Volkswagen SA kicks electric vehicles into high gear
The German motor vehicle manufacturer prepares to introduce its first fully-electric vehicles in SA, as the next step in its electric mobility strategy.
Tesla, VW dominate global electric vehicle sales in 2021
Despite supply chain constraints, global electric vehicle sales increased to 2.6 million units in the first half of 2021, with Tesla and Volkswagen leading the pack.
Huawei signs 4G connectivity agreement with VW
The Chinese multinational telco strikes a licensing deal that will allow use of its 4G technologies in connected vehicles manufactured by Volkswagen.
Vehicle manufacturers boost digital operations amid COVID-19
Toyota, BMW, Audi, Nissan and Volkswagen strengthen their digital initiatives as the coronavirus takes its toll on the struggling sector.
Volkswagen's WeConnect Go app now available in SA
The WeConnect Go app allows the user to receive vehicle data and control certain functions via their smartphone.
Volkswagen Protects Virtual Key Sharing App with Trustonic Application Protection
Volkswagen is working with mobile cyber security leader Trustonic to enable customers to use smartphones to access their vehicles, and to securely share their digital car keys to grant access to others via a smartphone app.
Self-driving car industry needs standards and security
European car industry executives believe automakers need clear guidelines for safeguarding driver information and privacy to make self-driving cars a success.
VW to invest $4bn to build digital businesses, software
The digital focus includes a cloud computing-based platform to connect vehicles and customers to offer services such as car-sharing.
Porsche flying cab tech to take 10 years
Porsche R&D chief Michael Steiner says the company is in the early stages of drawing up a blueprint for a flying taxi.
VW moves on from 'dieselgate' with Apple inspiration
Volkswagen redefines its values for the age of electrification and selects Apple as its muse.
Ford plans $11bn electric car investment by 2022
Ford will significantly increase its investment in electric vehicles, and will have 40 hybrid and fully electric vehicles in its line-up by 2022.