VW reveals €180bn EV investment

The injection will be made across a five-year period to grow its position in the electric market

VW claims largest EV charging network in Europe

It now boasts 400k chargers across 27 countries

VW to only make EVs in Europe from 2033

Its boss has brought this target forward by two years

VW protestors glue themselves to floor then ask for help

German climate campaigners pulled a stunt at VW’s Wolfsburg factory and then asked for food and a toilet

Volkswagen and Energy Web deliver ’24/7 renewable charging’ for EVs

The charger is matched directly with the EV’s real-time electricity consumption and enables drivers to dictate the date and time of charging and the desired level of charge

VW and Audi recycling EV batteries with new partnership

They have joined forces with a company set up by Tesla’s Co-Founder JB Straubel

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VW kicks off work on six EV battery factories

This follows its pledge of investing $20bn in EVs by 2030

VW launching electric pick-up truck and SUV in US

It expects the new EVs to be produced from 2026 onwards

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VW to invest $7.1bn in North American electrification by 2027

It is also considering building its new electric van in the US

VW Group doubles EV sales in 2021

This included the quadrupling of its EV sales in China