Volkswagen

Volkswagen is taking the Tesla approach by shifting its EV focus on software

After the difficulties it faced with software glitches in the ID.3 and the 8th-generation Golf, Volkswagen appears to have shifted…

Tesla, VW lead the charge for EV dominance as EU sets plan to end combustion engines in 2025

Europe’s current emissions standards have already proven difficult for legacy automakers as evidenced by Honda joining Tesla and Fiat Chrysler’s…

EU Commission wages war on combustion engines with hyper-strict emissions standards

The EU Commission received a study from a panel of experts that called for hyper-strict emissions standards for cars, which…

Amidst Tesla’s growing lead in the EV sector, VW boss rallies his troops to avoid being the next Nokia

The cellular phone industry was changed forever on June 29, 2007, when the first generation Apple iPhone was released to…

Volkswagen takes a page from Tesla’s automation playbook in transition to e-mobility

Volkswagen has drawn inspiration from Tesla in many ways, especially in its quest to transition to a lineup of fully-electric…

Volkswagen gets FUD over its “irritatingly energetic” EV strategy

Volkswagen is serious about its electric vehicle business. This is evident in the German automaker’s efforts to release its first…

Volkswagen AG is selling Bugatti to Rimac so they can focus on EV development

Bugatti is one of the most well-known supercar manufacturers globally. Still, they may be unloaded by parent company VW Group…

Volkswagen ID.3 gets sharp criticism on build quality, ‘unfinished’ electronics from German auto magazine

During his brief test drive of the Volkswagen ID.3, Tesla CEO Elon Musk remarked that the all-electric hatchback’s steering was…

Volkswagen shares Elon Musk’s test drive of the VW ID.3: ‘It’s pretty good’

One of the more surprising elements in Elon Musk’s recent visit to Germany was his meeting with Volkswagen Group executive…

Tesla and Volkswagen: from fierce competitors to unlikely allies

Tesla and Volkswagen have established themselves as unlikely allies in the world of turning vehicles toward electrification. However, the two…

Tesla’s Musk and VW’s Diess preview ID.3 and ID.4 in previously unknown visit

Tesla's Elon Musk made one final stop during his German tour this week to meet with Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess.…

Volkswagen begins production of its answer to the Tesla Model Y

Volkswagen has announced that it has started series production of the ID.4, its first all-electric SUV that will compete with…

Volkswagen to build in-house battery cells in new U.S. EV facility

German automaker Volkswagen has announced that its first EV production facility in the United States will be located in Chattanooga,…

Volkswagen has repaid Dieselgate victims an outrageous compensation package

Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal has tarnished the German automaker in more ways than one. This week, however, the Federal Trade Commission…

Tesla-obsessed German automakers look to solve multi-year tech deficit

Tesla's electric vehicle technology is head and shoulders above the rest of the industry. Now, German car companies who are…

Volkswagen hands software woes to ICE-supporting Audi CEO

Volkswagen has announced that it has handed its Car.Software organization over to Audi CEO Markus Duesmann. Duesmann will take charge…

Volkswagen is converting another German plant for EV production

Volkswagen is investing €1 billion into its Emden plant in Germany to accelerate the company's transition to electromobility. The German…

Volkswagen scraps ICE production at German plant in favor of EVs

German automaker Volkswagen has built its final internal-combustion engine vehicle at its Zwickau plant in Mosel, Germany in an effort…

Volkswagen gives ID.3 to 150 employees for “everyday suitability” tests

Volkswagen has given 150 of its employees at three company plants in Saxony, Germany, a new ID.3 electric vehicle. The…

VW ID.3 software failures have cost Tesla and Elon Musk a key ally in the EV transition

The automotive sector’s transition to electric mobility is undeniable at this point, but the pace of the transition itself depends…