Volkswagen

Volkswagen, shortened to VW, is a German automaker founded in 1937 by the German Labour Front a Nazi labour union, and headquartered in Wolfsburg. It is the flagship marque of the Volkswagen Group, the largest automaker by worldwide sales in 2016 and 2017. The group's biggest market is in China, which delivers 40% of its sales and profits. Volkswagen translates to "people's car" in German. The company's current international advertising slogan is just "Volkswagen", referencing the name's meaning.

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Brake Calipers and Wheels? Now from a 3D printer!

“Volkswagen has opened a new and highly modern 3D printing center at the Autostadt. This makes Wolfsburg a central site for metallic 3D printing. But what is the Group using 3D printing for? With a new generation of printers, the …

VW Solves Quantum Chemistry Problems on a D-Wave Machine

“Scientists say their work offers a proof of principle for using D-Wave’s quantum computers to tackle even tougher chemistry problems. Since at least 1982, when physicist Richard Feynman first proposed the idea of quantum computers, scientists have dreamed of …

Volkswagen tests quantum computing in battery research

“For the first time, Volkswagen experts have succeeded in simulating industrially relevant molecules using a quantum computer. This is especially important for the development of high-performance electric vehicle batteries. The experts have successfully simulated molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon …