Volkswagen’s Project Trinity teased as an all-electric sedan

Volkswagen has teased Project Trinity, an upcoming yet-to-be-named all-electric sedan that appears to be a flagship vehicle. The name of the project is derived from three themes: state-of-the-art technology, simplification of the supply structure, and fully networked intelligent production at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant where the car will be built. “Trinity is a sort of crystallization […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 performance metrics tested

Recently, we had a chance to spend a day in the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover. It’s not the brand’s first fully electric vehicle in the United States, but it is the first attempt at a 50 state, mass adopted product. Our test unit was a rear-wheel drive 1st Edition product. That means it makes […]

by Chad Kirchner
Is Volkswagen planning an ID.3 convertible?

It looks like Volkswagen wants more ID models and group boss Herbert Diess wants a fun convertible. “quiet, smooth, open: We‘re thinking about an e-convertible, maybe an #VWID3 convertible. What do you think?” Diess said on Twitter. Volkswagen’s CEO also included a rendering of an ID.3 convertible, which appears to be straight-up legit from one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
18 new or updated EVs coming to market in 2021

The year 2021 will be a major one for battery-electric vehicles. Automakers will start releasing their opening salvo of dedicated EVs, signaling the continued move toward electrification across both mainstream and luxury segments. Most of these vehicles are rated for over 200 miles of range or are expected to go longer than that on a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Volkswagen confirms ID.4 GTX and ID.5

Volkswagen’s electrification offensive is in full swing and more models are about to join the lineup. Hidden in a news release announcing that it’s beating its goals for reducing carbon dioxide emissions is an announcement that it will add two more electrified models. The first of the two is the ID.4 GTX. Think of this […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Tesla Model Y Standard Range vs. Volkswagen ID.4: Which one should you get?

Even in the battery electric vehicle space, utility vehicles are the dominant body style. As the auto industry transitions toward electrification, crossovers will remain popular as consumer demand for them remains at an all-time high. To meet different needs and requirements, automakers have filled nearly every segment with SUVs, meaning there’s one to fit every […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alternating Currents: New year and new president brings new optimism

I know we’re just under three weeks into 2021, but this year feels like a really important one for electric propulsion. For at least the last five years I’ve been repeating this mantra over and over every January, but I swear there’s real change in the air right now. It’s not just hopeful optimism. There […]

by Bradley Brownell
Looking Ahead: EV Pulse Canada looks forward to driving these vehicles in 2021

Now that you’ve heard from the American contributors about what they’re looking forward to driving the most in 2021, we thought we’d ask the same of our Canadian compatriots up north. Between hockey and maple syrup consumption, you might wonder when our Canadian friends even have time to drive cars. We’re fortunate, though, to have […]

by Evan Williams
2021 Volkswagen ID.4 photo gallery

Coming in 2021 is a new electric crossover from the folks at Volkswagen. The VW ID.4 features around 250 miles of range, German build quality, and even three years of free charging from Electrify America. In case you haven’t seen it, yet, check out our gallery here below to see the new ID.4 from the […]

by Chad Kirchner
Volkswagen previews its idea of a mobile charging robot

Electric charging infrastructure isn’t as robust as the refueling infrastructure for internal combustion vehicles. That’s simply a fact. But as EV adoption grows, companies are looking at new and innovative ways to improve that situation. Volkswagen Group Components’ Mobile Charging Robot, not to be confused with real robot Bozi Tatarevic, can move around a car […]

by Chad Kirchner