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Volkswagen just cut two years off its electric car target

Volkswagen just cut two years off its electric car target

Volkswagen is hitting the accelerator on its electric car plans, now aiming to slice two years off its previous goal of hitting one million produced EVs. The German automaker had previously planned to make it to the milestone by the end of 2025.

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Ford baby Mustang Mach-E plans see a smaller SUV with VW’s help

Ford baby Mustang Mach-E plans see a smaller SUV with VW’s help

Ford is already planning a smaller version of its Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover, but while the first EV uses a homegrown platform, the American automaker will be looking to German assistance for its baby sibling. Unveiled in November, the 2020 Mustang Mach-E saw the iconic pony car name expand to include an SUV for the first time, but that's only the start of it.

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2020 VW Passat First Drive: Affordable compromise

2020 VW Passat First Drive: Affordable compromise

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat is a value play for a shrinking segment, and when you're designing a new car that's probably not the criteria you want to hear. While VW's SUV range is growing - along with sales - it's all at the expense of sedan buyers. That sets the new Passat a precarious balancing act.

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The VW ID. SPACE VIZZION is a weird EV sports wagon with a secret message

The VW ID. SPACE VIZZION is a weird EV sports wagon with a secret message

Volkswagen's first ID.3 all-electric car based on the new MEB platform isn't expected until next year, but the automaker isn 't slowing down on stacking up new potential models. The VW ID. SPACE VIZZION is the seventh EV to use the modular electric drive matrix, and its electric Gran Turismo is arguably the most striking yet.

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2020 Volkswagen Passat raises the tech for a lower price

2020 Volkswagen Passat raises the tech for a lower price

Volkswagen has priced up the 2020 Passat, and while the shapely new sedan may be familiar under the sheet metal, the price has take a welcome dip. Headed out to dealerships by the end of the year, the new Passat trims $2,400 from the starting price of its MY19 predecessor.

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VW ID. SPACE VIZZION reinvents the wagon as a seductive EV

VW ID. SPACE VIZZION reinvents the wagon as a seductive EV

Volkswagen may have only just kicked off production of the ID.3, its first all-electric car based on the new MEB platform, but that hasn't stopped it from previewing a new EV concept that could reboot the wagon. The VW ID. SPACE VIZZION will make its public debut at the LA Auto Show later this month, but don't let the fact that it's a concept fool you.

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As VW ID.3 production begins, Volkswagen bets it all on an electric future

As VW ID.3 production begins, Volkswagen bets it all on an electric future

There’s a lot riding on Volkswagen’s first-ever ID.3 electric car. As I watched the first production model ID.3 roll off the assembly line, you couldn't miss the newfound sense of pride among the 8,000 or so employees inside VW’s Zwickau factory, which was converted recently from a large car manufacturing plant into what the automaker claims is the Mecca of e-mobility.

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The 2020 VW Golf 8 could make smart cars mass-market

The 2020 VW Golf 8 could make smart cars mass-market

Volkswagen's Golf may have given many drivers their first taste of the open road, but the 2020 VW Golf 8th Generation could well do the same for car-to-car communications. Unveiled earlier this week, the Golf 8 debuts plenty of new technology for Volkswagen, including a number of new hybrid models. However, it's the Car2X system that might have the biggest impact.

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2020 VW Golf 8th Gen revealed: Five hybrids, GTI and R

2020 VW Golf 8th Gen revealed: Five hybrids, GTI and R

One of the most recognizable and popular of VW's line of vehicles is the Golf. The company is set to launch a new 8th-generation for the iconic Golf, and with the new generation it's being electrified in a big way. VW will introduce five new hybrid versions of the Golf intended to increase fuel economy and reduce emissions, sitting alongside the usual performance versions, the Golf GTI and Golf R.

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2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport tailors two-row SUV for American tastes

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport tailors two-row SUV for American tastes

The two-row midsize SUV space is getting another option, with the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport making its official debut today. A five-seat version of the full-sized Atlas, it's shorter and lower than its three-row brethren, but combines that more easily-parked scale with no reduction in wheelbase.

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2020 VW ID.3 official as Volkswagen bets on electric

2020 VW ID.3 official as Volkswagen bets on electric

Volkswagen has revealed the 2020 VW ID.3, the first all-electric car to be based on its brand new EV platform. Previewed earlier this year, and already seeing more than 30,000 reservations in Europe, the ID.3 will offer up to 342 miles of range on a charge while the most affordable model will kick off at under 30,000 euro ($33k) before incentives.

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VW ID.3 reservations top 30,000 before the EV even gets a full reveal

VW ID.3 reservations top 30,000 before the EV even gets a full reveal

Volkswagen's ID.3 all-electric car isn't set to begin production until the end of the year, but that hasn't stopped more than 30,000 people opening their wallets to secure one of the very first examples the automaker has announced. Reservations for the ID.3 Launch Edition - the first VW Group car to be based on the company's brand new MEB electric platform - opened in May.

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