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Tuesday, 30 March 2021

Volkswagen wants you to believe its name change isn't an April Fools' joke

Volkswagen wants you to believe its name change isn't an April Fools' joke

What's in a name? Volkswagen, if the infamous car company is to be believed, is hoping to find out. 

The maker of the new ID.4 EV let slip, apparently by mistake, Monday that it intended to rebrand its U.S. operations as "Voltswagen of America" in a nod to its goal of producing 1.5 million electric vehicles a year by 2025.

Despite the proximity to April Fools' Day and plenty of skepticism online, the car company claimed the change is real in a Tuesday press release. 

"We might be changing out our K for a T, but what we aren't changing is this brand's commitment to making best-in-class vehicles for drivers and people everywhere," said Scott Keogh, president and CEO of Voltswagen of America. Read more...

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