The Biden admin. may give a critical boost to the auto industry as sales of battery-electric vehicles slow, temporarily lifting rules sharply curtailing the number of EVs qualifying for federal tax credits. But the senator who introduced the restrictions says he’ll fight any rollback, reports Headlight.News.
The iconic Volkswagen brand is facing major problems that make it “no longer competitive,” the automaker told its staff on Monday, and that has triggered a 10 billion euro, or $10.9 billion, cost saving program that will include job cuts. More from Headlight.News.
Volkswagen dug deep into the past to create a new all-electric vehicle brand, Scout, a couple of years ago. However, the progress has been slow — until now. When it’s become clear what company will help VW develop the new brand: Magna Steyr. Get details at Headlight.News.
An Illinois family sued Volkswagen claiming Car-Net, its emergency telematics service, refused to help track their vehicle after a carjacking despite the Atlas SUV having their 2-year-old son onboard. A customer service rep allegedly said the family would first have to pay $150 for a new subscription to the service.
With style so often counting for more than substance, it’s nice to find a vehicle with the substance to supplement middle-of-the-road style. While it may sound like a slight for the 2024 Volkswagen Atlas, being described as “very good” at what you’re supposed to be, is no slight. Find out more in the review at Headlight.News.
VW’s European Tiguan is first to debut and has some promising features for the upcoming U.S. model. However, the long-wheelbase version isn’t crossing the Atlantic until early next year, reports Headlight.News.