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  1. Blog
    Tesla frequently issue a new software update or release to the cars. Not every release is applicable to every car, but many are and provide new features and bug fixes. We list the release notes and allow you to search over time to see how feature areas have changed. How to get the latest Tesla...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    After a visit to check on his new factory near Berlin, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a few minutes to check out the competition, driving the ID.3 and inspecting the ID.4 from Volkswagen. That's according to a report from Automotive News Europe . ANE's sources didn't want to be named, since this...
  3. 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...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Remember back in the early part of the year, when we all had a good chuckle at Elon Musk's failed attempt to impress us by throwing a steel ball at the Cyber Truck's window? Yeah. Simpler times. Well, now someone on YouTube is taking the test to ridiculous proportions. The test actually started...
  5. The Audi Lounge
    Electric cars accelerate very quickly. This is a fact so plain that it’s almost boring these days. That’s why, even though I’m rooting for EVs like the e-tron, it’s fun to see that dominance taken on by something like the RS6 Avant. That said, RS6 Avant isn’t so much a monster-killer as it is a...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess was at Davos this week talking about his company’s future. Although Diess had some warnings about becoming Nokia a few weeks ago, this week he seems to be in a better mood. Asked how he felt about Tesla’s stock valuation rising higher than VW’s, Diess told...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has set forth some rather ambitious electric vehicle plans, which will see the German carmaker investing heavily into its global manufacturing infrastructure to bring half-a-dozen new EVs to market within the next couple of years. But as far as it concerns rumors that Volkswagen...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Elon Musk publicly announced his support for VW CEO Herbert Diess on Tuesday. The Tesla CEO referenced VW's push toward electric cars when complimenting Diess for his work in helping protect the environment. Herbert Diess is doing more than any big carmaker to go electric. The good of the...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess shot down rumors of a potential investment in electric car maker Tesla on Thursday, shortly after a German magazine claimed the VW boss was hot for the idea. Manager Magazin, whose English translation is unknown, reported that the American automaker’s battery and...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has named a new VP for North America. Matthew Renna joins the team helping to manage the North American Region-G4 team and will work on VW's new electrified platform. “Matt brings an outstanding combination of financial acumen, engineering depth and product program management– all...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Speaking at a conference in Germany yesterday, VW's CEO was surprisingly frank when it came to smaller EV companies, Tesla in particular. Matthias Müller was speaking at "Menschen in Europe," an event that calls itself a "forum for international understanding." The event has talks on topics...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Audi’s all-electric e-tron quattro is not expected until 2018, but the company says it is a musk have. That’s not a typo, it’s an ad by Audi of Berlin that’s being interpreted as a direct crack at Tesla chief Elon Musk in promoting its pending luxury performance SUV. The company which has...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    That Volkswagen has high electrical ambitions is now old news. The company has long maintained that it plans to sell more than 1 million electric vehicles annually by 2025 and be the world's biggest maker of electric automobiles. But Tesla has a big head start, so VW will need an ace in the...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    The designers at VW have been showing off their electric prowess with their concept Budd-e, an electric car that is inspired by the Type 2. Now it has been named the 2016 Concept Truck of the Year at the 15 th Annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year. “We are thrilled that the Budd-e...
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