VW’s electric concept cars – the I.D. and its van version, the I.D. BUZZ – are future tense. For now, DW will check out the plug-in hybrid Passat GTE. Its electric motor's 50-km range covers 80% of commutes in Germany.
German carmaker Volkswagen has announced it will boost investments in the development of electric cars in the next five years. The company has set out to become a global leader in e-mobility and new-energy vehicles.
Scandal-hit German carmaker Volkswagen and its two Chinese joint ventures will have to recall a large number of vehicles in China over a faulty fuel pump. It's a renewed setback for Europe's largest automaker.
German auto giant Volkswagen has announced a recall of 281,000 cars in the United States due to defective fuel pumps. The recall is another blow to the image of the auto giant after the Dieselgate scandal.
The German car group is offering owners of older diesel cars rebates of up to 10,000 euros when they trade in their vehicle for a new lower-emissions car. VW subsidiaries Audi and Porsche have announced similar plans.
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