a day later for the electric sports car. This was announced by VW, who also included a new image of the electric super car.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/19/vw-presents-i-d-r-pikes-peak-this-weekend/
19.04.2018 15:41