Volkswagen unveils new ID.3 electric vehicle

The car has three battery size options and has a starting price of €30,000

EU accuses BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen of collusion on emissions tech

The Commission believes the car manufacturers’ behaviour restricted competition on innovation for two types of emissions cleaning systems

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Volkswagen announces job cuts as it accelerates towards EVs

The carmaker expects automation of routine tasks to result in between 5,000 and 7,000 job losses by 2023

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Volkswagen to hit the beach with all-electric dune buggy

The concept car aims to demonstrate how the company’s electric chassis can be adapted for a wide range of purposes

VW puts its foot down to take EV charging mobile

The automotive firm plans to deploy flexible fast chargers on a trial basis early this year

Former Volkswagen CEO charged over emissions cheating scandal

The indictment alleges Martin Winterkorn, 70, was informed of the diesel emissions cheating in May 2014 and July 2015

Volkswagen to buy back diesel vehicles if Germany imposes ban

The German Guarantee will apply to the purchase of a new or a year-old car with a diesel engine from a Volkswagen dealership from 1st April throughout 2018

VW to convert two German coal power stations to gas

The project is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes a year – equivalent to the output of around 870,000 vehicles

One third of VW cars affected by emissions scandal ‘still not fixed’

A third of cars manufactured by Volkswagen with defeat devices have not been fixed yet. New figures revealed by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) suggest the car manufacturer has fixed only two-thirds of the cars that were affected by the emissions scandal. The Committee found the number of fixes to Volkswagen manufactured cars has fallen […]

VW opens new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Centre

Volkswagen has launched a new hub that tests vehicles under real-world climate conditions. The car manufacturer’s Wind Tunnel Efficiency Centre in Wolfsburg, Germany can test cars at wind speeds of up to 250km/h, simulating real traffic conditions, with the aim of reducing drag, fuel usage and emissions. It claims driving simulations under all climate and […]