Management says high costs and low productivity are a big problem.
Volkswagen has decided to work with another automaker to help develop its revived Scout electric vehicle (EV) brand in Europe, with recent reports saying the company secured an order worth around 450 million euros ($492 million). Graz, Austria-based manufacturer Magna Steyr will develop the two Volkswagen Scout EV models, according to a report from local […]
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Volkswagen has recalled 100 percent of the ID.4 electric vehicles in the United States due to the flammability of interior materials, according to NHTSA documents. Volkswagen will recall 23,883 ID.4 vehicles, also noted as “100% of estimated percentage with defect,” the documents state that the material of the roller sunshades may not consistently meet the […]
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The Volkswagen ID.family plans to help electrify the Vatican’s fleet. VW will provide under 40 electric vehicles to the Vatican City State (VCS) to support its transition to sustainable mobility. The German automaker will provide the Vatican with different electric vehicles in the ID.family ranging from the ID.3 and ID.4 to the ID.5. Volkswagen’s ID.family […]
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Volkswagen boss Oliver Blume believes the company’s €20,000 ($21,714) electric vehicle could come in the second half of the 2020s, despite the fact the German automaker has not made an outright decision on producing such an affordable model yet. Blume said at a conference today that he believes if Volkswagen decides to build an ultra-affordable […]
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Several parties are echoing concerns about the European electric vehicle (EV) market as some buyers await new, more affordable models that are just a few years out — and as significant economic uncertainty remains. Sales of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) jumped 47 percent in Europe throughout the first nine months of this year, according to Reuters. […]
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Cars downloading text messages from phones doesn’t violate state privacy law.
Volkswagen is aiming to bring an electric vehicle to the U.S. market that will cost less than $35,000, and it plans to launch it within the next 3-4 years. In the U.S., EV adoption has grown significantly over the last few years. In Q3 2023, EVs made up 7.9 percent of the total market share, […]
Lucid Motors has officially announced plans to adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS), meaning the company will join several other automakers in gaining access to the Supercharger network in the coming years. On Monday, Lucid announced plans to adopt the NACS charging port starting in 2025, as detailed in a press release. Now, Volkswagen […]
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Volkswagen may be looking to cut as many as 2,000 jobs at its software subsidiary Cariad, according to a new report. German publication ManagerMagazin.de reported on Friday that the board of directors for Volkswagen software subsidiary Cariad approved plans to let go of 2,000 workers last Wednesday, with the cuts expected to occur between 2024 […]
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