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Press releases

  • 07/18/24
    New

    Volkswagen is the most innovative volume brand for electric drive systems

    Volkswagen has received the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award 2024 as the most innovative volume brand in the field of electric drives. The renowned award is presented annually by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM). In the opinion of CAM, Volkswagen scores highly thanks to its wide-ranging innovative performance in various technological aspects of electric mobility. The highlights include range improvements, as well as the optimisation of power consumption and charging capacity. In addition, the Volkswagen brand demonstrates its great innovative strength in the area of the electric ecosystem, which significantly increases charging convenience for customers. The ID.7 – the Volkswagen brand’s first electric vehicle in the upper mid-sized segment – was also rated positively.
  • 05/02/24

    Major upgrade for the ID.3: pre-sales launch with Pro S model

    Volkswagen is launching the new ID.3 with an extensive upgrade. The next software and infotainment generation and the improved operating concept are now also entering Volkswagen’s electric compact class. The augmented reality head-up display has been enhanced, a brand new Wellness App and optional premium sound system from Harman Kardon have been added. With the improved drivetrain, the ID.3 Pro S’s output increases to up to 170 kW. Pre-sales for the Pro S model (5 seater) with a 77 kWh lithium-ion battery (net) are now open; further variants will be available to order shortly.
  • Volkswagen at the CES 2024
    01/08/24

    World premiere at CES: Volkswagen integrates ChatGPT into its vehicles

    At CES 2024, the world's leading electronics trade fair held from 9 to 12 January, Volkswagen will present the first vehicles in which the artificial-intelligence-based chatbot ChatGPT is integrated into its IDA voice assistant. In future, customers will have seamless access to the constantly growing artificial intelligence database in all Volkswagen models equipped with the IDA voice assistant and have researched content read out to them while driving. Cerence Chat Pro from technology partner Cerence Inc. is the foundation of the new function, which offers a uniquely intelligent, automotive-grade ChatGPT integration. Volkswagen will be the first volume manufacturer to offer Chat GPT as a standard feature from the second quarter of 2024 in many production vehicles.

Stories

ID.5 in series production: Volkswagen successfully transforms Zwickau site into an electric vehicle production plant
08/19/22

One plant – six models: How Zwickau builds electric cars

Starting today, the all-electric ID.5 will be coming off the production line at Volkswagen’s Zwickau site – this is the sixth electric model to come from the car plant in Saxony. One factory – six cars: an extraordinary challenge. Experts Robert Pahlow (start-up management) and Frank Schemmel (vehicle production) explain how it works.

BECOMING ID. 2019/2020

Video series

Becoming ID. - Chapter 2 - Konzeptentwicklung

Becoming ID. - Chapter 3 - Plattformmodell

Becoming ID. - Chapter 5 - Plastilinmodell

Becoming ID. - Chapter 6 - Digitales Datenkontrollmodell

Becoming ID. - Chapter 7 - Datenkontrollmodell

Becoming ID. - Chapter 8 - Hochvoltbatteriegehäuse

Becoming ID. - Chapter 9 - Fahrzeugsicherheit

Becoming ID. - Chapter 11 - Design Interieur

Becoming ID. - Chapter 12 - Farben, Materialien und Geometrien

Becoming ID. - Chapter 14 - Lichtinszenierung

Becoming ID. - Chapter 15 - Prototypenentwicklung

Becoming ID. - Chapter 16 - Prototypenfahrt

Becoming ID. - Chapter 18 - Werk Zwickau

Becoming ID. - Chapter 19 - Pre-Booking Event