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Brands related to this company: Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT, Škoda, Volkswagen

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just-auto Plus only Volkswagen drives forward its transformation

16 March 2021


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group and BP to join forces to expand ultra-fast electric vehicle charging across Europe

16 March 2021


just-auto Plus only New 4Motion system with torque vectoring brings new edge to all-new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R

16 March 2021


VW Group platform strategy key to e-mobility rollout

16 March 2021

Volkswagen has restated the importance of its platform strategy across its brands as key to growing its scale in e-mobility.  Annual shareholder day presentations today in Wolfsburg stressed that hardware, software, batteries and charging as well as mobility services of all VW Group brands are to be based on largely standardized technical foundations in future.


VW eyes 50% drop in battery costs by 2030

15 March 2021

VW says a new 'unified' battery cell along with six new gigafactories will bring scalability and volume boosts that will reduce the cost of battery systems for electric vehicles by up to 50% by 2030. 


VW expands early retirement and caps workforce

15 March 2021

Volkswagen is planning to shed thousands of jobs in Germany through early and partial retirement.


VW trials new EV battery recycling tricks

10 March 2021

Volkswagen Group recently opened its first EV battery recycling plant in Salzgitter, Germany, after 10 years of research.


just-auto Plus only SKODA to launch OCTAVIA PRO in China

10 March 2021


Porsche purchasing chief retiring after 47 years

8 March 2021

Porsche procurement chief Uwe-Karsten Staedter will retire next August, after 47 years with the VW Group, replaced by Barbara Frenkel who starts on 1 June. She previously headed Porsche sales in Europe.


VW's new strategy for megatrends transformation

8 March 2021

Volkswagen says it is accelerating its transformation into a software-driven mobility provider under a new strategy called 'Accelerate'.


VW claims 'Project Trinity' car will lift EV/AV strategy 

8 March 2021

Volkswagen says it is planning an electric car to be built in Wolfsburg from 2026 that will set new standards in terms of range, charging speed and digitization – and will be able to drive highly automated according to SAE Level 4.


Porsche ups Rimac stake to 24% with new investment

8 March 2021

Porsche has further increased its investment in Rimac Automobili, a high-performance electric car startup, expanding its stake in the business to 24% with an additional EUR70m.


just-auto Plus only Porsche presents Taycan Cross Turismo

5 March 2021


Interior design and technology – SEAT Leon

3 March 2021

The fourth and latest generation SEAT Leon is the first for the brand that integrates a plug-in hybrid system as well as mild hybrid technology. Continuing just-auto/AIC’s review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look at this Spanish family hatchback.


just-auto Plus only SKODA AUTO produces two millionth SUV

2 March 2021


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with Autonomous Driving R&D for Mobility as a Service

2 March 2021


New VW app keeps football fans in the loop

25 February 2021

A free We Score app included in Volkswagen Golf models from 2020 delivers live football updates.


Gas back on, VW Mexico restarting output

22 February 2021

Volkswagen Mexico will resume production of its Tiguan sports utility vehicle on Monday evening, the company said in a statement sent to Reuters, following gas shortages that hit parts of the country last week.


Bentley researches recyclable electric motors

19 February 2021

VW Group owned Bentley Motors has announced a three-year research study that will investigate recyling electric motors and components.


just-auto Plus only Latest Porsche 911 GT3 to be fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires

18 February 2021


just-auto Plus only Three Nexen Tire OE tires approved for new Audi A3 family

17 February 2021


Is Porsche eyeing Malaysia for its first assembly plant outside Europe?

12 February 2021

It has been reported that German automaker Porsche is considering setting up an assembly plant in Kedah, Malaysia, in partnership with Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby Bhd’s subsidiary Inokom Corporation. Sime Darby is already a distributor for Porsche in the region. Porsche reportedly aims to make Malaysia an Asian production hub.


Porsche predicts after tax profit for 2020

12 February 2021

Porsche SE said on Friday after tax profit for full year 2020 was expected to reach approximately EUR2.6bn "based on current knowledge".


Skoda launches 'Traffication' infotainment app

12 February 2021

Skoda says its infotainment apps have now been joined by a new 'Traffication Infotainment' App.


VW Mexico starts on Taos for US

11 February 2021

Volkswagen Mexico started production of the Taos SUV for export this week, with the US being the first foreign market.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group teams up with Microsoft to accelerate the development of automated driving

11 February 2021


just-auto Plus only SEAT starts production of all-new SEAT Leon TGI

11 February 2021


just-auto Plus only Bugatti starts series production of exclusive and unique hyper sports car

11 February 2021


just-auto Plus only Audi expands EV portfolio with e-Tron GT quattro and RS e-Tron GT

10 February 2021


just-auto Plus only Skoda produces 100,000th battery for models with plug-in hybrid drivetrain

10 February 2021

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Auto Shanghai - Zhiji Motor IM L7 world debut

9 April 2021

The latest addition to just-auto's list of global premieres for 2021's biggest motor show is the...


Volkswagen Golf GTI - sensible or sharp?

7 April 2021

You can't blame Volkswagen for choosing not to mess with a decades-old formula of evolution when...


just-auto Plus only Skoda launches virtual showroom as pilot project

1 April 2021

ŠKODA AUTO DigiLab and Israeli IT start-up Matter developed a virtual showroom. The new...


Germany pulls plug on VW US Voltswagen spoof

31 March 2021

Volkswagen of America on Tuesday reposted on its media site a press release 'accidentally' posted...


SEAT Ibiza - leader still, or best of the rest?

31 March 2021

It was the car that introduced the Volkswagen Group's MQB A0 architecture and the first Ibiza whi...


just-auto Plus only New arrival at Volkswagen: The Taigo is on its way

31 March 2021

The new Taigo is raring to go! Ahead of the model’s official European première, Volk...



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