Herbert Diess

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Elon Musk’s new factory, in a former Brandenburg forest 40km outside Berlin, was constructed in just two years. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

You’ve never heard of Grünheide – Green Heath – but you will soon if Elon Musk has his way, as he usually does. Next Tuesday the capricious billionai(...)

Similar in size to Volkswagen’s Polo, the ID Life will be built by the company’s Spanish Seat division and is based on the company’s dedicated EV platform. Photo: Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images

Volkswagen head Herbert Diess on Sunday said autonomous cars, not electric vehicles, were the “real gamechanger” for the auto industry, which is facin(...)

A dedicated team of 30 VW sausage makers take pork in from the surrounding farmland, and turn it into Volkswagen Part No. 199 398 500 A

The traditional German Wurst sausage has become such a staple in the canteen at Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg factory that VW actually started making its own(...)

By the midpoint of 2022, at least some of the bottleneck in semiconductor supplies should have subsided. Photograph: Getty Images

For want of a shoe a horse was lost. The old mnemonic that warns one to prepare down to the smallest details for every eventuality apparently didn’t (...)

If you assume that all of these batteries will be used in 58kWh packs that would be enough capacity for 4.1 million car. Photo: AP Photo/Jens Meyer

Volkswagen, which – thanks in part to trying to make up for its diesel cheating disaster – is making huge inroads into the electric car market, and ha(...)

Photograph: iStock

Apple has a tried and true approach to launching new products: The company designs in-house, sources its own components, and works with a contract man(...)

Volkswagen sold 15 per cent fewer cars last year than in 2019.

Volkswagen defied the pandemic to post operating profits of €10 billion last year after the German group benefited from a late surge in global demand (...)

The shortfall of about 0.5 gram of carbon dioxide emitted per kilometre driven may lead to a fine of more than €100 million for Volkswagen. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Volkswagen narrowly missed complying with stricter emissions standards set by the European Union last year, a disappointment for the company plotting (...)

Hyundai regularly ranks as the world’s fifth-biggest carmaker by sales.

Shares in Hyundai surged after the carmaker confirmed early stage discussions with Apple about building an electric vehicle in what could mark the US (...)

German car giant plans to switch to Solid State EV batteries by 2024

Volkswagen could leap into the electric-car (EV) lead in range, recharging, weight and safety by introducing the Holy Grail of electrification - the s(...)

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