In future, anyone driving a Volkswagen will receive a Volkswagen ID. This ID is an individual profile including the holder’s personal seat and climate control settings, favorite radio stations and songs, sound system settings, exterior sounds, the navigation system configuration, ambient lighting settings and the contact data of all friends and business partners. This profile can be called up in a secure way via a cloud.
We Charge: Volkswagen’s new charging service has over 150,000 public charging pointsVolkswagen is rolling out its own charging service to coincide with the market launch of the ID. family: With We Charge, customers will be able to charge their electric vehicles at over 150,000 public charging points all over Europe. The We Charge charging card gives them easy access to these charging points. Customers have a choice of three individual tariffs with features such as exclusive conditions for the IONITY high-power charging network. We Charge can be booked and used from mid-August. Volkswagen is thus rounding off its “charging ecosystem” that makes charging electric vehicles as convenient as possible.
Volkswagen and Hamburg extend strategic mobility partnershipThe strategic mobility partnership between the Volkswagen Group and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is to be extended. The focus lies on support for e-mobility, innovative mobility services, intelligent transport networking and the use of self-driving vehicles. The aim is to bring about a lasting improvement in inner city quality of life through innovative mobility solutions. In concrete terms, this means that under the second phase of the partnership, WeShare is to be launched in Hamburg from spring 2020, following on from its successful premier in Berlin; the service will consist of an all-electric fleet of e-Golf and e-up!, to be joined by the ID.3 at a later date.