Tesla Model 3 ‘rival’ Volkswagen ID.3 is turning into a cautionary tale

There is a storm brewing in Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg plant, and it can very well make or break the career of CEO Herbert Diess, a strong proponent for the company’s transition to electric mobility. As problems continue to pile up for Volkswagen’s electric car program, the ID.3, a vehicle considered to be a rival to the […]

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VW Touareg to become a plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen will present the Touareg R at the Geneva Motor Show in a few days. This means that the large SUV – after all the brand’s top model after the phase-out of the Phaeton – will also have a plug-in drive. In doing so, VW is following Porsche’s in-house example, where the sportiest versions of […]

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Software problems may delay Volkswagen ID.3 launch

According to a media report, Volkswagen is still struggling with massive software problems with ID.3. Apparently, there is even the possibility that the market launch of the first MEB model will have to be postponed. The group’s subsidiaries Audi and Porsche are also expected to experience further difficulties with the electric cars. Only a few […]

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Seat to produce hybrid Cupra Leon

The Seat brand Cupra has presented its first model with plug-in hybrid drive. The Cupra Leon eHybrid will be launched this year as a five-door model and as a station wagon version with the addition of a Sport Tourer. The technology comes from the VW Golf 8 eHybrid GTE. With this, Seat is taking a […]

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VW & Dealers agree on ID. sales model

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Volkswagen and its partner association VAPV have agreed on a new distribution model for the all-electric ID. family in Germany. The agency model, which has proven its worth in the fleet customer segment, will thus be used in a similar form for private and small commercial customers. VAPV stands for “Volkswagen and Audi Partner Association” […]

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Diesel cars are emitting cancer-linked particles that are too small to be regulated, finds new study

Diesel vehicles are emitting more cancer-causing particles than ever. This is solidifying the fact that cars operating on diesel fuel are not only detrimental to the environment, but also to human health, directly. This is despite the fact that some automakers have stated diesel fuel is clean-burning and safe and presents no real threat to […]

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