Zwickau, Germany Newswire

Zwickau, Germany Newswire

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  1. VW to create Europe's largest electric-car production networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Automotive News

    ... on Friday, it said. VW has already invested 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) to convert its factory in Zwickau, Germany, to build cars based on its new MEB electric architecture. EV production in Zwickau will start with the VW brand's I.D. electric ...

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  2. Volkswagen to devote three plants to electric carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Gleaner

    German automaker Volkswagen will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards, the company said Wednesday. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would begin local production of electric-powered vehicles at its facilities in Emden and Hannover in 2022.

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  3. Volkswagen to devote 3 German plants to electric car pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | News Times

    In this March 5, 2018 file photo, Roland Schulz makes the final check of an e-Golf electric car in the so-called light tunnel in the German car manufacturer Volkswagen's Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany. Volkswagen said on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, that it will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards.

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  4. Volkswagen will devote 3 German plants to electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Autoblog

    Volkswagen will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards, the company said Wednesday. Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen said Wednesday that it would begin local production of electric-powered vehicles at its facilities in Emden and Hannover in 2022.

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  5. Business briefing: Stock indexes bounce around, finish lower againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Star Tribune

    A turbulent day of trading on Wall Street ended Wednesday with a fifth consecutive loss for the benchmark S&P 500 index. An early rally drove major indexes sharply higher but was gone by midday, leaving the market headed lower for the rest of the day.

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  6. VW wants to build enough EVs to blot out the sun - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | CNET News.com

    ... made public, it'd be odd to not include that fact. VW has already dropped over $1 billion to convert its Zwickau, Germany plant for EV production. Zwickau will be responsible for the Golf-sized I.D. hatchback (which might be called the I.D. Neo) and ...

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  7. Skoda may gain production of VW Passat, new factory in Bulgaria or TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Automotive News

    Volkswagen Group may move production of the VW Passat to a Skoda plant in the Czech Republic as part of a wider factory shake-up to accommodate electric cars, a German press report said. Production of the Passat would shift to Skoda's Kvasiny factory, where the related Skoda Superb is built, Handelsblatt reported, citing company sources.

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  8. VW to convert three German plants to build electric carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Reuters

    Volkswagen has provided job guarantees until 2028 for employees at its Emden and Hanover factories, and will spend 1.2 billion euros training workers at its Zwickau plant as it prepares to mass produce electric cars in Germany. Volkswagen said on Wednesday it would start building electric cars for three of its in-house brands in Zwickau, eastern Germany, from late 2019 onwards.

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  9. UPDATE 1-VW to convert three German plants to build electric carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: A visitor takes pictures of Volkswagen's I.D. Vizzion model car displayed during a media preview of the Auto China 2018 motor show in Beijing, China April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo The German company said on Wednesday its plant in Emden, which currently builds the VW Passat, would build electric cars from 2022 onwards, while its factory in Hannover would start making them the same year.

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  10. VW to create Europe's largest electric-car production networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 14 | Automotive News

    ... on plant allocations on Friday, it said. VW has already invested 1 billion euros to convert its factory in Zwickau, Germany, to build cars based on its new MEB electric architecture. EV production in Zwickau will start with the VW brand's I.D. ...

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  11. VW is planning to build 50M electric vehicles 6 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | ABC 33/40

    ... space. The company is in the process of choosing 16 global hubs for that. The first of those will be in Zwickau, Germany, where next year VW plans to begin transitioning the plant to all-electric vehicles on the MEB platform. The plant will go all ...

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  12. VW may convert two more factories to EV production, paper saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | AutoWeek

    Volkswagen is betting heavier on electric cars than many other automaker, racing ahead with plans to field a full lineup of EVs in the coming years as a part of its ID sub-brand. This includes entries in just about every segment, including an MPV styled after the classic Volkswagen Bus .

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  13. VW planning $21,000 subcompact e-car to challenge TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | LA Daily News

    ... more consumers adopt zero-emissions vehicle. The first in the lineup is the I.D. Neo, which will be made at Zwickau, Germany, and begin sales in 2020. With less complexity and fewer model variants, VW may be able to produce the car in roughly half ...

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  14. Report: VW planning to challenge Tesla with $21,000 e-carRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... more consumers adopt zero-emissions vehicle. The first in the lineup is the I.D. Neo, which will be made at Zwickau, Germany, and begin sales in 2020. With less complexity and fewer model variants, VW may be able to produce the car in roughly half ...

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  15. VW may share EV platform with FordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | AutoWeek

    ... for its first MEB-based vehicles that will go into production in November next year in its plant in Zwickau, Germany, which is being converted into an EV factory. Volkswagen will bring the I.D. Crozz crossover electric vehicle to the U.S. market in ...

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  16. Farewell party for pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2018 | Mercury-Register

    ... OROVILLE - Trinity Presbyterian Church will host five guests from its partner church, the Nicolaikirche in Zwickau, Germany, and all are invited to meet them during the 10:15 a.m. worship service Aug. 14. In 1982 and 1985 Pastor Henderson visited ...

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  17. VW eyes Chattanooga for production of 3 EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Automotive News

    Volkswagen plans to build up to three electric vehicle models in North America and will decide by year end whether to produce them in Chattanooga. Starting in November 2019, series production of the brand's battery- powered I.D. hatchback will begin in Zwickau, Germany.

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  18. Roy Aitken reflects on swapping school tie for starting shirt in Cup Winners' Cup quarter-finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Day Celtic took a baby Bear behind the Iron Curtain: Roy Aitken reflects on swapping school tie for starting shirt in Cup Winners' Cup quarter-final In 1976, anyone intent on adopting a bear would have been met with a quizzical look. With a visit from the RSPCA likely to follow in short order.

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  19. VW begins construction of electric car plant in ChinaRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2018 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    ... will start producing EVs on the MEB platform directly after the first worldwide MEB-production starts in Zwickau, Germany. VW says that the new factory will adopt a production network based on Industry 4.0, and will be equipped with over 1,400 ...

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  20. VW eyes Chatanooga for production of 3 EVsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Automotive News

    Volkswagen plans to build up to three electric vehicle models in North America and will decide by year end whether to produce them in Chattanooga. Starting in November 2019, series production of the brand's battery- powered I.D. hatchback will begin in Zwickau, Germany.

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