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VW Startup MOIA Presents World’s First Electric Ride-sharing Shuttle Van

VW Startup MOIA Presents World First Electric Ride hailing sharing Six Seater Car Van shuttle sustainable urban mobility

“One million cars off the road”: A new urban mobility offering to reduce traffic in major cities, starting in Hamburg in 2018 Berlin, 4. December 2017 – MOIA, the mobility startup from the Volkswagen Group, introduces its comprehensive ride pooling concept just one year after its inception. The MOIA concept provides new mobility options that will significantly reduce traffic in

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BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW Group Plan for Ultra-Fast, High-Power Charging Along Major Highways in Europe

Unprecedented collaboration of the automakers would form a brand-independent network for charging infrastructure Stuttgart, November 29, 2016 – BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick build-up of a sizable number of stations in order to

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VW Exploring BEV Venture With China’s JAC Motor

Volkswagen AG signed a preliminary deal with China’s Anhui Jianghuai Automobile (JAC Motor) to explore making electric vehicles in a new joint venture, the two automakers said on Wednesday. The two sides are studying the feasibility of a joint venture and aiming to sign a formal agreement within five months, JAC Motor said in a stock exchange filing. Volkswagen VLKAY

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300-mile range VW Golf IN 2025

That’s a long wait – By 2025, 300-mile range will be the entry level for electric cars, but Volkswagen  a relative newcomer in electrification  field pronounce this as “stretching” the goals for electric vehicles. It has long been a champion of “clean diesel” vehicles. But since the company was found to have falsified emissions data to regulators in the U.S., Europe and

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Bosch Gets Dragged in the Mud

German auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH was a “knowing and active participant” in a decade-long scheme by Volkswagen AG to evade U.S. emissions laws, according to lawyers for U.S. owners of polluting VW diesel vehicles. In a court filing late on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, the lawyers cited confidential documents turned over by the German automaker to

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Porsche & Audi Drivers Wants VW Diesel Compensation Too !

Volkswagen has agreed to fork over about $10 billion in a settlement with U.S. regulators to buy back most of its dirty diesel models at generous rates. But that deal applies only to the company’s 2.0-liter diesel engine, a staple of Volkswagen’s eponymous product line, Jettas, Passats, and Beetles. The company has yet to address the emission cheating in its

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Koreans Having Second Thoughts about German Cars

The Volkswagen Incident is making the huge popularity of German cars among Korean consumers ebbing away as market share of German vehicles decline in Korea.   According to the Korea Automotive Importers & Dealers Association on August 16, German cars’ market share hit 57.6% in July, the lowest this year. By contrast, that of Japanese cars stood at 15.5%, up 3.2% from a

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Volkswagen Plans 5 New Electric Models to Kickstart 1 Million EV Target

Volkswagen is planning five new battery-electric models for its VW brand, all of which will have a range of at least 400 km expect to show prototype as soon as next month. VW’s aggressive electric-car plans In a new interview with German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche, VW brand chief Herbert Diess confirmed plans to bring five new electric VWs to market. All will be based

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VW Probe Surface Evidence of Criminal Act

U.S. Justice Department investigators found evidence of criminal wrongdoing in Volkswagen’s diesel-emissions cheating and are negotiating a settlement with the German auto maker expected to result in charges and significant financial penalties, said people familiar with the matter. Federal prosecutors and Volkswagen lawyers have held preliminary discussions and are working to settle an anticipated criminal case before the end of

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