Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Volkswagen trial AR RealWear glasses for technicians

RealWear

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are being inventive in their ways to reduce downtime of customer vehicles with the introduction of Augmented Reality (AR), which is being used on a trial basis in the form of special glasses called ‘RealWear’. There will be a four month trial period in 10 different van centres across the UK which will see technicians wearing the ... Read More »

Minibus Options complete first accessible conversion on new Volkswagen Crafter

RealWear

Minibus manufacturer Minibus Options have provided details of their conversion on the new Volkswagen Crafter, making them the only Accredited Convertor to bring out an accessible minibus on the Crafter to date. After many months of research and development by Minibus Options’ production team, they have revealed one of their finished products. Based on the medium wheel-base ‘Startline’ FWD model, the 9 seat wheelchair accessible vehicle ... Read More »

Volkswagen Group announce partnership with tech-giant Aurora

Volkswagen Group

The Volkswagen Group has announced a strategic partnership with Silicon-Valley tech-giant Aurora to bring self-driving electric vehicles to cities as Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) fleets. Prior to the announcement at CES, the Volkswagen Group had defined its goal of becoming a global leader in autonomous driving with its dedicated self-driving system (SDS) in its future programme Together – Strategy 2025. Over the ... Read More »

New LCV market falls for first time in five years, says SMMT

LCV

According to figures recently released by Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders(SMMT), the new Light Commercial Vehicle(LCV) market witnessed a decline in 2017 with a 3.6% fall over 2016. The figures showed that although there was a decline of 3.6%, that 362,149 new vans and pick-ups were registered highlighting the fact it was still an excellent year for LCV manufacturers. ... Read More »

Volkswagen deliver e-Crafter to first customers for testing

e-Crafter

The first fleet of fully electric e-Crafter vans has been delivered to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles major customers across the globe. The e-Crafter is set to be tested until mid-2018 by large fleets in Great Britain, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. The e-Crafter is to be used in a range of different environments by companies who provide package delivery services, energy ... Read More »