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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Futuristic Volkswagen BUDD-e Concept Car at NYIAS

Futuristic Volkswagen BUDD-e Concept Car at NYIAS

The Volkswagen BUDD-e concept car, which was shown last month at the New York International Auto Show, is what Volkswagen is calling the “truly social car”—it uses voice recognition technology to talk to you. Initially revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, the BUDD-e concept has a basic system of commands such as opening doors and activating the navigation system, but its voice recognition software is still less advanced than Apple’s Siri. Voice recognition isn’t all…

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