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2017 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen Might Make Electric Rear-Wheel-Drive Beetle

Volkswagen is serious about potential plans for a pure-electric rear-wheel drive Beetle. With the popularity of the upcoming all-electric Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ (electric microbus), there’s no doubt that a Beetle would be the icing on the cake. Retro is a big deal these days and people pay big money to have…

2 days ago by Steven Loveday 17

VW CEO Blasts Tesla For Low Sales, Losing Millions

“If I am correctly informed, Tesla each quarter destroys millions of dollars in the three digits.” Described as being a “forum for international understanding,” the “Menschen in Europe” event was organized this week in Passau, Germany to talk about everything from business and politics to arts and culture. The car…

4 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 149

Tesla Model 3

Der Spiegel Calls Tesla Biggest Concern For German Automakers

DER SPIEGEL: GERMANY’S AUTOMAKERS FACE ‘EXISTENTIAL CHALLENGE’ WITH ARRIVAL OF TESLA Germany’s top automakers have been plagued by an unprecedented crisis related to cartels and collusion surrounding their beloved diesel engine technology. Now, having turned their backs on electric vehicles for years, they’re facing another existential challenge. Der Spiegel* reports, “The biggest cause for concern in the…

2 months ago by EVANNEX 34

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Gets Price Hike, More Range

It now starts at $30,495, before the maximum $7,500 federal tax credit. Volkswagen unveiled the 2017 e-Golf for the U.S. market back in mid-November last year, but it’s only now the fully electric compact hatchback finally has a price. The cheapest version money can buy is going to set you…

2 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 96


VW Group Will Electrify Every Model By 2030

The automaker will invest more than $24 billion to achieve its plan. Yet another major automaker is announcing plans to electrify its entire lineup. “Launching the most comprehensive electrification initiative in the global automotive industry,” the Roadmap E, Volkswagen Group aims to electrify its entire model portfolio by 2030. That’s…

2 months ago by Anthony Karr 56

Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Concept Boasts 311-Mile Range, AWD

The all-wheel-drive concept would have an estimated 302 hp and a 311-mile range. Volkswagen re-energizes its push towards electrification in 2020 by debuting the I.D. Crozz II concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. This high-style, compact crossover picks up on the cues from the earlier I.D. Crozz but gives it…

2 months ago by Chris Bruce 8

Refreshed Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Electric Teased

This one is closer to production than the initial version. Volkswagen originally introduced the I.D. Crozz in April at Auto Shanghai and now it’s about to unveil a slightly updated version that will switch from the bland silver paint to a more eye-catching red shade. For the moment, we only…

2 months ago by Adrian Padeanu 8