Volkswagen doubles Q3 ’20 EV delivery tally, ID.4 leads the way

German car company Volkswagen announced that it had delivered 122,100 all-electric vehicles globally in the third quarter of 2021, doubling its tally from the same period a year before. Volkswagen says that the Q3 2021 electric vehicle delivery total is a 109% increase from Q3 2020 when the automaker was just starting to find its […]

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Tesla ally Herbert Diess shows why Volkswagen’s EVs are better than its own gas cars

It appears that Herbert Diess, the Chairman of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Group, is definitely standing firm on his idea that electric vehicles are the future. Diess recently reiterated this point in a post on LinkedIn, which emphasized how much savings customers would see if they chose to drive an electric car […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk makes surprise appearance at VW executive conference

The Elon Musk and Herbert Diess budding bromance seems to be going strong, with the Tesla CEO making a surprise appearance at the Volkswagen managers’ 2021 Leadership Summit in Alpbach, Austria. Elon Musk’s attendance at the VW Group gathering reveals Diess and the Tesla CEO’s deep respect for each other. Musk’s appearance also shows that […]

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Volkswagen boss Diess warns a slow shift to EVs could leave 30,000 employees jobless

Volkswagen Auto Group CEO Herbert Diess met with a company supervisory board in September with a stern warning: a slow shift to electric vehicles from combustion engines could cost 30,000 company employees their jobs. Diess has been the driving force behind the German auto giant’s shift to electrification. As competition continues to funnel into the […]

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ITS World Congress shows the future of transport: the self-driving ID. BUZZ will launch in Hamburg in 2025

The ITS World Congress opened today in Hamburg. Through until Friday (15 October) in hall 5, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) and MOIA are showing possible new uses being created through the development of self-driving vehicles. Industry visitors …

Volkswagen gains some 70,000 new customers with best-selling ID.3 in the first year

Strong performance of the all-electric Volkswagen ID.3 after its first year in the European market: “The car is an absolute hit. It appeals to customers and has shot from zero to take top positions among new registrations in a large number of countries…