all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2022 Volkswagen AG en2022 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Chinese customers rely on the safety of their own cars https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/chinese-customers-rely-on-the-safety-of-their-own-cars.htmlMobility in the city – that also means: little space on the subway, shared taxis, many people in a limited area. In China, there are signs that the corona pandemic is increasing the desire to own a car. ...Tue, 31 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/chinese-customers-rely-on-the-safety-of-their-own-cars.html2020-03-31T00:00:00+0200“On the Chinese market, hope is returning” https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/on-the-chinese-market--hope-is-returning.htmlOnly recently, China was considered the center of the corona pandemic. Meanwhile, there are signs of relaxation – also within the automotive industry. Production has restarted at 22 of 24 Volkswagen locations. ...Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0200 (CEST)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/on-the-chinese-market--hope-is-returning.html2020-03-30T00:00:00+0200“It was clear to us that human lives were at stake”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/it-was-clear-to-us-that-human-lives-were-at-stake.htmlVolkswagen Group supports German doctors and clinics with breathing masks and other medical materials from China. The logistics specialist Anna Levina and her team got the transportation on its feet within three days. ...Sat, 28 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/it-was-clear-to-us-that-human-lives-were-at-stake.html2020-03-28T00:00:00+0100“The love of music doesn’t die in this crisis” https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-love-of-music-doesn-t-die-in-this-crisis.htmlCreating a cultural experience without an audience: Volkswagen cultural partner and star cellist Jan Vogler and 50 other musicians will be playing live and online for 24 hours on 27 March 2020. ...Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-love-of-music-doesn-t-die-in-this-crisis.html2020-03-27T00:00:00+0100“We have a sound foundation”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/we-have-a-sound-foundation.htmlThe corona epidemic poses major challenges for the entire global economy. In an interview with the German daily financial newspaper, Börsen-Zeitung, CFO Frank Witter explains how the Volkswagen Group is dealing with the situation. ...Fri, 27 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/we-have-a-sound-foundation.html2020-03-27T00:00:00+0100"We will overcome the Corona crisis" https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/apc-2020-success-and-challenge.htmlLast year, Volkswagen managed to increase sales, revenues and deliveries. The challenges for 2020 are nevertheless enormous. ...Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/apc-2020-success-and-challenge.html2020-03-17T00:00:00+0100“The MEB is a decisive plus point” https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-meb-is-a-decisive-plus-point.htmlThe battery is considered the heart of modern electric cars. Frank Blome heads the Battery Cell business unit at Volkswagen Group Components. He explains how the MEB platform functions and what progress is being made in battery technology. ...Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-meb-is-a-decisive-plus-point.html2020-03-17T00:00:00+0100When the vision becomes realityhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/when-the-vision-becomes-reality.htmlDuring the visit of the Volkswagen Sustainability Council, the Zwickau facility demonstrates how much the transition to climate-friendly e-mobility is transforming the location. The independent experts are impressed. ...Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/when-the-vision-becomes-reality.html2020-03-13T00:00:00+0100Seven big misconceptions – E-car fact check https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/seven-big-misconceptions-e-car-fact-check.htmlExpensive, dangerous, unpredictable: there are many reservations about electric cars. We concentrate on seven – and fact check them. ...Fri, 13 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/seven-big-misconceptions-e-car-fact-check.html2020-03-13T00:00:00+0100The big cost comparison: e-car vs. combustion engine https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-big-cost-comparison--e-car-vs--combustion-engine.htmlThe ID.3¹ is intended to make e-mobility affordable and practical for everyone. For customers, its total costs are already on a par with those of comparable combustion engine vehicles – and even lower. ...Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/the-big-cost-comparison--e-car-vs--combustion-engine.html2020-03-12T00:00:00+0100Battery or fuel cell, that is the question https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/battery-or-fuel-cell--that-is-the-question.htmlE-battery or hydrogen – what is the most sustainable mobility strategy? We explain where, according to the current state of play, the decisive advantages of the e-drive system lie in comparison to the fuel cell. ...Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/battery-or-fuel-cell--that-is-the-question.html2020-03-12T00:00:00+0100Fact-finding expedition to the lithium desert of Chile https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/fact-finding-expedition-to-the-lithium-desert-of-chile.htmlDoes lithium mining harm the inhabitants of the Atacama Desert in Chile? Repeatedly there are reports corresponding to this – but no reliable overall picture. Volkswagen raw materials expert, Franziska Killiches, was there. ...Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/fact-finding-expedition-to-the-lithium-desert-of-chile.html2020-03-11T00:00:00+0100Lithium mining: What you should know about the contentious issue https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/lithium-mining-what-you-should-know-about-the-contentious-issue.htmlElectric cars are significant contributors to climate protection – but the mining of lithium for the batteries is often criticized. The discussion focuses on the extraction of raw materials in salt deserts. Questions and answers. ...Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/lithium-mining-what-you-should-know-about-the-contentious-issue.html2020-03-11T00:00:00+0100“What the West can learn, is empathy”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/what-the-west-can-learn-is-empathy.htmlWe spoke with architect Rem Koolhaas and Michaëlla Rugwizangoga, who heads Volkswagen Mobility Solutions in Rwanda, about mobility in Africa and developments in rural areas. ...Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/what-the-west-can-learn-is-empathy.html2020-03-10T00:00:00+0100“Programming things no one has ever programmed before”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/why-volkswagen-is-an-ideal-employer-for-ux-designers.htmlNadja Bogdanova works as a UX/UI designer at Volkswagen’s Smart.Production:Lab, working on the interface between users and software developers. This is why she particularly values Volkswagen as a modern employer...Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/why-volkswagen-is-an-ideal-employer-for-ux-designers.html2020-03-06T00:00:00+0100“We made a huge mistake with the oil age”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/we-made-a-huge-mistake-with-the-oil-age.htmlInterview with Frank Thelen, Tech-Investor: “We made a huge mistake with the oil age”...Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/we-made-a-huge-mistake-with-the-oil-age.html2020-03-06T00:00:00+0100After trade fair cancellation: Volkswagen presents new products onlinehttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/volkswagen-presents-new-products-online.htmlFrom hybrid-powered sports cars to luxury cars: the Volkswagen Group brands had ten world premieres on the agenda for the cancelled Geneva Motor Show. The new products will still be delivered to the customers regardless. An overview. ...Tue, 03 Mar 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2020/03/volkswagen-presents-new-products-online.html2020-03-03T00:00:00+0100