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Volkswagen
The Volkswagen Arteon has the blueprint for the brand’s future EV flagship sedan

A Golf GTI in a tuxedo. That’s the best way to describe the Volkswagen Arteon. It’s sophisticated and balanced, yet more practical than many crossovers. The way the Arteon moves down the road is textbook Volkswagen, meaning it’s a great all-around do-everything vehicle. That alone is the reason why it’s the blueprint for the brand’s […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. the competition: How does the new Korean player stack up?

It’s no secret that the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed squarely at the Tesla Model Y. With the E-GMP platform’s ability to DC charge at 400- and 800-volts, and an estimated range of 300 miles in the single-motor version with the 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, there’s no denying this crossover’s main bogey. With that said […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
Volkswagen subsidiary MOIA to operate autonomous commercial vehicles by 2025

Volkswagen subsidiary MOIA has announced the development of autonomous prototypes based on the upcoming ID. Buzz is well on the way. Operations will commence this summer as Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle division focuses on vans equipped with level four self-driving technology. Our aim with the self-driving version of the ID. Buzz is to facilitate commercial deployment […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/12/2021
2022 Volkswagen ID.4 GTX debuts with 300 horsepower and all-wheel drive

It was just last week that the Volkswagen ID.4 became the first electric vehicle (EV) to win the World Car of the Year award and now its new GTX variant gives the ID.4 something else it has never had. All-wheel drive. The ID.4 GTX, which will hit European showrooms next quarter, moves the ID.4 EV […]

by Michael Taylor
4/28/2021
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX teased ahead of April 28 debut

The first performance-oriented battery-electric vehicle from Volkswagen has been teased and it will wear a new moniker: GTX. Like GTI and GTE for internal combustion and plug-in hybrid models, the GTX badge will be worn by sporty EVs. On April 28, Volkswagen will introduce the ID.4 GTX, the first vehicle in the ID family to […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/18/2021
Volkswagen ID.6: Seven seats, no exports for China’s Volkswagen ID.6 twins

Yet another Volkswagen electric car that will never be seen in North American showrooms has made its debut in China, and the shame of it is that the ID.6 would probably work here. The 192-inch (4.9-meter) ID.6 will be built as a twin set in China, with the ID Crozz coming out of the northern […]

by Michael Taylor
4/17/2021
Hold up on that whole Voltswagen thing, says Volkswagen AG: Report

In the Before Times, this week would be the New York International Auto Show, which would be full of big reveals and brand news. Because it’s not happening this year at this time, automakers are still utilizing the time to drop news. Unfortunately, it’s also the week of April 1. April Fools’ Day is a […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/30/2021
Introducing Voltswagen: The peoples’ electric car company… wait, huh?

Yesterday we reported that Volkswagen, which literally means the peoples’ car in German, was going to go through a name change in the United States. Those reports apparently are correct, as Volkswagen is officially stating that it has a new name for U.S. operations that ushers in a new era of e-Mobility. That name? Voltswagen. […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/30/2021
Volkswagen’s U.S. operations to get a new name: Report [Updated]

As Volkswagen is heading toward even more EV in its fleet, it’s apparently changing the name of its U.S. operations division as well, according to a report. That name? Voltswagen. According to CNBC, Volkswagen intends on changing its name to Voltswagen in the United States. This naming would apply to all of the company’s EV […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/29/2021
Ford Europe getting EV and PHEV Transits, build electric one-ton Volkswagen vans

Ford announced today that it will add all-electric and plug-in hybrid versions of its next-generation Transit commercial van. Production for both the Transit EV and PHEV will start in 2023 at Ford’s Otosan facility in Kocaeli, Turkey with sales commencing in Europe first. In addition, Ford will also build a one-ton commercial van for Volkswagen […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/16/2021