all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>The 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"E-cars are better cars"https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/e-cars_are_better_cars.htmlMartin Roemheld, Head of E-Mobility Services at Volkswagen AG, is convinced – 2021 will be for electric mobility what 2007 was for the smartphone. In the second part of the interview, he talks about the rapid progress being made when developing the charging infrastructure.Wed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/e-cars_are_better_cars.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200Electric, efficient and emotionalhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/audi_q4_e-tron.htmlAudi is presenting a versatile all-rounder for everyday professional life and drives locally CO₂ free: the Audi Q4 e-tron (combined power consumption in kWh/100 km: 17.3–15.8 (NEDC); 19.0–17.0 (WLTP); combined CO₂ emissions in g/km: 0; efficiency class A+) is Audi’s first all-electric SUV in the compact segment. Information on fuel/electricity consumption and CO₂ emissions in ranges depending on the equipment and accessories of the car. Further information: www.audi.com/datWed, 05 May 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/04/audi_q4_e-tron.html2021-05-05T00:00:00+0200A new era of electric mobility at Bechtlehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/power_up_at_bechtle.htmlA new era of electric mobility at Bechtle – Fully electric, a long range and ideal for fleets: by adding 50 brand new Volkswagen ID.3s to its fleet, the German company Bechtle AG made a clear statement regarding sustainable mobility in November 2020.Thu, 04 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/power_up_at_bechtle.html2021-02-04T00:00:00+0100Transformershttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/transformers.htmlWith its own vehicle operating system, its own automotive cloud and a new electronic architecture in its vehicles, Volkswagen is gradually evolving into a software-driven mobility provider. How do fleet customers benefit?Thu, 04 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/transformers.html2021-02-04T00:00:00+0100"E-cars are better cars"https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/e-cars_are_better_cars.htmlMartin Roemheld, Head of E-Mobility Services at Volkswagen AG, is convinced – 2021 will be for electric mobility what 2007 was for the smartphone. In the first part of our interview, he talks amongst others about e-cars' huge market penetration and explains why he feels comfortable …Thu, 04 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/e-cars_are_better_cars.html2021-02-04T00:00:00+0100Best of both Worldshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/best_of_both_worlds.htmlFor company drivers, the benefits of a plug-in hybrid are obvious: Firstly, they allow fully electric driving, for example when commuting to work. Secondly, they can also be used for unplanned longer journeys, for example when travelling to an appointment with a customer. …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/best_of_both_worlds.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100More variety, lower fuel consumptionhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/more_variety.htmlWith the Czech brand, you can increase the variety of drive types in your fleet the clever way. The OCTAVIA is now available with a mild hybrid drive which combines …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/more_variety.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100Fleet favouritehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/fleet_favorite.htmlThe compact SUV class is without doubt the world's biggest market segment. It is hardly surprising that models from this segment are in great demand in fleets too. With the new ID.4, Volkswagen now presents an electric SUV …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/fleet_favorite.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100Avoiding pitfallshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/charging_infrastructure.htmlAvoiding pitfalls – Even if electric mobility is slowly gaining ground, many companies are only just beginning to electrify their fleets. But time is pressing – in light of the mobility revolution, there is no alternative to electric …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/charging_infrastructure.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100Extensive subsidy programmes for electric vehicleshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/electric_mobility_bonuses.htmlExtensive subsidy programmes for electric vehicles – Numerous countries in the European Union have already set up subsidy programmes for the purchase of fully electric vehicles. …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/electric_mobility_bonuses.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100The capable load carrierhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/caddy-cargo.htmlVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles has created the new Caddy Cargo for functional fleets: depending on the version, the city van can transport up to 723 kilograms – up to 100 kg on the roof. …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/caddy-cargo.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100Top performerhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/Q5_Sportback.htmlTop performer– The crossover utility vehicle (CUV) is an attractive option for user choosers who are unsure whether they want to drive an SUV or a saloon. Audi presents the Q5 Sportback …Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/Q5_Sportback.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100Long-term rental for fleet customers? Yes, but only if it is tailored!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/long-term_rental.htmlLong-term rental for fleet customers? Yes, but only if it is tailored! Mobility needs cannot always be planned precisely – especially in turbulent times like these. The long-term rental scheme shows that buying or leasing are not the only possibilities. .…Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/fleet-customer/2021/01/long-term_rental.html2021-02-03T00:00:00+0100