The Volkswagen Group

18th May 2022

Škoda Begins EV Battery Production at Czech HQ

Škoda has begun building its own batteries to fit the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) in Mladá Boleslav. This makes the automaker’s main plant the only production facility...

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12th May 2022

Volkswagen To Take on US Electric SUV and Pickup Market

Volkswagen is planning to take on the all-electric SUV and pickup market in the US by launching its own American BEV models by 2026. The move appears to be...

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6th May 2022

Volkswagen Pumps Up BEV Investment in Spain

Volkswagen will invest €10Bn ($10.8Bn) into electrifying transportation in Spain a nation it sees as the one of the largest potential markets for BEVs in Europe. The automaker, in...

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14th December 2021

Volkswagen Creates European Battery Company

Volkswagen has created a stand-alone company to source sustainable raw materials for production of its automotive batteries for Europe. The Société Européenne expects to consolidate battery activities, from processing...

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13th September 2021

Volkswagen Rolls Out OTA to Whole ID. Family

Volkswagen will roll-out over-the-air updates to all its ID. family to drive forward its connectivity services offering. The technology, so far only seen on the more premium end of...

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13th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Keeping the Auto Show on the Road

For the first time in two years, European automakers gathered last week to share their latest models with the general public. The IAA Munich International Motor Show was, in...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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9th September 2021

Škoda Turns to Swarm Technology for Consumer Safety

Škoda has begun using swarm connectivity among its consumers cars to warn fellow motorists of upcoming problems on their routes. Its ‘Local Hazard Information Service’ claims to provide drivers...

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8th September 2021

Cupra to be All Electric Brand by 2030

Performance sub-brand of Seat, Cupra used its attendance at the IAA Munich International Motor Show to announce its commitment to become an exclusively electric powered automaker by the decade’s...

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7th September 2021

VW Promises ‘Affordable’ BEV for the City

Volkswagen is hoping to address one of the main obstacles to BEV adoption by promising an entry-level vehicle sporting a European price tag of €20,000 ($23,633). While still a...

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1st September 2021

Industry Voices: Implementing New Zonal Architecture in Advanced Automotive SOCs with IP

Opinion piece by Ron DiGiuseppe, automotive IP segment manager with Synopsys. The automotive industry is experiencing a shift in electrical/electronic (EE) system architecture which will impact automakers, Tier 1...

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2nd August 2021

Volkswagen JV Hopes to Accelerate Software Capabilities

Volkswagen has set up a joint venture to accelerate its ability to develop automotive software at pace to keep up with consumer demand. It has teamed up with TraceTronic,...

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19th July 2021

Weekly Brief: When’s a Self-Driving Car Not a Self-Driving Car? When it’s a Tesla

Tesla launched a new subscription service last week for its ‘Full Self Driving’ (FSD) package. For the price of $199 per month, Tesla owners can now upgrade their vehicles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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