MEB architecture

 
Ahead of electric-car production, VW demands suppliers cut carbon emissions

Ahead of electric-car production, VW demands suppliers cut carbon emissions

As Volkswagen ramps up to build a new generation of mass-market electric vehicles in the aftermath of its diesel scandal, regulators and environmental groups will likely be paying close attention to their emissions—especially the emissions created in making them. The Financial Times, in a... read more

February 20, 2019 by -
 
Herbert Diess

VW is planning to build 15 million electric vehicles

UPDATE: The very premise of this piece has been shaken when Volkswagen told the original source of this report, Automotive News, that its chief executive had misstated the... read more November 13, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

How will VW price its next-generation electric vehicles? Think TDI

Volkswagen says that it aims to make “electric vehicles for millions, not millionaires” with its next-generation EVs. While that’s a clever tagline, what... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Vizzion Concept

Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept for all-electric sedan by 2022 debuts in Geneva

What's known as Volkswagen Group Night is always a major event at European auto shows. One of the marquee attractions at Monday night's event, held before Geneva auto show... read more March 5, 2018 by


 
1973 Volkswagen Thing

An electric Thing? VW Thing could return as EV, chairman says (or electric Beetle)

As it gears up for volume production of battery-electric cars starting in 2019, Volkswagen Group spends a lot of time talking to the press about its future plans for the... read more December 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

All-electric VW ID Buzz Microbus confirmed for production

Working to redirect attention from its diesel-emission scandal—soon to wind down in the U.S. but ongoing in Europe—Volkswagen Group has talked a lot about its... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2016 Audi A3 e-Tron Sportback, San Francisco Bay Area, Oct 2015

After Audi e-tron, next electric car to be compact BMW i3 competitor

Next year, the Audi e-tron luxury electric crossover is expected to arrive at U.S. dealers, bringing Audi into direct competition with the Tesla Model X roughly three years... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2-door DSG 2.0T R-Line S Grille

Could future VW Beetle return to rear (electric) powertrain?

As any experienced journalist knows, you hear lots of good stuff in the corridors and private conversations of any large industry event where media are present. That applies... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car  [November 2015]

Next Volkswagen e-Golf To Have At Least 200 Miles Of Range

When it launched in fall 2014, the Volkswagen e-Golf electric car all but duplicated the Nissan Leaf in range and efficiency: 83 miles and 116 MPGe against the Leaf's 84-mile... read more February 12, 2016 by


 

 
 

 
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