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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
8/12/2021
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
8/11/2021
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
7/30/2021
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
6/28/2021
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 vs. 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV: Which one to get?

As crossovers proliferate through every segment of the market, automakers have used that body style to expand the reach of their battery-electric vehicles. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 and 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV are the latest additions to that growing list and both vehicles promise a lot of substance for the money. So, which one should […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/28/2021
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 vs 2021 Nissan Leaf Plus: Which one should you get?

Battery-electric vehicles are starting to look more and more approachable thanks to generous range estimates, faster charging times, and looks that aren’t too outlandish. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 and 2021 Nissan Leaf are two vehicles that blend futuristic cues with familiar ones, giving you attractive cars with lots of cool gadgets. Which one should you […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/23/2021
Volkswagen’s upcoming ID. Buzz caught early testing in the Alps

It’s been four years since the Volkswagen ID. Buzz Concept debuted at the Detroit auto show and now, we’ve finally caught the production test mule out and about. This prototype, which was testing on the Austrian Alps, wore the shell of a T6.1 commercial passenger van. However, there were a few giveaways that this wasn’t […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/21/2021
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition review: Electric car for the people

Normalizing battery electric vehicles require a lot of work. You need to show consumers that it’s not as intimidating as it seems and transition slowly by keeping things conventional. The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 aims to do just that, promising good road manners and practicality wrapped in a compact crossover shell for maximum appeal. It also […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/21/2021
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD pricing revealed, no significant loss in range

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD now has a price tag. Starting at $44,875, adding a second electric motor will cost you $3,685 more versus an equivalent single-motor ID.4. You don’t seem to lose much though because the added traction and performance of the second electric motor doesn’t affect the crossover’s range very much. The ID.4 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/21/2021
Check out Magna’s Surface Element Lighting Technology on the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

Magna has shown off its Surface Element Lighting Technology on the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4. This lighting system is highly customizable and uses LEDs to create cool elements for the vehicle’s exterior. As a result, designers have more freedom when developing new vehicle concepts and allows for more flexibility in how to use light as part […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/9/2021