Volkswagen

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 Gets 20 Mile EPA Range Increase

Volkswagen of America announced on Tuesday its EPA-estimated fuel economy figures for its 2022 ID.4 electric SUV. The ID.4 Pro gains 20 miles of EPA-estimated range over its predecessor, up to 280 miles (versus 260 miles in the 2021 model). ID.4 Pro: 280 miles ID.4 Pro S RWD: 268 miles ID.4 AWD Pro: 251 miles […]

First Drives: Volkswagen ID Buzz Electric Van [VIDEOS]

First looks at the electric Volkswagen ID Buzz were shared last month and new footage shows some of the first drives in a prototype of the vehicle. A pre-production Volkswagen ID Buzz was tested out and shared by Bjørn Nyland in a video on Sunday, showing off the vehicle’s driving experience and interior as Nyland […]

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess to Hold Reddit AMA on February 16

The head of Volkswagen received too much interest in an upcoming event announced this week, causing the automaker to push it back. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess had to push back an upcoming Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit by 48 hours, after saying that there are “already good questions” (via Twitter). New Date: We […]

Volkswagen’s All-Electric Vehicle Deliveries Jumped by 97% in 2021

Volkswagen on Wednesday announced global delivery numbers for the year 2021. The German automaker handed over more than 263,000 battery electric vehicles (BEVs) to customers across the globe this past year, almost doubling the numbers from 2020 with a 97% increase year-over-year (YoY). Volkswagen also delivered 106,000 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), up 33% as […]

Volkswagen Confirms ‘ID California’ Electric Camper

According to Roadshow by CNet, Volkswagen officially confirmed a camper version of its upcoming ID Buzz electric microbus in a press release dated Thursday, December 9. In the press release, Volkswagen announced investments in the electrification of its Hanover manufacturing plant, where it hopes to build Bentley bodies. The German automaker went on to reveal […]

Volkswagen ID.5 Electric SUV Pre-Orders Now Live in Germany

After debuting the Volkswagen ID.4 earlier this year, the European automaker has officially unveiled its next vehicle in the ID lineup, the ID.5. Volkswagen has launched pre-orders for its highly-anticipated ID.5 electric SUV e-coupe, according to a press release shared on Monday. Board Member of Management of the Volkswagen Passenger Cars Klaus Zellmer said, “Our […]

Volkswagen Ramps Up Energy and Charging Division to Rival Tesla

Volkswagen is planning to invest in the power and charging infrastructure to help convince drivers to switch to electric vehicles (EVs), in addition to doubling its employee base in the charging and energy sector, according to Reuters. The company hopes to focus on ensuring enough fast-chargers and power are available to customers, and to partner […]

Volkswagen CEO Unveils Elon Musk as Surprise Guest to Inspire Executives

At a Volkswagen managers gathering in Alpbach, Austria, on Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk addressed 200 of the German carmaker’s executives via video conference. During the event, Musk touched upon the secret sauce to his leadership of Tesla, his thoughts on VW as a competitor, and more, reports Reuters. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess later confirmed […]

Porsche Recalls Taycan EV Globally, Over Sudden Power Loss Issue

Porsche has announced a recall of all 43,000 units of its Taycan electric vehicles (EVs) across the globe over a confirmed issue involving sudden, unexpected power loss to the entire vehicle — reports Autoblog. The recall covers all Taycan units produced and delivered by June 2021. According to Porsche, each of the recalled cars will […]