Volkswagen

8th October 2021

Volkswagen Presents its Vision of Future Mobility at ITS

Volkswagen will present its vision of future mobility led by electrification, data and autonomous driving technology this week. Its strategy will be outlined at the ITS World Congress in...

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27th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Chip Crisis a Hint of Future Battery Woes?

Automakers joined tech companies and chip suppliers last week at the White House to discuss the semiconductor crisis that has hobbled the auto industry in recent months. The goal...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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23rd August 2021

Weekly Brief: Unconnected Cars Come into their Own Amid Semiconductor Crisis

The global shortage of semiconductors continued to wreak havoc across the automotive industry last week. Semiconductors, which enable technology like in-dash infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems, have been...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th August 2021

OTA Upgrades as Post Sales Revenue Generators

Over-the-air (OTA) software updates are seen by virtually all automakers as a critical avenue to high margin revenue generation. However, so far, only Tesla has fully exploited the capability...

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9th August 2021

Weekly Brief: Auto Start-Ups Suffer Fall-Out from SPAC Attack

The automotive industry’s relationship with special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) is on the rocks. At the height of the pandemic in 2020, a number of start-ups across the industry, particularly...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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6th August 2021

Volkswagen Pulls Out Trusty SUV Card for ID.5 GTX

Volkswagen will spur on the growth of its ID. BEV family range with the debut of a near market ready concept SUV version of its midsized ID.5 at the...

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12th July 2021

Weekly Brief: Vegas AV Gamble while German Big 3 get Burned

Self-driving start-up Halo will launch a commercial driverless car service in Las Vegas this year. Unlike Waymo’s service in Phoenix or Baidu’s Apollo Go service in Beijing, Halo plans...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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1st June 2021

Weekly Brief: Germany Takes Aim at Driverless Tech Dominance

Germany is the first country in the world to legalize fully autonomous vehicles on public roads. The landmark legislation passed both the lower and upper chambers of Germany’s parliament...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th April 2021

Fords Worst for Green House Gas in Europe, Study Claims

Ford has been named and shamed as Europe’s highest mass market producer of green houses gases per car sold in the market last year. That’s the claim of a...

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5th April 2021

Weekly Brief: Volkswagen Prank Proves a BEV Can Backfire

Volkswagen tried to pull off an April Fools’ prank last week but no one ended up laughing, least of all VW. The German automaker may now be facing an...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th March 2021

Audi Expands Swarm ADAS Capabilities

Audi is accelerating its swarm technology bringing more V2X features to its mass market products. Its upgraded “Local Hazard Information” (LHI) now uses a car-to-cloud connectivity that can estimate...

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8th March 2021

VW Targets L4 Autonomous BEV By 2026

Volkswagen promises to commercially build and market a Level 4 capable autonomous BEV within five years. The all-electric sedan is to be built at its Wolfsburg plant in Germany...

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