Regulators open follow-up recall query into VW ID.4 door issue

The top U.S. auto safety regulator has opened a recall query into Volkswagen’s electric ID.4 units this week, after complaints of vehicle doors opening unexpectedly when the vehicle is driving. On Monday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced it had opened a recall query into 51,500 Volkswagen ID.4 units, after the Office of […]

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Volkswagen announces its ID.Buzz offer structure in the US

Volkswagen announced its 2025 ID.Buzz offer structure in the United States. The German automaker will offer three ID. Buzz trims in the United States: the Pro S, Pro S Plus, and the launch-only 1st Edition.  The 2025 VW ID.Buzz rear-wheel-drive (RWD) model has a 91 kWh battery and 282 horsepower, while the 4Motion all-wheel-drive (AWD) […]

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Volkswagen doubles EV orders in Europe and commits to all-electric future

Volkswagen’s electric vehicle orders in the European market doubled, and the German automaker committed to making its future lineup entirely of EVs. “The future will be electric; this is our conviction,” CFO and COO Arno Antlitz said during Volkwagen’s Earnings Call on Tuesday. According to Volkswagen’s shareholder deck, new orders for its EVs more than […]

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Volkswagen workers in Tennessee have voted to join the UAW

Volkswagen workers at the company’s factory in Tennessee have officially voted to join the United Automotive Workers (UAW) after the union launched campaigns at Tesla, Volkswagen, and others last year. According to a press release from the UAW on Friday, workers at the VW plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted to unionize this week, with 2,628 […]

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China-owned SAIC to slash jobs at GM & VW ventures [Rumor]

China-owned SAIC plans to cut thousands of jobs from its joint ventures with General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen.  According to people familiar with the matter, the automaker plans to cut 30% of employees at SAIC-GM and 10% of workers at SAIC Volkswagen. The sources also claim that the company plans to lay off workers at […]

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April Fool’s! 6 times Tesla and others were a little too convincing

April Fool’s Day has come another year, and with it, a handful of fake headlines and statements ready to make fools of us all. Whether it took you a while to remember to watch for trolls today or you’ve become hardened and on-guard for the holiday, we’re looking back at some times when Tesla and […]

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2025 Volkswagen ID.7 to launch in the US by Q3

Volkswagen of America recently announced its offer structure for the 2025 VW ID.7, due to launch in the United States by Q3 2024. The German automaker will offer two ID.7 trims in the United States: the Pro S and the Pro S Plus. The two trims are available in RWD and 4MOTION AWD configurations. Volkswagen […]

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Volkswagen workers at Tennessee plant file to hold UAW election

Volkswagen workers at the automaker’s Tennessee factory have filed to hold a union election, as the United Auto Workers (UAW) continues its drive at multiple U.S. facilities. The UAW announced last month that a majority of workers at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, signed union cards. On Monday, the union shared a post on […]

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New Volkswagen ID.UNYX EV received approval from the Chinese government

The Volkswagen ID.UNYX electric vehicle (EV) received approval from the Chinese government recently.  According to Reuters, the Volkswagen ID.UNYX is registered and approved by China’s Industry Ministry. VW’s new electric vehicle is the sister car of the Cupra Tavascan, the German automaker’s export for Europe.  Volkswagen Anhui will manufacture the ID. UNYX at its plant in […]

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VW-owned Navistar begins autonomous trucking pilot

A subsidiary of Volkswagen-owned Traton, Navistar, has officially launched an autonomous trucking pilot program, in partnership with technology company Plus. Navistar announced the news in a press release on Tuesday, saying that the partnership with Plus to use its Level 4 autonomous SuperDrive technology stack into both its International brand and others. The company says […]

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