all messageshttp://www.volkswagenag.comen2022 Volkswagen AG en2022 Volkswagen AG <link/><description/><pubDate/><guid isPermaLink="true"/><dc:date/></item><item><title>Pilot plant battery recyclinghttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/interview-with-thomas-schmall-and-mark-moeller.htmlAn interview with Thomas Schmall (right), Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, “Technical” Division, and Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group Components, and Mark Möller (left), Head of the Technical Development & E-Mobility Division. ...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/interview-with-thomas-schmall-and-mark-moeller.html2021-01-29T00:00:00+0100From old to new – Battery recycling in Salzgitterhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/from-old-to-new-battery-recycling-in-salzgitter.htmlIn Salzgitter, something is happening that has never been seen before in the Volkswagen Group – the first plant for recycling used electric car batteries is beginning operations. We look back at the development of this innovative process. ...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/from-old-to-new-battery-recycling-in-salzgitter.html2021-01-29T00:00:00+0100How Volkswagen Automotive Cloud will help shape the connected car of tomorrowhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/how-volkswagen-automotive-cloud-will-help-shape-the-connected.htmlSeattle may not be known as a hotbed for the U.S. automotive industry, but that’s changing thanks to the increasing importance of cloud computing. Volkswagen Group chose the city to help shape the future of connected vehicles. ...Fri, 29 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/how-volkswagen-automotive-cloud-will-help-shape-the-connected.html2021-01-29T00:00:00+0100Take a stance. Speak out. Against hate and discriminationhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/take-a-stance--speak-out--against-hate-and-discrimination.htmlOn the occasion of this year’s International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Volkswagen Heritage spoke to two representatives of the Jewish community in Europe. ...Wed, 27 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/take-a-stance--speak-out--against-hate-and-discrimination.html2021-01-27T00:00:00+0100“We are taking the MEB from land to water”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/we-are-taking-the-meb-from-land-to-water.htmlMichael Jost, Head of Group Strategy Product as well as CSO of the Volkswagen brand, and Michael Köhler, CEO of the solar yacht manufacturer Silent-Yachts, talk about how the modular e-drive MEB system moves from the road to the high seas – “packaged” in the contemporary CUPRA design. ...Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/we-are-taking-the-meb-from-land-to-water.html2021-01-26T00:00:00+0100With the MEB and CUPRA on the high seashttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/with-the-meb-and-cupra-on-the-high-seas.htmlVolkswagen is taking the MEB modular e-drive system to the water and is cooperating with Silent-Yachts, a pioneer in solar-electric yachts. CUPRA is also involved in the project. ...Tue, 26 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/with-the-meb-and-cupra-on-the-high-seas.html2021-01-26T00:00:00+0100“As much electrification as possible, as much hydrogen as necessary“ https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/as-much-electrification-as-possible-as-much-hydrogen-as-necessary.htmlElectricity or hydrogen? This is the subject of passionate debate within the field of climate protection. Energy expert Dr. Felix Matthes (Ökoinstitut) explains which technology makes sense in which areas – and where there are already clear winners. ...Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/as-much-electrification-as-possible-as-much-hydrogen-as-necessary.html2021-01-25T00:00:00+0100“Every battery has to prove its safety in 5,000 tests”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/every-battery-has-to-prove-its-safety-in-5000-tests.htmlDriving electric means driving safely: Before the battery systems of modern e-cars from Volkswagen hit the road, they have passed a lifetime of comprehensive safety checks. ...Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/every-battery-has-to-prove-its-safety-in-5000-tests.html2021-01-22T00:00:00+0100Volkswagen reduces energy consumption at car dealershipshttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/volkswagen-reduces-energy-consumption-at-car-dealerships.htmlReducing energy consumption and CO₂ emissions across all dealerships – that is the goal of Volkswagen Group Retail Germany (VGRD GmbH). ...Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/volkswagen-reduces-energy-consumption-at-car-dealerships.html2021-01-19T00:00:00+0100CES: From tech gadgets to digital mobilityhttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/ces-from-tech-gadgets-to-digital-mobility.htmlSince its founding in 1967, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has become the leading trade show for digital mobility. To mark the start of the first purely digital CES: a look back at highlights from the last 53 years. ...Mon, 11 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/ces-from-tech-gadgets-to-digital-mobility.html2021-01-11T00:00:00+0100“42 graduates have the software world open to them”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/42-graduates-have-the-software-world-open-to-them.htmlIn 2021, a new location of the renowned programming school 42 will start operations in Wolfsburg. Here is an interview with Volkswagen Board Member for Human Resources Gunnar Kilian and Max Senges, Managing Director of 42 Wolfsburg. ...Mon, 11 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/42-graduates-have-the-software-world-open-to-them.html2021-01-11T00:00:00+0100“With the cloud, we’re really taking off”https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/with-the-cloud-we-are-really-taking-off.htmlVolkswagen relies on cloud computing and therefore also on Hischam Abul Ola. He is a cloud architect, and his workplace is the IT City in Wolfsburg. His team develops solutions from the cloud strategy to the cloud platform ...Fri, 08 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/with-the-cloud-we-are-really-taking-off.html2021-01-08T00:00:00+0100„Charging stations belong in the center of cities“https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/charging-stations-belong-in-the-center-of-cities.htmlRainer Zietlow drove to 652 e-charging stations in Germany. He draws a positive conclusion - but also sees room for improvement. ...Fri, 08 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/charging-stations-belong-in-the-center-of-cities.html2021-01-08T00:00:00+0100Climate-friendly fuel for sea freightershttps://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/climate-friendly-fuel-for-sea-freighters.htmlIn order to reduce its CO₂ emissions, Volkswagen is not only focusing on e-cars and climate-neutral production, but is also looking at the sea transportation of its vehicles. ...Thu, 07 Jan 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0100 (CET)https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2021/01/climate-friendly-fuel-for-sea-freighters.html2021-01-07T00:00:00+0100