The original Volkswagen Bus may be several decades old, but its shape remain relevant and there’s no better way to make the internals relevant than electrifying it. Previously, VW melts retro design of a Type 20 bus with technology and a 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus was given the e-Golf powertrain.
Its odd how when automakers make or conceptualize an electric vehicle, it is always the usual body styles like coupe, sedan, and SUV. Sure, there are some trucks going around, but the good’ol station wagon? It has none of the electric love… that’s until last November when Volkswagen revealed the Volkswagen ID. SPACE VIZZION EV […]
While Tesla Motors and Fisker aims to have more charging stations, Volkswagen envisioned a future where charging station comes to your electric vehicle. You heard that right. We are talking about mobile charging robots here.
There is something particularly alluring about an old transportation having an up-to-date drivetrain. Don’t you think? If you are on the same page as us, then we bet you will dig this electrified 1972 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus.
This is Volkspod by “maker and builder of a variety of things” Brent Walter. Volkspod is a pair of custom scooters with a body (or more appropriately, fairing) repurposed from front fenders of a vintage VW Beetle.
Four and a half decades and seven generations culminated to this: the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, AKA VW Golf Mk8. The look is distinctively Golf with a hint of Scirocco.
Damn. I wish automakers could stop branding everything “coupe”. But here it is, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SUV Coupe. Yes. That is a coupe that has five seats, and four doors, a high ride height, and no slopping rear (though it does have a gentler rear slope over the standard Atlas). Now, that’s a […]
Good and bad news for eco-conscious VW enthusiasts. The good news is, Volkswagen has taken the wrap off the its fully-electric ID.3, the first ID family vehicle, ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The bad news is, North America markets will no part in it. Tesla, you are safe for now. Well, not that, ID.3 […]
How to draw attention to a rebranding 101: taking an iconic vehicle, such as a Volkswagen microbus, and give it a high-tech twist. Such is what the newly renamed Volkswagen Group of America’s Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC, formerly Electronics Research Laboratory, ERL) did. With the renaming also comes with expanded role, but lets […]
Need some ideas on how you can best utilize the new Volkswagen Atlas SUV? Well, Volkswagen have some really cool ideas which the automaker presented with Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp – a concept vehicle designed with trail seekers in mind. Volkswagen Atlas Basecamp Concept showcased a few of the many ways the Atlas can be used […]