Volkswagen ID.3 Wins Design Awards & Volkswagen Battery Plans Slowly Progress

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 03:47:37 +0000

The Volkswagen ID lineup, led by the ID.3, has been getting a good deal of attention outside of EV world and all across the auto industry, including winning several recent design awards

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Plug-in Vehicles = 7% Auto Market Share in Austria (7.5% in April)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 20:34:06 +0000

Austria is yet another European country to pass up 5% plug-in vehicle market share in 2020. The market is actually at nearly 7%, one of the highest plug-in vehicle market shares in the world, thanks to April showing 7.5% share, according to our friends at EV Volumes

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#1 Tesla = 29% of Global Electric Vehicle Market in Q1 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 25 May 2020 03:47:04 +0000

The top selling brands in the electric vehicle market are no big surprise, but the details are fascinating to look at

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Volkswagen Pivots Away From SEAT For Low-Cost EV As Chinese Market Cools

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 05:56:03 +0000

Volkswagen e-UPVolkswagen’s quest to build an electric car for less than 20,000 euros has taken a step backward after a decision was made to not pursue a sales strategy for the car in China due to market conditions.

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Road Trippin’ In The Audi e-tron

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 03:50:09 +0000

September 2015 will go on record in Volkswagen Group (VAG) history for two apparently unrelated events. Those events signaled a significant change of direction that now allows Volkswagen Group to be the most promising legacy OEM when it comes to electromobility

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Lamborghini Pivots to Producing Medical Gear in Fight Against COVID-19

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:16:38 +0000

Lamborghini Seamstresses Make Surgical Masks, PPEFamed Italian supercar maker Lamborghini is pivoting its manufacturing efforts from high-end exotic sports cars to something a little less expensive, and a little more valuable these days. The company is putting its workforce of engineers, fabricators, and tailors to work manufacturing surgical masks and protective plexiglass shields for use in Italy’s front-line fight against the coronavirus pandemic

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Volkswagen Group’s Leadership On Coronavirus: Cash, Cars, Respirators, Ventilators, Masks, & More

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 03:00:31 +0000

Like some other automakers, Volkswagen Group hasn’t been sitting idly and waiting to reopen the many factories the conglomerate owns and runs. Instead, the auto giant has been contributing a large amount of money and varied resources in Europe to help out, including developing and supplying critical medical supplies and even medical staff

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Volkswagen Group’s Leadership On Coronavirus Pandemic: Cash, Cars, Respirators, Ventilators, Masks, & More

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 03:00:31 +0000

Like some other automakers, Volkswagen Group hasn’t been sitting idly and waiting to reopen the many factories the conglomerate owns and runs. Instead, the auto giant has been contributing a large amount of money and varied resources in Europe to help out, including developing and supplying critical medical supplies and even medical staff

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Volkswagen Software Comments — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 05:30:26 +0000

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: “The new ‘Car.Software’ unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions.” From someone at Volkswagen this week: “This is no longer a laugh. … The car is far from ready for the market. … It’s an absolute disaster. We just can’t get people.”

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Volkswagen Software — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 05:30:26 +0000

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: “The new ‘Car.Software’ unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions.” From someone at Volkswagen this week: “This is no longer a laugh. … The car is far from ready for the market. … It’s an absolute disaster. We just can’t get people.”

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