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Owner restores converted 1967 VW Microbus, replacing EV motor with gas engine
This converted 1967 Volkswagen Type 2 microbus has gone through a lot since it was first released - and now it successfully switched from EV back to gas po.
Volkswagen ID. family tops 500,000 delivered, one year sooner than expected
The ID. series of vehicles from Volkswagen has delivered 500,000 vehicles since its launch in late 2020 - as Volkswagen reveals plans for the future.
Elon Musk drops date for Twitter Blue relaunch, and changing your verified name
Elon Musk has decided to relaunch Twitter Blue's verification system to ensure it's 'rock solid', while also giving an update on account name changes.
Prototype originally mistaken for Chevy Trax, but might be next-gen Trailblazer
Well, it's not a Chevrolet Trax crossover prototype, but very well could be a next-gen Chevrolet Trailblazer, according to reports.
VW builds gnarly office chair that moves up to 13mph with built-in infotainment
Imagine taking it up a notch in the office, controlling a modified chair that can travel over 12 mph on an electric charge - is it the future?
Greenpeace: Global heating could be pushed to the brink due to high car sales
Several top automakers will drastically overshoot car sales/shipment estimates, which has Greenpeace worried about the future - as change is being made.
VW ID. Buzz vehicle packed with tech for innovative driver assistance system
The Volkswagen ID. Buzz is a vehicle designed to show what the German automaker has up its sleeve with software-based solutions to aid safety.
Ford, Mercedes, other competitors jumping into camper vans to support van life
Camper vans and similar consumer vehicles allow owners to enjoy nature with added amenities is a growing auto market trend to pay attention to.
Volkswagen shows off 350 horsepower Jetta GLI Performance Concept car
The Volkswagen Jetta GLI Performance Concept feature car was unveiled during the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, thanks to the VW Design Center California lab.
Volkswagen Group pauses Twitter advertising as turbulence continues
Now that Volkswagen has paused Twitter advertising, the social media platform loses several notable German brands - at least for now.
Mercedes-Benz should unveil the Concept EQT Marco Polo in early December
The Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT Marco Polo electric camper van is something European auto buyers can expect to see in Q3/Q4 2023, but not in the US.
European Union decides to ban sale of new combustion engine vehicles in 2035
The EU has ambitious future plans to fight climate change, and that now includes banning new gas and diesel vehicle sales by 2035.
Audi working on new tech to filter CO2 straight out of ambient air
Audi has a new filter able to remove CO2 from ambient air using a new direct air capturing method that it is now promoting in Europe.
Growing trend of automakers opening up EV factories in the US
Automakers are investing big bucks into building production factories able to assemble electric cars or make batteries - and that is only expected to rise.
VW subsidiary aims to improve grid reliability by adding EVs into grid
Partnerships help accelerate the effort to expand electric vehicle ownership, and to strengthen the grid required to support all of these EVs on our roads.
Automotive semiconductor market still all over the place
Semiconductor chip shortage wreaking havoc in the auto industry, with chip makers unable to keep up with surging demand from automakers.
Convertibles struggling as carmakers focus on push towards electric
Carmakers are leaving behind convertibles with the shift towards electric vehicles, and little word on whether convertible EVs will arrive in showrooms.
Apple Car rumors: no steering wheel, no brakes, could sleep in it
Apple Car aka Project Titan: inward-facing seats so passengers directly face each other, designers consider lying flat for sleep.
CEO of Volkswagen says it will soon be beating Tesla in EV sales
Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess spoke with CNBC to predict that Volkswagen's electric vehicle sales will surpass Tesla's by 2025.
Argo AI testing fully driverless cars in Florida and Texas right now
Argo AI is backed by both Ford and Volkswagen, now testing fully driverless vehicles in Miami, Florida, and Austin, Texas.
These two juggernaut automakers are plotting to dethrone Elon Musk
Two automotive manufacturing giants are setting out to dethrone Elon Musk from being the king of the electric vehicle industry.
Apple scoops up ex-Porsche chassis boss for its Apple Car project
Apple scoops up Manfred Harrer, the previous head of chassis development for Porsche for its next-gen Apple Car project.
TSMC promises to fix global auto chip shortage, says it's a 'priority'
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company pledges to fix automotive chip shortages across the world, says it's a 'priority'.
VW shows off its prototype mobile EV charging robot
VW's prototype EV charging robot has a cut face that lights up, brings the battery trailer over to your car and plugs it in.
D-Wave offer free access to quantum computers for COVID-19 researchers
D-Wave Systems offers immediate and freer access to its quantum computers for COVID-19 researchers.
Elon Musk congratulates Tesla team for making its 1,000,000th car
Tesla has officially made its 1,000,000 car, and Elon Musk has congratulated them for their hard work.
Tesla sold more cars in 2019 than the previous two years combined
Tesla had a massive increase of 40% in car delivery productivity in 2019.
Tesla hits 102 billion market value, now second most valuable carmaker
Tesla has overtaken Volkswagen and become the world's second most valuable car manufacturer.
Nokia and Qualcomm kickstart the era of 5G for industry with demonstrations at Hannover Messe 2019
Volkswagen Group Awards Global Deal to TomTom
German auto giant teams with NVIDIA on self-driving car tech
Continental joins forces with NVIDIA for self-driving car platform.
Rick and Morty Szechuan Sauce traded for a CAR
The elusive Rick and Morty Szechuan sauce was recently traded for a working 2004 Volkswagen GTI, an actual vehicle.
Need for Speed Payback announced
EA announces the next major Need for Speed racing game, coming to all platforms this November.
Qualcomm cutting-edge automotive solutions power next generation infotainment for Volkswagen vehicles
Qualcomm shows 5G leadership at CES 2017
Qualcomm had a really strong keynote and they showed how what they're doing today will lead into 5G in the future.
Top car manufacturers team up to build charging stations
By the end of 2020, they want to ensure that drivers have thousands of charging points across Europe.
VW tease electric vehicle, 300 miles on 15-minute charge
Volkswagen teases new electric vehicle that would do 300 miles on a 15-minute charge.
Intel joins BMW and Mobileeye on autonomous car technology
Intel teams with BMW and Mobileeye on autonomous car technology.
Volkswagen fraud settlement biggest in US history, hits $15 billion
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions fraud settlement arrives, hits $15 billion becoming the largest in US history.
Chattanooga sees wage growth, downtown explosion from fiber access
Local fiber network pays dividends for Chattanooga's economy and nightlife, mayor says.
Mitsubishi admits it manipulated fuel efficiency tests
Japanese car maker in trouble again after fuel efficiency scandal uncovered.
Volkswagen rumored to unveil an electric concept car at CES 2016
Volkswagen is rumored to join the electric vehicle market, with a concept car to be unveiled at CES 2016 next month.
Volkswagen says it will fix the test-cheating vehicles it has sold
Owner of a Volkswagen car that has been involved in the emissions test cheats? The company wants to fix your car.
Latest Mercedes and BMW cars using 50% more fuel than lab results
The latest reports peg some of the newest Mercedes and BMW cars as using 50% more fuel than their lab results.
Audi confirms 2.1 million cars use emission cheating software
The Dieselgate scandal roars onward as Volkswagen admits to using emission-cheating scandal in millions of Audi cars.
Software is absolutely critical in race to develop autonomous vehicles
Automakers are scrambling to develop and test software that could be used to power autonomous vehicles.
Safran and Valeo show autonomous vehicles can learn from drones
Companies team up to show how self-driving vehicles can benefit from drones.