The Volkswagen Group

25th August 2022

Volkswagen Targets Canada for Extra Battery Supply

Volkswagen is hoping to expand its automotive battery production capabilities with a special agreement signed with the Canadian government. The automaker has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the...

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23rd August 2022

Bentley BEV Herald Boasts its Most Powerful ICE Ever

While Bentley’s new Mulliner Batur has been heralded as the face of its BEV future, the car comes to market boasting the most powerful ICE powertrain seen in one...

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18th July 2022

Stellantis to Close Chinese Jeep Production Facilities

Stellantis is closing down its production facilities of its Jeep brand in China to focus on importing the models instead. It cited the “lack of progress in the previously...

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11th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Volkswagen’s Battery Strategy to EV Supremacy

To vie for electric vehicle supremacy, carmakers need battery power. The more high-quality batteries they can make for the least amount of money at the greatest rate of efficiency,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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5th July 2022

Weekly Brief: Tesla Sheds Autopilot Engineers as NHTSA Ramps Investigation

Tesla laid off nearly 200 workers last week and closed its office in San Mateo, California, where a dedicated team worked on Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system, Autopilot. Most...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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29th June 2022

Volkswagen and Siemens Invest in US EV Charging

Volkswagen and Siemens are investing heavily to in an attempt to advance adoption of EVs in the US by creating an adequate charging infrastructure. The pair are committing $450M...

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28th June 2022

Volkswagen Unveils ID. Family Flagship

After the now customary teasing, Volkswagen has finally officially unveiled its new ID. family concept BEV initially aimed at the mid-sector Chinese market. The ID. Aero concept claims sleek...

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22nd June 2022

China First to Get Volkswagen’s BEV Limo

Volkswagen has released its first official renderings of the latest addition to its ID. family, a battery electric limousine to launch initially in the Chinese market. The ID. Aero...

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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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