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VW says final generation of combustion engines will launch in 2026

After their production span, Volkswagen will be all-electric

After their production span, Volkswagen will be all-electric

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VW is ready to build 50 million EVs, CEO says

Herbert Diess: 'We have bought batteries for 50 million vehicles'

Herbert Diess: 'We have bought batteries for 50 million vehicles'

New VW MEB electric vehicle, with up to 373 miles of range, coming in 2020

It's all part of VW's big electromobility plan.

Look for autonomous drive tech, too.

Report: 2013 Volkswagen E-Up! city car headed for select U.S. markets

Volkswagen E-Up! Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: 2013 Volkswagen E-Up! city car headed for select U.S. markets

Volkswagen E-Up! Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: VW to shake up order of electric vehicles, mass-produced Golf coming first

Volkswagen e-up! concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

VW Group names Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann run EV programs

Like most other automakers, Volkswagen is ramping up its electrification efforts and part of that is putting someone in charge. VW announced today that it has hired Dr. Karl-Thomas Neumann for the newly-created slot of Group Chief Officer for Electric Traction. Neumann, who was most recently chairman of supplier Continental, will report directly to VW Chairman and CEO Dr. Martin Winterkorn. During Neumann's tenure at Continental, that company also continued its efforts to get into the electric d

REPORT: Volkswagen bringing new EV concept to Frankfurt

VW Up! concept - Click above for a high-res image gallery

REPORT: Volkswagen bringing new EV concept to Frankfurt

VW Up! concept - Click above for a high-res image gallery

VW CEO: Daily use of electric cars "very far away"

According to VW CEO Martin Winterkorn, we'd better get used to the sound of a rumbling internal combustion engine churning away in our automobiles, ingesting dead dinos as they continue to be the dominate source of power for our automobiles for at least the next 15-20 years. The German automaker has big plans to invest in technologies to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels, but most of the efficiency increases will come from refinements made to gasoline and diesel-burning powerplants.