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Fisker looks to VW electric car tech to take on Tesla

Fisker looks to VW electric car tech to take on Tesla

Fisker may have big plans for its electric vehicles, but the automaker aims to use Volkswagen's EV platform underneath upcoming SUVs like the Ocean. Created by - and named after - former Karma founder Henrik Fisker, the automaker confirmed plans today to go public. In the process, it pulled back the curtain on some of the mysteries beneath its sheet metal.

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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan brushes up bestseller with new style and tech

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan brushes up bestseller with new style and tech

Refreshing your most popular model is as much a risk as it is an opportunity in the car world, but it's the challenge Volkswagen faces with the 2021 Tiguan. The automaker sold 109, 572 Tiguans alone in the US in 2019, with the American driver's desire for larger crossovers and SUVs making the midsize SUV VW's bread-and-butter. Further afield, it's the top-selling SUV in Europe: when it comes to refreshing it, VW needs to get things pitch-perfect.

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The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon R is a sweet and forbidden fruit

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon R is a sweet and forbidden fruit

Folks, you’re looking at the new 2021 VW Arteon R. It’s a sportier, high-performance version of the revamped Arteon sedan. But first, the bad news: It’s not coming to America, and we won’t be getting the Arteon Shooting Brake (station wagon), either.

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon gets a facelift and refreshed interior

2021 Volkswagen Arteon gets a facelift and refreshed interior

The 2021 VW Arteon is arriving with fresh styling and a more refined interior. And there’s more good news: Volkswagen is introducing a station wagon variant of the Arteon. The bad news is, the Arteon Shooting Brake is only destined for Europe, China, and other parts of the world.

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Volkswagen ID.4 images leaked ahead of its official reveal

Volkswagen ID.4 images leaked ahead of its official reveal

Back in March, Volkswagen confirmed the US availability of its ID.4 all-electric SUV. The ID.4 is VW’s second all-electric model behind the ID.3 which, for some reason or another, won’t make it to U.S. shores. And now, the internet is awash with leaked images of VW’s production-model ID.4. The images were courtesy of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and were posted on a certain VW ID forum.

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VW pumps $200 million more into battery tech that could double EV range

VW pumps $200 million more into battery tech that could double EV range

Volkswagen has tripled its stake in a solid-state battery specialist, counting on high-density batteries that promise longer range and shorter charging times being the key to driving EVs into the mass market. The German automaker had already taken a stake in US company QuantumScape, worth more than $100 million. Now, it's adding up to $200 million more.

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2020 Volkswagen ID.3: European deliveries begin this September

2020 Volkswagen ID.3: European deliveries begin this September

Volkswagen is soldiering on with the production of its first-ever all-electric ID.3 hatchback. According to the German carmaker, the first European deliveries of its eagerly-anticipated 2020 VW ID.3 are expected to arrive in early September. Despite production delays caused by software issues and the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, VW is back on the right track.

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Ford: Expect all-electric F-150 in next 2 years as VW EV deal deepens

Ford: Expect all-electric F-150 in next 2 years as VW EV deal deepens

Ford's all-electric F-150 will be launched within the next two years, the automaker has confirmed today, part of a big push into EVs that also see it partner with Volkswagen on further electrification. Teased for some time now, the F-150 EV will go beyond the hybrid version of the best-selling pickup truck we're expecting to see revealed soon, and switch to an entirely electric drivetrain.

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2021 VW Arteon teased with stunning Shooting Brake surprise

2021 VW Arteon teased with stunning Shooting Brake surprise

VW is dropping some hints about what could be its most unusual car, with the first preview of the new 2021 Arteon confirming the automaker isn't afraid to take a risk. Originally launched as a four-door fastback in 2017, the Arteon promised a more style-focused alternative to the Passat - and risked treading on the toes of far more expensive "four door coupes" from Volkswagen's VW Group siblings.

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VW and Argo AI complete $2.6bn deal: Ford gets new self-driving frenemy

VW and Argo AI complete $2.6bn deal: Ford gets new self-driving frenemy

Volkswagen and autonomous vehicle company Argo AI have completed their $2.6 billion investment deal, paving the way for future VW Group models to gain new driverless tech. Argo AI broke cover in 2017 with a billion dollars of Ford's money to play with; now, it's expanding to a new facility in Europe.

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2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Top things we know about the newest Mk8 Golf

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI: Top things we know about the newest Mk8 Golf

Volkswagen unveiled the all-new Mk8 Golf last year with plans of introducing the Golf GTI and hybrid GTE shortly after. As fate would have it, the standard Mk8 Golf won’t be arriving in US shores anytime soon, and this includes the GTE version. However, Volkswagen is quick to point out the Golf GTI is definitely coming to America, and it’s bringing with it the hotter Golf R.

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The 2021 VW Golf GTI has good news and bad for hot-hatch fans

The 2021 VW Golf GTI has good news and bad for hot-hatch fans

Volkswagen won't be bringing the new 2021 Golf GTE to the US, with the sports hybrid not joining its GTI sibling for the voyage across the Atlantic. Unveiled back in February, the 2021 Golf GTI and GTE are the two most potent versions of the eighth-generation car - for the moment, at least - though they take different routes to achieve that.

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