Volkswagen

VW's battery plans to take over Tesla

VW Pressures Tesla with Battery Shock, but Tesla Wins The Lithium Gamble

Volkswagen will equip 16 factories to produce electric vehicles by the end of 2022, but imagine how much better off the world would be if VW, BMW, GM, etc had started pushing this 10 years ago. Tesla had to take all the risk up-front and finally others noticed that you can make a good looking electric car people will buy. What do you all think?
2018 VW arteon

Coupes have two doors, not four; it can’t be anything else so Arteon is a sedan

No matter what you want and how badly you want it, sometimes you just can't have it. That's the case with the VW Arteon. It's copywriters want the world to believe that coupes have four doors. Here's a news flash: coupes can only have two doors, whether it is here or on the far side of Mars. You can't change it.
2019 VW Atlas

VW Atlas wins Good Housekeeping 2018 Best New Car Award

There are lots of car of the year awards out there, but how do you determine which one is best. Could it bet the work of Consumer Reports whose sleuthing turns in some of the best work in the business? Could it be the gold-standard of awards, the MT Car of the Year Award? Or could it the Good Housekeeping award which combines the work of the Good Housekeeping Institute Lab with the expertise of Car and Driver?
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VW to use Le Mans-winning Porsche driver to pilot electric racer in Pike's Peak Climb

Volkswagen has reached across the aisle, so to speak, as it has hired Romain Dumas to pilot its new electric racing entry up Pike's Peak. Dumas, a former factory driver for Porsche, has experience with hybrids and has done well in enduro racing, winning eight races, including two Le Mans.
2019 ID Buzz

I.D. family bumps e-Golf from Volkswagen lineup

Volkswagen plans to phase out the e-Golf as the automaker continues work on its 8th Generation Golf. The reason for the phaseout is VW's new I.D. electric family. The three-model lineup will have a fully electric hatchback, taking the space used the e-Golf. VW execs say there's no need for two hatchbacks in the same segment.

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