DRIVE is closed between July 7 and July 15 for reconstruction work.
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The T2-Electric, the pioneer among commercial electric vehicles at the DRIVE, has been playing a role at Volkswagen since the 1970s.
Fun for children and parents can pause for breath: With our Memory game, even our youngest explore the world of e-mobility.
Expensive, dangerous, unpredictable: there are many reservations about electric cars. We concentrate on seven – and fact check them.
The establishment of a dense public network of ultra-fast e-vehicle charging stations can be realized much faster than previously assumed. E.ON and Volkswagen Group Components are giving a new impetus with the prototype of a new, flexible ultra-fast charging station that will be presented in Essen.
Volkswagen provides a glimpse into the future in which the search for charging stations for electric cars comes to an end. Volkswagen Group Components’ mobile charging robot takes over this task – and drives to the electric car completely autonomously.
Young talent meets the future. The top-49 Volkswagen Group trainees in 2019 visited the e-mobility exhibition in DRIVE.
The start of production of the Volkswagen ID.3* again raises the question of the most sustainable mobility technology in many places: Electric battery or hydrogen? We explain where the decisive advantages of the electric drive over the fuel cell currently lie. And why there is no alternative to Volkswagen’s decision to consistently promote e-mobility.
Volkswagen’s electric offensive is picking up speed: Today saw the official start of series production of the ID.3. The first car in the new generation of electric vehicles (EVs) – a white ID.3 – rolled off the assembly line watched by Federal Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel and Group CEO Dr. Herbert Diess.
Light is an element that vehicle designers from the Volkswagen Group brands will be working with in the coming years. Volkswagen brings cars to life with innovative light design.
The MEB is what is behind the new all-electric Volkswagen ID. Family, or better yet, what is beneath. Marco Könnemann from the development team for the modular electric drive matrix (German abbreviation: MEB) describes his moments of success and explains why an electric car is now an option for him.
Even Kaiser Wilhelm owned an electric car. The history of the e-vehicle – especially in Berlin – is longer than that of cars powered by combustion engines. Many of the discussions focusing on e-mobility today are based on the same issues talked about more than a century ago.
He has a passion for electric driving: Frank Gierschner from the town of Leegebruch near Berlin is an electric vehicle enthusiast with practical experience. On a visit to DRIVE, the 43-year-old talked about what is currently possible with e-mobility and what will be important in the future.
Historical examples of rash misjudgements reveal that prejudices were and still are ubiquitous. However, they cannot to put a stop to innovative ideas.
DRIVE hosted the official launch event for WeShare. The Volkswagen brand is introducing a whole fleet of car-sharing vehicles powered exclusively by green electricity. And there are good reasons why WeShare is celebrating its debut in Berlin.
DRIVE is where children are at the forefront of e-mobility. The quiz in the DRIVEN BY KIDS digital learning laboratory is one example. Ten-year-old Juliane from Berlin tested our free hands-on offer.
“E-mobility in Germany has the potential to become a real success story,” says Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Board of Management of the Volkswagen Brand responsible for E-Mobility. Together with other experts from the E-Mobility division, he invited trade journalists to DRIVE for Charging Day.
When it comes to the issue of electric driving there are persistent myths and half-truths, which nearly has nothing in common with reality. We want to help to break down prejudices…
“That’s an offer I can’t refuse,” said 59-year-old Jan Schlüter from Kassel. After his first time driving an electric car, he added: “This is something everyone should experience.”
The future of Audi is electric – and it has already started today. Audi e-tron, the brand’s first all-electric production model, has been on the road since March. And this is just the beginning.
Longer range, lower price, better networking: The MEB modular platform for electric vehicles is key to electrification in the Volkswagen Group. An overview.
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