all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2022 Volkswagen AG en2022 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Fully charged!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/electric_mobility_act.htmlThe number of electric cars in Germany continues to rise faster than the number of charging stations. What should you do if an illegally parked car prevents you from using public e-parking spaces?Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/electric_mobility_act.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200“With the switch to electric mobility …”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/interview_markus_duesmann.htmlIn the second part of our interview with Markus Duesmann, CEO and Board of Management Member for Product Lines at AUDI AG, read about what really matters when it comes to the transformation towards electric mobility.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/interview_markus_duesmann.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Assist system with distinctionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/volkswagen_id5_travel-assist.htmlIs it worthwhile to equip vehicles with innovative assist systems? In the end, not only can good support improve safety, but also efficiency. Best example: the new ID.5 with Travel Assist.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/volkswagen_id5_travel-assist.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Charging on site, liquidity includedhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/charging_infrastructure.htmlWhat’s the straightforward way to establish an in-house charging infrastructure without impacting liquidity? This is a question that concerns fleet managers worldwide. Special financing models can offer an interesting option in this respect.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/charging_infrastructure.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Keep on movinghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/customer_report_orthomol.htmlOrthomol, one of the leading suppliers of micronutrient combinations on the German market, introduced a bicycle leasing scheme for its employees in 2017 – with resoundingly positive results among both users and the company.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/customer_report_orthomol.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200“A new world is emerging”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/interview_stefan_bratzel.htmlThe automotive world is undergoing the greatest transformation in its history. We spoke to innovation researcher Stefan Bratzel from the “Center of Automotive Management” research institute about why knowledge is becoming a critical success factor in the new world.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/interview_stefan_bratzel.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Power ahead!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/electrification-as-a-service.htmlAll switches are set to “on”: Electrification of fleets has gained massive momentum worldwide. With “Electrification-as-a-Service”, the Volkswagen Group is offering its European fleet customers an end-to-end approach to switching.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/electrification-as-a-service.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Stylish, flexible, agilehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/SEAT_MO.htmlThe electric two-wheeled SEAT MÓ solutions can help to boost fleet efficiency – by supporting intermodal mobility and through use as alternative pool vehicles or internal means of transport.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/SEAT_MO.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200A duo fit for (practically) anythinghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/volkswagen_id_buzz_cargo.htmlVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles has redefined the Bulli camper van for the era of electric mobility: the new ID. Buzz and the new ID. Buzz Cargo are members of the all-electric ID. family and offer oodles of potential uses for fleet managers.Tue, 12 Jul 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/07/volkswagen_id_buzz_cargo.html2022-07-12T00:00:00+0200Update for user choosershttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/volkswagen_t-roc.htmlFleets are increasingly looking to SUVs – and no surprise, since the vehicles in this segment are more popular than ever worldwide. With the new T-Roc, Volkswagen is now introducing a fresh take on its compact crossover model onto the market.Wed, 01 Jun 2022 17:35:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/volkswagen_t-roc.html2022-06-01T17:35:00+0200What fleet bosses need to look out for when running electric vehicleshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/fleet-electrifying.htmlFleet managers need to also look beyond the “big” issues of charging infrastructure etc. in order to ensure successful fleet electrification; related aspects such as driver training, maintenance and insurance also play a role. Read about the key issues in Germany, for example, in this regard.Wed, 04 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/fleet-electrifying.html2022-05-04T00:00:00+0200Seize the night: how companies can encourage charging at homehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/e-fleet_wallbox.htmlNighttime is the peak charging time, that much is becoming increasingly clearer in the course of fleet electrification. Drivers need their own wallbox to make the most of rest and spare time. Find out what you need to consider in part three of our topic special on the charging infrastructure.Wed, 04 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/e-fleet_wallbox.html2022-05-04T00:00:00+0200“Autonomous driving is taking us ever closer to the ideal form of mobility”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/interview_klaus_zyciora.htmlFollowing the change to electric drives, the second major redefinition of mobility is just around the corner with autonomous driving. In the second part of our interview with Klaus Zyciora, Head of Volkswagen Group Design, read how designers are tackling the issue.Tue, 03 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/interview_klaus_zyciora.html2022-05-03T00:00:00+0200“The future of mobility is electric” https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/interview_markus_duesmann.htmlAudi is playing a major role in the Volkswagen Group in successfully creating the future of electric mobility. In the first part of our interview with Markus Duesmann, CEO and Board of Management Member for Product Lines at AUDI AG, we talk about what this means.Tue, 03 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/interview_markus_duesmann.html2022-05-03T00:00:00+0200Electric vehicles: Update to car policyhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/car_policy.htmlThe car policy is also not immune from transformation of the fleet. Rules on use and entitlement, in particular, must be adapted with the electric drive. What’s more, many questions arise too as regards costs. We have put together the fundamental points that fleet managers need to consider.Tue, 03 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/car_policy.html2022-05-03T00:00:00+0200Travel in stylehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/Audi_A8.htmlIn the luxury saloon segment, the Audi A8 makes a powerful statement as a company car for senior and executive management. The enhanced premium model is now available.Mon, 02 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/Audi_A8.html2022-05-02T00:00:00+0200Long distance lovershttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/CUPRA_Formentor.htmlThe CUPRA Formentor offers fleet managers an attractive user-chooser model: the Crossover SUV can now also be configured as a TDI model and thus extends the mobility portfolio by a sophisticated long-distance engine.Mon, 02 May 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/04/CUPRA_Formentor.html2022-05-02T00:00:00+0200The best risk: minimum riskhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/risk_management.htmlRisk management sounds complicated but is a basic human instinct in a sense: by making calculated observations, we ceaselessly weigh up hazards in everyday life and adapt our actions accordingly. Read here how this can work in fleet business too.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/risk_management.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100“The electric car allows us to think more freely than ever before”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/interview_klaus_zyciora.htmlElectric mobility has arrived – and is also fundamentally changing the way in which cars are designed. Klaus Zyciora, head of Volkswagen Group Design, provides exciting insights in the interview into the interaction between the mobility transformation and car design.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/interview_klaus_zyciora.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100Assist systems¹⁾ – a far-sighted investmenthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/assistance-systems.htmlChoosing the right assist systems is an important consideration for fleet managers when configuring new vehicles. Our detailed article looks at which driver assist systems pay off.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/assistance-systems.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100It just keeps on charging ...https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/battery-recycling.htmlReuse, re-manufacturing or recycling – old high-voltage batteries from electric vehicles are a valuable source of further riches. Volkswagen is currently researching how batteries will become part of a sustainable cycle – we show you the first solutions.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/battery-recycling.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100“It’s not just about being a provider, but also a partner”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/interview-fer-derwort.html1,500 company car drivers across all of Europe, different tax laws, the most diverse user preferences: as a fleet manager for the software provider Infor, Fer Derwort already has his hands full. Now the company …Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/interview-fer-derwort.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100Electricity in motionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/customer_report_schindler.htmlSchindler elevators and escalators transport more than 1.5 billion people around the globe. And its fleet is also becoming increasingly electric. The German arm of Schindler has now extended its fleet with the addition of 200 ŠKODA ENYAQ iV electric vehicles.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/customer_report_schindler.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100Charging infrastructure: subsidies now availablehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/e-fleet_basics.htmlIt’s ready, set, go in terms of subsidies: anyone planning to convert their fleet of combustion vehicles to an e-fleet can also avail of a range of financial supports to establish their own charging infrastructure. We provide a general overview here.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/e-fleet_basics.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100When science fiction comes truehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/ID_Buzz_AD.htmlVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles tests a first autonomous driving prototype with its partners Argo AI and MOIA: The ID. Buzz AD could reduce the volume of traffic in city centres through ride-pooling. The planned launch is earmarked for 2025.Thu, 03 Feb 2022 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2022/01/ID_Buzz_AD.html2022-02-03T00:00:00+0100