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12th September 2023

Volkswagen Imagines New BEV Market with ‘Sports Limousine’

Volkswagen has unveiled its latest BEV concept, the ID.X Performance described as a “sports limousine” with all wheel drive. The concept, that the automaker says will not go into...


2nd June 2023

Volkswagen Mobility JV Teams Up with Parkopedia for In-Car Services

Volkswagen’s mobility joint venture has teamed up with parking and payment specialist, Parkopedia, to boost its in-cabin digital services offering. Valtech Mobility has agreed a collaboration with Parkopedia to...


11th May 2023

Volkswagen asks Škoda to Develop Next Gen Small ICE Powertrains

Volkswagen Group has chosen its Czech brand, Škoda, to develop the latest incarnation of the sub-2.0-liter EA 211 internal combustion engine. The decision, a feature in the cap for...


24th April 2023

Volkswagen to Build its Biggest Gigafactory in Canada

Volkswagen is set to build its biggest battery gigafactory to date in Canada as it seeks to expand its North American BEV sales strategy. The automaker, through its battery...


14th April 2023

Volkswagen Pumps Up the Power for its BEVs

Volkswagen claims it has boosted performance and range with its latest generation BEV powertrain for the ID. family lineup with a potential maximum output of 282bhp. The new powertrain...


24th March 2023

CATL Claims Battery Materials Breakthrough without Solid-State

Automotive battery giant CATL this year expects to begin mass production of its alternative materials batteries claiming they will perform better and cost less than nickel and cobalt-based ones....


22nd March 2023

Explorer is Ford’s First Europe Targeted BEV

Ford has finally revealed the first of two BEVs it has been planning for the European market developed using Volkswagen’s electric dedicated MEB platform. The new all-electric Ford Explorer...


17th March 2023

Volkswagen Goes Mining for Cheaper Auto Batteries

Volkswagen is planning to become a major stakeholder in mining as it bids to become a global heavyweight in automotive battery production. Reuters reports that the German auto group...


16th March 2023

Volkswagen Unveils ‘Budget’ BEV Concept for Europe

Volkswagen has revealed its first ‘budget’ BEV in the shape of the urban-targeted ID.2all concept. It hopes to be able to market this compact vehicle at less than €25,000...


13th March 2023

Weekly Brief: Start-Ups Tremble as Tech Supporting Bank Goes Pop!

The sudden collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) roiled global markets and sent shock waves rippling through the tech start-up community, with potentially dire consequences for those in the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


8th March 2023

Volkswagen Plays Waiting Game over European Battery Production

Volkswagen is halting its expansion of automotive battery production plants in Europe awaiting a conclusion of European Union negotiations over the US’s Inflation Reduction Act. The act, which gives...


6th March 2023

Weekly Brief: Automakers Still Back-Pedaling at Tech Conferences

Mobile World Congress was back in Barcelona last week after a three-year hiatus because of the pandemic. Tech companies and telecom giants returned to the convention to show off...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve