VW Says ID.3 R is “Something We’re Looking At”

Volkswagen’s head of development, Frank Welsch, says that the ID.3 R is something the company is looking at. Whether or not it will come to pass remains a question, though. “I like the idea,” Welsch recently told Autocar, “but we have to decide if the market is ready to accept

Gallery: VW Tracks the History of the Passat in the US

The history of the Passat is long and storied. First introduced alongside the Golf in 1974, the car was first called the Dasher here. Over its lifetime, VW has sold more than 1,76 million Passats, with 700,000 of those coming out of Chattanooga. Below, VW tracks the history and highlights

Gallery: VW Tracks the History of the Passat in the US

The history of the Passat is long and storied. First introduced alongside the Golf in 1974, the car was first called the Dasher here. Over its lifetime, VW has sold more than 1,76 million Passats, with 700,000 of those coming out of Chattanooga. Below, VW tracks the history and highlights

VW Triples Investment in Solid State Battery Company

Volkswagen Group has just announced that it’s taking a bigger stake in a US-based solid-state battery company. It increases the company’s collaboration with Quantumscape and triples the automaker’s investment in the battery tech company. VW first started its collaboration with San Jose-based QuantumScape back in 2012, and the $100 million

German Court Rules VW Must Pay Dieselgate Owner Compensation

A court in Germany has dealt a dieselgate blow to Volkswagen, ruling that the automaker must pay compensation to owners of vehicles affected by the diesel emissions scandal nearly five years after news of the emissions defeat devices broke. Around 60,000 lawsuits were pending with German courts, Automotive News Europe

VW: All Retail Partners Agree To New Agency Sales Model For ID. Family

It’s now a hybrid between the old dealer approach and full in-house like in the case of Tesla. Volkswagen happily announced that 100% of its retail partners in Germany have signed the agreement for the new agency sales model for the upcoming all-electric ID. family. The new approach envisions a

Throwback Thursday: VW Tracks the History of the GTI

We got the chance to speak to some engineers and product planners yesterday about the upcoming Mk8 GTI (expect some more to come out of that as we pore over our notes). Today, VW seems to be in the mood for more GTI talk because they’ve released a fairly thorough