Volkswagen

Volkswagen and Tesla boost Netherlands EV market share to 25% in 2020

Volkswagen's ID.3 and Tesla's Model 3 were the main contributors to the Netherlands moving their electric vehicle market share up…

Tesla reigns as #2 EV maker in Norway as EVs overtake gas cars in market share

Tesla was the second-most popular EV brand in Norway in 2020 as electric cars overtook gas-cars in market share, surging…

VW’s largest plant to get EV makeover, setting up showdown with Tesla’s Giga Berlin

Volkswagen's Wolfsburg, Germany production facility is being upgraded to make room for electric vehicle production, setting up a showdown with…

VW passes on Diess contract extension after spat over EV transition

Volkswagen's Herbert Diess was not offered a contract extension from the German automaker's supervisory board after discussions turned heated following…

Volkswagen’s Diess wants 40 battery factories in Europe to handle EV overload

Volkswagen knows the future of the automobile industry is electric, and it is doing its best to transition its massive…

Volkswagen claims to have solved ID.3 Software issues in MEB platform

Volkswagen has overcome the software issues it once faced with the ID.3's MEB platform, which delayed the launch of the…

Tesla’s dominance is causing other companies to adopt a ‘fake it ’til we make it’ strategy

Tesla's dominance in the automotive sector has proven to be one of the industry's biggest surprises in its long and…

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,…