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13.09.2018 - 17:07

Volkswagen boosts stake in QuantumScape

Volkswagen has now completed their planned stock increase of QuantumScape. The Germans have invested 100 million dollars in the battery specialist, with whom VW intends to establish mass production of solid-state batteries.

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05.09.2018 - 14:01

No money for EV advertising

A new analysis has shown that six of the biggest car manufacturers in the USA, namely General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler, are still spending next to nothing on the promotion of their electric and hybrid vehicles.

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02.09.2018 - 14:08

FAW-VW JV opens new Tianjin factory

Volkswagen and their Chinese partner FAW have opened a new factory in Tianjin. The factory will serve to support their SUV offensive in China. It will serve as a production facility for Volkswagen and Audi SUVs, including PHEV variants.

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27.08.2018 - 15:00

Volkswagen investment plans blocked by Tesla

Volkswagen reportedly intended to invest 30 billion dollars in Tesla together with other investors including Silver Lake. This venture was blocked by Musk, however, as this would have provided VW with too much influence over the EV brand.

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23.08.2018 - 16:13

VW to launch EV sharing service in Berlin

Volkswagen has revealed some of the details for their planned car-sharing service focusing on electrified vehicles in Berlin, which they plan to launch in 2019. The service, which will be named We Share, is set to launch in Q2 of 2019 in the German capital with 1,500 e-Golf, before adding another 500 e-up! at a […]

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21.08.2018 - 17:01

Brazil: Brewery Ambev to run 1,600 VW electric trucks

Brazilian beer maker Ambev plans to add 1,600 electric trucks to fleets of its logistic suppliers. The first will be the VW e-Delivery that is to hit the road this year. It is the kickstart of a trial designed to find the zero emission technology serving Ambev best.

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15.08.2018 - 16:12

VW launching cross branding EV campaign (video)

Volkswagen has kicked-off a new campaign promoting electric vehicles in the USA. But it is not just their electric cars that are featured but EVs of 5 different brands (all but one). Why? Because they must as part of Electrify America, VW’s court-mandated effort.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/03/vw-qualifies-experts-for-i-d-family-production/
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