Browsing: Volkswagen

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Herbie is going on hiatus

Volkswagen is ending worldwide production of its iconic Beetle. The last one will roll off the line from the company’s factory in the state of Puebla, Mexico in July 2019.

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VW getting serious about tech acquisitions

Volkswagen has mapped out details of its transformation from a mass manufacturer of cars to a provider of transportation services by unveiling a car-sharing service and promising digital acquisitions.

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VW, Uber to deploy Nvidia’s self-driving tech

Nvidia, trying to spread its industry-leading graphics chip technology into new areas, has said Uber Technologies and Volkswagen will use its artificial intelligence expertise to help bring self-driving cars to the roads. Uber

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BMW guns for 50% growth in EV sales next year

BMW is targeting another ambitious hike in plug-in hybrid and battery car sales next year to defend its position in the electric-car shift as competitors like Volkswagen ready their own battery line-ups. The planned increase to about

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The electric car market is getting crowded

Here are two facts that defy logic: by the end of the year, electric car maker Tesla will have burned through more than US$10bn without ever having made 10c. Yet companies around the world are lining up to compete

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VW gets serious about electric cars

Volkswagen’s namesake brand will present the concept of a fully electric crossover model in Shanghai next week to challenge Tesla’s Model X as the German manufacturer gears up to roll out a new zero-emission

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