all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2021 Volkswagen AG en2021 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>From the well to the wheel https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/from-the-well-to-the-wheel.htmlA holistic approach from start to finish: The life cycle assessment of a vehicle encompasses all forms of environmental impact arising from the production, as well as during and after use. An overview ...Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/from-the-well-to-the-wheel.html2019-05-31T00:00:00+0200Sponsoring is Always a Marathon – Never a Sprinthttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/sponsoring-is-always-a-marathon--never-a-sprint.htmlVolkswagen is now sponsoring the German national soccer teams. We spoke about sponsoring with Dr. Stefan Walzel, an expert in the field. ...Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/sponsoring-is-always-a-marathon--never-a-sprint.html2019-04-30T00:00:00+0200We’re Still Spinning our Wheels https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/we-are-still-spinning-our-wheels.htmlBut not for long. Since steering wheels first appeared in 1894, they have shown an unending series of innovations. But they could soon become obsolete. The I.D. VIZZION study has no steering wheel at all. ...Mon, 29 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/we-are-still-spinning-our-wheels.html2019-04-29T00:00:00+0200Big data – small emissions?https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/zero-emission-city-open-source-lab.htmlHow can data contribute to attaining the goal of creating a city entirely free of emissions? At the Open Source Lab in Berlin, experts developed their vision of data-driven urban mobility. ...Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/zero-emission-city-open-source-lab.html2019-04-26T00:00:00+0200“The Vehicle will Become our Living Space”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/the-vehicle-will-become-our-living-space.htmlImagine that your car is optimally adapted to your needs. You can lean back, as relaxed as if you were at home. If you want it to, the vehicle will show you the world. This could soon be reality. ...Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/the-vehicle-will-become-our-living-space.html2019-04-25T00:00:00+0200When your Car Becomes your Travel Guidehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-becomes-your-travel-guide.htmlConsider this: You discover a sight to see along the way – and the car tells you more about it. You find yourself in a traffic jam – and the car recommends the ideal assistance system. This could soon be a reality. ...Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-becomes-your-travel-guide.html2019-04-23T00:00:00+0200Charged Uphttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/charged-up.htmlThe Volkswagen Group is restructuring its Zwickau plant to make electric cars, and investing 1.2 billion euros into this highly modern site in Saxony. The project is taking three years and is very complex ...Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/charged-up.html2019-04-23T00:00:00+0200Protecting people and the environment with blockchain https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/protecting-people-and-the-environment-with-blockchain.htmlResponsible raw material procurement is fundamental for sustainable mobility. To ensure more transparency and security in the supply chain, Volkswagen will be using blockchain. ...Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/protecting-people-and-the-environment-with-blockchain.html2019-04-23T00:00:00+0200When your Car Gently Massages Youhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-gently-massages-you.htmlConsider this: you didn’t sleep well – and your car notices. So it starts your favorite music and a massage function in your seat. This could be a reality in just a few years. ...Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-gently-massages-you.html2019-04-18T00:00:00+0200Creativity meets Artificial Intelligencehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/creativity-meets-artificial-intelligence.htmlEvery year, experts in music technology meet with artists, scientists and representatives from the business world in Salzburg. It is about nothing less than the future of music. ...Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/creativity-meets-artificial-intelligence.html2019-04-18T00:00:00+0200“Our Batteries Last the Life of a Car”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/our-batteries-last-the-life-of-a-car.htmlFrank Blome heads Volkswagen’s Center of Excellence for Battery Cells. In this interview he explains how batteries are changing the automobile and what drivers should know about charging their e-cars. ...Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/our-batteries-last-the-life-of-a-car.html2019-04-17T00:00:00+0200Into Pole Position with “Faculty 73”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/into-pole-position-with-faculty-73.htmlMore than 1,500 candidates “with a passion for IT” had applied. On April 1, 2019, “Faculty 73” was officially opened with its first 100 participants. ...Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/into-pole-position-with-faculty-73.html2019-04-17T00:00:00+0200Volkswagen electrifies Chinahttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/volkswagen-electrifies-china.htmlVolkswagen is the world’s biggest carmaker, China the largest market for electric vehicles. On its “second home market” the Volkswagen Group has a lot in store. ...Tue, 16 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/volkswagen-electrifies-china.html2019-04-16T00:00:00+0200Floating instruments in the lounge at full speedhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/floating-instruments-in-the-lounge-at-full-speed.htmlFour world premieres at once: On the eve of the Auto Shanghai, the Volkswagen Group offers an impressive glimpse into the future of electromobility. ...Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/floating-instruments-in-the-lounge-at-full-speed.html2019-04-15T00:00:00+0200Mobile, Modern, MOIAhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/moia-officially-starts-in-hamburg.htmlMOIA, the ride pooling service of the Volkswagen Group, officially starts operations in Hamburg. Initially, 100 electric vehicles will close the gap between taxis and public transport. ...Mon, 15 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/moia-officially-starts-in-hamburg.html2019-04-15T00:00:00+0200“We need international exchange and solidarity”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/we-need-international-exchange-and-solidarity.htmlThe Volkswagen Group is committed to a united, strong Europe; this includes supporting the Foundation for the International Weeks against Racism. An interview with its initiator, Dr. Jürgen Micksch. ...Thu, 11 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/we-need-international-exchange-and-solidarity.html2019-04-11T00:00:00+0200China: All Under One Roofhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/china--all-under-one-roof.htmlVolkswagen Group China has moved into its new headquarters in Beijing, known as the V-Space. The building brings together approximately 2,300 employees who previously worked at four separate company offices in the Chinese capital. ...Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/china--all-under-one-roof.html2019-04-10T00:00:00+0200How 20 Girls Want to Rock the Ringhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/how-20-girls-want-to-rock-the-ring.htmlA racing team comprised entirely of women? Even in 2019, it’s still a noteworthy occurrence. Volkswagen supports the “Girls Only” team – we visited them in the pit at the Nürburgring. ...Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/how-20-girls-want-to-rock-the-ring.html2019-04-09T00:00:00+0200When your Car is Waiting for Youhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-is-waiting-for-you.htmlConsider this: You want to go somewhere and your car has already prepared everything. The route is mapped out, the temperature is agreeable and you’re connected with your friends on social media. This could soon be a reality. ...Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/when-your-car-is-waiting-for-you.html2019-04-09T00:00:00+0200The Two with the Type 3https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/apprentices-restore-a-type-3.htmlTwo apprentices from Volkswagen Osnabrück are restoring an automobile classic built in 1968 for the classic car trade fair Techno-Classica 2019. They are learning the basics of car construction in the process ...Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/apprentices-restore-a-type-3.html2019-04-08T00:00:00+0200Build your own vehicle!https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/build-your-own-vehicle.htmlIn Hanover, Volkswagen Group is presenting a futuristic modular concept, thanks to the MEB platform: With “Build on Volkswagen”, customers will be able to design the interiors of their mobile transport solutions as they wish, themselves. ...Thu, 04 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/build-your-own-vehicle.html2019-04-04T00:00:00+0200Laser, Radar, Ultrasound: Autonomous Driving in Hamburghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/laser-radar-ultrasound-autonomous-driving-in-hamburg.htmlAlmost entirely without hands: In Hamburg, modified Volkswagen e-Golfs are driving through the city on their own steam and learning the ropes of autonomous driving. They’re collecting valuable data as they go. ...Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2019/04/laser-radar-ultrasound-autonomous-driving-in-hamburg.html2019-04-03T00:00:00+0200