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VW, Andretti To Campaign Winning Pair Of Beetles In 2019 ARX Series

With the Beetle heading for an automotive fadeout at the end of the current model year, at least one racing team, in one racing series, and one supporting manufacturer is helping to send the Beetle out in style. The Andretti Race Team is fielding two VW Beetles in the ARX rallycross series which kicks off next month.
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Automakers Recall 5.2M Vehicles In Continuing Takata Recall; VW’s Contribution 119,000

Even as Volkswagen added 119,000 vehicles to the latest Takata recall figures, other automakers such as Toyota and Fiat-Chrysler Autos added millions of vehicles to the list. And, Ford issued a do-not-drive order for some 2006 Ranger pickups and their Mazda equivalents.
2019 VW Jetta

2019 VW Jetta IIHS Rating Knocked Down Over Headlights

In a not-too-rare occurrence, Volkswagen's 2019 Jetta has found itself on the receiving end of some bad news from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Normally, the series would have breezed through the annual testing by the insurance agency. However, thanks to headlight design, the automaker finds its ratings knocked down.
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VW-Ford Alliance To Spawn New Pickup, It Just Won’t Get Here Now, Later, Who Knows?

Following long discussions, Ford and Volkswagen have entered into an agreement that will likely result in new vehicles, such as autonomous cars or electrics. There is also talk of VW and Ford jointly developing a global mid-sized pickup. That, though, is several years away.
Various key models under the GM and VW Group Brands,Courtesy their Media

Converting a Car Company from Making Gasoline to All Electric Vehicles: The Stakes Involved and the Brands Least Likely to Survive as a Result.

ANALYSIS AND OPINION: Until recently no one in the car industry ever had an experience of what it was like to end production of a car product due to obsolescence, they and other peer brands have produced since its invention in the mid-nineteenth century. Shutting down gas while ramping up electric is a double money losing proposition into the tens to hundreds of billions. Only the wealthiest and most powerful car companies on earth can survive this conversion process, and I look into how this is so.
VW Group’s new mobile power bank for BEVs Courtesy VW Media

VW's Gigantic Cell Phone Power Bank for BEVs: A Mobile Quick Charging Station is a Juice Pack for Your EV

VW is about to unleash into the BEV wild a really cool mobile charger station that will top the cherry on the ice cream of negating the excuses for range anxiety and city BEV ownership: a mobile power bank that can top off as many as 15 BEVs in as little as 17 minutes. It can be rolled around in a parking lot during events, your boss can have one in the office garage, and it makes a great power source during rolling brown and black outs.

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