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Here’s how Canada locked down Volkswagen’s first overseas EV battery plant

August 10th, 2023 by

The $14-billion deal that will see Volkswagen, the world’s largest automaker, set up a manufacturing presence in Canada for the first time in history, took a year of negotiations on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. But the talks that led Volkswagen to choose southwestern Ontario for the location of its first battery plant outside Europe…

2024 Atlas Coming Soon to Lauria Volkswagen

July 14th, 2023 by

Introduction: Get ready to embark on a thrilling journey with Lauria Volkswagen in Port Hope as we proudly announce the arrival of the redesigned 2024 Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport. Late summer 2023 will mark the debut of these exceptional SUVs, bringing innovation, style, and performance to the forefront. Prepare to be captivated by…

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VW’s Electrify America to add Tesla chargers to vast network in U.S., Canada

June 30th, 2023 by

Electrify America plans to add Tesla Inc.’s connectors to its large network of electric-vehicle charging stations across North America as the industry coalesces around the automaker’s plug design. The charging company majority-owned by Volkswagen Group said it will offer Tesla’s North American Charging Standard connectors across the U.S. and Canada by 2025. Electrify America will continue to offer…

20 Fun Family Activities in Central Ontario in July

June 29th, 2023 by

Looking for family friendly ideas for July?  Here are 20 fun things to do for families in July in the Port Hope, Cobourg, and Central Ontario regions:   Port Hope Canada Day Celebrations – July 1, 2023 Enjoy a day filled with live music, fireworks, parades, and family-friendly activities in Port Hope to celebrate Canada…

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Subsidies for Volkswagen will be tax free, matching the U.S., Freeland says

June 15th, 2023 by

OTTAWA — Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said Wednesday that the federal government plans to make the production subsidies it’s offering to Volkswagen tax-free to match the incentives offered by the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act. Her comments came after the parliamentary budget officer published a report saying Canada’s contract with the German auto giant to build an electric-vehicle battery plant…

VW battery-plant deal to cost feds closer to $16.5B, says PBO

June 14th, 2023 by

OTTAWA — The parliamentary budget officer says Canada’s exclusive contract with German auto giant Volkswagen to build an electric-vehicle battery plant in southwestern Ontario will cost the federal government up to $16.3 billion over the next ten years. That figure is higher than what the federal government said the deal would cost taxpayers, which included a $700-million upfront capital…

Hit the recirculate button!

June 8th, 2023 by

Clearing the Air: How Your Car’s Air Recirculation Button Can Tackle Smog and Smoke during Ontario’s Wildfires Introduction: Ontario is currently facing a daunting challenge as widespread wildfires fill the air with smoke and smog, posing serious health risks to its residents. In such a scenario, taking proactive measures to protect ourselves and mitigate the…

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20 Great features of the upcoming ID BUZZ!

June 4th, 2023 by

Iconic Design: The Volkswagen ID Buzz boasts a timeless design inspired by the classic VW Microbus, making it instantly recognizable and appealing to electric vehicle shoppers in the Port Hope, Cobourg, Northumberland and Central Ontario regions. Electric Performance: With its advanced electric powertrain, the ID Buzz delivers impressive performance and acceleration, providing a thrilling driving…

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A few great things about the 2023 Jetta!

May 24th, 2023 by

The 2023 Volkswagen Jetta is a compact sedan that competes with the Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, and Mazda 3 in the Ontario market. While preferences can vary among drivers, there are several reasons why drivers in Cobourg, Port Hope, Northumberland and Central Ontario might find the Jetta appealing: German Engineering: The Jetta is known for…

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Go Cruisin’ with Lauria Volkswagen!

May 21st, 2023 by
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  Limited Time Offer: Sail Away to the Caribbean with Lauria Volkswagen’s Sales Event! Attention, car shoppers in Port Hope, Cobourg, and beyond! Lauria Volkswagen is thrilled to announce our spectacular sales event, happening now until May 31! Prepare to embark on the journey of a lifetime as you purchase any in-stock new vehicle or…

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