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Volkswagen CEO Says Tough Times Are Ahead for the Company

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The executive called for an immediate freeze on spending, saying that the “roof is on fire”. This is the result of a downturn in EV sales, especially in China. Volkswagen wants to become the world’s leading EV manufacturer while still offering combustion-powered models...

Volkswagen has Begun Testing a Fleet of Autonomous Vehicles in Texas

The company is testing a level 4 system, but human drivers will supervise each vehicle during the first stages of the program. For now, the company is using 10 specially equipped ID.Buzz electric minivans. Volkswagen wants its autonomous vehicles to enter commercial service...

Volkswagen Previews new Scout EV Pickup and SUV in Presentation

We all know that VW owns Scout and that the German automaker will relaunch the storied utility vehicle brand in the near future. Save for the image you see below, there have been precious few other visual details from the car company. https://motorillustrated.com/volkswagen-announced-south-carolina-will-be-the-site-of-its-upcoming-scout-factory/111342/ Motor1 reports that...

Volkswagen Has Now Sold 1 Million EVs Built on the MEB Platform

The MEB platform is used in North America by the ID.4 and the Audi Q4 e-tron. Five of VW Group’s brands use it in Europe. The company aims to have 80% of its sales be electric by 2030. Volkswagen has now sold over 1...

Volkswagen Golf Set to Go Fully Automatic in 2024, Bidding Farewell to Manual GTI after Nearly 50 Years

- The Volkswagen Golf line-up, including the GTI model, is poised to go completely automatic in 2024 due to Euro 7 emissions regulations. - How long before this takes place in North America? Volkswagen's European Golf line-up is slated to become exclusively automatic in 2024, contingent...

Volkswagen’s Canadian Battery Factory Could Cost Tax Payers $16,3 Billion

The federal government could add $2,8 billion to the initial cost of the project in order to match American incentives. The Minister of Finances says this prevision is inaccurate. The economic repercussions of this project for Canada are estimated at only $700 million. Volkswagen’s...

Volkswagen Teases the Next-Generation Tiguan: World Premiere Set for Autumn

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Volkswagen unveils third-gen Tiguan, featuring advanced tech and an enhanced electric range. New Tiguan brings premium lighting, adaptive chassis control, and a customer-oriented cockpit. Enhanced powertrain versatility and increased luggage capacity mark Tiguan's space optimization. In the midst of final test drives, Volkswagen has...

Goodbye Arteon, Hello ID.7: Volkswagen Shakes Things Up in Its Lineup

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Volkswagen discontinues lower-volume VW Arteon, focusing on high-volume models. The arrival of the ID.7, with 99% fewer configurations, emphasizes streamlined production. VW's strategic shift signals a decisive move towards electrification. In a significant strategic shift, Volkswagen has announced the discontinuation of its lower-volume model,...

How the Volkswagen ID.7 Hits the 700 KM Range with Top-Notch Aerodynamics

The Volkswagen ID.7 achieves 700 KM range due to superior aerodynamics and low drag coefficient. Extensive development work fine-tuned body shape, underbody, wheels, and functional openings for optimal airflow. Meticulous design process and testing resulted in a Cd value of 0.23, a Volkswagen...

Volkswagen Canada Unveils Limited-Run Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition

Volkswagen Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition celebrates two decades of their high performance, all-wheel-drive Golf. The Anniversary Edition features aesthetic changes like gloss black 19-inch wheels, blue “R” badging, but no extra power like the 333. The 20th Anniversary Edition is currently on...