Volkswagen

Tesla still leads battery EV market by a mile

Tesla is still the leading automaker in the battery electric vehicle market. General Motors and Volkswagen have set their eyes…

Volkswagen-backed battery company Northvolt announces $1.1B expansion

Northvolt, a Swedish battery manufacturer for BMW Group, VW Group, Volvo Cars, Fluence Energy, and Scania Trucks has announced that…

VW’s Diess says Berlin and Austin Gigafactory ramp should slow Tesla

Volkswagen AG's CEO Herbert Diess said Tesla's production ramps at both the Berlin and Austin Gigafactories should slow the company…

Volkswagen unveils the ID. Aero, its first fully-electric sedan

Volkswagen has announced what they call its "ID. family flagship," the ID.AERO, a large sedan set to eventually be sold…

Volkswagen launches ID.4 Pro 4Motion, adding another AWD variant to the line

On Thursday, June 9, Volkswagen launched the ID.4 Pro 4MOTION. The new ID.4 Pro AWD variant's starting price of €49,020…

Volkswagen’s Diess expects tight race with Tesla to EV dominance

Volkswagen's Chief Executive Herbert Diess is confident in his company's ability to challenge Tesla for the proverbial crown in the…

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX with LGES batteries sets Guinness World Record for EVs

LG Energy Solutions' global communications team informed Teslarati that Rainer Zietlow set a new Guinness World Record with a Volkswagen…

Volkswagen launches new factory to expand electric vehicle production network

Volkswagen announced on Friday that it had officially started production of the ID.4 all-electric crossover at a new facility in…

Volkswagen to electrify India, partners with Mahindra to supply MEB components

On May 18 in Chennai, Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) signed a Partnering Agreement to explore the use…

Volkswagen ID.Buzz pre-sales in Germany and parts of Europe to start on May 20

Volkswagen ID.Buzz pre-sales will start on Friday, May 20, in Germany and most of Europe. The European automaker will initially…

Volkswagen ID.5’s driver assist tech gets top score in the Euro NCAP

The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) gave the Volkswagen ID.5 the highest possible score for its driver assist…

Volkswagen to launch electric pickup & SUV in the US, production starts 2026

On Wednesday, May 11, Volkswagen Group’s Supervisory Board confirmed the company’s plans to launch an all-electric pickup truck and rugged…

Volkswagen Scout brand comeback teased as part of its US expansion plans 

Volkswagen plans to revive the Scout off-road vehicle brand. The Scout brand’s resurrection will help Volkswagen in its bid to…

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says Volkswagen is no. 2 in electric vehicles

Elon Musk said Volkswagen was the company making the most progress on electric vehicles following his automaker, Tesla, after being…

Volkswagen’s Diess admits he was blindsided by Tesla’s preparation

Volkswagen AG's CEO Herbert Diess is one of the key reasons the automotive group has become Europe's best-selling electric vehicle…

Volkswagen to invest €10bn for EV and battery manufacturing in Spain

German car company Volkswagen will invest €10 billion ($10.6 billion) to launch electric vehicle and EV battery manufacturing in Spain,…

Volkswagen sold ~99k EVs out of 1.9M in Q1, seeks to gain 10% market share in North America by 2030

Volkswagen recently released its January-March 2022 interim report, reporting 1.9 million vehicle sales and deliveries in the first quarter. VW’s…

Volkswagen partners with bp for EV fast charging rollout in Europe

Volkswagen will partner with bp to launch a strategic partnership to roll out up to 4,000 fast-charging electric vehicle charge…

Volkswagen teases cool ID.Buzz pickup truck early concept

Volkswagen took to Twitter to ask the public about its early concept for an ID. Buzz electric pickup truck. The…

Volkswagen says it’s ‘actively looking’ to develop an electric truck

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh said the automaker is "actively looking at" developing an all-electric truck in hopes…