Meet the V.MO – Volkswagen Group China Unveils State-of-the-Art Passenger Drone Prototype

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74539"] source: Volkswagen AG Volkswagen Group China unveils the first electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) passenger drone prototype – the V.MO. The final version of the fully electric and automated eVTOL could eventually carry four passengers plus luggage over a distance of up to 200km. Urban air mobility is set to become a key market segment and the Group’s Vertical Mobility project in China is developing a new premium mobility ...

Volkswagen and Siemens Invest in Electrify America’s Ambitious Growth Plans

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73464"] source: Volkswagen AG $450 million equity investment supports Electrify America’s expansion plansin U.S. and Canada Siemens is first external investor in Electrify America LLC and becomes new shareholder; in line with company’s commitment to accelerate the shift to sustainable mobility $2.45 billion post-money valuation for Electrify America confirms Volkswagen’s successful e-mobility strategy in North America NEW A...

Volkswagen’s First Fully-Electric Sedan: World Premiere of the ID. AERO

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73196"] source: Volkswagen AG Volkswagen reveals concept car as a preview of the ID. family flagship Flowing design combines optimised aerodynamics and elegant lines Fully-electric four-door production model will be offered worldwide in the future in the premium mid-size segment Sixth member of the ID. family after the models ID.3, ID.4, ID.5 and ID.6 as well as the iconic ID. Buzz Dynamic, powerful and with pure aerodynamics: with to...

ID. Buzz: Production Start at German Component Locations

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73046"] source: Volkswagen AG Made in Germany: Braunschweig, Kassel, Salzgitter and Hannover are now delivering key technology components for the ID. Buzz Transformation to e-mobility: Volkswagen Group Components will invest about €2.3 billion in the electrification of locations in Germany alone through 2026 – well more than half of all investments Next step in the transformation: In 2024, the battery system for the ID. Buzz will begin to be...

Volkswagen AG Plans to Take Over All Audi Shares and to Place Audi at the Head of Volkswagen Group Development

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="25295"] source: Audi AG Dr. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of AUDI AG: “We are pooling our strengths for a competitive positioning. With Markus Duesmann, Audi will take the lead for research & development at the Volkswagen Group” Audi CEO Bram Schot: “The new structure will strengthen Audi’s role within the Volkswagen Group” Peter Mosch, Deputy ...

Volkswagen Autonomy Opens In Silicon Valley To Help Bring Autonomous Vehicles To Market

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41256"] source: Volkswagen AG Subsidiary of Volkswagen Autonomy GmbH to be based in Belmont, Calif. Hiring of 50 to 100 experts in Systems Engineering and Architecture expected this year Belmont, Calif. — Today at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show, Volkswagen announced the opening of a North American center of excellence for autonomous vehicle research and development under a new subsidiary, Volkswagen Autonomy, Inc. The new cent...

Volkswagen Group To Expand Production of Electric Vehicles Worldwide on a Massive Scale

source: Volkswagen AG “Roadmap E” is picking up speed: 16 production sites for electric vehicles by the end of 2022 Future partnerships with battery manufacturers agreed for Europe and China CEO Matthias Müller: “Things are really moving. A change of course for the Volkswagen supertanker – full speed ahead to the future!” Fiscal year 2017: record earnings despite billions in cash outflows from the diesel crisis CFO Frank Witter: “The results of the year 2017 de...