SEAT to use CUPRA high-performance brand for first electric car

SEAT, like other carmakers (especially in Europe), is steadily making the transition towards electrification, an important move to meet increasingly tough legislative requirements in the years to come. The emission levels are so low that it is necessary to use hybrid powertrains if not all-electric ones to meet them. Interestingly, however, the Spanish carmaker will […]

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Latest sketches of Skoda VISION IN concept reveal the design of new compact SUV for India

As part of the INDIA 2.0 project, Skoda Auto, the Czech subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, is leading the activities of the Group brands on the Indian sub-continent. Several cross-brand Skoda and Volkswagen models will be created based on the MQB A0 IN variant of the Modular Transverse Matrix, which the 125-year old carmaker is […]

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Volkswagen still sees enough demand for the manual transmission to develop a new one

Depending on which segment of the car market you look at, manual transmissions are diminishing in popularity and some carmakers have even stopped offering them. The two giant markets of North America and China see more vehicles with automatic transmissions being sold each year but in Europe and other regions, there is still healthy demand […]

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Bugatti and Bentley get new CEOs, Winkelmann to head the former

Some changes are a foot at the Volkswagen Group according to an article by Top Gear UK. Bentley and Bugatti, two of its high performance sub-brands will each receive a new CEO. This news comes after Wolfgang Dürheimer who is currently the CEO of both brands, announced his retirement. Instead of replacing Dürheimer with a […]

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles gets new Head of Sales Operations

James Douglas has been appointed Head of Sales Operations for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Douglas who is currently the Head of fleet for Audi, will be filling the role left vacant by Andy Waite who left the automaker last month. Prior to his four year stint at Audi, Douglas enjoyed a 13-year career at Nissan GB […]

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Volkswagen to use augmented reality for future designs

Volkswagen has embraced the future and is looking at augmented reality to pursue the designs of its future models.The company is currently testing this methodology with the use of the Microsoft “HoloLens” augmented reality googles. Unlike Virtual reality ones, HoloLens blends virtual reality with the real world enabling better understanding of shapes and figures in […]

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