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Volkswagen to launch fully electric truck and rugged SUV for the U.S.

Volkswagen Group announced it will launch two new fully electric models in the United States: A pickup and a rugged SUV. Both vehicles will be designed specifically for North American customers and will result in the establishment of a separate company. The Scout brand will be revived as part of this move with initial prototypes […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/17/2022
Volkswagen will update its MEB platform for more range, power, and faster charging

Volkswagen announced it is making significant updates to its MEB platform through 2030. This architecture first appeared in the ID.3 hatchback and has since been used in the ID.4, ID. 5, ID. 6, and ID. Buzz, Audi Q4 e-tron family, Skoda Enyaq and Cupra Born. Volkswagen will be updating the platform through 2030 to increase […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/13/2022
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz finally debuts, U.S.-spec model arriving in 2024

After multiple concepts, teasers, and spy shots, the 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz has been revealed in all of its funky glory. Other than some minor design tweaks like actual side mirrors and reshaped headlights the production version carried over nearly unchanged. The all-electric van looks like a modern-day T1 Microbus complete with short overhangs and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/9/2022
Volkswagen Project Trinity vehicle to be built at a new facility in 2026

Volkswagen has announced that the vehicle being developed under Project Trinity will be made at a new plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. The new facility will be located near the main plant in the Warmenau district and will be part of a larger $2.1 billion investment. Construction is set to begin in spring 2023 and will […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/8/2022
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz teaser shows off its fun interior ahead of debut

Just a few days ahead of its debut, we get another glimpse of the 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz. This time, we get a glimpse of the van’s interior and to no one’s surprise, it’s packed with all kinds of neat features and easter eggs. When it goes on sale, the ID. Buzz will be available […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/7/2022
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 gets more range than 2021 model

The EPA has officially released its ratings for the 2022 Volkswagen ID.4 which sees an increase in driving range. Versus the outgoing model year, the single-motor model is now rated for up to 280 miles per charge on the base Pro trim, an increase of 20 miles. Moving up to Pro S results in a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/22/2022
Volkswagen ID. Buzz will come in two versions, specs revealed

More details on the Volkswagen ID. Buzz have been revealed as the all-electric van inches closer toward its global debut. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is currently putting the vehicles through its final phase of preproduction testing with the fleet undergoing evaluations in everyday conditions in cities like Barcelona, London, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, and Hamburg. Inspired by the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/21/2022
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD review: More power for the better

Among the new crop of battery-electric crossovers in the market, the Volkswagen ID.4 is among the most family-friendly. However, wearing that badge on the hood comes with certain expectations, especially when it comes to the driving experience. The example we drove last year was a 201-hp single-motor ID.4. While it was pleasant, there was room […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/21/2022
2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz to make North American debut at SXSW

South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas will serve as the venue for the North American debut of the highly anticipated 2024 Volkswagen ID. Buzz. Essentially a battery-electric incarnation of the iconic Microbus, this new van will join the ID.4 in the brand’s U.S. lineup. During the conference, European-spec ID. Buzz models will frequent two […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/10/2022
CES 2022 confirms EVs are coming whether you like it or not

EVs are coming, whether you like it or not. If you’re reading this site, you presumably already know that, but this latest CES in Las Vegas — and virtually — pretty much confirms our electron future of transportation. GM took the opportunity to show off an electric Silverado. When you add that to the electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/7/2022