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This VW ID.4 video is the closest we’ve seen to the final crossover EV

This VW ID.4 video is the closest we’ve seen to the final crossover EV

Volkswagen has dropped new details on what could well be its most important car in years, with new photos and video of the upcoming VW ID.4 electric crossover doing nothing to disappoint. Expected to make it to the US by the end of the year, the ID.4 will be America's first taste of the MEB platform that Volkswagen has staked its EV future on.

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VW ID.4 EV prototype testing video offers inside details

VW ID.4 EV prototype testing video offers inside details

Volkswagen has been working on its ID.4 electric vehicle for a while and has produced a new video talking about some of the testing and what's going on behind the scenes. The VW ID.4 is the automaker's first long-range electric SUV that will be sold on the American market. Those on the project note that what American buyers want for an EV is different from what Europeans want, and efforts are being made to customize the vehicle for specific markets.

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Check out the sleek cabin of Volkswagen’s new 2021 ID.4 electric crossover

Check out the sleek cabin of Volkswagen’s new 2021 ID.4 electric crossover

Volkswagen has revealed the cabin design for its ID.4 electric crossover, and if all goes to plan it's an interior a lot of US drivers will be getting familiar with. The first of VW's EVs to arriving in North American using its latest electric vehicle architecture, dubbed MEB, the ID.4 will land right in the midst of the increasingly popular small SUV category, though with more than just zero-emissions to recommend it.

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For its new ID.4 EV, Volkswagen aims high – Capture that Tesla reservation magic

For its new ID.4 EV, Volkswagen aims high – Capture that Tesla reservation magic

The Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover is coming to America, and VW is hoping to replicate some of the reservation successes rivals like Tesla have seen in recent years. The first taste for North American drivers of the automaker's new MEB all-electric car platform - having missed out on the ID.3 hatchback - the 2021 ID.4 will also mark the US debut of a brand new online ordering system.

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2021 VW ID.4 crossover design revealed ahead of 2020 US release

2021 VW ID.4 crossover design revealed ahead of 2020 US release

Volkswagen has revealed the exterior design of the 2021 ID.4 electric crossover, and the new EV looks set to be a shapely addition to US roads. The first of VW's MEB-based vehicles to reach North America, the ID.4 was first previewed all the way back in 2017 as the ID. CROZZ Concept, a fully electric two row compact SUV.

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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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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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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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