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Electric car battery research pact seeks to keep German auto prowess

Electric car battery research pact seeks to keep German auto prowess

For the past 50 years, the German auto industry has enjoyed quite the roll of growth and success in the U.S., built largely on its expertise with one specific technology: the internal combustion engine. But now the importance of that advantage is fading, with electric cars on the rise and the... read more

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Compact Audi, flagship VW crossover could show upscale side of VW electric platform

Audi has recently released several hints that we’ll soon see a first concept tease of its smaller, more affordable electric vehicle, to be built on Volkswagen’s... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Toyota Prius AWD price, more VW electrics, French protests: Today's Car News

Toyota announced pricing for the new 2019 Prius AWD-e. In trade talks with the Trump administration, VW's CEO revealed the company could use Ford factories in the U.S. to... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016  [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

Nissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series... read more November 19, 2018 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 turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

In pictures: Volkswagen TDI diesels await their fate in Pike's Peak shadow

It might be the world’s largest single-company junkyard and pick-a-part business, if not for the prominent "No Trespassing" and "Drone-Free Zone" signs. Instead... read more March 13, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show

Volkswagen ID Vizzion large all-electric sedan teased before Geneva debut

Volkswagen's first dedicated battery-electric vehicle will roll off the production lines in 21 months, but we won't see the compact hatchback ID model in North America... read more February 20, 2018 by


 
Oslo street scene: Nissan Leaf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Tesla Model S, July 2015

VW targets Tesla with both barrels, views electric-car maker as important rival

The list of people and companies who want to be or want to make the "Tesla Fighter" is long and storied. Volkswagen has had some good things to say about the California-based... read more October 27, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

Regulators approve updates to some Audi, VW, Porsche 3.0-liter diesel SUVs

State and federal environmental regulators announced Monday they had approved modifications to illegally polluting Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche SUVs fitted with VW Group's... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz II concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Volkswagen ID Crozz electric crossover concept updated at Frankfurt show

Germany's giant VW Group has said, several times, that it will have 30 different electric cars on sale globally by 2025. Over the last year, it's unveiled three different... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi RS 7

Audi diesel: another shoe drops as top VW Group execs implicated

It has been nearly two years since Volkswagen came clean and admitted its "clean diesel" engines were actually quite dirty. In 2015, a VW engineer admitted the TDI diesel... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW engineer gets 40 months in jail, $200K fine, for diesel cheating role

Former Volkswagen employee James Liang was sentenced in Detroit on Friday to serve 40 months in prison and pay a $200,000 fine for his role in the global Volkswagen... read more August 26, 2017 by


 
Kirk Bell and John Voelcker in Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus concept vehicle

Volkswagen ID Buzz drive: electric VW bus offers unique EV concept

When you see a concept car drive onto the stage at an auto show, don't be fooled into thinking it's what you'll drive out of the dealer a couple of years later. We got to... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen to build ID Buzz electric Microbus, cargo vans too, on sale in 2022

The Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, an all-electric reinterpretation of the iconic VW Microbus, generated huge enthusiasm and public crowds when it debuted in January at the... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW exec to plead guilty to diesel cheating charges after jail, house arrest

It has been almost two years since Volkswagen changed the prospects for diesel-powered cars when it admitted to eight years' worth of cheating on emissions tests for its... read more August 4, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Modifications to oldest, dirtiest VW, Audi TDI diesels approved by EPA

VW Group of North America now owns hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen and Audi TDI diesel vehicles it has bought back from owners under the terms of various diesel emission... read more July 28, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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