VW unveils £50,000 high performance EV, ID.4 GTX

At the digital world premiere held at Berlin Tempelhof Airport, Volkswagen presented its first fully electric high-performance model: the ID.4 GTX. The ID.4 GTX has one electric drive motor on both the front and rear axle. Together, they deliver a maximum electrical output of 220 kW (299 hp) and can work together as an electric…

Skoda Enyaq iV EV available to order from £31K

Skoda is to officially open order books for the all-new Enyaq iV, its first purpose-built battery electric vehicle on 10 March 2021. Based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular electrification toolkit (MEB), the all-electric SUV offers two battery size options, a new range structure and a new finance offering. Instead of selecting from traditional trim levels,…

Volkswagen working with Amazon to improve worldwide factory efficiency

Volkswagen is partnering with Amazon to develop cloud computing capacity aimed at improving efficiency and co-ordination across the carmaker’s global factory network. Volkswagen, the world’s largest carmaker by unit sales with 10.83 million vehicles sold last year, says that combining data from its 122 factories will allow it to standardise production planning and management of…