Tag: Volkswagen

“Voltswagen Of America” Is Official, With The Name To Be Placed As A Badge On All EV Models

On Monday, we reported that Volkswagen of America would be undergoing a name change, the news on which came from an incomplete press release dated April 29, mistakenly published early on the company’s website. Instead of waiting it out, the German automaker decided to officially confirm it today: their new name in the United States […]

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Volkswagen’s Strategy Chief Quits To Make Electric Yachts

One of the key figures behind Volkswagen’s electric MEB platform and upcoming Project Trinity has quit. Michael Jost, VW’s chief strategist, announced on his website that he is leaving the company after more than a decade. Volkswagen has yet to publicly acknowledge the departure, but the executive has been with the company since 2010, joining […]

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VW World’s Rehoboam: Audi, Porsche And VW Use AI To Monitor Social Media And Detect Supply Chain Risks

The Volkswagen Group has been invested in rehabilitating its environmental reputation. But, like all automakers, it depends on suppliers to make vehicles. How do you keep them accountable? Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche use an AI program from Austrian startup Prewave. The vaguely big brother-ish system uses an intelligent algorithm to keep a constant eye on […]

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Can The VW ID.4 Be A Credible Competitor To The Tesla Model Y?

Volkswagen’s ID program kicked off with the ID.3 compact hatch. However, this won’t make it to the U.S., which raises the question if the first ID vehicle for the American market, the ID.4, is ready for the big time. Well, its infotainment system doesn’t appear to be. Reviewer Doug DeMuro complains that the system’s overwhelming […]

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