Tag: VW

Amazon Could Have Saved Self-Driving Startup Argo AI, But It Backed Out

Autonomous startup Argo AI almost received a lifeline from Amazon but a potential deal fell apart before it could ever materialize. It is understood that Amazon pondered investing several hundred million dollars into Argo AI last spring with the hope that it could use the company’s technology to automate the electric delivery vans that it […]

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GM And Audi Expand Their Soft Boycott Of Twitter By Pausing Posts

After Elon Musk’s $44 billion Twitter takeover was made official, several automakers temporarily stopped paying for advertising on the social network. Now, it seems that a few brands are skeptical enough about the new ownership to have stopped posting completely. This week, the VW Group reiterated its position that all of its brands should halt […]

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Five Electric Cars Make It To 2023 European Car Of The Year Short List

The European Car of the Year awards jury has announced the seven finalists that are in contention for its top prize. Among them are five electric vehicles, one SUV-sedan, and the first Jeep ever designed specifically for Europe. The finalists are the Jeep Avenger, Nissan Ariya, Renault Austral, Volkswagen ID. Buzz, Kia Niro, Peugeot 408, […]

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This Porsche Tractor Cosplaying As A VW Beetle Is Definitely An Acquired Taste

Any Porsche-branded tractor is a special kind of agricultural machinery, but an owner wanted to make it stand out even more, by modifying it with several pieces of bodywork from the original VW Beetle. The modified tractor is said to replicate a Porsche showpiece from back in the day, although we couldn’t find any documentation […]

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