The EU is expected to approve and set rules for the use of Wi-Fi in cars, giving VW and Renault -- who have pursued this technology -- the edge over Daimler and others who invested in rival 5G networks.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:46:22 EST. Subscription may be required.
VW Group will offer trade-in incentives and a bonus for scrapping older diesel vehicles in Germany in a bid to prevent driving bans in cities where pollution exceeds the EU's clean air standards.
AutoNews.com. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:01:00 EST. Subscription may be required.
German carmakers only have a 50 percent chance of surviving as leading players in the auto industry unless they transform their businesses to meet new regulations and adapt supply chains, Volkswagen's chief executive said on Tuesday.
Reuters. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:14:46 -0400.
Lucid will offer its customers a charging subscription plan using VW subsidiary Electrify America's planned network of 500 charging sites across 40 U.S. states, giving Lucid another leg up against Tesla in the electric auto market.
CNBC. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 14:24 GMT.
This past week Volkswagen announced that in 2019 it will cease production of its iconic Beetle, one of the most successful automobiles of all time. Jane Pauley looks back on the history of the "Bug."
CBS News. Sun, 16 Sep 2018 14:33:32 +0000.
Modern batteries need cobalt. Apple, VW and others still include in their supply chains the owner of an African mine where workers produce the metal without shoes or safety equipment.
Wall Street Journal. Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:38:27 EDT.