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  1. The VW ID.3 is "far away to be ready for the market"

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    According to a report from Suddeutsche Zeitung things continue to be rough for Volkswagen with the ID.3. It's apparently reached the point where things seems desperate. VW is apparently looking to solve its software woes for the ID.3 by forming a partnership with Daimler and BMW. Here's how...
  2. Volkswagen ID.3 Cost Compared With Combustion Engine Car

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    Volkswagen released some interesting information that shows how much the cost of owning an ID.3 compares to owning an ICE car. Their conclusion is that the total cost of ownership (TCO) of BEVs will be lower than ICE, which is to be expected. Here's how VW breaks it down.
  3. Volkswagen Is Burning Over $2B a Week, CEO Confirms

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    VW CEO Herbert Diess said that even with most of its factories idled, Volkswagen is still spending about 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) per week because of the Coronavirus pandemic. He also mentioned that they might have to cut jobs soon if things aren't under control. That's a crazy amount of...
  4. VW and eClassics unveil e-BULLI converted microbus

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    eClassics, a Stuttgart-based EV-conversion company partnered up with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to reveal the e-BULLI, an electric converted T1 Samba Bus. It has a starting price of €64,900 ($69,500) which is less than I expected given how iconic the microbus is. The e-BULLI is powered...
  5. Volkswagen suspending production at Chattanooga plant

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    Volkswagen just announced that they're suspending production at their Chattanooga, Tennessee plant for at least 1 week starting on Friday. Hopefully they won't have to postpone it for longer than that but at this point it's hard to tell...
  6. VW ID.2 is planned for 2024

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    Volkswagen is planning to build a compact crossover called the ID.2 that will join the ID family. It will apparently be a similar size to the T-Roc crossover. From Autoblog: Above that will be an ID.2 electric hatch targeting European competition like the Renault Zoe EV and Peugeot e-208...
  7. Volkswagen Trademarks WAYTOZERO, CARIAD, IDEACY, and ROXIT

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    Volkswagen was on a trademarking spree recently for a series of names that may relate to ID-related products. The names "WAYTOZERO,” “CARIAD,” “IDEACY,” and “ROXIT" were all submitted to the European Intellectual Property Office recently. Names like IDEACY and WAYTOZERO suggest that VW is...
  8. VW Debuts First Electrified R: Touareg R Plug-Hybrid

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    Volkswagen has taken the first step to electrifying its R lineup with the Touareg R. Making around 460 hp thanks to a 3.0-liter V6 and a 130 hp electric motor, the sporty SUV is the first plug-in hybrid R vehicle and the first step towards electrification of the R GmbH sub-brand. Here's a story...
  9. It’s Official: ID.R Will Try to Beat an F1 Car in Sonoma

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    Volkswagen is taking on Mercedes' F1 car, by challenging their record at the Sonoma Festival of Speed this spring. The ID.R will have to round the 2.52-mile track in just 1:15.430. That's the time set by Esteban Gutierrez in Mercedes' championship-winning 2016 F1 car. That time was set last year...