Tag: VW ID.3

Greek Island Going EV-Only Gets Its First VW ID.4 Police Cars

VW Group CEO Herbert Diess and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis handed over the first electric vehicles to authorities in Astypalea, a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Following the first announcement back in November, the plan to turn Astypalea into an “electric island” is now launched with the delivery of the first VW […]

Read More

BMW M4 Competition Convertible, Cupra Born EV, Porsche Taycan Vs Audi E-Tron And Model S, Bentley Bentayga S: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Dealer Offering Nissan Titan Buyers A Two-Year Lease On A Leaf For Just 99 Cents A Nissan dealer in Virginia wants to boost flagging Titan sales by giving truck buyers a Leaf EV for almost nothing. There’s no […]

Read More

2022 Mercedes SL, Toyota Corolla Cross SUV, VW’s 328-HP ID.X Hot Hatch, Tesla’s Laguna Record: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Toyota To Reportedly Launch Corolla Cross SUV In The U.S. Market Sightings of a heavily camouflaged prototype fitted with US-spec amber turn signals strongly suggest the Corolla Cross is coming to the US, though Toyota has yet to […]

Read More

VW Adds Second Production Line In German Battery Factory Boosting Output To 600K Packs Per Year

VW’s Braunschweig factory has just launched its second production line, increasing the plant’s annual output to 600,000 battery packs per year. The factory will be able to produce up to 500,000 battery packs a year for MEB-based electric vehicles, including the VW ID.3 and ID.4, as well as the Skoda Enyaq, as well as an […]

Read More

VW Adds New Entry-Level 148 HP Pure Performance Variant To 2021 ID.3 UK Range

Volkswagen has made the ID.3 range more affordable in the United Kingdom by launching the new Pure Performance variant. Offered in the City and Style trim levels, it is priced from £28,370 ($38,986) and £32,470 ($44,620) respectively, including the government grant. Powering the electric motor, which develops 150 PS (148 HP / 110 kW) and […]

Read More

Volkswagen Aims To Reduce Cost Of EV Batteries By Up To 50%, Build Six Gigafactories In Europe

Volkswagen wants to secure its electric vehicles battery supply with six new factories throughout Europe. The battery production sites will help the automaker achieve economies of scale and lower the price of EVs’ single most expensive part. The company made the announcement today at its “Power Day” event, a showcase of future technologies for its […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Toyota GR Yaris Beats Defender, Puma And ID.3 For 2021 UK Car Of The Year Title

Having announced the 12 category winners on March 1, the UK Car of the Year Awards jurors have now declared the Toyota GR Yaris the overall winner for 2021. The supermini hot hatch became the jurors’ favorite, as it managed to beat vehicles such as the Land Rover Defender, Ford Puma and Volkswagen ID.3 in […]

Read More