After showcasing the possibilities of the e-Golf powertrain, Volkswagen team commissioned west coast electric vehicle conversion specialist EV West to construct an electrified VW Type 2 Bus. The exclusive drivetrain features a 35.8kWh battery system from the donor 2017 e-Golf, which gives the new-classic bus approximate range of 125 miles. Furthermore, the drivetrain will reside in the rear compartment of the e-Bus, which previously was occupi
Peterson Automotive Museum partners with Volkswagen in order to present a new exhibit that showcases the design and construction of the vehicles of the future. Open to the public on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, “Building Electric Future” explores the manufacturer’s plan to become the foremost producer of electric vehicles through three all-electric ID. Series vehicles as the ID. 3 compact car, ID. R race car and ID. Vizzion autonomous car.
Automakers in the US (and the World) are currently going through a tough phase in 2019. The rising manufacturing costs of vehicles, lesser footfalls in the showrooms, and rapidly escalating tensions in trade with China are seen as some of the reasons for the same. The 3rd Quarter of 2019 shows a similar trend as well. While some Car majors have seen highs, others are witnessing lows as well. Here’s a report on the US Auto Sales in the 3rd Quarter of 2019. Key Takeaways GM sales saw an i
Volkswagen team has collaborated with the Peterson Automotive Museum on a brand-new interactive exhibit that will showcase design and construction of the vehicles of the future. It is scheduled to open on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 and will feature numerous influential VW machines, all along with brand’s new electric concept vehicles. The exhibit will be consistent of five rooms that will reveal Volkswagen’s modular electric drive matrix
Being one of the most popular and successful lineups since its debut, Golf hasn’t stopped impressing both fans and skeptics. And now VW proudly presents the new family member – Golf 8. The vehicle marks the next page of lineup’s evolution and offers an electrified drivetrain system, digitalized interior, and advanced engineering solutions. Let’s check out more, shall we? In terms of technologies, the main one concerning the new Golf 8 is the hybrid system. Being the first model to be
Volkswagen Group Components team presents a neat concept along with its partner eClassics for the electrification of the prominent Beetle. The project incorporates new parts and classic schemes, with the idea being that the vehicle remains the same in terms of expression and character, but also featuring some contemporary technologies and gadgets. The technical basis for the idea is provided by tested production parts from VW’s new e-up! mod
Volkswagen of America proudly announces that the I.D. BUGGY concept will make an appearance at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event during Monterey Car Week. Since its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, ID. BUGGY has created a buzz about the future capabilities of the segment. Gaining inspiration
After numerous generations and countless models, the Volkswagen Beetle calls it a day. There’s one final vehicle produced at the Mexico Puebla plant – a Denim Blue coupe – which will be on display at VW’s museum in Puebla as a tribute to manufacturer’s rich and influential heritage. Originally introduced as “Type 1”, there were more than 5 million units sold solely in the US. Back in 1998 there was created a “New Beetle”, whi