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50 million VWs, Faraday Future exodus Tesla Track Mode: Today's Car News

50 million VWs, Faraday Future exodus Tesla Track Mode: Today's Car News

VW announced plans to build almost as many electric cars as it did diesels. Faraday Future's last founding executive steps away. Tesla introduces Track Mode on Model 3 Performance cars. And we hear which electric car our Twitter followers would buy in our latest poll results. All this and more on... read more

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Thomas Ulbrich

VW confirms it’s planning for solid-state batteries by 2025

Solid-state batteries sometimes sound a bit like the missing link that would punt electric vehicles soundly into mainstream acceptance. The list of potential virtues for... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen electrics, Musk sued, BMW i3 range increase, California incentives: The Week in Reverse

Which electric car will get access to a fast charger network much like Teslas? What was the result of the SEC's investigation into Tesla chief Elon Musk? This is our look... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles

Volkswagen last week laid out the basics for its set of electric-car components that plans to use to underpin a million new all-electric vehicles each year by 2025. With... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
VW Battery Packs

Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push

No single core component in an electric vehicle costs more—or probably matters more for the acceptance of EVs—than the battery pack. Many would argue that one of... read more September 25, 2018 by


 
VW ID family

Will Volkswagen's electric Microbus be made in the USA?

Volkswagen is expecting to launch at least three new all-electric vehicles in the U.S. in the next five years. The first will be the 2020 introduction of the ID, a unique... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

Electric Volkswagen Microbus concept gets right down to business

The panel of Volkswagen ID Buzz concepts based on the automaker's all-electric frame has finally reached, well, panel status. In Hannover, Germany, Volkswagen on Thursday... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Group MEB modular electric car platform

VW plans 27 electric cars by 2022 on new platform

Volkswagen is doubling down on its electric car strategy, it announced at a press event in Dresden, Germany on Monday. The company announced plans to build 27 electric cars... read more September 19, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Final deadline for VW TDI diesel settlement

Two more days. That's all the time owners of 2.0-liter diesel VWs have to file claims to receive a large financial settlement and to have their cars repaired to meet... read more August 30, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Volkswagen fires six managers over diesel emissions cheating

Volkswagen plans to fire six engineers and managers implicated in the diesel emissions scandal, German media reports noted Wednesday. The dismissals are because prosecutors... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
Electrify America chargers by BTC Power

VW TDI claims, more Tesla details, "Jetstones" promote electric cars: Today's Car News

The VW TDI settlement nears completion. Elon Musk reveals more details about his privatization plan for Tesla. And Electrify America rolls out the "Jetstones" to promote... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Time is running out for VW diesel claims

Time is running out for owners of 2.0-liter VW TDIs to file their claims against the company and receive a settlement that could be worth at least $5,100. All claims in the... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid concept, New York City, May 2015

Filing may uncover plans for hybrid VW Beetle coming soon

Just a few months ago, we heard that Volkswagen was not planning to develop a successor to the current Beetle but a recent filing shows that it might have one last hurrah for... read more July 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz and ID Crozz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Report: VW may build ID Crozz and ID Buzz electric cars in America

Two future VW electric cars could be built in the U.S. for American buyers, according to a report Tuesday. VW's North American CEO, Hinrich Woebcken, told British magazine... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf, first drive, New York City, April 2017

VW e-Golf in very short supply as company prepares for ID Crozz electric car

As VW gears up to begin selling its new ID line of electric cars, supplies of its existing electric car, the e-Golf have dropped to just 10 cars nationwide, according to our... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

VW TDI owners face deadline to finalize claims (Updated)

The VW diesel settlement is winding down. Owners of 2.0-liter 4-cylinder cars have to complete filing their settlement paperwork by Sept. 1 to be eligible for at least $5,100... read more July 6, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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