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Volkswagen, Where Are You Going?

June 15th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt

Escalation is the word that describes best what happened in recent weeks within Volkswagen, and it’s an escalation that is not helpful for CEO Herbert Diess, the Volkswagen Group, our society, Germany, or the environment


There Will Be Blood — Peter Mertens, Former Head of Audi R&D: “We All Did Sleep”

June 13th, 2020 | by Alex Voigt

I write this article full of anger as a German about the German auto industry. The Octopus is one of the most fascinating and intelligent animals in our seas. Scientists predict that if they didn't die that early after the new generation is born, because of their ability to learn, they would be "the humans of the sea," dominating all other sea animals large and small, just like humans do on soil


Volkswagen Software Comments — 10 Months Ago vs. Today

March 29th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

From a 2019 Volkswagen story about Volkswagen: "The new 'Car.Software' unit will be responsible for essential parts of software development for vehicles and cloud platforms in all brands and regions." From someone at Volkswagen this week: "This is no longer a laugh. ... The car is far from ready for the market. ... It's an absolute disaster. We just can't get people."


Elon’s Secret Sauce

February 19th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Elon Musk may be a showman and a visionary, but he is unfit to be a CEO. His run-ins with the SEC, intemperate tweets, and a catalogue of missed deadlines show that he does not have the character or the competence to run a major public company


Who Will Lead On Electric Pickups, Electric Crossovers, Electric Semi Trucks, & Solar Roofs?

December 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's a lot of excitement in the electric vehicle world these days. Tesla has come along and shown that you can produce a mass-market electric car that ranks #1 in its class (by far) and even ranks in the top 5 of all car models. This has created excitement about new frontiers — electric crossovers, electric pickup trucks, electric semi trucks, etc



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