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Microbus Return? VW Confirms ID Buzz Production

Rumors of the return of the iconic Volkswagen Microbus are the thing of legends in this business. However, the speculation may finally be able to be put to rest as AutoExpress is reporting VW has confirmed plans to produce the electric ID Buzz Concept. VW boss Herbert Diess recently spoke to the publication at the reveal of the VW Polo.…

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VW Reveals All-New Polo

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off the sixth-generation Polo. The 2018 Polo is new from the ground up, based on the same MQB platform that underpins many VW models, up to the new Atlas SUV. At first glance the new Polo is clearly an evolutionary take on the European icon. The new design is very similar to the outgoing model,…

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Audi Wants More SUVs And Wagons

By the end of 2018 Audi will have the youngest lineup of all the luxury brands. Despite its newness, Audi's director of product planning, Barry Hoch, tells Automotive News he wants more SUVs and crossovers for his U.S. lineup. Even with several new products planned, Hoch feels there's still "whitespaces" of opportunity for Audi. One such whitespace may be a…

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All Audi A8's Will Be Electrified

According to an Automotive News report, every next-generation Audi A8 will be electrified. The company plans to swap out the decades-old 12-volt power system on its flagship sedan in favor of a 48-volt power system, meaning every A8 will technically be a mild hybrid. Basically the system will center around a 48-volt lithium-ion battery pack, which will recapture and store…

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Judge Approves VW Diesel V-6 Settlement

The bookend of the Volkswagen diesel scandal has arrived in the form of a settlement associated with the company's V-6 diesel engine. A federal judge has issued an approval of an agreement to fix or buy back 88,500 vehicles equipped with Volkswagen's 3.0-liter diesel at a cost of $1.22 billion. A settlement relating to the 3.0-liter V-6 has been the…

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VW 'Crushes' 10-Speed Transmission Plans

Most automakers are adding gears these days, but Volkswagen has thrown in the towel at the concept. When speaking with Automotive News VW's powertrain boss Friedrich Eichler confirmed the company has dropped plans for its 10-speed dual-clutch automatic. "Two months ago, I had the prototype crushed," Eichler told the publication in Europe. Crushing the prototype transmission seems like the most…

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Volkswagen Teases T-Roc Camouflaged Crossover

Volkswagen has decided to show us the upcoming T-Roc crossover, albeit with camouflage still on it. A new video showcases 30 seconds of the T-Roc, which helps to confirm what we already suspected: it's design is heavily based on the T-Roc concept vehicle from a few years ago. Based on VW's MQB architecture, the T-Roc is basically VW's version of…

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Volkswagen Reveals ID Crozz Concept

By now we all know Volkswagen is shifting focus to electric vehicles. As the focus shifts, the company has taken wraps off its third ID series concept vehicle ahead of the Shanghai Motor Show. Dubbed the ID Crozz, this marks the first crossover variant of the electric car series. Like the previous two ID concepts, the ID Crozz is based…

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VW Teases Another ID Concept

Volkswagen will pull the sheet off another ID electric concept later this month in Shanghai. Naturally, the company has released a few snazzy teaser shots of the car ahead of its debut, which tell us a little bit about this latest in the ID series of concepts. As noted from the teasers, this ID concept looks perhaps ever so slightly…

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