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EV News

We’re well on our way

Now that we’ve fully set our sights on a fun, exciting electric future for all, we feel like we’re off to a pretty good start.

The 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 charging the battery on the charging station

EV? Oui!

Back in 2015, we became the first automaker to sign the Paris Agreement. Just like that, our road towards climate neutrality and an electric future began.

An image of the Canadian flag within an icon of a battery.

Nice partnership, eh?

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Volkswagen Group and the Canadian government is a symbolic first step in Volkswagen’s efforts to develop a complete supply chain for EV battery production, right here in Canada. Check out more on this historic plan in this quick video.

Some electrifying news

We are thrilled to share that Volkswagen Group and PowerCo will be building a battery cell factory in St. Thomas, Ont, putting Canada and its workers in the fast lane of Volkswagen’s global shift to electric mobility.

Find out moreOpen external link about this historic announcement.

A 2023 Volkswagen ID.4, parked by a lake, with a pink sky. Superimposed above the vehicle is the award for 2023 IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ and Vincentric Best Value.

And the awards go to…

The ID.4 cleaned house as the winner of Vincentric’s 2023 Best Value EV in Canada*, and a 2023 IIHS Top Safety Pick+.^ We can’t wait to see what kind of awards the 2024 ID.4 wins. 

*Based on the 2023 Vincentric Best Value in Canada Awards analysis of the EV/PHEV SUV segment.

^2023 IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK+” is based on “good” ratings in six crashworthiness tests plus no less than an “acceptable” rating for standard headlights, and no less than an “advanced” rating for both front crash prevention tests. For vehicle test details visit www.iihs.orgOpen external link.

An ID.4 undergoing a wheel inspection

VW EVs built in North America

Our EV plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee is up-and-running with about 7,000 EVs in production each month. 

An orange ID.Buzz parked to an orange VW Microbus

A future classic

Look familiar? Yep, this bus is making a comeback. Only now, it’s reimagined with an electric twist. Get a closer look at the all-new ID. Buzz here.

So, Canada, where do we go from here?

We don’t have any plans of slowing down, that’s for sure. More EVs are starting to come up from Chattanooga. More exciting models are set to join our EV lineup by 2025. More work and innovations are being done across the board as we move closer towards our exciting electric future. It’s going to be a fun ride. Hop in.

What's next?

Disclaimers by Volkswagen

 Prices shown are MSRP where indicated. MSRP is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price and excludes taxes, freight and PDI ($1,950 (Jetta, Jetta GLI, Golf GTI and Golf R), $2,100 (Tiguan, Taos, ID.4) and $2,150 (Cross Sport, Atlas), levies, fees, optional equipment, license, insurance, registration, and any dealer or other charges (where applicable). If MSRP is not mentioned, prices shown include freight and PDI, environmental levies, and a $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee amount is set by dealers and varies, up to $500). Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Environmental or related levies and taxes may vary by jurisdiction. Dealer may sell for less. Prices are in Canadian dollars. This is not an offer to sell at a certain price. Actual selling prices and terms are set by dealers. European or American models may be shown. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Although we endeavour to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should contact their local Volkswagen dealer for details. Photos for illustration purposes only.  Model specifications provided may vary based on selected trim, options, and installed accessories.
^^^/△△△Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Taos 1.5T Highline base model with 7-speed automatic DSG® with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $40,796.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,100 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 24-month term at 1.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $157. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $630 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $16,284. Residual value is 68%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice.   Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada. 
^Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Atlas 2.0T Peak Edition base model with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $57,346.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,150 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Finance example: 60-month term at 0.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $227. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in due at signing. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Cost of borrowing is $1,437 for a total obligation of $58,783. Dealer may sell for more or less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
***Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Jetta 1.5T Highline base model with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® transmission having a starting price of $34,246.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 24-month term at 2.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $157. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $630 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $16,266. Residual value is 62%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice.   Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada. 
◊◊◊◊Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Tiguan 2.0T Highline base model with 8-speed automatic with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $48,296.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,100 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Finance example: 60-month term at 0.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $191. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in due at signing. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Cost of borrowing is $1,210 for a total obligation of $49,506. Dealer may sell for more or less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
^^Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Golf GTI 2.0T base model with 7-speed automatic DSG® with Tiptronic® transmission having a starting price of $36,946.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 48-month term at 5.49% APR equals a weekly payment of $99, after application of $500 credit. $2,595 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $400 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. $500 credit available on new and unregistered 2024 Golf GTI models leased or financed through Volkswagen Financial Services July Special Rate programs. Volkswagen vehicles currently being leased/financed with Volkswagen Financial Services are not eligible for the credit.  Credits to be applied as a discount off MSRP.  Offer expires July 31, 2024 and is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit your Volkswagen dealer for more details.  License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $20,512. Residual value is 57%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
⁑ Loyalty offer available to current Volkswagen owners and previous Volkswagen owners who returned a leased vehicle, or whose finance contract with Volkswagen Financial Services ended, within the past 90 days (some exceptions apply), with purchase or lease of a new, unregistered Volkswagen model, excluding ID.4 models. 2 yr VW Prepaid Maintenance Plan provided at no additional cost. If customer purchases longer maintenance, offer will cover the first 2 years / 30,000 km at the value indicated and customer will pay the balance. Plan covers regular maintenance appointments (for services recommended by VW) within 2 years or 30,000 km (whichever occurs first). Visit https://www.vw.ca/en/shopping-tools/prepaid-maintenance.html or your Volkswagen dealer for more details. Valid identification and proof of valid loan/lease for/of Volkswagen that was: (i) active for a minimum of 90 days; (ii) in good standing throughout the term; and (iii) that ended within the 90 days prior to the expiry of this offer, are required. Volkswagen vehicles currently being financed/leased with Volkswagen Financial Services are not eligible for the rate reduction. Offer is transferable to an immediate family member living in the same household as the Primary/Co-Primary buyer or lessee. Offer is non-exchangeable for cash. Offer ends January 2, 2025 and is subject to change or cancellation without notice.
Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 ID.4 Electric ID.4 PRO AWD base model in Aurora Red Chroma (for an additional $500) with single-speed transmission having a starting price of $60,296.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,100 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Finance example: 36-month term at 0.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $390, after application of $1,000 credit. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in due at signing. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Cost of borrowing is $899 for a total obligation of $60,695. Dealer may sell for more or less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. ◊◊Amount shown is the maximum incentive amount currently available under the federal Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles (iZEV) Program, Volkswagen Canada does not administer the incentives and is not responsible for any cancellations or changes to the incentive programs.  Incentive information is provided for informational purposes only and Volkswagen Canada makes no representations about the actual amount or eligibility for the incentive. Conditions and limitations apply. Consult the government administrator or see your dealer for details.◊◊◊$1,000 credit available on new and unregistered 2024 ID.4 Pro AWD models leased or financed through Volkswagen Financial Services July Special Rate programs. Volkswagen vehicles currently being leased/financed with Volkswagen Financial Services are not eligible for the credit.  Credits to be applied as a discount off MSRP.  Offer expires July 31, 2024 and is subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit your Volkswagen dealer for more details. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
◊◊Amount shown is the maximum incentive provided by the applicable governments. VW does not administer these incentives. BC offers an incentive of up to $4,000 based on income. Amounts and eligibility are subject to change. Incentive information is provided for informational purposes only and VW makes no representations about the actual amount or eligibility for the incentive. See the provincial or federal administrator for details.
**Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Atlas 2.0T Peak Edition base model with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $57,346.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,150 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 24-month term at 1.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $239. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $960 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $24,837. Residual value is 63%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
****Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Tiguan 2.0T Highline base model with 8-speed automatic with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $48,296.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,100 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 24-month term at 1.49% APR equals a weekly payment of $183. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $730 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $18,987. Residual value is 67%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
■■Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Atlas 2.0T Execline base model with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $63,346.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,150 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Finance example: 60-month term at 0.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $250. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in due at signing. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Cost of borrowing is $1,587 for a total obligation of $64,933. Dealer may sell for more or less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
^^^^Limited time lease offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Golf R 2.0 T base model with 6-speed manual 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $50,846.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. Dealer may sell or lease for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Lease example: 24-month term at 4.49% APR equals a weekly payment of $143, after application of $1,000 credit. $4,295 down payment or equivalent trade-in, $570 security deposit, and first weekly payment due at lease inception. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Total lease obligation: $14,811. Residual value is 72%. Annual 16,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.15/km per excess kilometre. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice.  Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.
Limited time finance offer available through Volkswagen Financial Services, on approved credit, based on a new and unregistered 2024 Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T Execline base model with 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® 4MOTION® transmission having a starting price of $62,246.00, including $68 PPSA registration fee (including third-party registering agent fee), $2,150 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, $23 tire recycling levy, $10 OMVIC fee, and $500 representative dealer admin fee (actual fee is set by dealers and varies, up to $500), and included in weekly payment. Dealer Administration Fee includes documentation and administration costs related to the delivery of the vehicle, such as the dealer cost involved in licensing, lien search, and contract administration. Finance example: 60-month term at 0.99% APR equals a weekly payment of $246. $0 down payment or equivalent trade-in due at signing. In Ontario, Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. is responsible for the tire recycling fee used to cover the cost of collecting and recycling end of life tires when returned by consumers. License, insurance, registration, options and applicable taxes are extra. Cost of borrowing is $1,560 for a total obligation of $63,806. Dealer may sell for more or less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary. Conditions apply. Offers end July 31, 2024 and are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Visit vwoffers.ca or your Volkswagen dealer for details. Volkswagen,” the Volkswagen logo, all model names and trimline names are registered trademarks or trademarks of Volkswagen AG, used under license. © 2024 Volkswagen Canada.