Tag: I.D.

Jan 27, 2022 - 03:39 pm

VW launches series production of the ID.5 in Zwickau

VW has now officially started production of the ID.5 and ID.5 GTX in Zwickau and has thus completed the transformation of the vehicle plant into a pure electric car plant, as announced last November. The 2022 production will exceed the 180,000 electric cars VW made here last year.

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Jan 17, 2022 - 12:51 pm

VW to expand BEV production in China

VW is significantly expanding its production capacities for electric cars in China. Together with the third MEB plant in Anhui, the annual production capacity will increase to up to 900,000 units in 2023, as VW China now reveals.

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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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Dec 9, 2021 - 05:05 pm

VW concludes planning round – Diess stays

Volkswagen has decided to further electrify its European locations as part of its new planning round. 89 billion euros will be invested in future technologies such as electromobility and digitalisation alone over the next five years.

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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 3, 2021 - 03:38 pm

Volkswagen introduces the ID.5 and ID.5 GTX

Volkswagen has presented the coupé version of its ID.4 electric SUV. The ID.5 comes with rear and all-wheel drive, but exclusively with the large 77 kWh battery. Thanks to the more aerodynamic roof design, the range has increased somewhat.

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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 29, 2021 - 01:42 pm

VW considers importing the ID.6 to Europe

VW could sell its seven-seat ID.6. electric SUV, which is produced in China for the local market, in Europe in the future. According to a media report, however, the MEB model will not be built in Europe – but imported from China to Europe for the first time.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 11:08 am

Diess gives a Ionity a pat of approval

After Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess had a bad experience with Ionity’s charging network a few months ago and made his anger known on LinkedIn, Ionity should be happy about Diess’ latest post: This time his charging experience at the German network was far improved.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 12:18 pm

VW delivers 122,100 BEVs in Q3 of 2021

The Volkswagen Group handed over a total of 122,100 BEVs to customers in Q3 2021, more than twice as many as in the same quarter of the previous year. In China in particular, the market ramp-up accelerated significantly in Q3.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 02:53 pm

VW takes stock of the performance of the ID.3

Just over a year after the introduction of the ID.3, VW has taken stock of the market acceptance of the electric vehicle. According to the report, the Wolfsburg-based company has received more than 144,000 orders for its first MEB vehicle. According to the carmaker, a good 50 per cent of the buyers had not previously […]

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Sep 9, 2021 - 12:38 pm

Performance ID.3 could release in 2022

VW is also planning a performance variant for the ID.3. Brand manager Ralf Brandstätter confirmed this in an interview on the sidelines of the IAA. The basis for the model, presumably called ID.3 GTX, is already known.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 10:48 am

VW confirms ID.3 launch in China this year

Volkswagen will produce and sell its ID.3 electric model in China in the future. The China ID.3 will be produced by SAIC-VW together with the ID.4 X and ID.6 X in Anting and will be launched in the fourth quarter of this year.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:18 pm

Volkswagen sells over 170,000 EVs in first half of 2021

Volkswagen AG delivered more than twice as many electric cars in the first half of 2021 as in the same period last year (+165.2%). The Group had sold 170,939 battery-electric cars worldwide by the end of June, 110,991 of them in Q2 of this year alone.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 08:17 pm

Will Volkswagen make an ID.8?

VW has mentioned an ID.8 for the first time. In a speech manuscript on the new Group strategy published by Herbert Diess on LinkedIn, the model designation ID.8 for a large electric SUV in the format of the VW Atlas offered in North America is mentioned on page 10.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jul 10, 2021 - 03:18 pm

ID.4 GTX now available to order in the UK

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is now available for UK customers to order, with prices starting at £48,510. The first wearer of the new GTX badge is available in two versions – GTX and GTX Max (£55,540 OTR).

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Jul 5, 2021 - 06:04 pm

VW drops I.D. prices in the UK

In the UK, Volkswagen`s ID.3 and ID.4 models are now offered with configurable trim levels and a range of option packs across all derivatives. Under the new pricing, two more variants have become eligible for the Government’s Plug-in Vehicle Grant.

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Jun 22, 2021 - 12:56 pm

VW to up EV output in the USA “in a massive way”

In response to President Joe Biden’s transport decarbonisation course, Volkswagen wants to realign its electric car plans for the United States “in a massive way”. Thomas Ulbrich, chief development officer at VW, has just made the announcement in Munich.

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May 21, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Volkswagen to apply agency sales model to Group brands

The Volkswagen Group wants to extend the agency model known from the ID.3 and ID.4 in sales to other Group brands. Skoda, Audi, Cupra and VW Commercial Vehicles are also to distribute their e-models in this way. In addition, the model is to be used in other countries.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 12:24 pm

VW brand sets higher climate targets than the Group

The VW brand has concretised its plans to decarbonise the company and its products. The company wants to be carbon neutral by 2050 at the latest. As a new interim target, CO2 emissions per vehicle in Europe are to be reduced by 40 per cent by 2030 – significantly exceeding the group-wide target of 30 […]

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Apr 28, 2021 - 05:24 pm

VW presents the ID.4 GTX with all-wheel-drive

Volkswagen has just presented the first all-wheel-drive model in the ID. family. This is the first time the German carmaker has revealed the price of 50,415 euros before subsidies. The sporty GTX model is to be launched on the market this summer.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Volkswagen presents the ID.6 for China

At the Auto Shanghai, VW has presented the ID.6, the third model in the ID. family for the Chinese market. Like the ID.4, the all-electric MEB-based family SUV with room for up to seven passengers is available in two versions.

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