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2021 VW ID.4 Pro EPA range numbers are out with a surprise

2021 VW ID.4 Pro EPA range numbers are out with a surprise

The next version of Volkswagen's 2021 ID.4 all-electric crossover has had its official EPA range figures confirmed, and it's actually better news for miles-per-charge if you missed out on the ID.4 1st Edition. Reservations of the very first examples of the MEB-based electric car began back in September 2020, with all the EVs earmarked for the US promptly snapped up in about eight hours.

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2021 VW Tiguan SE R-Line Black RiNo Concept: Jamie Orr’s latest creation is a rugged beauty

2021 VW Tiguan SE R-Line Black RiNo Concept: Jamie Orr’s latest creation is a rugged beauty

The 2021 VW Tiguan SE R-Line Black RiNo Concept is the newest member of its Enthusiast Fleet family. It’s the latest brainchild of renowned Volkswagen collector and professional auto builder Jamie Orr, drawing inspiration from the Riverside North arts district in downtown Denver, Colorado.

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After “Voltswagen” stunt, here’s how many ID.4 EVs VW has actually sold

After “Voltswagen” stunt, here’s how many ID.4 EVs VW has actually sold

Volkswagen has revealed just how many of its new ID.4 electric crossovers it has sold in the US, the EV which prompted a fairly disastrous April Fool's joke in which the automaker insisted it was changing its name to "Voltswagen" in America. It's clearly early days for the 2021 ID.4 in sales numbers, too, as the first of VW's models to use the MEB all-electric platform in the US gets off to a conservative start.

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VW admits “Voltswagen” rebrand was fake as prank backfires spectacularly

VW admits “Voltswagen” rebrand was fake as prank backfires spectacularly

Volkswagen has admitted that claims it would change its name in the US to "Voltswagen" were part of a weirdly-timed April Fool's joke, backpedalling amid growing criticism that has resurfaced past behaviors the automaker may have preferred to forget. Chatter of the rebrand began earlier this week, with a press release seemingly prematurely published and then pulled, but VW went on to officially confirm the validity of the unexpected rebrand.

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VW confirms contentious Voltswagen name change in US [Update: No]

VW confirms contentious Voltswagen name change in US [Update: No]

Volkswagen has confirmed it's rebranding in the US, dashing hopes that the new "Voltswagen of America" name was an early - and odd - April Fools joke. The new name - which will only apply to VW's automotive business in the US, not the larger automaker group - is intended to underscore Volkswagen's commitment to electrification, and "a public declaration of the company's future-forward investment in e-mobility."

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Volkswagen becoming Voltswagen as weird EV name change leaks

Volkswagen becoming Voltswagen as weird EV name change leaks

Automaker VW is set to rebrand in the US, it appears, somewhat bizarrely changing its name to "Voltswagen of America" as it accelerates its electric vehicle plans. The company has just launched the first of its EVs to be based on the new MEB modular electric platform, the architecture it spent multiple years developing in order to drive down costs, and maximize efficiency, for a new series of electrified cars, SUVs, trucks, and more.

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Volkswagen shares details on its new Amarok truck

Volkswagen shares details on its new Amarok truck

Volkswagen has offered a midsize truck in Europe for a long time. While most Volkswagen models are sold in the US, its truck has stayed out of the country. The next generation of the VW pickup, called the Amarok, is based on the Ford Ranger. The automaker is sharing some new details on the truck and its return to Europe in 2022 after it was discontinued last year.

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VW just dropped the ID. Buzz Microbus EV release details we’ve been waiting for

VW just dropped the ID. Buzz Microbus EV release details we’ve been waiting for

VW keeps teasing us with its all-electric Microbus, and if the latest Volkswagen roadmap is to be believed we've still got a couple more years to be patient through. Unveiled all the way back in January 2017, the ID. Buzz concept promised a reboot of the classic camper van, showcasing the then-new MEB electric platform and instantly finding itself with an eager audience of would-be owners.

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All-new 2022 VW Golf R features a new 4Motion all-wheel-drive system

All-new 2022 VW Golf R features a new 4Motion all-wheel-drive system

Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new 2022 Golf R sports car that will arrive later this year. VW says the new Golf R will offer more power than any previous version packing 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. To get all the power to the road, the Golf R also gets a new 4Motion all-wheel-drive system that features rear-axle torque vectoring.

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VW just detailed its plans for cheaper EVs and easier charging

VW just detailed its plans for cheaper EVs and easier charging

Volkswagen has detailed its ambitious EV goals for the next decade, teasing more affordable electric cars and broader availability of chargers for models like the VW ID.4. The automaker set out its technology roadmap for batteries and charging at VW Power Day today, looking to address some of the key concerns and tech challenges between now and 2030.

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VW is gearing up to drive the electric ID.4 across the country

VW is gearing up to drive the electric ID.4 across the country

Automakers worldwide are still working to push the idea that range anxiety isn't something EV buyers need to worry about. Most people drive less than 30 miles per day, meaning that even the electric vehicle with the shortest driving range can get you around for everything you need to do during the day. However, many automotive buyers still fear buying an electric vehicle because they feel like they can't travel long distances if they want to. Volkswagen is trying to show that you can.

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon Review – Style with a side of exclusivity

2021 Volkswagen Arteon Review – Style with a side of exclusivity

If it takes something special to stand out in the sedan segment right now, then from across the parking lot at least the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon has a lot going for it. In sharp SEL R-Line form, and with not-quite-black Urano Gray paintwork, VW's four-door coupe may be a fancier hatchback if you want to get down to brass tacks, but seldom do they look quite so sinuous.

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