Volkswagen

If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

If VW’s I.D. CROZZ is the electric future, we can’t wait

We're on the cusp of an electrification revolution, and if the Volkswagen I.D. trio are anything to go by, we think it's time to bring it on. Joined at the LA Auto Show 2017 today by the new I.D. CROZZ, the line-up of EVs may look different from the outside, but under their sheet metal they share a common architecture. However, Volkswagen's modular electric platform isn't the only theme.

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VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

Volkswagen has brought its electric crossover concept to the LA Auto Show 2017, the VW. I.D. CROZZ, and the little SUV EV is something particularly special. That's because, the German automaker says, while the show car may only be a concept today, the production car will be the first of VW's next-generation EVs to hit US roads.

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BMW, Ford, Daimler, and VW form Ionity for European EV charging network

BMW, Ford, Daimler, and VW form Ionity for European EV charging network

When it comes to the future of the electric car market and its growth, one of the biggest difficulties is the need for a wide range of charging stations that will support vehicles from different manufacturers. Well, four of the biggest automakers are now working together to form a solution — for Europe, at least. BMW, Daimler, Ford, and the Volkswagen Group have announced a joint partnership in Ionity, a venture that aims to build a huge network of fast chargers across Europe.

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Volkswagen top secret test site tipped in emissions scandal

Volkswagen top secret test site tipped in emissions scandal

Volkswagen AG had a top-secret site at its headquarters, according to sources, that was used to test the company's emissions cheating system. The system, which first came to light years ago, allowed for affected vehicles to pass emissions tests without actually meeting the emissions requirements during normal operation. Though at one point the entire debacle was blamed on a small team of engineers who went rogue, sources have surfaced claiming that VW had a full top-secret testing site in place.

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The 2018 VW T-Roc crossover looks great, but where’s the EV?

The 2018 VW T-Roc crossover looks great, but where’s the EV?

Volkswagen has a punchy new compact crossover, the 2018 VW T-Roc, promising more style in a smaller footprint ideal for urban drivers. Fourth of the automaker's SUV line-up, the T-Roc manages to be far more visually interesting than its sober, sensible predecessors, while VW claims it'll be more engaging to drive than you might expect, too. That's no bad thing, since none of the company's existing SUVs could really be confused as entertaining on the road.

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VW T-Roc world premiere highlights VW’s fourth SUV, and it looks good

VW T-Roc world premiere highlights VW’s fourth SUV, and it looks good

VW has officially unveiled its fourth SUV to the world and the vehicle is called the T-Roc. The vehicle is a compact SUV promising "expressive design style, coupé-like roof section, strikingly wide front and sportily snappy proportions." That seems to mean a smallish SUV with four doors that looks more like a coupe, a design Nissan helped pioneer with its odd, yet popular Juke.

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VW Microbus EV reborn: 5 things you should know

VW Microbus EV reborn: 5 things you should know

You have to wonder why it's taken Volkswagen so long to reboot the Microbus, but come 2022 the iconic shape will return to the roads. This isn't the same van that came to epitomize the swinging sixties, mind: previewed by the VW I.D. BUZZ concept, it's an all-new interpretation of flexible motoring atop an all-new electric platform. That's a lot to get excited about, so here's what you need to know.

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VW’s electric Microbus just got confirmed for production

VW’s electric Microbus just got confirmed for production

Volkswagen has given the green-light to its I.D. BUZZ concept, with plans to put the electric VW Microbus into production. The decision, announced at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance today, will deliver one of the automaker's most well-received concepts to dealerships, atop its brand new electrified platform. According to VW, the demands to build a production version of the I.D. BUZZ have been frequent and vocal since the concept bus was first shown off.

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VW crossover EV to offer US drivers a Model Y alternative in 2020

VW crossover EV to offer US drivers a Model Y alternative in 2020

Volkswagen's first all-electric car in the US on its next-generation MEB platform will play right into the tastes of American drivers, the automaker has reportedly confirmed. MEB, or the "Modular Electrification Toolkit", is VW's newest architecture for green driving, a highly flexible underpinning that has already been used as the basis for a number of different electrified concept cars. Now, we have some idea of which of those will translate to dealership appearances.

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VW I.D. EV boast: We’ll hugely undercut Tesla’s Model 3 says exec

VW I.D. EV boast: We’ll hugely undercut Tesla’s Model 3 says exec

Volkswagen's all-electric alternative to the Golf may still be a few years away, but the automaker is already cranking up the hype machine with promises to significantly undercut Tesla. The VW I.D. is due to arrive at Volkswagen dealerships in the US come 2020, a fully-electric hatchback that will debut the the automaker's new Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB) platform. Now, we have an idea as to what it might cost.

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NVIDIA just made a huge play to dominate self-driving cars

NVIDIA just made a huge play to dominate self-driving cars

Forget powering smartphones and tablets: NVIDIA's big target is being the brainpower behind autonomous vehicles. The chip company has announced a trio of deals today which see it push aggressively into the automotive space, inking a deal with Volkswagen to work on artificial intelligence, with Volvo to commercialize self-driving cars in just a few years time, and with some of the biggest existing suppliers to get its silicon into their ranges.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV First Drive: 5 Things You Need To Know

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV First Drive: 5 Things You Need To Know

Volkswagen has found itself on the outside looking in when it comes to the current SUV zeitgeist that has seized American car shoppers. The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan compact sport-utility vehicle, in combination with the full-size VW Atlas, is intended to address that oversight and snag a larger slice of customer affections (and paychecks) than the previous Tiguan and the ignored Touareg were able to claim.

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