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See The Volkswagen I.D. Buggy Electric Car In Action: Video

03.20.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Electric buggy takes EV grin to  a whole new level The Volkswagen I.D. Buggy has a strong chance of entering production – especially if the response after the Geneva Motor Show is strong enough. As you can see in the video, the electric buggy brings with it great enjoyment and it could even be used in ...

Volkswagen I.D. Buggy Looks Beach Ready: Photos & Videos

03.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Who would not like to take it for a spin to and on the beach? Volkswagen I.D. Buggy is a neat little green dune buggy for two (with an option for 2+2 seats) unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. With only rear-wheel drive (there is an option for dual motor all-wheel drive taking advantage of ...

Volkswagen Passat GTE Plug-In Hybrid Returns With Upgrades

03.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Volkswagen Passat GTE is back The Geneva Motor Show was the first major opportunity for general public to see the facelifted and upgraded plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Passat GTE, available both in Passat GTE (sedan) and Passat Variant GTE (estate) versions. It’s a very interesting mainstream PHEV, which with up to 55 km (34 miles) ...

Volkswagen I.D. Hatch Order Books Open Up In May

03.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

VW is approaching the launch of I.D. later this year Less than two months left until the opening of pre-orders for Volkswagen I.D. on May 8 (at least in Europe), according to Volkswagen The German manufacturer reportedly intends to offer at first the launch edition of the I.D. hatchback (probably well equipped) and expects that ...

Bill Ford Says Automaker Pairs Well With VW: Shared Electric Cars Likely

03.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

A Ford and VW collaboration on EVs seems to be more of a reality. Bill Ford — chairman of Ford Motor Company and great-grandson of Henry Ford — has spoken out about the potential for a partnership with Volkswagen. He believes that the two companies are set up to succeed if a joint effort comes ...

VW’s I.D. Family Of Electric Cars Will Welcome Many Entry-Level Variants

03.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Wow! VW may come forth with a plethora of affordable EVs. While it has become more and more clear in our comment section that folks think InsideEVs may be hating on VW, that’s simply not true. We’re more excited than most that Volkswagen appears to be pushing forward with EVs (as we should be), and ...

Volkswagen Plans 22 Million Electric Cars In 10 Years

03.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The automaker may redeem itself yet. Volkswagen Group is serious about electric vehicles. It may not look that way if you judge by its battery-powered cars on the road today — in the U.S., it currently offers only the Volkswagen e-Golf. But, its various brands will be producing millions in just a few years from now. In ...

VW Group’s Operating Margin Takes Hit From WLTP Testing & EV Push

03.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

New emissions testing, continued investments in EVs, dropping North American sales, and Chinese joint ventures are costly. At its annual press conference, Volkswagen Group reported that its brand margin dropped to 3.8 percent in 2018, from 4.2 percent in 2017. Targets were set at 4 to 5 percent, so the group missed its mark. More ...

Transportation Weekly: Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

Welcome back to Transportation Weekly; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch . This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader feedback. Keep it coming. Never heard of TechCrunch’s Transportation Weekly? Catch up here, here and here. As I’ve written before, consider this a soft launch. Follow ...

VW I.D. R Performance Road Car Expected To Go Fully Electric

03.08.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The performance division will skip the hybridization phase. It’s a secret to no one that Volkswagen has ambitious plans about electrified future products. The company will launch its first all-electric car next year and it could pave the way for a performance vehicle driven by electric power. We’ve heard VW admitting it is considering a more powerful I.D. R-badged ...