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Tech stars in search of the perfect battery
03/08/23

Volkswagen’s Battery Valley Tech stars in search of the perfect battery

Wolfsburg, Salzgitter and Braunschweig: In the new “Battery Valley”, Volkswagen is accelerating even swifter towards becoming a software-defined, climate-friendly company. Tech stars from all over the world are developing and researching the future of the battery here. What makes this region so special? What is it like to live and work here? We visited two experts, Chang Liu and Sarah Dieck.
Drive relaxed – even on holiday
07/29/22

Drive relaxed – even on holiday

Going on holiday can sometimes be tiring. The many comfort and assistance systems in the latest Volkswagen models help to make the most beautiful time of the year far more relaxed. We explain how the systems work and how these life hacks can make days off even better.
Development using VR glasses: How Volkswagen uses virtual workflows
01/03/22

Development using VR glasses: How Volkswagen uses virtual workflows

They save time, simplify processes, make it easier to collaborate and increase efficiency: Virtual reality tools are gaining importance at Volkswagen. Three examples from three areas – from technical development, through assembly planning, to factory logistics.

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  • 02/23/24

    The new Tiguan - International Media Drive, Nice 2024

    More efficient than ever. The European market launch of the new Tiguan is now underway. Volkswagen has completely redeveloped the third generation of the bestseller – with sales of more than 7.6 million units so far – and improved it in all areas. Thanks to significant advances in aerodynamics (drag coefficient of 0.28 instead of 0.33) and state-of-the-art drive systems, the new Tiguan is one of the most efficient SUVs in the mid-sized class. Four of the eight engine versions are new hybrid drives. The spectrum ranges from two inexpensive and economical 48-volt mild hybrids (eTSI) through to two plug-in hybrid drive systems of a new evolutionary stage (eHybrid). Offering electric ranges of around 100 km, these plug-in hybrid drives make the new Tiguan an electric car for everyday life. And the vehicle is impressive on long journeys, too: the combination of an electric motor and a new 1.5-litre downsized turbocharged petrol engine ensures low fuel consumption and provides a combined range of more than 900 km. Always on board as standard in all Tiguan models: an automatic direct shift gearbox (DSG).
  • 05/24/23

    The new Touareg - World premiere

    Major update for the Volkswagen flagship model: The Touareg launches with new technologies and new design
  • 12/19/22

    Fully electric, fully extreme: the ID. XTREME off-road concept car

    Extremely emotive, extremely adventurous, extremely different. The new all-electric ID. XTREME concept vehicle demonstrates the enormous performance capacity and extraordinary versatility of Volkswagen’s modular electric drive matrix (MEB). A performance drive on the rear axle and software adjustments to the control unit give the ID. XTREME impressive off-road capabilities. The fully electric all-wheel drive develops a system power of 285 kW/387 PS. This corresponds to a performance increase of around 30 percent compared to the gene donor ID.4 GTX.