all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Tomorrow begins todayhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/12/interview_marcus_fendt.htmlElectric cars will change not only our form of mobility, but also our entire energy landscape – says Marcus Fendt, Managing Director of the fleet charging specialist The Mobility House. In an interview, he offers some exciting insights …Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/12/interview_marcus_fendt.html2021-12-01T00:00:00+0100Start now, don’t hesitatehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/customer_report_bechtle.htmlThe term is pioneer: 22 per cent of Bechtle AG’s fleet is already made up of electric vehicles. Even as 2020 came to a close, 50 all-electric Volkswagen ID.3 were added to the fleet. Uli Drautz, Head of Corporate Controlling, reports on the motivations and challenges this transformation presents.Thu, 16 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/customer_report_bechtle.html2021-09-16T00:00:00+0200High-performer with all-wheel powerhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/id4_gtx.htmlWith the new ID.4 GTX, Volkswagen’s first battery-operated top-of-the-range model is now available – placing driving pleasure in the spotlight thanks to the dual-engine all-wheel drive.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 17:35:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/id4_gtx.html2021-09-01T17:35:00+0200Double power thanks to “double motor”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/skoda_enyaq_iv.htmlThe new ŠKODA ENYAQ iV 80x electric SUV is the first vehicle in the range to feature four-wheel drive. It includes an attractive specification package – as standard.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/skoda_enyaq_iv.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200All-rounder. Plus plug-in hybrid!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/multivan.htmlThe new Multivan is based for the first time on the modular transverse matrix (MQB) from Volkswagen – a true innovation, since this means a plug-in hybrid is now included in the drive program. Advantage: local emissions-free driving is now possible at times in all-electric mode.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/multivan.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200The to-dos when electrifying a fleethttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/fleet_electrification.htmlMore and more fleet managers are considering integrating electric vehicles into their fleets. A step that pays off both economically and environmentally – but which should be properly planned. We provide tips for how to transition smoothly to electrification.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/fleet_electrification.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200“We think far beyond the electric car”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/interview_elke_temme.htmlHow can electric mobility become a success story for companies? “If the overall package is right”, says Elke Temme, who has headed up the new “Charging & Energy” division in Volkswagen Group Components since the beginning of 2021. …Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/interview_elke_temme.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200The future lies in rangehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/heart_of_the_e-vehicle.htmlThe heart of an electric car is not the engine, but the battery. And in terms of its capacity, there is only one direction at present, and that is upwards. This is what is being researched in the Volkswagen Group – and what company fleets will benefit from.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/heart_of_the_e-vehicle.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200Plug-in hybrid vehicles and the eco-bonushttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/environmental_bonus.htmlPlug-in hybrid electric vehicles have to fulfil strict requirements in terms of price and CO₂ emissions or electric-only range: These restrictions will tighten up more on 1 January 2022. Which of the Volkswagen Group’s vehicles will continue to be subsidised?Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/environmental_bonus.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200Is wireless charging the future?https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/inductive_charging.htmlThe concept of inductively charging electric vehicles is very promising – and could replace cable-based charging stations in the near future. What does that mean for fleets?Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/inductive_charging.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200“For us, making it better means making it simple” https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/interview_knut_kroesche.htmlOptimised vehicle administration, proactive service information, enhanced comfort when charging e-vehicles: The Group’s own software company CARIAD is currently pressing ahead with a number of exciting data-driven projects. Read the full interview …Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/interview_knut_kroesche.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200A Star is … Bornhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/cupra_born.htmlThe challenger brand CUPRA recently unveiled its first fully electric vehicle: the new Born impresses with its attractive choice of power outputs and unusual design.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/cupra_born.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200The all-rounder for everyday lifehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/audi_q4_sportback_e-tron.htmlThe all-electric Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron SUV Coupé gains favour with frequent drivers: comfortable entry, superior space concept and a wealth of storage compartments.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/audi_q4_sportback_e-tron.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200What happens if a crash happens elsewhere? https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/accident_abroad.htmlSo it’s happened: an accident abroad with a company car. Not a problem though for fleet managers who are prepared – thanks to the right insurance cover and vehicle users who know what to do.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/accident_abroad.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200Quo vadis, e-Fuels?https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/e-fuels.htmlThe mobile future is undoubtedly electric – but can synthetic fuels play their part too in transforming mobility?Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/e-fuels.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200Zwei Erfolgstypen: Kompakt, zeitgemäß, flottentauglichhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/seat_ibiza_arona.htmlA Spanish classic with a new look and the second generation of a success story: SEAT has updated its best-selling Ibiza and Arona models – for private and fleet use.Wed, 01 Sep 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/08/seat_ibiza_arona.html2021-09-01T00:00:00+0200The perfect fleet vehicle https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/arteon-shooting-brake.htmlThe new Arteon Shooting Brake offers the flexibility of an estate, in addition to impressing with an expressive design, lavish space conditions and an attractive drive portfolio.Wed, 05 May 2021 17:35:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/arteon-shooting-brake.html2021-05-05T17:35:00+020010 questions, 10 answershttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/battery_knowledge.htmlAn electric car is a good choice and anyone who goes for it can drive with today´s electric vehicles just as well as with a combustion engine in any case. The technology is mature and the charging station network is developing very quickly throughout Europe. …Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/battery_knowledge.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200The digital carhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/digital_car.htmlDigitalisation of our everyday lives is gathering pace a bit more every day, or so it feels. The same goes for mobile living, which is also set to become more convenient, safer and efficient than before thanks to digital services. What this means for company fleets and their company car users – an overview.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/digital_car.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200Relax on the road with electric powerhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/on_the_road_with_electric_power.htmlLong business trips with an electric vehicle? Not a problem. With the right planning and smart tools and services, relaxed journeys are possible with electric vehicles too. In this article, we offer you some tips – from route planning to choosing a battery.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/on_the_road_with_electric_power.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200"It's not about cars, it’s about culture change"https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/Pietro_Fiorentini.htmlLong distances, frequent use, many users: The pool vehicles of the Italian technology solution provider for the multi-gas system Pietro Fiorentini are exposed to high loads. Now the company has decided to electrify its fleet. Fleet Manager Lorenzo Groppo reveals in an interview how the conversion succeeded.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/Pietro_Fiorentini.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200Simple calculation: petrol plus electricity equals plug-in hybridhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/skoda_octavia_iv.htmlThe fourth generation of the ŠKODA OCTAVIA offers more different drive options than ever before: Since recently, the bestseller is now also available with a particularly efficient plug-in hybrid drive.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/skoda_octavia_iv.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200Electric offensivehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/seat_plug-in_hybrid_models.htmlSEAT underscores its electric offensive and expands the plug-in hybrid portfolio: In addition to the SEAT Leon family, both 5 doors and sportstourer, now the SEAT Tarraco SUV is also available with combined petrol and electric hybrid engine.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/seat_plug-in_hybrid_models.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200Electric vehicles only!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/e-parking.htmlThe number of parking spaces for electric vehicles is increasing in Germany and in neighbouring countries – not least thanks to the growth in electric vehicles in company fleets. But which rules apply to parking in specially signposted areas? As so often in life: it depends...Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/e-parking.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200“Demand for flexible and multimodal solutions is growing”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/interview_jochen_schmitz.html“Fleet managers are faced with countless mobility alternatives. Flexible and integrated solutions are in demand more than ever.” – so says Jochen Schmitz, Head of International Fleet at Volkswagen Financial Services. The full interview can be read online here.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/interview_jochen_schmitz.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200