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VW was found liable in a fatal brake-dust case

VW Liable for Fatal Cancer-Causing Brake Dust

Source: Consumer Attorney Marketing Group announcement SPOKANE, Wash.– A King County Jury has found Volkswagen AG of Germany and its American subsidiary Volkswagen Group of America (VW) liable for exposing Thomas Sorrentino to carcinogenic asbestos through his work as an…

VW talked about its autonomous-driving and ADAS future plans

VW Talks About Its AV Plans

Source: Volkswagen announcement WOLFSBURG, Germany — The development of autonomous driving (AV) is a core component of the Volkswagen (VW) NEW AUTO strategy. Within the Group, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is responsible for implementing this development specifically for the Mobility and…

VW is recalling 2019-23 Atlas SUVs for an airpbag/brake issue

VW Atlas Recall for Airbag, Brake Issue

HERNDON, Va. – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VW) has agreed to recall certain model-year 2019-2023 Volkswagen Atlas sport utility vehicles (SUV) with faulty wiring-harness installation which could lead to late activation of side airbag and inadvertent activation of the…

Porsche Taycan, Carerra and VW Arteon recalled to fix brake-booster rod

Porsche, VW Recall for Brake Booster Issue

AUBRUN HILLS, Mich. and ATLANTA – Volkswagen of America and Porsche Cars North America are recalling certain model year 2020-21 VW and Porsche models for the same issue – a potential fault involving the brake booster on these vehicles. In…

Continental tells the story of developing the ADAS for the new VW ID.3

Developing ADAS for New VW ID.3

Source: The following is excerpted from a first-person post by Balasubramanyam Padmanabha, Group Lead – Safety Functions Group, for Continental about the engineering that went into developing safety technology for the new Volkswagen ID.3 electric vehicle. HANOVER, Germany – There…

TMD Friction to Make Rear Brakes for VW ID.3

Source: TMD Friction LEVERKUSEN, Germany –TMD Friction, a global leader in brake friction manufacture, has been selected to provide drum brakes for the new high-tech battery-electric Volkswagen ID.3. The lightweight design of the drum brakes complements the ID.3’s environmental credentials…

VW Launches New Smaller Compact SUV

Source: Volkswagen announcement Herndon, Va. — Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VW) has unveiled the all-new 2022 Taos which will slot under the Tiguan at the smaller end of the compact sport utility (SUV) segment, which is the largest vehicle segment…

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Continental Tech Helps New VW ID.3 Drive Connected

Source: Continental announcement Hanover, Germany – Continental is driving the transition to electric mobility and supplying essential components for Volkswagen’s new electric model ID.3. With its high-performance computer, Continental is revolutionizing the vehicle’s electronic architecture. The so-called In-Car Application Server…

Volkswagen joins Automated Vehicle Safety consortium

VW Joins Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium

Source: Volkswagen Group of America HERNDON, Va. – Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) announced it has joined The Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium (AVSC). The group, which includes automakers and technology companies, is focused on jointly developing standards and best practices for…

VW And Ford Alliance Progresses

DETROIT, MICH.–Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperation on commercial vehicles, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. VW will share its MEB electric vehicle…

VW Develops Brake Dust Vacuum

DETROIT, Mich.–Volkswagen is the first manufacturer to start testing a brake dust collection unit. Not only will it keep brakes from polluting the highways, but it should pay dividends for the company when it comes to consumer surveys. Cancer causing…

VW Begins Testing AVs in Hamburg

HAMBURG, Germany–Volkswagen has begin testing self-driving cars here. The company is testing five e-Golfs with Level 4 automation, and this pilot program marks VW’s first foray into autonomous driving in a major German city. These eGolfs are fitted out to…