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Andrea Sawatzki und Christian Berkel are testing the ID.4 GTX

IAA MOBILITY 2021

A blitz interview with the chart topper and car fan
09/10/21

A blitz interview with the chart topper

A northern light in the Bavarian capital: Volkswagen testimonial Wincent Weiss paid a visit to the IAA 2021 in Munich. The singer was in a bit of a hurry, as he had a gig in Wetzlar in the evening. Despite this, Weiss was determined not to miss the opportunity to take a closer look at the highlights of the fair.
“Volkswagen stands for the democratisation of mobility”
09/10/21

“Volkswagen stands for the democratisation of mobility”

“Can everyone afford an electric vehicle?” asks Verena Bentele. “Mobility is a basic need,” Klaus Zellmer stresses. “Volkswagen has always stood for the democratisation of mobility.” In “Volkswagen Live” at the IAA MOBILITY, VdK President Bentele and Zellmer, Member of the Board of Management at Volkswagen responsible for sales, discussed affordable mobility for all. VdK is Germany’s biggest social association. It represents more than 2 million members.
World premiere of the ID. LIFE
09/10/21

E-mobility for beginners

With the ID. LIFE, Volkswagen once again has the right answer at the right time. The ID. LIFE puts the focus on people and sustainability. Innovative technology and digitalisation make the car an everyday companion. Its design focusses on the essentials – less is more. Timeless, away from trends and effects. High-quality, sustainable materials are 100 percent recyclable.
Volkswagen Chief Designer, Josef Kabaň
09/10/21

Volkswagen Chief Designer Josef Kabaň in the talk

With the ID. LIFE, Volkswagen once again has the right answer at the right time. The ID. LIFE puts people and sustainability first. Innovative technologies and digitalization make the car a companion in everyday life. Its design focuses on the essentials – less is more, explains Volkswagen Chief Designer Josef Kabaň in the Design Talk at IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich. Timeless, away from trends and effects. High-quality and sustainable materials can be 100% recycled.
“Way to ZERO” Talk at the IAA 2021
09/10/21

On the road to CO2 neutrality – Focus on the supply chain

Volkswagen is committed to the Paris Climate Agreement and has set itself the goal of being a net CO2 neutral company by 2050. Murat Aksel, Member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG responsible for Purchasing Division, and Georg Kell, Spokesperson for the Sustainability Committee, discuss decarbonization and sustainability at the IAA.
Volkswagen ID. LIFE concept car
09/10/21

MEB – Three letters for affordable e-mobility

E-mobility is set to become accessible for even more people: Volkswagen is demonstrating how this can be achieved at the IAA MOBILITY with the ID. LIFE study. The compact crossover model offers an insight into future electric cars in the compact segment. Price range: roughly € 20,000 to € 25,000. Available: 2025. The technology behind the car includes the Modular Electric Drive Matrix – MEB for short.

The IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich is over, however the digital Volkswagen experience platform for the IAA continues. Discover it here.

Expert Talk

“We are planning on a carbon-neutral world”

“We are planning on a carbon-neutral world”

At the “Future Mobility Days”, experts are taking a look at the technological development of the coming decades. The core question is what advancements Volkswagen and humanity make in 2030, 2040 and 2050? Dr. Nikolai Ardey, Head of Volkswagen Group Innovation, explains where the journey is heading and what the automobile industry – and we as a society – can expect.
Head meets Heart – ID.4 GTX
08/27/21

Head meets heart – the ID.4 GTX

SUVs are booming. Their drivers love the sense of space and the sporting driving pleasure. But is it still in keeping with the times in light of the impending climate disaster? Frank Bekemeier, Chief Technology Officer for Electric Mobility at Volkswagen, and Jens Obernolte, Head of Energy and Weight Management, explain how the ID.4 GTX reconciles environmental awareness and driving pleasure.
“Any city can become a bicycle city”
08/26/21

“Any city can become a bicycle city”

Copenhagen is internationally regarded as a shining example of climate-friendly transportation. In 2020, Connie Hedegaard and Morten Kabell talked about mobility in the Danish capital and climate protection in Europe. Hedegaard was EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Danish Minister for the Environment. She has been a member of Volkswagen’s independent sustainability council since 2016. Kabell was Mayor of the Environment in Copenhagen and co-CEO of the European Cyclists’ Federation.
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Shaping Mobility Podcast

Shaping Mobility is the Volkswagen podcast about the future of mobility. The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to independent mobility experts about trends and innovations in mobility. (German only)

Volkswagen ID.VIZZION concept car

#06 Sounds of the future: What does electric mobility sound like?

The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Indra-Lena Kögler, UX designer at Volkswagen, and Prof. Dr. Philip Leistner, Director of the Institute for Acoustics and Building Physics IABP at the University of Stuttgart and Managing Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP.
Traveling in a Volkswagen that is still to be developed

#05 From codes to connectivity: Why does the future belong to IT talents?

The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Andrea Morgan-Schönwetter, Head of Recruiting & Talent Marketing at Volkswagen, and Dr. Max Senges, CEO and Headmaster of 42 Wolfsburg.
Volkswagen ID.4

#04 Major football events and sustainable mobility: How do they go together?

The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Stephan Franssen, who is responsible for the UEFA sponsoring at Volkswagen, and Nico Briskorn, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at VfL Wolfsburg.
ID.6 CROZZ by FAW and ID.6 X by SVW

#03 E-mobility as a mass market: What can we learn from China?

he presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Olaf Gutowski, Head of Sales and Marketing at Volkswagen in China and Jacky Ives, consultant for mobility providers in the Chinese market at Sinolytics.
Energy expert: As much electrification as possible, as much hydrogen as necessary

#02 E-​cars for everyone? A talk with Silke Bagschik and Henning Kagermann

The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Dr. Silke Bagschik, Head of Sales & Marketing, E-Mobility Series at Volkswagen, and Prof. Dr. Henning Kagermann, Chairman of the National Platform for the Future of Mobility.
The new augmented reality head-up display in the ID. models.

#01 Computers on wheels: How can cars become true digital gadgets?

The presenter duo Alina Engelmeier and Vincenzo Lanzilotti talk to Anja Hendel, Managing Director of diconium, and Ole Reuss, Head of Volkswagen’s Software Development Center in Hanover.
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The #ConceptCar #ID.LIFE, is our vision of a future electric Volkswagen in the subcompact segment. Sustainable, timeless, and digitalized. This car will be ready for extraordinairy experiences – online and offline. It will morph into a gaming centre, movie theatre, or an open-roof VIP seat to watch the stars above you.
Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Executive Officer Volkswagen Passenger Cars
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