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VW’s new electric hatchback receives 10,000 pre-orders in first 24 hours

Volkswagen opened up pre-orders in Europe at a launch event Wednesday for a special edition of the first model in its new all-electric ID brand. Within 24 hours, the company received more than 10,000 registrations, a result that suggests growing demand for electric vehicles. VW revealed Wednesday the name, some pricing and range specs for ...

Volkswagen Wants “Gigafactories” For Its EV Future

04.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

But it wants its battery suppliers to build the factories for all the battery-powered vehicles it plans to build. In the run-up to all of its electric plans, the Volkswagen Group may be most affected by a problem facing every automaker manufacturing battery electric vehicles now: where to get enough batteries. VW Group CEO Herbert ...

Volkswagen I.D. ROOMZZ: Photos & Videos From Shanghai

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Full-size SUV announced for production in 2021 With I.D. ROOMZZ, Volkswagen shows us the biggest vehicle built on the all-electric MEB platform – a full size five-meter long SUV, with three rows of seats. The concept was unveiled at the “Brand SUV Night”, by the way of 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, and will have a production ...

Volkswagen Group To Produce 22 Million EVs By 2028: Over 50% In China

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

In around 10 years, VW Group intends to produce 11.6 million BEVs in China By the way of the 2019 Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen Group announced a bold electrification strategy, which envisions production of 22 million all-electric cars (by all the brands and joint ventures globally) by 2028. The biggest part of the pie falls ...

Next VW I.D. Family Member Could Be A Rugged Off-Road EV

04.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Dual-motor all-wheel drive off-roader to join the ranks of I.D.? Klaus Bischof, Executive Director of Volkswagen Design, hinted at the I.D. ROOMZZ unveiling event, that the next Volkswagen I.D. family member could be not only all-electric, but envisioned for off-roading. The “rugged electric 4×4” also would be based on the MEB-platform. “Speaking on the eve of the ...

VW Reveals I.D. Roomzz Electric SUV With 280-Mile Range

04.14.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The newest addition to the I.D. range is bigger than the I.D. Crozz and has three rows. Auto Shanghai 2019 is literally just around the corner and Volkswagen wants to be among the firsts to introduce one of its latest creations – bound to strengthen the German marque’s electric I.D. range. For the uninitiated, China is currently the largest market for ...

Volkswagen Group Secures Lithium Battery Supplies In China

04.08.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Volkswagen has already decided where to buy the lightest metal Volkswagen Group announced a new memorandum of understanding for long-term lithium supplies for battery cells with Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. registered in Jiangxi (China). The agreement covers supply of lithium to VW and battery manufacturer selected by VW over the next 10 years. The German manufacturer ...

Volkswagen Tests Level 4 Driving Tech on German City Streets

04.07.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Five modified e-Golfs are equipped to roam around Hamburg. Along with the Volkswagen Group’s great push into electric vehicles comes a push into autonomous vehicles. The automotive giant is doing just that, following an announcement last week that it has started testing vehicles equipped with Level 4 capability on public roads in Germany. In February, ...

Škoda Launches Citigo E-Pilot, Production To Start In Q4 2019

04.07.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Series production of electric Citigo to begin in Q4 Škoda announced the launch of the eMobility pilot project in the Czech Republic – Škoda Citigo E-Pilot – with 10 electric Citigo prototypes, based on the current generation of Volkswagen e-up!. The goal is to collect some mileage with selected customers behind the wheel and maybe adjust ...

VW Trademarks All Sorts Of Names Tied To Electric Cars

04.04.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Volkswagen continues to trademark multiple names for future EVs. According to a recent story, VW filed paperwork with the European Intellectual Property Office to reserve more names for its upcoming hybrid and electric cars. The automaker specifically classified the requests under categories that pertain to batteries, chargers, and electric vehicles, among others. The interesting part of ...