The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission opened an inquiry into automaker Volkswagen over a marketing stunt last month suggesting that the company was changing its name to "Voltswagen" to reflect its future commitment to producing electric vehicles. The false report pushed up VW’s preferred shares, common shares and ADRs on the day it was announced, which led to the SEC probe of the company.
FutureCar Staff 2021-04-30 15:30 PT
Volkswagen revealed that starting next year, all future MEB-based electric models will get bidirectional charging capability. With bidirectional charging, Volkswagen’s future EVs could be capable of establishing a vehicle-to-grid interface.
Manish Kharinta2021-04-12 21:00 PT
The Volkswagen Group’s Chinese components factory in Tianjin has started production of the APP 310 drive units designed for the automakers “MEB” electric vehicle platform, which will be the foundation of millions of electric vehicles the automaker plans to produce over the next decade.
Eric Walz2020-11-16 12:20 PT
VW says it will offer the ID.4 and other electric models at affordable prices compared to Tesla.
Manish Kharinta2019-09-23 09:00 PT
In roughly 12 months, Volkswagen aims to have two electric-vehicle plants in China operational to build a total of 600,000 battery-powered cars to take on Tesla.
Vineeth Joel Patel2019-05-19 06:00 PT
Volkswagen Group Canada announced the formation of Electrify Canada, a new company that will build an ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) direct current (DC) charging network across Canada. The EV chargers will be operational by the second quarter of 2019.
Eric Walz2018-07-20 14:11 PT
Volkswagen AG’s world-leading development budget is allocating billions more to its Chinese joint ventures, as the German carmaker seeks a competitive edge in producing battery-powered, autonomous vehicles with its Chinese partners.
Eric Walz2018-04-24 13:07 PT
Now, Volkswagen has announced it is putting the Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ concept car into production and Volkswagen’s North American CEO Hinrich J. Woebcken is happy to bring the car back to North America.
Eric Walz2017-08-21 18:34 PT
Volkswagen will be working with Nvidia to expand its usage of its artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies beyond autonomous vehicles and into other areas of business, the two companies revealed on Tuesday, June 27th.
Eric Walz2017-06-28 12:07 PT
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