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  • Volkswagen sales rise two-fold in January-June Jul 01, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    Volkswagen sales rise two-fold in January-June

    The company had sold 10,843 units of the VW brand in the year-ago period, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said in a statement.

  • Hyundai Venue gets a mid-life makeover; dons a striking new look Jun 24, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    Hyundai Venue gets a mid-life makeover; dons a striking new look

    It’s pretty certain that the car will continue to be popular until the brand new Venue shows up. It’s a typical Hyundai – feature-loaded, comfortable, practical, and excellent value, and with a wide appeal to boot; with prices starting at Rs 7.53 lakh and going up to Rs 12.72 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), there’s one for every budget.

  • Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess questions whether Apple plans to produce cars Jun 23, 2022 07:41 AM IST

    Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess questions whether Apple plans to produce cars

    "I'm not sure if Apple will actually bring cars to the market in the end. It would be a big effort," Diess said at the start of the hub.berlin technology conference in Berlin, adding he was certain Apple wants to enter the car cockpit market with software.

  • Here’s a look at the all-new Volkswagen Virtus launched at Rs 11.21 lakh Jun 09, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Here’s a look at the all-new Volkswagen Virtus launched at Rs 11.21 lakh

    The Volkswagen Virtus has been launched in India in two powertrain options across four trim levels. Replacing the Vento in India and VW’s new sedan goes up against rivals that include its own sister car, the Skoda Slavia.

  • Volkswagen Virtus launched at Rs 11.21 lakh: Six things you should know about VW’s newest sedan Jun 09, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    Volkswagen Virtus launched at Rs 11.21 lakh: Six things you should know about VW’s newest sedan

    The Virtus is finally here, with two powertrain options across four trim levels. It replaces the Vento and goes up against rivals that include its sister car, the Skoda Slavia

  • What does Mahindra’s new deal with VW mean for the EV ecosystem? May 19, 2022 07:40 PM IST

    What does Mahindra’s new deal with VW mean for the EV ecosystem?

    A primer on what makes the MEB platform ideal for rapid, large-scale EV production

  • Volkswagen bets on local content, sedans for turnaround May 10, 2022 05:25 PM IST

    Volkswagen bets on local content, sedans for turnaround

    The German player placed a contrarian bet on the sedan segment that most rivals had forsaken

  • Volkswagen boosts electric car investment in Spain to 10 billion euros May 06, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    Volkswagen boosts electric car investment in Spain to 10 billion euros

    The company also announced a partnership deal with Spain's largest power utility Iberdrola, which will set up a solar park to partly power the battery plant to be built in the municipality of Sagunto near Valencia.

  • Storyboard18 x The English Nut: How to pronounce these 10 brand names May 03, 2022 05:49 PM IST

    Storyboard18 x The English Nut: How to pronounce these 10 brand names

    ‘Eve Saan Lorawn’. ‘Zhee-vawn-shee’. ‘Uh-doe-bee’: The English Nut (Sumanto Chattopadhyay) and Storyboard18 present an easy guide to pronouncing hard-to-pronounce brand names.

  • Audi, Porsche have decided to enter Formula 1, says Volkswagen CEO May 02, 2022 02:53 PM IST

    Audi, Porsche have decided to enter Formula 1, says Volkswagen CEO

    Herbert Diess added that Porsche's preparations to enter the highest class of international motor racing were a little more concrete.

  • Intel CEO says semiconductor shortage may now extend to 2024 May 01, 2022 02:01 PM IST

    Intel CEO says semiconductor shortage may now extend to 2024

    The chip shortage was beginning to tell on equipment manufacturing, making it tougher for companies to procure tools, which would impact production timelines, Gelsinger has said

  • Volkswagen mulls expanding US plant to build ID.Buzz model, electric pickup: Source Apr 28, 2022 02:28 PM IST

    Volkswagen mulls expanding US plant to build ID.Buzz model, electric pickup: Source

    The move would help the German automaker grow its market share in North America, which it identified in March as the region with the greatest growth potential but which was unprofitable for several years before 2021.

  • Volkswagen Virtus Sedan pre-booking open in India, launch on June 9 Apr 18, 2022 10:28 AM IST

    Volkswagen Virtus Sedan pre-booking open in India, launch on June 9

    The underpinning used by Virtus is shared with other models of the Volkswagen Group. including the recently launched Skoda Slavia, Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun SUV.

  • Volkswagen Polo officially bids final goodbye to India after 12 years Apr 08, 2022 03:57 PM IST

    Volkswagen Polo officially bids final goodbye to India after 12 years

    After twelve years of serving Indian customers, German automobile major Volkswagen officially discontinued the cars under the flagship Polo brand on April 8.

  • Volkswagen Polo’s farewell note to India: 'Just a hatchback to most-loved hatchback' Apr 08, 2022 03:13 PM IST

    Volkswagen Polo’s farewell note to India: 'Just a hatchback to most-loved hatchback'

    Polo was considered to be among Volkswagen's bestselling models in India, with more than 2.5 lakh units being sold since its launch.

  • Polo’s run in India comes to an end as Volkswagen pulls the plug Apr 08, 2022 02:19 PM IST

    Polo’s run in India comes to an end as Volkswagen pulls the plug

    After 12 years of endless acceleration, the time has come for Polo to hit the brakes, Volkswagen said in a statement.

  • Volkswagen to recall more than 100,000 cars on fire risk Mar 31, 2022 07:27 PM IST

    Volkswagen to recall more than 100,000 cars on fire risk

    Some 42,300 owners of Volkswagen Passats, Golfs, Tiguans and Arteons worldwide will be notified. Volkswagen brand Audi has to recall 24,400 vehicles, while Seat and Skoda are also affected.

  • Volkswagen selects banks for porsche sports car IPO Mar 31, 2022 07:35 AM IST

    Volkswagen selects banks for porsche sports car IPO

    Europe’s largest automaker has picked firms including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. as joint global coordinators for the proposed share sale, the people said.

  • Volkswagen China says will form ventures with Huayou Cobalt, Tsingshan Group Mar 21, 2022 11:30 AM IST

    Volkswagen China says will form ventures with Huayou Cobalt, Tsingshan Group

    The three companies signed memorandum of understandings for strategic partnerships, it said in a statement.

  • Volkswagen reaches 4G patent deal that could resolve Acer dispute, sources say Mar 08, 2022 08:54 PM IST

    Volkswagen reaches 4G patent deal that could resolve Acer dispute, sources say

    The carmaker has paid for licences for 2G and 3G patents, but has been using 4G technology in its cars for the past two years without the appropriate licence, Acer claimed.

  • Volkswagen Virtus teased ahead of global unveiling on March 8: Here’s what we know about the Vento successor Feb 22, 2022 07:34 PM IST

    Volkswagen Virtus teased ahead of global unveiling on March 8: Here’s what we know about the Vento successor

    The Virtus will be the company’s second car under Volkswagen’s India 2.0 strategy and will be underpinned by the MQB-A0-IN platform. The slightly bigger sedan replaces the Vento and boasts additional features as well as connected car tech.

  • Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess sees widespread autonomous driving within 25 years Feb 17, 2022 08:17 AM IST

    Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess sees widespread autonomous driving within 25 years

    Herbert Diess also said Volkswagen was pursuing further partnerships to increase its self-sufficiency in software and adding such features as brand-specific voice assistants to its cars.

  • Super Bowl ad takes a dig at Elon Musk, Volkswagen. Tesla chief's response Feb 14, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    Super Bowl ad takes a dig at Elon Musk, Volkswagen. Tesla chief's response

    Super Bowl 2022: “No conquering Mars,” Polestar claims in the ad, in its obvious dig at Elon Musk who has often spoken about his dream of building cities on Mars.

  • Volkswagen does not see chip shortage ending this year Feb 07, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Volkswagen does not see chip shortage ending this year

    Carmakers around the world have been hit by a shortage of semiconductors caused by COVID-19 supply-chain disruptions as well as soaring semiconductor demand at consumer electronic companies.

  • Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on automated driving software Jan 25, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on automated driving software

    The software will enable so-called 'Level 2' autonomous driving – consisting of hands-free driving in cities, rural areas and on the motorway – as well as a 'Level 3' system that takes over all driving functions on the motorway.

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