Tag: Volkswagen

Jul 10, 2021 - 03:18 pm

ID.4 GTX now available to order in the UK

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is now available for UK customers to order, with prices starting at £48,510. The first wearer of the new GTX badge is available in two versions – GTX and GTX Max (£55,540 OTR).

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Jul 6, 2021 - 09:57 am

Rimac completes Bugatti takeover

The Croatian electric car manufacturer Rimac will take over a majority stake in VW’s noble Bugatti brand, as expected. The German automaker group is thus parting with a brand but will continue to hold shares in the new company Bugatti-Rimac via Porsche.

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Jul 5, 2021 - 06:04 pm

VW drops I.D. prices in the UK

In the UK, Volkswagen`s ID.3 and ID.4 models are now offered with configurable trim levels and a range of option packs across all derivatives. Under the new pricing, two more variants have become eligible for the Government’s Plug-in Vehicle Grant.

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Jun 27, 2021 - 12:50 pm

VW to phase out combustion vehicles by 2035

The VW brand is planning to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035 at the latest, thus taking a more moderate course than its sister company Audi, which recently announced its intention to stop selling cars with internal combustion engines by 2033 at the latest.

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Jun 25, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Skoda plans to launch 3 new BEVs by 2030

The Czech Volkswagen subsidiary Skoda has presented its new corporate strategy until 2030. The most important key statement regarding electric mobility: Skoda confirms at least three more purely electric models by the end of the decade.

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Jun 22, 2021 - 12:56 pm

VW to up EV output in the USA “in a massive way”

In response to President Joe Biden’s transport decarbonisation course, Volkswagen wants to realign its electric car plans for the United States “in a massive way”. Thomas Ulbrich, chief development officer at VW, has just made the announcement in Munich.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 07:12 pm

VW opens the books for the ID.4 AWD in the USA

Volkswagen is now introducing the all-wheel-drive version of the ID.4 in the United States. Starting at $43,675 before destination fee or federal tax incentives, the company boasts that it is the cheapest all-wheel-drive (AWD) electric car on the market.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 09:38 pm

Greenpeace misses its target

Shortly before the kickoff of the European soccer championship match between Germany and France on Tuesday, a Greenpeace paraglider had to make an emergency landing in the stadium injuring two people. Greenpeace has issued an apology.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 10:54 am

Volkswagen launches electric truck production in Brazil

Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO) began series production of its first all-electric truck in Brazil on Monday. The South American brand is manufacturing the e-Delivery distribution truck in the Brazilian city of Resende and initially plans to produce 1,000 to 3,000 units per year.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Volkswagen managers must wait for electric cars

Due to the high demand for electric cars, the board of the Volkswagen brand has decided to take an unusual step. The carmaker’s 18,000 or so executives are temporarily no longer allowed to order pure battery-electric vehicles as company cars.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 12:53 pm

VW presents plug-in hybrid T7 van

VW Commercial Vehicles has presented its T7 as a Multivan, in which a plug-in hybrid is part of the drive programme for the first time. This is made possible by a change of platform: the T7 is now based on the Modular Transverse Toolkit.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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May 29, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Artemis hands over Landjet project / Hitzinger steps down

Artemis, which previously operated independently, is handing over the development of the autonomous driving electric car to Audi and the software development to VW’s software forge Cariad. Audi officially confirmed the news. In the course of this reorientation, Alexander Hitzinger will hand over the management of Artemis GmbH to Oliver Hoffmann.

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May 21, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Volkswagen to apply agency sales model to Group brands

The Volkswagen Group wants to extend the agency model known from the ID.3 and ID.4 in sales to other Group brands. Skoda, Audi, Cupra and VW Commercial Vehicles are also to distribute their e-models in this way. In addition, the model is to be used in other countries.

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May 16, 2021 - 01:22 pm

QuantumScape considers cell production in Salzgitter

QuantumScape could produce solid-state batteries in the German city of Salzgitter with Volkswagen in the future. According to an agreement between the two companies, the location for the planned pilot plant with VW is to be determined this year.

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May 11, 2021 - 04:05 pm

Navistar delivers electric school buses in Canada

Navistar’s school bus brand IC Bus has delivered its first electric CE Series school buses to Canada. The buses are part of an order for 18 type C electric school buses that British Columbia School Districts placed in late 2020.

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May 7, 2021 - 11:59 am

VW to rely on CO2 certificates outside of Europe

The Volkswagen Group is also relying on the purchase of emissions certificates to meet its emission targets outside of Europe, as CEO Herbert Diess now confirmed. In Europe, Volkswagen is confident that it can meet its fleet targets.

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May 5, 2021 - 04:24 pm

Volkswagen’s Emden factory on time for BEV production

VW has provided an update on the conversion of the Emden plant for the production of MEB electric cars, which started in July 2020. Completion is scheduled for the first half of 2022, with EV volume production to begin with the ID.4. VW has also confirmed other models, including an electric estate.

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May 5, 2021 - 10:11 am

VW ID.4 finishes endurance race in Mexico

Volkswagen has taken the VW ID.4 through its paces as the company entered a heavily modified version into the Mexican 1000 race. The race pitted contestants against each other across the Baja Peninsula, with around 70% making it to the finish line at all.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 12:24 pm

VW brand sets higher climate targets than the Group

The VW brand has concretised its plans to decarbonise the company and its products. The company wants to be carbon neutral by 2050 at the latest. As a new interim target, CO2 emissions per vehicle in Europe are to be reduced by 40 per cent by 2030 – significantly exceeding the group-wide target of 30 […]

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Apr 28, 2021 - 05:24 pm

VW presents the ID.4 GTX with all-wheel-drive

Volkswagen has just presented the first all-wheel-drive model in the ID. family. This is the first time the German carmaker has revealed the price of 50,415 euros before subsidies. The sporty GTX model is to be launched on the market this summer.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/10/id-4-gtx-now-available-to-order-in-the-uk/
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