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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    The ID.4 is on its way, and Volkswagen has said a lot about its new baby. But for the first time, VW handed over the EV to reviewers.  Now, because of embargoes, this video doesn’t actually get to show you what driving the ID.4 is like, but thanks to a technical interpretation of the rules, Out...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    A wild trademark appeared recently on the European Intellectual Property Office. The brand is claiming the name ID. JUNGLEZZ for use on a vehicle.  I don’t think I really have to tell you that this will likely be applied to an EV but just which EV is interesting. The name, back in August, was...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Here it finally is. Volkswagen has finally, fully taken the wraps off the ID.4 and here are the headlines: 201 hp, 250 miles of range, and a price tag of $39,9950.   Although that price may seem a touch on the high side, once you factor in $7,500 in federal tax incentives, you get a starting...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The global reveal for the most important Volkswagen of the next few years has an official date. On September 23 at 11 am EST and you can watch it on the YouTubes! The ID.4 will be the first MEB-based Volkswagen to hit US shores and will eventually be built in Chattanooga. As part of...
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    Ehra-Lessing is a wonderful place full of wonderful things. May you come back as an Ehra-Lessing test driver. Volkswagen’s in-house proving grounds is the site of a recent video featuring the ID.4—which is set to be revealed in just a few days on September 23. The car is taken down a fairly...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    It takes two years for test teams to make sure that a car is ready to be sold, and for the ID.4 that time is nearly up. Even though the big engineering decisions were made in Germany, there’s a lot that goes into making sure cars are ready for the US market. For Volkswagen, the challenge will...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has released another teaser of the ID.4. This time, it’s showing off the crossover’s interior. “The interior of the ID.4 is dominated by calm, sophisticated colors called Lunar Grey and Galaxy Black,” writes VW. “The steering wheel, steering column, the housings of the display and...
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    Seen in spy photos, in conceptual drawings, and as a prototype, the upcoming Volkswagen ID.4 crossover launches on September 23rd, with the potential to arrive in the greenest U.S. states by year’s end. The vehicle marks the end of a half-decade journey for the automaker that began with...
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    With a coefficient of drag of just 0.28, the ID.4 is very nearly as aerodynamic is the Jetta (Cd 0.27) whose short stature is more conducive to aerodynamic efficiency. According to Klaus Zyciora, head of design for the Volkswagen Group, it’s thanks to the freedom afforded by the electric...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is preparing itself for a new customer experience thanks to an online reservation system. The online system will kick off with $100 refundable deposits for the ID.4 next month. The reservations, modelled after similar presale techniques from other brands like Tesla and Ford with...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    The competition for the Volkswagen ID.3 electric could be heating up already. A report from Autocar says that Tesla is looking at adding volume by making a hatchback version of its Model 3, also aimed at Europe, and built in Germany at the automaker's plant there still under construction. “We...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Turns out the ID.Buggy has been squashed. With the firm contracted to build it, e.GO mobile entering into insolvency in April. But fear not! There may be another concept to fill its shoes. The Buggy concept debuted at Geneva last year and seems to have been designed to show how other...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although we won’t get to see it until late next month, Volkswagen has announced that production on the ID.4 is beginning now. Production started in Zwickau, where the ID.3 is also produced. “The ID.4 is not only the first fully-electric SUV from the Volkswagen brand," says Brand Director Thomas...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although it may seem like the ID electric vehicles are a European inevitability, engineering-wise, there’s a lot of fine tuning that still has to happen before the ID.4 can be ready for production in Chattanooga. That’s why VW has begun expanding its Chattanooga factory to include an EV...
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    Volkswagen is entering the second phase of its Transform 2025+ campaign and it might be time for some shiny new designs to show it off, if these trademarks are anything to go off. Filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office, the logos show three different expressions of a “Way to...
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    As we look with interest at what Rivian is doing with its electric pickups, so is Volkswagen. And they’re looking because they want to see if an electric version of the Amarok could be possible. Speaking to Autoblog , VW’s Thomas Ulbrich, head of electric mobility, said that the possibility of...
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    A legal dispute between South Korean battery manufacturers could force Volkswagen Group and Ford Motor Co. to deal with surprise supply shortages, according to documents filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission. The industrial duo had hoped to see SK Innovation produce batteries at a...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    So? What if? Volkswagen’s got you covered with a new electric vehicle charging facility at its North American testing grounds in Arizona. The setup will test charging stations at temperatures of up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit—or roughly the internal temperature of a rare steak. The site will test...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Plagued by software troubles, Volkswagen has had to make big compromises as it released the Golf 8 and the ID.3. To remedy the situation, VW is looking to Ingolstadt. “The center of gravity for software development will move from Wolfsburg to Ingolstadt,” said Herbert Diess, VW Group CEO, at a...
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