Posts Tagged vw

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz First Drive

It’s electric, it’s super cool, and it’s finally, actually happening. – Pebble Beach, California With a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz is one of the slower cars cruising 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week. Indeed, the lineup of cars trailing…

8 hours ago by Steven Ewing 21

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Can The Tesla Effect Send German Automakers Into A Frenzy?

THE TESLA EFFECT: GERMAN CARMAKERS FACE THEIR IPHONE MOMENT After our overview yesterday about the allegations surrounding Germany’s top automakers, one has to wonder if Tesla may soon pose a deadly threat. A recent article in the Financial Times ponders this further — reporting that: “The $35,000 Tesla 3 is seizing the halo from Germany’s iconic industry. The US…

5 days ago by EVANNEX 48


Volkswagen CEO Admits Tesla Has Abilities It Lacks

It seems Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess isn’t quite sure what to say about Tesla. About a month ago, we shared that Diess (whose personal car is a VW eGolf) believes Volkswagen can stop Tesla. His reasoning behind the statement was simply VW has abilities that Tesla doesn’t possess. Of course, this…

2 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 73

Volkswagen Says Electric Microbus Is Coming

We won’t get too excited just yet. Every few years since 2001, VW introduces us to a new microbus concept. The aptly-named Microbus Concept in 2001 gave way to the Bulli Concept just a few years later, and most recently the ID Buzz (pictured here), which made its debut at…

3 weeks ago by Jeff Perez 0

Volkswagen, JAC Launch New Electric Car Joint Venture In China

Volkswagen is pushing forward with its electrification efforts by signing a 50% joint venture agreement with the Chinese automaker Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC). The joint venture has a 25-year agreement. The main focus is to develop and launch electric vehicles in the Chinese market. An additional factory will be constructed in…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 8

Souped Up Volkswagen Golf GTE Concept Debuts

Power is up by 68 hp and 100 Nm over the regular Golf GTE. Hybrids and plug-ins seem to be the main theme for Volkswagen at the annual Wörthersee GTI meeting as after showing the electrified GTI First Decade and the Golf GTE Estate ImpulsE concepts, the folks from Wolfsburg…

3 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 2