Volkswagen births the ID.4 out of the ID. Crozz
Volkswagen has given a “concrete outlook” on a fully electric compact SUV. The model, for which the study has so far been called ID. Crozz, will be called ID.4 as a production vehicle. This is the second MEB model after the ID.3, and should be launched before the end of this year.
VW is looking at electric performance GTX
VW’s GTI performance tag will probably become GTX as VW is planning a series of performance variants of its ID. electric models under the said tag. According to British media, the ID. Crozz series version could be the first MEB model to have a performance offshoot.
Series version VW ID.Crozz to become ID.4
With the ID.3 just out, Volkswagen had further announcements to make at the IAA and said the VW ID. Crozz concept will be called ID.4 once it hits the markets in series. The model is destined for the US first next year and will be the first MEB-based model in the USA.
VW to manufacture small electric car in Eastern Europe
Volkswagen’s plans for future plants are changing rapidly: from 2023, the purely electric small car for less than 20,000 euros is to be built in Eastern Europe instead of in Emden in Germany as originally planned. The Zwickau plant in Germany will probably hand over the production of the I.D. Crozz to Emden.
VW announces longer range e-Up for autumn
According to sales director Jürgen Stackmann, not only will VW present the series version of the ID.3 at the IAA, but also a revised e-Up with a longer range and the series version of the fully electric SUV coupé model, ID. Crozz.
VW ID.3 to launch at IAA with sub €30,000 pricetag
Following one day after the Group, the Volkswagen brand also held its annual press conference – with some interesting news: Starting 8 May, customers will be able to pre-order a launch edition of the VW ID.3 in order to secure an early production slot by making a down payment.
VW adds MEB capacity to U.S. plant in Chattanooga
Volkswagen has found the first production site for electric cars in North America: The Chattanooga plant in the US state of Tennessee will expand to build vehicles based on the modular electrification platform MEB. VW is investing around 700 million euros in the extension of the plant.
VW’s I.D. Crozz to hit the stores already in 2019?
VW intends to roll out the I.D. Crozz to an earlier date than initially planned, launching it in 2019 instead of 2020, according to information of the German magazine “Auto Motor und Sport”. That would mean that both, the I.D. and I.D. Crozz, would debut next year.