Tag Archives: VOLKSWAGON

VW and Ford in talks on self-driving and electric vehicles

11 November, 2018 8:17 am 8:17 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG  and Ford Motor Co  are in “exploratory talks” to jointly develop self-driving and electric vehicles in a far-reaching strategic alliance meant to save the companies billions of dollars, according to a person familiar with the matter. The German and US automakers are expected to provide an update on the progress … Read More

Volkswagen’s Porsche to stop offering diesel models

09 September, 2018 9:34 am 9:34 am

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen’s Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its cars, the unit’s chief executive told a weekly newspaper, responding to ever tougher requirements to curb CO2 emissions. “There won’t be any more diesel cars from Porsche in the future,” Oliver Blume told Bild am Sonntag in an interview. “We have never developed … Read More

VW in talks on self-driving car standards

09 September, 2018 10:21 am 10:21 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Germany’s Volkswagen is in talks with other carmakers to set common standards for self-driving vehicle technology, Automotive News reported . The Volkswagen Group is discussing the initiative with more than 15 potential partners, according to the report, which cited an anonymous company executive. It did not identify any of the other companies … Read More

VW’s Electrify America taps Flintstones, Jetsons for EV campaign

08 August, 2018 10:08 am 10:08 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen unit Electrify America said it is launching a national advertising campaign using cultural US cartoon icons the Flintstones and Jetsons in a bid to broaden consumer awareness of electric vehicles. The campaign is part of $45 million public education program and includes a television commercial called “JetStones,” which features General Motors … Read More