Volkswagen releases first OTA update for EVs with roadmap for new features

Volkswagen is lighting up over-the-air (OTA) updates for all of its ID electric models, expanding what had until now been a trial with the promise of new firmware delivered without owners needing to visit a dealership. The first VW OTA update for EVs will be released from today, the automaker confirmed, though not every software package will be a free upgrade.

VW has been testing OT updates with its opt-in “ID. First Movers Club” until now, giving those EV owners willing to be guinea pigs a chance to try out the cutting-edge firmware for their cars.

Read more