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Get used to VW ID.

Get used to VW ID.

Volkswagen will keep its ID. branding for its all-electric cars, as the automaker settles on a naming scheme ahead of the first MEB-based vehicles arriving at dealerships. The sub-brand was first used back in 2017 when Volkswagen first showed off the original VW I.D. concept, the electric city car that spawned a series of EVs.

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VW’s wild I.D. BUGGY could get a US launch – and that’s just the start

VW’s wild I.D. BUGGY could get a US launch – and that’s just the start

There's unexpected good news about Volkswagen's I.D. BUGGY, the all-electric reboot of the classic 60s dune buggy that was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this week. The bright green activity EV is intended to showcase just what VW can do with its MEB electric vehicle platform - or, indeed, what other automakers could do.

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VW I.D. BUGGY is an all-electric dune buggy you have to love

VW I.D. BUGGY is an all-electric dune buggy you have to love

Electric cars can be earnest, sensible, and green, but Volkswagen is taking the opportunity to show EVs can just as much be silly, playful, and neon green, with the VW I.D. BUGGY concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2019. The latest in the I.D. family - and, like its siblings, the latest to use Volkswagen's modular electric drive matrix (MEB) platform - it's a reboot of the classic sixties dune buggies.

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VW T-Roc R gives sports crossover 296hp to play with

VW T-Roc R gives sports crossover 296hp to play with

Volkswagen's chunky little T-Roc crossover is getting a beefier sports model, with the VW T-Roc R set to boost both the performance and the style. Making its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 next week, the new T-Roc R is the latest in VW's R range of more sporting trims, packing a 2.0-liter TSI engine under the hood.

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Ford and VW’s huge deal hits EV and self-driving hurdles

Ford and VW’s huge deal hits EV and self-driving hurdles

Ford and Volkswagen's deal to collaborate on cars still needs some work, with insiders suggesting it's yet to be the cost, tech, and time-saving savior that the automakers first promised. The two firms announced their collaboration in January, first on pickup trucks and commercial vans, though with electrification and autonomous driving also set to be added to the deal.

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI packs Golf GTI tech into sports sedan

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI packs Golf GTI tech into sports sedan

Volkswagen has revealed the 2019 Jetta GLI, wrapping the 2.0-liter TSI engine of the Golf GTI in a performance sedan body. Making its debut at the Chicago Auto Show 2019 today, the new GLI packs 228 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, along with tapping into tech from both the GTI and the Golf R.

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VW Golf GTI hybrid plan scrapped claim insiders

VW Golf GTI hybrid plan scrapped claim insiders

Volkswagen reportedly had a last-minute change of heart with the new VW Golf GTI, shelving a planned switch to hybrid power for the eighth-generation hot-hatch. Expected to make its debut in early 2020, the new car was rumored to make use of an electrified drivetrain that could have boosted low-end power with an electric motor.

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VW dune buggy electric concept proves EVs aren’t dull

VW dune buggy electric concept proves EVs aren’t dull

Volkswagen has revealed its latest all-electric car, and if the thought of an EV Microbus had you excited, a VW buggy EV could prove too much to handle. Set to make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show 2019 in March, the new car is the latest vehicle to use VW's MEB modular electric drive matrix platform.

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Ford and VW just teamed up on a formidable project

Ford and VW just teamed up on a formidable project

Volkswagen and Ford have inked a deal to collaborate on future vehicles, kicking off with midsize trucks but potentially expanding to EVs and autonomous cars. The alliance was announced today, with the first fruits of the two automakers' handiwork expected to arrive in 2022.

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2020 VW Passat gets sleek styling and tech upgrade

2020 VW Passat gets sleek styling and tech upgrade

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat has made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show 2019, with more power, more style, and a focus on value. Although a mainstay of VW's range, nobody has ever described the Passat as dramatic, something this 2020 Passat aims to change.

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Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

Ford and VW deal on EVs and autonomy could be huge

A new Ford Volkswagen deal potentially announced as soon as next week could see Ford get a jump on VW's EV platform wheel the two firms collaborate on driverless tech, according to industry insiders. An official announcement of the alliance, which would build upon an existing collaboration between the two automakers, may be announced at the Detroit Auto Show 2019.

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VW I.D. Neo promises big things from small EV

VW I.D. Neo promises big things from small EV

Volkswagen's all-electric ID, the Golf-sized hatchback expected to go on sale in 2020, has been out on the road, though it's not quite ready to come out from behind its camouflage wrap. The EV will be the first to feature Volkswagen's modular electric drive matrix platform, known as MEB, on which numerous cars, SUVs, and other vehicle types will be based.

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