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The Volkswagen all-electric ID 7 sedan’s most interesting feature isn’t its light-up paint

The all-electric Volkswagen ID 7 sedan — the next EV in the German automaker’s lineup — was unveiled Tuesday at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. And the most exciting part of the debut wasn’t th

Ford, VW seeking buyer for Argo AI’s lidar unit

Ford and Volkswagen are trying to squeeze any remaining value out of Argo AI, the autonomous vehicle startup the two automakers invested billons in before abruptly shutting it down last week. One of t

Volkswagen to plough €2.4B into vehicle automation in China and form JV with Horizon Robotics

Volkswagen is accelerating the pace to automate its electric vehicles for Chinese customers. CARIAD, a wholly owned automotive software company of the German auto behemoth, intends to set up a joint v

Porsche to IPO in landmark listing Thursday

Porsche plans to go public on Thursday at a $73 billion valuation, catapulting the company to become the world’s fourth-most valuable automaker and netting billions of dollars for parent company Vol

Volkswagen and Belgian utility giant partner on vehicle-to-grid energy storage

Volkswagen is partnering with a Belgian network operator to integrate electric vehicles into the power grid, as more EVs take to the road amid rising energy costs. Volkswagen’s charging unit Ell

Aston Martin is finally upgrading its stale infotainment system

When it comes to touchscreens and in-car entertainment, Aston Martin has not only lagged behind ultra-luxury rivals such as Lamborghini and Bentley, it has trailed lower priced tech-forward models as

VW will roll out a cheaper 2023 ID. 4 EV this fall

Volkswagen will offer a cheaper version of its ID.4 all-electric compact SUV that comes equipped with a smaller battery pack, a move aimed at attracting customers as inflationary pressures push vehicl

Daily Crunch: Sheryl Sandberg is out at Meta, and Zuckerberg’s not looking for a new COO

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Lamborghini to ‘wait and see’ on EVs

Parent company Volkswagen Group may be investing more than $100 billion in bringing electric vehicles to market, but its supercar brand Lamborghini isn’t sold. The niche automaker is awaiting direct

Will Volkswagen’s new CEO hamstring its EV push?

Under the previous CEO, Volkswagen’s path toward an electric future seemed set. Now it seems less certain.

VW Group CEO Herbert Diess is out

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess, the embattled executive who has survived a number of confrontations and power struggles with the board and unions over the past two years, is leaving the company. T

Daily Crunch: VW Group changes drivers — CEO Scott Keogh shifts to launch Scout EV brand

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Volkswagen’s US CEO steps down to lead its Scout EV brand

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh is stepping down to helm the automaker’s Scout brand for battery-electric pickup trucks and SUVs. Keogh, who has served as president and chief executive o

Volkswagen, Audi tap Redwood Materials to recycle old EV batteries in US

Volkswagen of America and Audi have locked in a resurrection plan for old battery packs from their growing slate of EVs. The two VW Group brands have contracted with startup Redwood Materials to recov

Volkswagen planning ‘big moves’ and hiring spree in China

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said the company is planning “big moves” in China. The world’s second-largest automaker is beefing up operations in its largest market to keep pace with fast-growing

The Station: Robotaxi roadblock and Tesla layoffs hit Autopilot team

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Welcome back to The Station, your cen

Volkswagen, Siemens invest $450M into Electrify America in EV charging push

Volkswagen Group subsidiary Electrify America said Tuesday it raised $450 million in a deal that includes its first external investor as it aims to accelerate its rollout of ultra-fast charging statio

Daily Crunch: Truth Social says federal grand jury probe could block its planned SPAC merger

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Volkswagen unveils ID. AERO concept that will provide the basis for 2023 flagship EV

Volkswagen Group unveiled its ID. AERO concept in China on Monday — slated to serve as the inspiration behind the automaker’s flagship EV, and first-ever global all-electric sedan, next year. A ve

Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology is poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the U.S. — if the global lithium supply remains stable.
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