Volkswagen tests autonomous parking, aims for 2020 commercial launch

Volkswagen checks autonomous parking, goals for 2020 business launch

The Volkswagen Group is testing autonomous parking at Germany’s Hamburg Airport, utilizing VW, Audi, and Porsche autos. The firm hopes to get the system into manufacturing by 2020, and plans to supply a bunch of different providers in live performance with it. Volkswagen claimed that German drivers spend a mean of 41 hours a 12 […]

VW says battery-swapping stations are a pipe dream, not an imminent reality

VW says battery-swapping stations are a pipe dream, not an imminent actuality

Ronan Glon/Digital Trends If you’ve been following the event of electrical automobiles for lengthy sufficient, you’ve undoubtedly seen videos of futuristic robots that take away a automobile’s depleted battery pack, set up a totally charged substitute, and ship it on its approach in a number of quick minutes. It’s faster than brimming a tank of […]

Aerial footage of a Volkswagen diesel car graveyard in California

Aerial footage of a Volkswagen diesel automobile graveyard in California

To date, Volkswagen has purchased again about 350,000 diesel automobiles within the wake of the huge environmental fraud they dedicated round emissions testing. Here’s one of 37 VW graveyards. BBC defined the sophisticated kit used to perpetrate the fraud again when the scandal broke: Full particulars of the way […]

Volkswagen continues its SUV offensive by shrinking the Atlas

Volkswagen continues its SUV offensive by shrinking the Atlas

Volkswagen has launched a close-to-production idea named the Atlas Cross Sport on the eve of the 2018 New York Auto Show. The design research previews a smaller model of the Atlas with 5 seats as a substitute of seven, and it represents the subsequent step within the model’s all-important SUV offensive. Designed in America for […]

The LEGO 'Surfer Van' is gnarly

The LEGO 'Surfer Van' is gnarly

This LEGO Camper Van is way extra accessible than the VW branded one. Growing up in Southern California instilled a love of all issues camper van in me. My daughter loves our VW Westy a lot that she cried after I steered promoting the ol’ bus final 12 months. There had been […]

Bye bye Beetle? VW says the retro icon will stick around a bit longer

Bye bye Beetle? VW says the retro icon will stick round a bit longer

Ronan Glon/Digital Trends Earlier this month, the top of Volkswagen R&D induced a little bit of a stir when he introduced that the VW Beetle will not be replaced and its present technology shall be its final. Autocar reported on Frank Welsch’s remarks from the Geneva Motor present that “two or three generations is enough […]