Tag: VW

Nov 18, 2022 - 07:19 pm

VW plant produces 7,100 electric cars in one week

Volkswagen’s electric car plant in Zwickau set a production record in the week from 7 to 11 November when 7,100 electric cars were produced, more than in any previous week. This means that the plant is close to reaching its maximum capacity.

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Sep 11, 2022 - 12:11 pm

VW ID. Buzz: First drive in Volkswagen’s electric Bulli

When still in office, Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess described the ID. Buzz as one of the most exciting vehicles launching this year. Our first drive of VW’s electric van shows that the carmaker has indeed succeeded in creating a great electric car that goes down very well with passers-by. If only it weren’t for the […]

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Jun 27, 2022 - 02:14 pm

VW ID. Aero: Volkswagen debuts ID. EV number 6 in China

By presenting the VW ID. Aero online today, Volkswagen has previewed the ID. family’s latest member of all-electric cars from the German brand. The study of this electric, four-door sedan precedes the production model developed specifically for China, where VW will offer two versions.

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Feb 18, 2022 - 12:51 pm

Volkswagen to bring back the e-Up

It had been indicated for a few weeks; now the time has come: Volkswagen is once again taking orders for the electric small car e-Up. The Style ‘Plus’ variant is available at prices starting at 26,895 euros.

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Dec 12, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Vulcan Energy buys geothermal plant to power lithium extraction

The Australian-German lithium startup Vulcan Energy Resources has acquired a geothermal power plant in Germany for €31.5Mn ($35.7Mn). Vulcan wants to upgrade the 4.8 MW Insheim plant previously owned by local utility Pfalzwerke to set up a new test facility for low-carbon lithium production.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 11:41 am

VW Trinity EV to get extra production hall in Wolfsburg?

According to a media report, Volkswagen is considering building an entirely new production hall at its main plant in Wolfsburg to manufacture the future electric flagship Trinity there. However, the development of the model already appears around a year behind schedule.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 12:09 pm

VW launches OTA updates for all ID. models

From now on, all VW ID. models will receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer. The first update ‘ID. Software 2.3’ provides improvements in the image recognition of the camera or the operation of the infotainment system, among other things.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Maryland to spend $3.7Mn from Volkswagen settlement

This week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state awarded $3.7 million from Maryland’s settlement with Volkswagen for diesel-gate to install EV charging stations. The money is going to 37 sites for public and workplace charging.

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Aug 8, 2021 - 04:00 pm

VW CEO Diess negatively charged by Ionity

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess apparently ended up negatively supercharged after a bad experience with the Ionity charging network in which VW has a 20 per cent stake. “This is anything but a premium charging experience, IONITY!” ranted Diess on LinkedIn.

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Aug 8, 2021 - 01:59 pm

VW to debut electric performance SUV as ID.5 GTX at IAA

Volkswagen says it will put the VW ID.5 GTX on display at the IAA Munich Motor Show this September. The new e-car is the first to utilise the Group’s MEB platform in the form of an SUV coupé and will appear as a near-production concept at the show before going on sale next 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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Apr 21, 2021 - 11:11 am

Great Wall’s Beetle clone keeps bugging VW

An electric car in the style of the VW Beetle has now been presented at the Shanghai Motor Show. The Beetle-like vehicle does not come from VW, but from Ora, a brand from the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motors.

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Sep 11, 2020 - 02:21 pm

VW hands over the first ID.3 in Germany

The first VW ID.3 has been delivered in Germany as Volkswagen hands over the 1st Edition model made in its ‘Transparent Factory’ in Dresden. The first customer was handed over a white ID.3.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 12:30 pm

VW ID.4 production kicks-off in Zwickau

Production of the VW ID.4 has kicked-off at the Volkswagen plant in Zwickau, Saxony today. VW thus starts serially making the e-SUV before officially launching it at the end of September. Germany is just the start of the production cycle with plants in China and the US to follow closely.

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Jul 20, 2020 - 03:28 pm

Volkswagen delivers details on WE Charge service

As Volkswagen readies the ID.3 electric car to hit the road in eventually large numbers, the company also launches the corresponding charging service. We Charge opens this August offering clients three tariffs, including exclusive Ionity conditions, as the Group now announces.

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Sep 5, 2019 - 05:44 pm

Study: German carmakers have catching up to do

According to the latest CAM ‘Electromobility Report’, in which 212 series innovations in e-mobility have been evaluated by 30 car manufacturers over the past five years, German automobile manufacturers still have catching up to do.

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Aug 29, 2019 - 04:58 pm

VW readies Emden plant for MEB electric vehicles

While the preparations for the start of production of the VW ID.3 in Zwickau are in full swing, the necessary financial resources amounting to 1 billion euros for the extensive transformation of the Emden location into an MEB plant have now been finally made available.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 12:32 pm

Pennsylvania under fire for funding diesel

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that 34 cleaner energy projects would receive $8.5 million from the state’s share of the Dieselgate settlement with Volkswagen. According to critics, however, much of the money is going to fund new diesel vehicles.

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Jun 17, 2019 - 02:05 pm

VW is guaranteeing 8 years of battery life on the ID.3

Volkswagen guarantees that the batteries of the ID.3 and future models of the ID.family will retain at least 70 per cent of their usable battery capacity after eight years and 160,000 kilometres, respectively. The batteries are designed for a charging capacity of up to 125 kW, as VW has now officially confirmed.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Electrify America announces charging collaboration

VW’s diesel-gate subsidiary Electrify America announced the collaboration with nine additional companies to host more than 30 fast EV charging stations across the U.S. More than 20 of these will be located in California with another six states being added.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/18/vw-plant-produces-7100-electric-cars-in-one-week/
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