Volkswagen ID.4 gets Guinness World Record for the longest continuous journey by an EV

The Volkswagen ID.4 is now a recipient of the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous journey by a nonsolar battery-electric vehicle in a single country. Behind the wheel was experienced long-distance driver Rainer Zietlow and photographer Derek Collins. The pair initially departed from Volkswagen of America’s headquarters in Herndon, Virginia on a mission to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Rebelle Rally has a lot of electrified vehicles in the field

The 2021 Rebelle Rally is shaping up to be a big year thanks to several electrified vehicles entering the event. This eight-day women’s off-road competition covers over 1,000 miles across the states of Nevada and California and is one of the longest and toughest rally raid events of the year in the U.S. In addition […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Hot or Cold: 2021 IAA Mobility Munich Motor Show reveal recap

During a pandemic, auto shows are lacking a lot of relevancy. In fact, we predicted their demise last year. But that doesn’t mean that they aren’t happening at all, and the IAA Mobility show in Munich was the first chance in awhile for manufacturers to show of new and future products. IAA Mobility was filled […]

by Chad Kirchner
Volkswagen ID.3 GTX confirmed for production: Report

Volkswagen is poised to continue its hot hatch heritage as it electrifies its lineup. Brand boss Ralf Brandstätter revealed to Auto Express at the 2021 Munich auto show that the ID.X Concept has gotten the green light for production. That car was essentially a thinly veiled Volkswagen ID.3 GTX and was ready for production. “The […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volkswagen ID. Life Concept previews upcoming entry-level subcompact crossover

In addition to showing off its autonomous ID. Buzz alongside Argo AI, Volkswagen is using the 2021 Munich auto show to introduce a concept car that previews an upcoming entry-level subcompact crossover. Called the Volkswagen ID. Life Concept, this cute, boxy, and techy-looking show car is a brand’s idea of an urban-focused utility vehicle. Ralf […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volkswagen and Argo AI reveal autonomous ID. Buzz AD prototype

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz has begun its strip tease ahead of its official unveiling next year. Our first glimpse of the upcoming production electric van is a prototype built by Volkswagen and Argo AI complete with an arsenal of equipment that allows the vehicle to drive autonomously. Called the ID. Buzz AD (for autonomous driving), […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volkswagen accelerates the development of SSP architecture: Report

Volkswagen appears to have gone full steam ahead concerning electrification. According to a report from Automotive News Europe, the brand has accelerated the development of its Scalable Systems Platform (SSP) even though it’s barely rolling out its current generation battery-electric architectures, MEB and PPE. The latter launches next year on the all-electric Porsche Macan and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volkswagen ID.5 GTX “Concept” coming to Munich

Volkswagen’s latest addition to its all-electric lineup will greet the public at the 2021 Munich auto show as a production-ready concept. The Volkswagen ID.5 GTX “Concept” is a preview of the final iteration, which is scheduled to go on sale in Europe early next year. Think of the ID.5 as a coupe-ified version of the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz will reportedly get three versions

The 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz is getting at least three different variants to cater to everything from commercial to personal needs. Automotive News Europe reports that there are at least three flavors coming. Europe will get a six-passenger version targeted at “ride-pooling” services features individually accessible rear seats complete with an information screen for each […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Spied: 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz caught wearing production body

Well, that didn’t take long. Just a few days after we got our hands on photos of a 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz mule testing in the Austrian Alps, spy photographers caught another prototype wearing its production body. As expected, not much changed in its journey from concept to production. You find the same design cues […]

by Stefan Ogbac