VW got an all-electric Beetle on the drawing board

With electrification taking up speed at Volkswagen, their designers are becoming more open-minded. Take the head of design himself, Klaus Bischoff who said he keeps a sketch of an all-electric Beetle under his desk that could make the little icon a tad more exciting. All electric cars of Volkswagen hinge on the MEB platform, foremost […]

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VW regroups component unit for era of electric mobility

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Volkswagen realigns its global component unit “with a view to ensuring a coordinated entry to e-mobility,” reads their latest release. All component making units are thus to form one independent corporate entity under the umbrella of Volkswagen AG from January 2019. The move mirrors equal measures in the passenger car and commercial vehicles segments of […]

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VW I.D racer writes record history at Pikes Peak (video)

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The VW I.D. R Pikes Peak has hit an all-time record at the legendary Pikes Peak hill climb. It was the first electric car to ever win the race ahead of all conventional race cars. A true coup for Volkswagen and their 500 kW strong little bully.  Romain Dumas managed to race the 19.99 kilometres […]

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UPDATE 2 – WATCH RACE VIDEO – Volkswagen I.D. R Sets All-Time Pikes Peak Record

Volkswagen’s electric I.D. R has smashed Sebastien Loeb’s Pikes Peak International Hillclimb record – with Romain Dumas becoming the first driver to make the 12.42-mile course in under eight minutes. ***UPDATE 2 – Videos from record-setting run d…