Volkswagen joins forces with “Obi-Wan Kenobi” for the launch of the new all-electric ID. Buzz

Volkswagen is giving an even stronger emotional charge to its brand and lends further momentum to its global e-strategy. The company launches sales activities for its iconic van, the ID. Buzz with a stand-out collaboration with “Obi-Wan Kenobi”; the al…

Volkswagen to electrify India, partners with Mahindra to supply MEB components

On May 18 in Chennai, Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) signed a Partnering Agreement to explore the use of electric components from VW’s Modular electric drive matrix (MEB) in the Indian automaker’s new “Born Electric Platform.”  Mahindra plans to equip its new electric platform with electric motors, battery system components and battery cells […]

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Volkswagen and Mahindra sign Partnering Agreement for MEB electric components in Chennai

Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) are exploring the use of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. Both parties announced today that they have signed a Partnering Agreement on 18th May to evaluate the sc…

Volkswagen ID.Buzz pre-sales in Germany and parts of Europe to start on May 20

Volkswagen ID.Buzz pre-sales will start on Friday, May 20, in Germany and most of Europe. The European automaker will initially offer the fiver-seater ID.Buzz Pro variant throughout Europe. The ID.Buzz Cargo will also be available during pre-sales.   The ID.Buzz Pro and Cargo will launch with the largest battery in the ID Family at 77 kWh […]

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SKODA AUTO launches production of MEB battery systems at Mladá Boleslav headquarters

SKODA AUTO has started manufacturing battery systems for all-electric vehicles based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) in Mladá Boleslav. This makes the car manufacturer’s main plant the only production facility for MEB ba…

Volkswagen ID.5’s driver assist tech gets top score in the Euro NCAP

The European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) gave the Volkswagen ID.5 the highest possible score for its driver assist system, called Travel Assist.  The Volkswagen ID.5 received a “Very Good” rating after receiving a 4 out 4 possible points. The specifications of the ID.5 vehicle tested by the Euro NCAP are provided below.  Assistance […]

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Volkswagen Group to launch all-electric pick-up and rugged SUV in the United States

Volkswagen Group will launch an all-electric pick-up and rugged SUV in the United States. The decision of the Board of Management was confirmed on Wednesday by the Supervisory Board of the Volkswagen Group. The vehicles will be designed, engineered, an…

Volkswagen to launch electric pickup & SUV in the US, production starts 2026

On Wednesday, May 11, Volkswagen Group’s Supervisory Board confirmed the company’s plans to launch an all-electric pickup truck and rugged SUV for the US market. VW plans to produce the electric pickup truck and rugged SUV under a separate independent company, named Scout.  Volkswagen aims to start production on Scout’s EV products by 2026. The […]

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Volkswagen Scout brand comeback teased as part of its US expansion plans 

Volkswagen plans to revive the Scout off-road vehicle brand. The Scout brand’s resurrection will help Volkswagen in its bid to expand in the United States.  People familiar with the matter told the The Wall Street Journal that VW’s board of directors is expected to approve the revival of the Scout brand on Wednesday, May 11, […]

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