Volkswagen

Volkswagen Opens EV Platform to Other Automakers
5th March 2019

Volkswagen Opens EV Platform to Other Automakers

Volkswagen is to allow other automakers to use its platform for electric vehicles. At the Geneva International Motor Show, the automaker has said other manufacturers will be granted access...

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1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray

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27th February 2019

Forget ‘Dieselgate’, VW Launches Most Powerful German Oil-Burner

Just when most had thought Volkswagen had turned its collective back on diesel power following its cheat device scandal, it will release the most powerful oil-burner to to roll...

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19th February 2019

Satellite Providers Claim to Close Cellular Connectivity Gaps

The future of the connected car is orbiting in space. At least, that’s what proponents of satellite technology espouse. Satellite, of course, is the backbone of the GPS technology...

By Eric Volkman

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11th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon finally makes entrance into self-driving tech

With nearly every big tech company having entered the race for self-driving cars in the past 10 years, one name has remained conspicuously absent. The fact that it’s Amazon,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th February 2019

VW Hedges Bets Adding Third Tank to CNG Models

Volkswagen is equipping its Polo TGI and Golf TGI models with a third natural gas tank as it looks to hedge its short-term bets on as many alternative fuel...

By Philip Oakley

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Volkswagen Debuts Dune Buggy Aimed at Modders
31st January 2019

Volkswagen Debuts Dune Buggy Aimed at Modders

Volkswagen is to preview an EV concept car it hopes will usher in a new era of indie-garage dune buggy designs harking back to the Californian Beach Boys scene...

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VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018
30th January 2019

VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018

Volkswagen has announced sales of its diesel passenger vehicles increased by 10% in Germany last year. According to a statement from the automaker, 43% of Volkswagen Passenger Cars’ incoming...

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29th January 2019

VW Rolls Out Ultra Green Electric Tariff

Volkswagen’s EV customers in Germany will be able to claim extra green credentials with the roll out of a sustainable electric tariff by its energy subsidiary. The group’s Elli...

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Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020
29th January 2019

Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020

Volkswagen has announced its “flexible” rapid electric vehicle chargers will enter series production from next year. The automaker has said development of the chargers will be carried out at...

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Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance
21st January 2019

Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance

The end is rarely pretty – The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was once a global spectacle. Auto enthusiasts flocked to the event from around the world...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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15th January 2019

VW Next-Gen EVs to Take Over From Chattanooga Choo-Choo

Chattanooga may have been immortalized by the Glenn Miller swing band classic but it could now become the latest focus of Volkswagen’s EV future. That’s because the German carmaker...

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