Premiere at the ID. Meet: Apprentices from Volkswagen Sachsen Present ID.5 GTX ‘Xcite’ Show Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76190"] source: Volkswagen AG Unique vehicle from Saxony as a young people’s vision of mobility: high-voltage drive system, vegan leather in the interior and electric skateboard in the trunk Robert Janssen, Chair of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH with responsibility for Technology and Logistics: “The ID.5 GTX ‘Xcite‘ is a symbol of the high-quality training provided by Volkswagen Sachsen.“ Applications for apprentic...

The New Volkswagen ID. Buzz is the Bus of the Future

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75915"] source: Volkswagen AG ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo are Europe’s first all-electric MPV and van range ID. Buzz provides five people and all their luggage space for travel, sport and everyday life Up to 264-mile range with easy ‘Plug & Charge“ capability The ID. Buzz reflects a new era for motoring. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has already begun sales in Europe and the first vehicles will be delivered to their owners this Fall....

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...

Volkswagen’s First Fully-Electric Sedan: The ID. AERO Is Under Starter’s Orders

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73074"] source: Volkswagen AG Design sketches provide a glimpse of the future model for the upper-middle class in China Dynamic four-door model has flowing lines and plenty of space Digital world premiere on 27 June, at 14:00 (CEST) The Volkswagen brand is looking into the future and releasing exclusive design sketches of the ID. AERO1 concept vehicle, the first fully-electric limousine for the Chinese automobile market. At firs...

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...

Spy/Real World Photos: Volkswagen ID. Buzz

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69296"] The Volkswagen ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo were officially revealed yesterday and with all vehicle premieres, they roll out the shiniest, nicest examples like the two-toned Buzzes (?) in the story linked. Our spy photographers, however, caught this white ID. Buzz testing the day after the debut. Enjoy!

World Premiere of the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69269"] source: Volkswagen The ID. Buzz lineup is the new face of sustainable mobility First versions will come to European market with 82 kWh battery powering 201-hp electric motor with maximum torque of 229 lb-ft Both models in the ID. Buzz range hark back to the iconic Microbus design and formula of maximum space on a small footprint Sustainability measures include replacing leather with non-animal material, incorporating recycled materials, ...

Volkswagen to Electrify South by Southwest with North American Debut of ID. Buzz

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68647"] source: Volkswagen Volkswagen signs three-year partnership with South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals ID. Buzz, an electrified incarnate of the classic Volkswagen Microbus, will make its first-ever public appearance at SXSW® 2022 The Volkswagen ID. Buzz, an electric reimagining of the brand’s iconic Microbus, will make its first-ever public appearance at SXSW, from March 11-20, 2022. To celebrate the firs...

Spy Photo: Volkswagen ID.BUZZ

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67441"] With the electric ID.BUZZ coming closer to its debut and getting teased more and more by Volkswagen, we also start to see more prototypes. And with more prototypes there are also more colors on the prototypes like this black ID.BUZZ we spied in the snow. So of course we like to share these photos with you as well even if the sneaky camouflage is still the same. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67444"] Don’t get fooled b...

California Dreaming with Audi collection’s Vintage Audi Sport Support Truck

words: Bill Cho, photos: Denis Podmarkov, George Achorn, Gil Plasencia, Bill Cho Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q1 2019 issue of quattro magazine. When one thinks of Group B heroes, visions of an Audi Sport quattro hurtling over jumps come to mind. Certainly less limelight typically goes to the vehicles that helped make those wins happen… commercial vehicles from Audi parent Volkswagen like its LT35 or T3 transporter range. These trucks did everything from spare parts She...

Volkswagen Group Is Headed Back To Pikes Peak But It’s Not What You Think

source: Volkswagen of America, intro: Bill Cho Say 'Pikes Peak' to an Audi fan and visions of Michele Mouton, John Buffum, Bobby Unser, Walter Rohrl, and, of course, the Sport quattro E2 Pikes Peak pop into their head. Volkswagen Group is headed back to Pikes Peak but this time it's Volkswagen leading the charge with an electric race car, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. The driver of this car should be familiar to Audi Sport fans, Romain Dumas. Dumas won the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Audi ...

Cousin Rivalry: Audi allroad vs Volkswagen Alltrack

words: Bill Cho, video: The Fast Lane Car A couple of weeks ago, The Fast Lane Car dragged the allroad against a Porsche Boxster. This time, they have a proper challenger- the Volkswagen Alltrack. They not only drag the two, they take them out on the trail. I'm all for wagon vs wagon battles because that means more new longroofs are being made and that's a good thing. In this battle amongst cousins, who will win? The wagon loving public will win, that's who.   [embed]https:...