all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Second life or recycling? BattMan rescues batteries from a needlessly short lifespan!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/second-life-or-recycling--battman-rescues-batteries-from-a-needl.htmlThe question is on the minds of everyone who is interested in e-mobility: What happens to the battery when an e-vehicle has reached the end of its service life? The answer is simple: The new analysis software BattMan ReLife ...Thu, 30 Sep 2021 13:44:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/second-life-or-recycling--battman-rescues-batteries-from-a-needl.html2021-09-30T13:44:00+0200Christian Schenk appointed new Board Member for Finance and IT at ŠKODA AUTO as of 1 Octoberhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/christian-schenk-appointed-new-board-member-for-finance-and-it-a.htmlChristian Schenk will become the new Board Member for Finance and IT at ŠKODA AUTO on 1 October 2021, succeeding Klaus-Dieter Schürmann, who has been responsible for the department for five years. ...Wed, 29 Sep 2021 15:48:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/christian-schenk-appointed-new-board-member-for-finance-and-it-a.html2021-09-29T15:48:00+0200Change of Executive Board at TRATON SE: Christian Levin becomes CEO, Annette Danielski becomes CFOhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/change-of-executive-board-at-traton-se--christian-levin-becomes-.htmlThe Supervisory Board of TRATON SE today decided a twofold change of Executive Board at TRATON. CEO Matthias Gründler and CFO Christian Schulz will leave the company before the end of their contract on September 30, 2021. ...Wed, 29 Sep 2021 11:06:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/change-of-executive-board-at-traton-se--christian-levin-becomes-.html2021-09-29T11:06:00+0200Audi Volunteer Day 2021, digital and analog: employees help in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulmhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/audi-volunteer-day-2021--digital-and-analog--employees-help-in-i.htmlRenovation work in social welfare institutions, excursions for people with impairments – and, for the first time, digital workshops like language learning: more than 250 Audi employees ...Mon, 27 Sep 2021 12:06:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/audi-volunteer-day-2021--digital-and-analog--employees-help-in-i.html2021-09-27T12:06:00+0200Volkswagen Group China builds battery system factory in Anhui to strengthen BEV value chainhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/volkswagen-group-china-builds-battery-system-factory-in-anhui-to.htmlVolkswagen Group China is commencing construction of a battery system production factory in Hefei (Anhui province). VW Anhui Components Company is the first battery system plant to be wholly owned by the Group in China. ...Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:16:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/volkswagen-group-china-builds-battery-system-factory-in-anhui-to.html2021-09-23T11:16:00+0200BENTLEY CELEBRATES 70th ANNIVERSARY OF DESIGN IN CREWEhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/bentley-celebrates-70th-anniversary-of-design-in-crewe.htmlBentley Motors is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of its own Design department at Crewe. The first Crewe-designed Bentley was the R-Type Continental in 1951 ...Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:09:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/bentley-celebrates-70th-anniversary-of-design-in-crewe.html2021-09-23T10:09:00+0200Cito gets urgent freight to its destination the same dayhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cito-gets-urgent-freight-to-its-destination-the-same-day.htmlTheir business are urgent items of freight: like the desperately awaited delivery of a replacement part to enable a production facility to resume operation. Or official documents needed in the original. ...Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:33:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cito-gets-urgent-freight-to-its-destination-the-same-day.html2021-09-22T13:33:00+0200Removing plastic from the Danube: Audi Environmental Foundation supports clean-up project in Budapesthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/removing-plastic-from-the-danube--audi-environmental-foundation.htmlA further milestone has been achieved in the collaboration between the Audi Environmental Foundation and CLEAR RIVERS: In cooperation with Audi Hungaria, a floating litter trap made of recycled plastic has been installed in the Danube. ...Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:08:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/removing-plastic-from-the-danube--audi-environmental-foundation.html2021-09-22T13:08:00+0200E.ON and Volkswagen launch fast charger with storage batteryhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/e-on-and-volkswagen-launch-fast-charger-with-storage-battery.htmlE.ON Board Member for Customer Solutions Patrick Lammers and Volkswagen Group Board Member for Technology Thomas Schmall put in operation the first E.ON Drive Booster in Essen. ...Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:21:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/e-on-and-volkswagen-launch-fast-charger-with-storage-battery.html2021-09-22T12:21:00+0200ŠKODA AUTO uses eco-materials in its vehicles and is researching biological raw materialshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/skoda-auto-uses-eco-materials-in-its-vehicles-and-is-researching.htmlIn collaboration with the Technical University of Liberec, ŠKODA AUTO’s Technical Development department has developed a sustainable, ecological material and applied for a patent. ...Wed, 22 Sep 2021 11:30:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/skoda-auto-uses-eco-materials-in-its-vehicles-and-is-researching.html2021-09-22T11:30:00+0200Scania joins The Climate Pledgehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/scania-joins-the-climate-pledge.htmlScania is joining Amazon and Global Optimism in The Climate Pledge, and is now one of the companies committing to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2040 – 10 years ahead of the Paris Agreement. ...Mon, 20 Sep 2021 14:24:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/scania-joins-the-climate-pledge.html2021-09-20T14:24:00+0200Consortium of Volkswagen Group, Attestor Limited and Pon Holdings B.V. files takeover offer for Europcarhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/Consortium_of_Volkswagen_Group,_Attestor_Limited_and_Pon_Holdings_BV_files_takeover_offer_for_Europcar.htmlThe consortium of Volkswagen Group, Attestor Limited and Pon Holdings B.V., together acting as Green Mobility Holding S.A., has filed its proposed tender offer for the shares of Europcar Mobility Group...Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:54:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/Consortium_of_Volkswagen_Group,_Attestor_Limited_and_Pon_Holdings_BV_files_takeover_offer_for_Europcar.html2021-09-20T09:54:00+0200New special exhibition at the ŠKODA Museum: 120 Years of ŠKODA Motorsporthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/new-special-exhibition-at-the-skoda-museum--120-years-of-skoda.htmlTo complement its permanent exhibition, the ŠKODA Museum in Mladá Boleslav is now hosting the special exhibition ‘120 Years of ŠKODA Motorsport’, which gives visitors an insight into ŠKODA AUTO’s most important motorsport successes. ...Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/new-special-exhibition-at-the-skoda-museum--120-years-of-skoda.html2021-09-14T10:00:00+0200New battery laboratories: Volkswagen takes the next step towards developing and producing own battery cellshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/new-battery-laboratories--volkswagen-takes-the-next-step-towards.htmlVolkswagen Group Components today opened one of the most modern laboratories for cell research and development in Europe in Salzgitter. Thus, the company is further expanding its expertise in battery technology ...Mon, 13 Sep 2021 13:17:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/new-battery-laboratories--volkswagen-takes-the-next-step-towards.html2021-09-13T13:17:00+0200Volkswagen introduces Over-the-Air Updates for all ID. modelshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/Volkswagen_introduces_Over-the-Air_Updates.htmlVolkswagen is taking the next big step towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider with its ACCELERATE strategy...Mon, 13 Sep 2021 11:09:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/Volkswagen_introduces_Over-the-Air_Updates.html2021-09-13T11:09:00+0200BENTLEY’S “#GOTOZERO” PLAN ACCELERATES DRIVE FOR SUSTAINABLE LUXURY FROM THE INSIDE OUThttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/bentleys-gotozero-plan-accelerates-drive-for-sustainable-luxury.htmlThe last two months have seen colleagues at Volkswagen Group production sites around the world immerse themselves in #GoToZero projects focusing on environmental sustainability. ...Fri, 10 Sep 2021 14:13:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/bentleys-gotozero-plan-accelerates-drive-for-sustainable-luxury.html2021-09-10T14:13:00+0200Construction begins on world’s first integrated commercial plant for producing nearly CO₂-neutral fuel in Chilehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/construction-begins-on-world-s-first-integrated-commercial-plant.htmlSports car manufacturer Porsche and Siemens Energy have joined forces with a number of international companies to build an industrial plant for the production of nearly CO₂-neutral fuel (eFuel) in Punta Arenas, Chile. ...Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:25:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/construction-begins-on-world-s-first-integrated-commercial-plant.html2021-09-10T10:25:00+0200CUPRA moves forward with its ambition to become a fully electric brand by 2030https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cupra-moves-forward-with-its-ambition-to-become-a-fully-electric.htmlCUPRA landed at the IAA International Motor Show in Munich to present the brand’s future electric vision. Its newest concept car, the CUPRA UrbanRebel Concept, also made its first public appearance ...Tue, 07 Sep 2021 15:36:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cupra-moves-forward-with-its-ambition-to-become-a-fully-electric.html2021-09-07T15:36:00+0200CUPRA unveils the Tavascan Extreme E Concept, a reinterpretation of the e-CUPRA ABT XE1https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cupra-unveils-the-tavascan-extreme-e-concept--a-reinterpretation.htmlCUPRA injects its DNA into the CUPRA Tavascan Extreme E Concept. The all-electric off-road racing car is the next stage in the brand’s Extreme E adventure, which also hints at the design language to be used ...Tue, 07 Sep 2021 08:41:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/cupra-unveils-the-tavascan-extreme-e-concept--a-reinterpretation.html2021-09-07T08:41:00+0200A look ahead to entry-level electric mobility: world premiere of the ID. LIFEhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/a-look-ahead-to-entry-level-electric-mobility--world-premiere-of.htmlVolkswagen is once again speeding up the transformation to electric mobility with its ACCELERATE strategy, making sustainable mobility accessible to even more people ...Mon, 06 Sep 2021 13:05:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/a-look-ahead-to-entry-level-electric-mobility--world-premiere-of.html2021-09-06T13:05:00+0200Porsche to present its future-driven Mission R concept studyhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/porsche-to-present-its-future-driven-mission-r-concept-study.htmlRight on time for the start of the IAA MOBILITY 2021 in Munich (from 7 to 12 September), Porsche is to provide a spectacular look into the automotive future. ...Mon, 06 Sep 2021 11:17:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/porsche-to-present-its-future-driven-mission-r-concept-study.html2021-09-06T11:17:00+0200Audi at the IAA Mobility 2021 in Munichhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/audi-at-the-iaa-mobility-2021-in-munich.html“Let’s Talk about Progress”: Audi is putting the spotlight on e-mobility at the IAA motor show, which is being held in Munich for the first time this year. ...Mon, 06 Sep 2021 09:31:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/audi-at-the-iaa-mobility-2021-in-munich.html2021-09-06T09:31:00+0200Volkswagen live and interactive at IAA MOBILITY 2021https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/volkswagen-live-and-interactive-at-iaa-mobility-2021.htmlStarting on September 6, Volkswagen will also be presenting the highlights from IAA MOBILITY 2021 in a digital format. The live shows will start with a world premiere from the ID. family. ...Fri, 03 Sep 2021 13:26:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/volkswagen-live-and-interactive-at-iaa-mobility-2021.html2021-09-03T13:26:00+0200 World Premiere of the CUPRA UrbanRebel Concept: Livestream from the IAA in Munichhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/world-premiere-of-the-cupra-urbanrebel-concept--livestream-from-.htmlThe CUPRA UrbanRebel Concept is here. It will be officially unveiled at the preopening of the new CUPRA City Garage in Munich, during the IAA International Motor Show. ...Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:03:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/world-premiere-of-the-cupra-urbanrebel-concept--livestream-from-.html2021-09-03T12:03:00+0200Experience the unveiling of a futuristic Porsche concept study livehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/experience-the-unveiling-of-a-futuristic-porsche-concept-study-l.htmlMotorsports have always served as a catalyst for innovation at Porsche. For more than 70 years now, the sports car manufacturer from Stuttgart has used this stage to showcase its pioneering spirit, its research and development, and its passion ...Fri, 03 Sep 2021 11:42:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/2021/09/experience-the-unveiling-of-a-futuristic-porsche-concept-study-l.html2021-09-03T11:42:00+0200