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The Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback.

Electric vehicles are a tiny piece of the global car market, but Volkswagen is making a huge bet on them. It doesn’t have a choice.

By 2023, Volkswagen says it will invest over $30 billion in EVs, a sum roughly equal to the company's combined profits from 2015 through 2018.
Not a business guy.

With a US Department of Justice move against automakers, the Trump administration is now officially antibusiness

Trump is engaged in a battle with California over the state's prerogative to set its own emissions standards. Automakers are caught in the middle.

The end has come for the iconic VW Beetle — but here are some 2-door cars you can still buy for $35,000 or less

There aren't many coupés remaining in the US market that sell for $35,000 and under, but I rounded up a few.
Volkswagen AG CEO Dr. Herbert Diess speaks at a news conference in New York

Volkswagen’s CEO has reportedly voiced interest in a Tesla investment — but getting his shareholders on board would be tricky

Herbert Diess, chief executive of the German automaker, has privately voiced interest in the stake, but his major shareholders might be a harder sell.
Worth it?

I drove a $610,000 Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, a $250,000 Lamborghini Urus, a $98,000 Audi RS 5 Sportback, a $42,000 VW Golf R, and a $27,000 Final Edi...

You can get great performance and premium quality at under $50,000, but if you want a howling Lamborghini V12 engine, it's still gonna cost ya!
The VW Arteon.

I drove a $46,000 VW Artreon to find out if the new flagship sedan is a budget Audi — here’s the verdict

I drove a $46,000 VW Artreon to find out if the new flagship sedan is a budget Audi — here's the verdict
The 1600 Squareback Sedan was VW's first US wagon.

The station-wagon apocalypse continues as VW discontinues US models — but here’s a look back at all the great VW wagons of the past

Wagons in the US have been the victims of a surge in SUV sales. But VW has been selling them for 53 years.
Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett (R) and Volkswagen AG CEO Dr. Herbert Diess attend a news conference in New York City, New York, U.S., July 12, 2019.

Here are the executives running the biggest and most important self-driving-car companies

Over the past few years, Alphabet's Waymo, GM's Cruise, Argo AI, Intel's Mobileye, and Tesla have pushed forward in the autonomous-mobility business.
The President and CEO of Ford Motor Company Jim Hackett, poses with Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 14, 2019.

Here’s what makes the developing Ford-VW alliance unique: ‘coopetition’

Coopetition means that Ford and VW can save money on shared engineering while breaking ranks later when they take new vehicles and services to market.
Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett (R) and Volkswagen AG CEO Dr. Herbert Diess attend a news conference in New York City, New York, U.S., July 12, 2019.

Ford and VW have stepped up their alliance — Ford will develop an electric vehicle using VW tech by 2023

The VW Group also announced on Friday that it would invest $2.6 billion in the self-driving-car startup ArgoAI. Ford invested $1 billion in 2017.