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  1. Volkswagen Group China building first factory specifically for MEB...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Green Car Congress

    ... begin to produce e-cars on the MEB platform directly after the first worldwide MEB-production starts in Zwickau, Germany. Through Volkswagen's MEB platform, we will be able to easily produce state-of-the-art electric vehicles for our Chinese ...

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  2. EV battery producers prepare for huge production increase in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 3 | Automotive News

    ... told analysts in August. VW brand's family of I.D. full-electric cars will roll off assembly lines in Zwickau, Germany, starting late next year. They will be powered by LG Chem cells. The Korean producer is building what it says will be Europe's ...

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  3. German police swoop on far-right 'terrorist' ring, collar sixRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Japan Times

    German police on Monday arrested six men on suspicion of belonging to a far-right "terrorist" group that attacked foreigners in the city of Chemnitz. The German nationals, aged 20 to 31, were taken into custody for allegedly forming a group called "Revolution Chemnitz" with the aim of subverting the democratic state.

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  4. The return of Horch? Audi digs up its own 'Maybach' brand from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | AutoWeek

    Amid a scramble into the uber-luxury segments by its rivals up and down the autobahn, Audi is expected to revive an old Auto Union nameplate as a sub-brand. Reports suggest that it could dust off the Horch marque in a manner analogous to Mercedes' use of the Maybach name for its ultra-luxury vehicles.

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  5. Volkswagen aims to add 27 new electric vehicles to lineup by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    ... ID is slated to become the first vehicle based on the MEB platform, and will reportedly begin production in Zwickau, Germany by the end of 2019. Most of the first wave of MEB-based models are slated for production in Germany thanks to an investment ...

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  6. VW Group plans 10 million EVs in 'first wave'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Automotive News

    Volkswagen Group plans to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform, the German automaker said Monday, as it targets the launch of worldwide mass production toward the end of 2022. VW will build 27 models for four group brands based on the MEB -- or modular electrification kit -- starting with the Volkswagen ID model that will begin rolling off the production line at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late next year.

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  7. Volkswagen declares war on Tesla as car maker reveals plans to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... with the Volkswagen 'I.D' concept cars, which will begin rolling off the production line at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late next year. After the diesel emissions scandal broke three years ago, VW unveiled an ambitious plan to become a world ...

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  8. Volkswagen to build 10 mln electric vehicles based on new "MEB" propulsion platformRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    Volkswagen will build 10 million electric vehicles on the basis of a new modular e-propulsion assembly kit , the German carmaker announced on Monday. "In the first wave alone around 10 million cars will be based on this platform," Thomas Ulbrich, head of electric mobility at Volkswagen, said.

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  9. VW to build 10 million e-cars by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Iol.co.za

    Volkswagen planned to build 10 million electric cars based on its new modular MEB platform, the German carmaker said on Monday, as it targeted the launch of worldwide mass production towards the end of 2022. VW will build 27 models for four group brands based on the MEB - or modular electrification kit - starting with the VW ID model that will begin rolling off the production line at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late next year.

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  10. VW Group will have 27 EVs based on MEB platform by 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | BenzConnection

    ... larger than a Golf, is already being tested as a prototype and due to enter production at a plant in Zwickau, Germany at the end of 2019. Other cars that we know are coming include production versions of VW's ID Crozz crossover and ID Buzz van ...

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  11. Volkswagen group plans to build 10 million e-cars in first waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Herbert Diess, Volkswagen's new CEO, speaks next to a Volkswagen I.D. concept car at a media event ahead of the Beijing Auto Show in Beijing, China April 24, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo VW will build 27 models for four group brands based on the MEB - or modular electrification kit - starting with the Volkswagen ID model that will begin rolling off the production line at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late next year.

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  12. VW, Renault, China battery giant CATL speed growth of Europe's e-plant networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Automotive News

    ... plants for its brands including Audi and Porsche. VW is investing 1 billion euros to convert its factory in Zwickau, Germany, into a production center for MEB-based vehicles for the VW, Audi and Seat brands. VW says the plant will be Europe's ... 1 comment

  13. Tenor Colin Balzer performs at Blueridge Chamber Music FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and many more. Balzer holds the distinction of earning the gold medal at the Robert Schumann Competition in Zwickau, Germany, with the highest score in 25 years. The Blueridge Chamber Festival runs from Aug. 8 to 19.Tickets and more information are ...

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  14. Celebrating 20 Years of the Audi TT at the Isle of ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | Automobile Magazine

    What does a small island in the Irish Sea and its legendarily perilous motorcycle race have to do with a design-forward German sport coupe? Not much, really, but they do share a name. The thread begins in 1938, when former mechanic and backup rider Ewald Kluge rode a DKW motorcycle to victory in the TT Lightweight class.

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  15. Neo-Nazi trial puts spotlight on fate of migrants in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago - a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and surging support for a far-right party bent on keeping the country white. The Munich court sentenced Beate Zschaepe, the only known survivor of the National Socialist Underground group, to life in prison in the killings of 10 people - most of them migrants - who were gunned down between 2000 and 2007.

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  16. As German neo-Nazi leader jailed for killings, trial puts spotlight on migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago - a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and surging support for a far-right party bent on keeping the country white. The Munich court sentenced Beate Zschaepe, the only known survivor of the National Socialist Underground group, to life in prison in the killings of 10 people - most of them migrants - who were gunned down between 2000 and 2007.

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  17. German 'Bride of Hitler' neo-Nazi found guilty of 10...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Daily Mail

    A Nazi bride has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of ten racially-motivated murders in Germany . Beate Zschape is the only surviving member of the National Socialist Underground terror cell which targeted immigrants in a campaign designed to force hundreds of thousands of foreigners out of the country.

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  18. A German Neo-Nazi Has Been Sentenced to Life for a String of Migrant Killings Over a Decade AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Time

    A German court found the main defendant guilty on Wednesday in a string of neo-Nazi killings more than a decade ago - a high-profile trial that raised fresh questions about the treatment of migrants at a time when Germany is grappling with an unprecedented influx of refugees and surging support for a far-right party bent on keeping the country white. The Munich court sentenced Beate Zschaepe, the only known survivor of the National Socialist Underground group, to life in prison in the killings of 10 people - most of them migrants - who were gunned down between 2000 and 2007.

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  19. A brief history of German neo-Nazi group NSURead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Yahoo!

    German authorities blame the neo-Nazi group National Socialist Underground for a string of violent crimes including the racially motivated killing of nine men, the killing of a policewoman, two bombings and more than a dozen bank robberies over a period of almost 14 years. Early 1990s - Uwe Mundlos, Uwe Boehnhardt and Beate Zschaepe befriend each other in the eastern town of Jena at a time when far-right ideas were on the rise in the formerly communist part of recently reunited Germany.

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  20. Neo-Nazi jailed for life over 10 racially motivated murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    It took a five-year-long trial and more than 600 witnesses, but the main defendant in a neo-Nazi case that rocked Germany was found guilty of 10 murders and sentenced to life in prison. Beate ZschA pe, now 43, belonged to a neo-Nazi cell called the National Socialist Underground that killed 10 people between 2000 and 2007 in a series of racially motivated murders in Germany.

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