all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Second life cycle for batteries reduces their carbon footprinthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/second-life-cycle-for-batteries-reduces-their-carbon-footprint.htmlŠKODA AUTO introduces a smart energy storage system: a second life cycle for batteries from electric vehicles that effectively reduces their CO₂ footprint. In partnership with the Czech technology company IBG Česko, the system is now being deployed ...Thu, 27 May 2021 11:45:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/second-life-cycle-for-batteries-reduces-their-carbon-footprint.html2021-05-27T11:45:00+0200Scania Growth Capital invests in sensors for autonomous vehicleshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/scania-growth-capital-invests-in-sensors-for-autonomous-vehicles.htmlScania’s corporate venture capital-fund announces investment of € 7,5 million in Scantinel to finance further growth in its specialist LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology. ...Thu, 27 May 2021 11:28:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/scania-growth-capital-invests-in-sensors-for-autonomous-vehicles.html2021-05-27T11:28:00+0200‘UNIFYING SPUR’ EMBEDS DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION AT THE HEART OF BENTLEY’S BEYOND100 STRATEGYhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/unifying-spur.htmlBentley Motors has today set out further details of its diversity and inclusion strategy. A uniquely-designed Flying Spur embodies this company focus as European Diversity month draws to a close, and Pride celebrations begin around the world. ...Thu, 27 May 2021 11:16:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/unifying-spur.html2021-05-27T11:16:00+0200International Day for Biological Diversity: ŠKODA AUTO showcases its biodiversity preservation projectshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/international-day-for-biological-diversity--skoda-auto-showcases.htmlTo mark the International Day for Biological Diversity, ŠKODA AUTO presents the specific projects it supports in order to preserve biodiversity at its production sites around the globe. ...Fri, 21 May 2021 10:19:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/international-day-for-biological-diversity--skoda-auto-showcases.html2021-05-21T10:19:00+0200Audi pilots concept for quick charginghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/audi-pilots-concept-for-quick-charging.htmlAudi is driving its transformation as a provider of sustainable premium mobility. The brand plans to ramp up its efforts by 2025 with a wide range of more than 20 fully electric models. ...Fri, 21 May 2021 09:50:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/audi-pilots-concept-for-quick-charging.html2021-05-21T09:50:00+0200ŠKODA AUTO creates smart handling robot at its Vrchlabí planthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/skoda-auto-creates-smart-handling-robot-at-its-vrchlabi-plant.htmlŠKODA AUTO is pressing ahead with the automation of its manufacturing processes in the Czech Republic. In gearbox production at the Vrchlabí component plant, a new smart handling robot has taken over the complex task ...Thu, 20 May 2021 13:14:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/skoda-auto-creates-smart-handling-robot-at-its-vrchlabi-plant.html2021-05-20T13:14:00+0200 “The car will be like a concert hall and the passengers will be sitting in the middle of it.”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/the-car-will-be-like-a-concert-hall-and-the-passengers-will-be-s.html“For good sound, not only is measurement technique crucial, but a trained ear as well,” says Dr. Tobias Gründl. The head of Audi’s Sound and Acoustics Development department shines a light on what premium sounds like ...Wed, 19 May 2021 09:48:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/the-car-will-be-like-a-concert-hall-and-the-passengers-will-be-s.html2021-05-19T09:48:00+0200 Lamborghini announces its roadmap for electrification: “Direzione Cor Tauri”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/lamborghini-announces-its-roadmap-for-electrification.htmlStephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, today presents “Direzione Cor Tauri” (Towards Cor Tauri): a roadmap to decarbonization of future Lamborghini models ...Tue, 18 May 2021 11:50:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/lamborghini-announces-its-roadmap-for-electrification.html2021-05-18T11:50:00+0200United under the flag of diversity: Audi employees celebrate European Diversity Monthhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/united-under-the-flag-of-diversity--audi-employees-celebrate-eur.htmlThe month of May is devoted to diversity at the Audi Group. Employees have come up with various digital interactive events for Audi employees for German Diversity Day as part of the Diversity Charter on May 18. ...Mon, 17 May 2021 12:27:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/united-under-the-flag-of-diversity--audi-employees-celebrate-eur.html2021-05-17T12:27:00+0200Volkswagen is setting an example for diversity and respect with “Out At Work” campaignhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/out-at-work.htmlMore than 120 employees of the Volkswagen Group and its brands are celebrating their outing as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans*, non-binary or queer to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). ...Mon, 17 May 2021 11:38:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/out-at-work.html2021-05-17T11:38:00+0200 SEAT S.A. launches diversity manifesto and affirms belief in strength through differencehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/seat-s-a--launches-diversity-manifesto-and-affirms-belief-in-str.htmlTo mark the European Commission's European Diversity Month, SEAT S.A. has announced the manifesto Diversity Takes Us Further: a set of principles that writes diversity and inclusion into the company's DNA ...Fri, 14 May 2021 09:17:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/seat-s-a--launches-diversity-manifesto-and-affirms-belief-in-str.html2021-05-14T09:17:00+0200Integration: Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH to be incorporated into Volkswagen AGhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/integration--volkswagen-sachsen-gmbh-wird-in-die-volkswagen-ag-e.htmlVolkswagen Sachsen GmbH, an independent company to date, will be fully integrated in Volkswagen AG by 2027. The company has reached an agreement to that effect with the trade union IG Metall. The integration will help optimise corporate structures...Wed, 12 May 2021 14:36:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/integration--volkswagen-sachsen-gmbh-wird-in-die-volkswagen-ag-e.html2021-05-12T14:36:00+0200Sustainable Transport Forum 2021 gathers world leaders to drive the shift to a fossil free transport systemhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/sustainable-transport-forum-2021-gathers-world-leaders-to-drive.htmlOn 19 May, Scania arranges the third Sustainable Transport Forum, this year as a live broadcast from Stockholm. The event brings together influential thought leaders and decision makers. ...Wed, 12 May 2021 14:16:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/sustainable-transport-forum-2021-gathers-world-leaders-to-drive.html2021-05-12T14:16:00+0200TRATON GROUP records highest incoming orders in a quarter in the Company’s history in the first quarter of 2021https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/traton-group-records-highest-first-quarter-incoming-orders.htmlWith 81,700 orders received between January and March 2021, the TRATON GROUP has reported its best quarter so far, achieving an increase of more than 50%. This is attributable to the truck business, which has recently been strong. ...Mon, 10 May 2021 15:41:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/traton-group-records-highest-first-quarter-incoming-orders.html2021-05-10T15:41:00+0200Long range and rapid charging: the battery system is at the heart of the Volkswagen ID.3, ID.4 and ID.4 GTXhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/long-range-and-rapid-charging.htmlWhat do the fully electric compact Volkswagen ID.3, the ID.4, which was recently singled out for the “2021 World Car of the Year” award, and the recently presented high-performance model ID.4 GTX have in common? ..Mon, 10 May 2021 15:31:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/long-range-and-rapid-charging.html2021-05-10T15:31:00+0200ŠKODA AUTO tests augmented reality glasses for production line maintenance and technical traininghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/skoda-auto-tests-augmented-reality-glasses-for-production-line.htmlŠKODA AUTO is testing an augmented reality application – known as HoloLens glasses – to assist with production line maintenance. For example, manuals, maintenance checklists and other documents ...Mon, 10 May 2021 14:04:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/skoda-auto-tests-augmented-reality-glasses-for-production-line.html2021-05-10T14:04:00+0200Successful start to the new fiscal year for Volkswagenhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/successful-start-to-the-new-fiscal-year-for-volkswagen.htmlVolkswagen has got off to a successful start in 2021 despite the global shortage of semiconductors and restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...Fri, 07 May 2021 11:22:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/successful-start-to-the-new-fiscal-year-for-volkswagen.html2021-05-07T11:22:00+0200Scania adapts organisation to meet new technology and business models – changes also in the Executive Boardhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/scania-adapts-organisation-to-meet-new-technology-and-business.htmlWith fast paced technology shifts and new business models in sight, Scania adapts both the industrial- and commercial parts of the organisation ...Thu, 06 May 2021 08:31:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/scania-adapts-organisation-to-meet-new-technology-and-business.html2021-05-06T08:31:00+0200Strong first quarter for Volkswagen Grouphttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/Strong_first_quarter_for_Volkswagen_Group.htmlThe positive business development of the Volkswagen Group in the second half of 2020 continued in the first quarter of this year...Thu, 06 May 2021 05:53:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/Strong_first_quarter_for_Volkswagen_Group.html2021-05-06T05:53:00+0200In the European Diversity Month, Automobili Lamborghini confirms its commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality with innovative programshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/in-the-european-diversity-month--automobili-lamborghini-confirms.htmlIn the European Diversity Month promoted by the European Union, Automobili Lamborghini confirms and renews its commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. ...Tue, 04 May 2021 12:06:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/in-the-european-diversity-month--automobili-lamborghini-confirms.html2021-05-04T12:06:00+0200SEAT MÓ takes an international leap and speeds-up the launch in the European marketshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/seat-mo-takes-an-international-leap-and-speeds-up-the-launch.htmlSEAT MÓ, SEAT’s business unit dedicated to urban mobility, is steadily pursuing its internationalisation plan to contribute improving the life quality in the cities, thanks to micromobility vehicles ...Tue, 04 May 2021 11:31:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/seat-mo-takes-an-international-leap-and-speeds-up-the-launch.html2021-05-04T11:31:00+0200Volkswagen Board discusses decarbonization plan with independent Sustainability Councilhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/volkswagen-board-discusses-decarbonization-plan-with-independent.htmlAt their first joint meeting this year, Volkswagen Group Board of Management and the independent Volkswagen Sustainability Council discussed the Group’s decarbonization plan and activities. ...Mon, 03 May 2021 16:33:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/05/volkswagen-board-discusses-decarbonization-plan-with-independent.html2021-05-03T16:33:00+0200