Volkswagen solidifies stance on battery-electric cars

Volkswagen cements its course for battery-electric vehicles as the company put its weight down in a statement concerning a bill from Germany’s Environmental Ministry drafted to implement the EU directive on renewable energies in transport. In the statement first seen by Sueddeutsche Zeitung, VW also opposes Germany’s industry association VDA in no unclear terms and […]

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Seat Leon e-Hybrid now available in the UK

The Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary Seat has released their debut plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the Leon e-Hybrid in the UK. The PHEV is now available to order at prices starting from £30,970. First announcement of the vehicle had been in 2018, and the presentation of the series version of the plug-in hybrid Leon followed earlier that […]

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New Golf and ID.3 take victory in their categories at the German Car of the Year Awards

From a German perspective, what is the best car in 2021? To find this out, 18 respected motoring journalists from across Germany meet once a year in Bad Dürkheim, a town in the German state of Rhineland- Palatinate. This year, the German Car of the Yea…

2,200 robots for automation at VW plants

Volkswagen is moving forward on automation at its electric vehicle plants. VW Passenger Cars and VW Commercial Vehicles divisions have ordered more than 2,200 new robots for the planned production of EVs at the German plants and the US plant in Chattanooga. Volkswagen Passenger Cars has ordered more than 1,400 robots from the Japanese manufacturer […]

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ID.3, Polestar 2 and Honda electric cars bag German ‘Car of the Year’ awards

It’s a good year for electric vehicles, as the ID.3, Honda e, and Polestar 2 all bagging category wins in German Car of the Year Awards.
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles launches electric van service plan for ABT eTransporter 6.1

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a new electric van service plan for the new zero-emission ABT eTransporter 6.1, passing EV maintenance savings onto customers. With electric vans 30% cheaper on average to service, Volkswagen Commercial Vehic…

UK prices out for regular VW ID.3 cars

One month after the UK delivery launch of the VW ID.3 1ST Edition, Volkswagen announced pricing for the seven pre-configured series ID.3 models. Order books are to open next week. As the 1st Edition vehicles near the end of their sales lifetime, the newer variants of the ID.3 are being introduced. Six of the new […]

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