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Volkswagen Electric Microbus

The microbus is back! Volkswagen is bringing back one of its most iconic vehicles, the 1960s Microbus, but now in electric form. After years of …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Will Revive Its Iconic Microbus, and It’s Going to Be Electric

Volkswagen (vlkpf) has announced that it will produce an electric version of its Microbus, the iconic, bug-eyed "hippy bus" most often associated …

Technology

VW announces plans to put electric bus concept into production; video | GrindTV.com

Back in January, Volkswagen teased all of us vanlife/surf/electric vehicle lovers when they released their concept VW electric bus the I.D. Buzz at …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen’s electric Microbus successor set to go on sale in 2022

The VW Microbus is about as iconic as they come in the world of automobiles, and the I.D. Buzz is the electric, modern incarnation of that van Volkswagen introduced as a concept back in January. In June, the automaker surprised many by announcing the I.D. Buzz would eventually become a production …

Electric Vehicles

Diesel scandal is a risk to German economy, says ministry

The cheating on diesel tests are bracketed with Brexit and possible US tariffs as potential threat to growth<p>The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe’s largest economy, the finance ministry said on Monday.<p>In its monthly report, the ministry named the issue, which broke …

Business

VW I.D. Buzz EV Going into Production

VW has been wowing fans of the old-school microbus with the I.D. Buzz EV concept for a while now. VW has now confirmed that the car will be going …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Introduces Electric Version of Classic Microbus | Mental Floss

Following the success of the compact Volkswagen Beetle, German automaker Volkswagen expanded its line in 1950 with the release of the Type 2. …

Electric Vehicles

VW in no hurry to sell assets, investments more important

WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen (DE:VOWG_p) is more focused on its multi-billion-euro shift towards electric vehicles and transport …

Stock Markets

VW Electric Microbus Coming by 2022 Renewing VW Bus Obsession

The United States has suffered from a VW bus obsession since the boxy little microbus became a symbol of freedom as a hippie van transporting people …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Resurrecting The Microbus With New Electric Version

Our love affair with things of the past has spurred the resurgence of several products in recent years — Crystal Pepsi, Zima, Clearly Canadian to …

Consumer News

Start Saving: VW to Sell Electric Microbus Beginning in 2022

Go ahead and hold your nose if you want, but Volkswagen has announced that at long last it’s going to make microbuses again. The I.D. Buzz (likely …

Adventure Travel

Volkswagen to Resurrect Iconic Microbus as an Electric Vehicle

Volkswagen (VLKAY) is bringing the 60's back by resurrecting its iconic Microbus as an electric vehicle, the company announced Monday.<p>The updated …

Electric Vehicles

Hot wheels: Fiery end to Nelson test drive as vehicle bursts into flames

A car for sale in Nelson probably won't be bought after it burst into flames during a test drive.

New Zealand News

Volkswagen's I.D. Buzz autonomous electric Kombi van gets production nod

When Volkswagen showed its I.D. Buzz concept in Detroit in January, reinventing the iconic Kombi van as an autonomous electric microbus, the general …

Transportation

Volkswagen’s Electric Hippie Wagon Is About to Become a Reality

You might remember how we first posted about the I.D. Buzz — Volkswagen’s electric, emission free and fully autonomous reimagining of the classic VW …

Lifestyle

Chinese carmaker Great Wall interested in buying Fiat Chrysler

Chinese carmaker Great Wall has expressed interest in buying Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the company said on Monday.<p>A spokesman for the Chinese group …

Transportation

Off road racer Gravel to be showcased at GamesCom 2017, watch the new trailer here

Developer Milestone have announced that they will be showcasing their new off road racing title <b>Gravel</b> at this years Gamescom event. Developed with …

Toyota

Volkswagen to revive popular microbus as electric vehicle

Seeking to reignite Americans' love affair with the microbus, Volkswagen Group said Saturday that it would bring the beloved vehicle back to its lineup.<p>Although it won't hit dealerships until 2022, VW said it would make the I.D. Buzz as a production vehicle after the concept version stole the …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen will bring you its buzzy next-gen electric bus in 2022

Volkswagen is ready to join the electric car revolution — and it's doing so with a buzzy refresh of one of its most classic vehicles.<p>The automaker announced that it will make its I.D. Buzz electric Microbus concept a reality by 2022, giving VW fans, EV enthusiasts, and modern day hippies alike a …

Technology

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Autos

Confirmed! Electric VW Microbus Coming in 2022

It's finally happening. We can't believe it either.<p>For years, Volkswagen has teased retro microbus concepts with no intent to put them into production. That changes today. VW just announced that it's actually, really, seriously going to put an all-electric microbus, the I.D. Buzz, into production …

Transportation

Chinese state agency puts brake on Seat electric car

A Chinese government agency is preventing Volkswagen from using an overseas brand name for planned locally made electric vehicles, a move seen by …

Electric Vehicles

Angela Merkel discusses security, migration at TV townhall session

Chancellor Angela Merkel was the center of a televised question and answer session with voters tackling issues of security, the status of immigrants …

Angela Merkel

VW gives green light for electric version of classic Microbus camper van

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has decided to go ahead with production of an electric version of its classic Microbus camper van as it seeks to boost its electric vehicle credentials.<p>The potential battery-powered revamp of the van, known as the Bulli in Germany, was first announced at …

Environment

First drive: Volkswagen ID Buzz concept review

We had a short test drive in ID Buzz concept in California<p>The new Volkswagen ID Buzz<p>The new Volkswagen ID Buzz<p>The new Volkswagen ID Buzz<p>High driving …

IndyCar drivers teased James Hinchcliffe when he came to the track in a red VW Beetle

When IndyCar drivers have any free time away from their cars or the tracks, they will mess with each other. It’s almost guaranteed, and sometimes their antics get a little out of hand.<p>At Pocono Raceway ahead of the ABC Supply 500 on Sunday, Will Power, Conor Daly and Ed Carpenter didn’t exactly …

Sports

Volkswagen commits to making new Microbus

After nearly two decades of speculation, Volkswagen has finally confirmed production of a new Microbus — 40 years after the Type 2 went out of …

Electric Vehicles

The Volkswagen bus is coming back, with modern twists

Volkswagen is officially bringing back the microbus, a hippie favorite first released in the 1950s.<p>Set to hit America in 2022, the I.D. Buzz will be …

Volkswagen’s electric Microbus goes into production

Volkswagen's classic Microbus will be making a comeback in the 21st century as a new electric vehicle called the I.D. Buzz. The Buzz has been …

Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Is Remaking the Classic VW Bus, and It’s Electric

<b>When it comes to surf vehicles, there are none more iconic than the VW bus.</b> It’s become a symbol of the traveling surfer, of sorts–a vehicle made for …

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