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Autonomous Vehicles

The Importance of Commerical Applications for Autonomy

While self-driving vehicles seem to be things that people think may ease their commutes (when WFH is no longer the norm), it may be trucks where autonomy comes to the fore
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Interiors & Electronics

Volkswagen Launching New Golf R in 2021

0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds; top speed of 155 mph. Yes, a car meant to go fast.
#Volkswagen

Sales

A Guide to Looking at the Recovery (So Far)

Some numbers look good. But figure out what they are based on
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Batteries

The VW Golf TGI: Internal Combustion—of Natural Gas

Yes, electric vehicles are increasing in number. But there’s something to be said for natural gas.
#Volkswagen #emissions

Design

SEAT Names Díez as Design Director

Designer returns to a studio he once inhabited
#Audi #Ducati #Lamborghini

Electronics

2020 Volkswagen Arteon 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line

The Volkswagen sedan that people don’t seem to know about—but ought to
#Volkswagen #Suzuki

Batteries

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion EV Plan for China Rolls On

Company underscores its determination to lead the electric-car market worldwide
#asia #europe #Volkswagen

Propulsion

Cadillac Is Designing for the Future Today

Here’s how Cadillac is transforming its look as it transitions to an electric future while not ignoring the wonderful time that brought it to today
#autolineafterhours #Cadillac #GeneralMotors

Aluminum

The Volkswagen ID.4: What You Need to Know

It was officially unveiled and is ready for order. What Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen Group of America, calls “The most important launch for VW since the Beetle”
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Hybrid

New EV Application is All About the Money

MAN’s eTGE van is being used as an armored truck in Germany
#body #Volkswagen #europe

Batteries

Simple Questions of Electric Vehicle Considerers

Some simple things are all they really want to know
#Honda #dealers #Toyota

Diesel

Court Won’t Reconsider Ruling on VW Emission Updates

VW vows Supreme Court plea to bar local enforcement
#Volkswagen #europe #emissions

Regulations

Porsche Launches Probe into Gas Engine Cheating

A new wrinkle in VW Group’s diesel engine emissions scandal?
#Audi #europe #emissions

Connectivity

Nokia Wins Patent Ruling on Connectivity Tech

Defends cellular connectivity patents in German lawsuit against Daimler
#europe #tech #legal

Batteries

Lucid Charges Ahead with Super-Fast 900-Volt EV System

Got a minute? Add 20 miles of range. 
#LucidMotors #Volkswagen #Tesla

Batteries

Porsche Taycan EV Gets Quick Tech Upgrades

New features include a “smart lift” suspension, color head-up display, adaptive charging and OTA subscriptions
#chassis #Volkswagen #tech

Batteries

Northvolt Gets $525 Million German Loan Guarantee

Startup’s funding war chest tops $3.1 billion
#Samsung #LG #Volkswagen

Design

2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SE R-Line

This could be the very dictionary definition of a “midsize car”
#Hyundai #Honda #Toyota

Regulations

Calif., 5 Carmakers Agree on Tougher Emission Rules

Seeking middle ground between Obama, Trump era standards
#Ford #Volkswagen #Volvo

Bentley Aims to Ground Rare Earth Metals

New e-axle matches the performance of current permanent magnet motors
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