Tag: ID.4

Jul 27, 2022 - 01:49 pm

Volkswagen kicks off production of the ID.4 in the USA

After months of pre-series production, Volkswagen has now built the first production model of the ID.4 for customer deliveries at its US plant in Chattanooga. In the course of the fourth quarter of 2022, production is to be ramped up to 7,000 cars per month.

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Jul 15, 2022 - 02:56 pm

Volkswagen boosts BEV deliveries by 27%

The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of fully electric vehicles by 27 per cent in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period last year. A total of 217,100 all-electric vehicles were handed over to customers in the first half of the year, up from 170,900 in the same period last year.

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Jun 20, 2022 - 03:41 pm

eTaxi Austria opens pilot charging test location

The eTaxi Austria project for testing automated conductive charging technology for electric taxis directly at taxi ranks is becoming concrete: Before the pilot operation starts, a project location has now been realised at the Wien Energie site at the Simmering power plant in order to implement various application scenarios in practice.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 04:46 pm

VW gives ID.4 & ID.5 GTX models an upgrade

VW has given the GTX models of ID.4 and ID.5 a slight upgrade. The previously optional ‘Design’ and ‘Comfort’ equipment packages are now included in the standard equipment. In return, however, the base price for both models has increased. GTX variants of the ID.3 and even the ID. Buzz are to follow.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 12:28 pm

VW resumes three shift operations in Zwickau

Volkswagen resumed three-shift operations at its MEB plant in Zwickau on Monday. With the start of the Ukraine war, production had been interrupted for around three weeks in March due to disrupted supply chains before restarting on a reduced scale.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 05:04 pm

VW introduces additional AWD version of the ID.4

VW is expanding the range for the all-electric ID.4 with another all-wheel-drive version. The version called ID.4 Pro 4Motion is based on the ID.4 Pro Performance, but thanks to the second electric motor, it comes with a system output of 195 kW.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 12:34 pm

VW to begin ID.4 production in the USA early

VW plans to start series production of the ID.4 at its US plant in Chattanooga in July and to bring the vehicles to dealers in “significant quantities” from September. That would be several months earlier than previously planned.

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May 30, 2022 - 11:51 am

Zietlow and team set EV altitude world record

Rainer Zietlow and his team were able to set a Guinness World Record for electric vehicles with 5,816 metres of altitude. They drove a VW ID.4 GTX up the world’s highest passable mine road at the Uturuncu volcano in Bolivia.

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May 20, 2022 - 02:47 pm

VW ID.4 production kicks off in Emden

The VW ID.4 is now also being produced in Emden. This means that the ID.4 is now built at the German sites in Zwickau and Emden as well as in the Chinese plants in Anting and Foshan. From autumn this year, production for the US market will start in Chattanooga.

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Apr 28, 2022 - 04:15 pm

VW considers building second plant in the USA

Volkswagen is considering the construction of a second plant in the USA. It could be built directly next to the current factory in Chattanooga. According to media reports, a battery cell plant in the area is also being considered. No decision has been made yet, but the move has been in the offing for months.

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Apr 5, 2022 - 12:30 pm

VW to begin ID.4 production in May

VW plans to start series production of the ID.4 at the Emden plant in May. The carmaker made the announcement after a visit to the site by VW brand CEO Ralf Brandstätter, his successor Thomas Schäfer and the chairperson of the general works council Daniela Cavallo.

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Feb 8, 2022 - 01:58 pm

VW considers EV quotas for dealerships

In view of the high demand for electric cars, the VW Group is reportedly reducing the ordering possibilities of its dealers and introducing a quota system for sales partners. Accordingly, larger dealers will be able to order more vehicles than smaller ones.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 12:28 pm

VW introduces charging update off the production line

Soon, all electric models in VW’s ID. series will roll off the production line with a new software version that will bring advantages when charging. Most of the updates will be applied “over the air” to vehicles that have already been delivered.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 05:15 pm

Volkswagen halts production due to chip shortage

At Volkswagen Saxony, the assembly lines are at a standstill this week. Due to a lack of semiconductors, about 5,000 vehicles will not be built in Zwickau and Dresden. This includes vehicles from the VW brand, but also Audi and Cupra.

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Nov 9, 2021 - 04:20 pm

VW launches pre-series production of the ID.4 in Emden

The conversion of the Emden site into Lower Saxony’s first plant for electric cars is on the home straight, according to VW. The first pre-series vehicles of the ID.4 are already being produced in the body shop, the paint shop and soon in assembly. Volume production is scheduled to start in spring 2022.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Artemis production hits a snag in Hanover

The contract to build the Artemis models of Audi, Porsche and Bentley at VW Commercial Vehicles’ Hanover plant was considered a great success for the future of the plant. But now, according to a report in German media, two of the three brands want changes.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 03:27 pm

ID.3 & ID.4 enter WeShare fleet in Berlin

In Germany, WeShare, Volkswagen’s all-electric free-floating car-sharing service, has renewed its Berlin fleet and added the all-electric ID.4 to its range of vehicles. Initially, around 100 ID.4s will be successively added to the fleet.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Addison Lee to electrify fleet with ID.4s by 2023

London’s largest taxi and hire car company Addison Lee has announced that it will only use purely electric cars from 2023. Addison Lee already has 650 electric cars in service. From November, 200 VW ID.4s are to be added every month.

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Sep 18, 2021 - 04:52 pm

Austrian e-taxis pioneer charging pad system

In Vienna and Graz, the ‘eTaxi Austria Project’ is starting a large-scale test run to test a new type of charging-pad charging technology over the next two years. With the Easelink system, electric taxis can charge with a connection to a charging pad at the taxi rank. The approach holds much promise for fleet operators.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 12:09 pm

VW launches OTA updates for all ID. models

From now on, all VW ID. models will receive regular software updates via mobile data transfer. The first update ‘ID. Software 2.3’ provides improvements in the image recognition of the camera or the operation of the infotainment system, among other things.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 01:26 pm

Norway marks 11,811 new EV registrations in August

In Norway, 11,811 new electric cars were registered in August. The share of electric cars in new passenger car registrations was 71.9 per cent last month. Norway’s most successful model across all drive types in August was the Tesla Model Y with 1,308 new registrations.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 11:16 am

Chattanooga revs up for VW ID.4 mass production

In the USA, the first VW ID.4 electric SUV pre-production units have rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga. These are used to test out the assembly process and all related components. Mass production is to start next year.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 11:09 am

VW to upgrade Emden factory over summer break

Volkswagen has announced that it will be pushing ahead with a number of construction projects at the Emden site during the upcoming plant holiday. More than 1,000 employees and external workers are to work on around 300 construction sites between 2 and 27 August for the transformation to an EV production site.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/08/09/volkswagen-to-introduce-the-id-3-4-and-5-range-in-australia/
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