The Volkswagen Group

13th January 2023

Connected Autonomous Vehicles will Evolve the Digital Economy

With a growing data influx from connected and autonomous vehicles, automakers their partners and third-party organisations are  looking to develop connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) as a key platform for...

By Graham Jarvis


20th October 2022

Volkswagen Pushes Towards Maths-Sourced Battery Materials

Volkswagen is hoping to set AI powered computer algorithms into the battle to find alternative ingredients for future automotive powertrain batteries. It has teamed up with Canadian quantum technology...


19th October 2022

Smartphone’s Affect on Future Infotainment

In 2011, Toyota President Akio Toyoda famously said his company would be producing cars that were smartphones on wheels. Since then, this analogy has been repeated by several auto...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

3rd October 2022

Weekly Brief: Porsche IPO Proves its Premium Allure

General consensus suggests that it’s a terrible time for an IPO, what with a worldwide energy crisis, war in Ukraine, record inflation and soaring interest rates. Yet, Porsche went...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


29th September 2022

Volkswagen’s Concept AV ‘Alternative to Short-Haul’

Volkswagen has unveiled a radical concept autonomous vehicle as its vision of future mobility solutions. Its all-electric “Innovation Experience Vehicle” is a working prototype claiming Level 5 autonomous driving...


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...


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...


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...


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


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


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...


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...