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Virginia picks EVgo for statewide electric vehicle charging network

EVgo CEO Cathy Zoi and Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam

Virginia will use funds received from Volkswagen to install EV charging stations Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a Notice of Intent to Award a contract to EVgo Services to develop a statewide public electric vehicle charging network. This contract …

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Computer simulations vital to I.D. R Pikes Peak performance

The I.D. R Pikes Peak

Computer testing enabled Volkswagen to make its record-breaking run Volkswagen has touted the importance of computer simulations in achieving its record-breaking Pikes Peak performance. A month ago, Volkswagen’s electric I.D. R Pikes Peak beat the Pikes Peak track record by 16 seconds, a record not just for an electric vehicle but …

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Volkswagen expands e-mobility engagement in China

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Volkswagen will establish an R&D centre alongside SEAT and JAC Volkswagen Group China has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. (JAC) and SEAT in Berlin, in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. The three groups will together establish …

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Volkswagen to offer “zero-emission” car sharing services in future

The I.D. study as a “shared” Volkswagen

Volkswagen’s car-sharing service will be offered through it’s WE/We platform The Volkswagen brand has announced plans to start offering its customers car-sharing services in future. The news comes at the same time as Renault announced a similar service in conjunction with the City of Paris to provide an electric vehicle …

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Volkswagen partners with QuantumScape to secure access to solid-state battery technology

Volkswagen E-Golf

Solid-state batteries could significantly increase the range of Volkswagen’s EVs Volkswagen will invest US$100 million in US-based QuantumScape and will become the innovative enterprise’s largest automotive shareholder. By increasing its stake in the California technology company and forming a new joint venture, Volkswagen Group is paving the way for the …

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Volkswagen begins training experts for electric ID production

Young Volkswagen engineers analyse errors with the e-simulator

Volkswagen will train top experts to produce its ID EVs The Volkswagen brand is moving ahead with preparations for its major electric offensive and launching a comprehensive e-mobility competence programme. Within the framework of the “Future Electronic Engineer Programme” (FEEP), 100 young engineers and skilled workers throughout the world will be …

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