Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen To Use Microsoft’s Cloud To Help Develop Autonomous Driving Tech

In its quest to make the development of autonomous driving easier and faster, Volkswagen is partnering with Microsoft to use its cloud technology. By using Microsoft Azure, VW says it will make handling the massive amounts of data that go into developing autonomous driving systems. With petabytes of data being collected on the road (from […]

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Electrify America’s Charging Grid Expands With 30 Free Of Charge Solar Powered Stations

Electrify America is installing 30 solar-powered EV charging stations throughout central California. Each charging station features two charging ports. The chargers are specifically being placed inland to provide greater access to charging infrastructure in rural parts of the state, while more than half are located in disadvantaged and low income communities, and they are all […]

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Fantasy Garage: $10,000 Budget, What Used Fun To Drive Car Would You Get?

Ten thousand dollars might not sound like a lot, but it could actually buy more than you think. However, finding a car that’s fun to drive might prove to be quite the challenge. That being said, it largely depends on your definition of “fun to drive”. Some people want a car with high power and […]

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Toyota Is The World’s Biggest Automaker For The First Time In Five Years

Toyota overtook Volkswagen in 2020 to retake its position as world’s largest automaker by sales. Last year, the Japanese manufacturer sold 9.53 million vehicles, whereas its German rival sold 9.31 million. According to AutoNews, both companies were down compared to 2019, but the size of their losses was related to their exposure in the markets […]

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Americans Prefer Monochrome Cars, But VW Thinks Pandemic Screen Time Might Change That

It’s a common refrain that car colors today are boring. But that is, unfortunately, because they are boring. The good news is that tastes may be changing. At least that’s what Volkswagen’s Senior Color and Trim Designer, Jung Lim Park, thinks. Although most cars are white, black, or gray, your phone screen and its manufacturer’s […]

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Bugatti’s Head Of Technical Development Moving To Volkswagen To Develop Compact Cars

Stefan Ellrott, a member of Bugatti’s executive board and head of technical development, will leave his post in February. He will move to Wolfsburg, where he will be the Chief Technical Officer for the Volkswagen brand’s compact cars. While in Bugatti, Ellrott was involved in the development of the Divo, the Centodieci, the Chiron Pur […]

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