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Feb 16, 2021 - 12:15 pm

Pre-series VW ID.5 production kicks-off in Germany

It has been an open secret for some time that VW would soon be launching a coupé offshoot of the ID.4, the ID.5, after the ID.3 and VW ID.4. Now VW brand CEO Ralf Brandstätter has confirmed that the coupé SUV, which will also be built in Zwickau, will be launched in the second half […]

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Feb 2, 2021 - 04:51 pm

VW ID.4 entry-level versions now up for pre-sale

After the pre-sale of the special edition VW ID.4 1ST, VW is now starting the pre-sale of other models of the ID.4 – this includes versions with a smaller battery. Deliveries to customers in Europe and China are scheduled to begin in March, and in the USA from the middle of the year.

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Jan 12, 2021 - 03:12 pm

German carmakers increase electric car sales

German carmakers Porsche, Audi, VW and the BMW Group, have published sales figures for 2020. Although overall sales declined, their sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids still saw a significant increase. In some cases, these now account for a double-digit share of total sales.

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Nov 30, 2020 - 01:00 pm

VW looks at China to make small e-cars for Europe

Rumours about a small electric car from Volkswagen for less than 20,000 euros are back on the boil. Apparently, VW will be cooperating with JAC from China for the construction of the small BEV. This is not such a surprising development given the project’s past and increasing demand for smaller electric cars.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Kuka to build underbody for VW ID.Buzz

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has entrusted Kuka with the planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of a fully automated body shop for the substructure of the purely electrical ID. Buzz. The model will be produced at the VWN plant in Hanover from 2022.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 11:17 am

VW launches ID.4 in China with drone spectacle

A few days ago, Volkswagen presented the ID.4 for the Chinese market and did not scrimp on spectacle: For the launch of the electric car in China, the carmaker staged a lavish light show with 2,000 illuminated drones as shown in the video below.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 12:08 pm

Volkswagen aims for 2023 with electric station wagon

After VW announced that the electric model Aero will also be built in Emden from 2023 in the course of its latest investment planning round, CEO Ralf Brandstätter has now revealed further details: The model will be launched as the Aero B and the Aero B Shooting Brake two years later than originally planned.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 02:53 pm

VW electric cars now rolling off two lines in Zwickau

Volkswagen has now also converted the second production line at the Zwickau plant to the construction of MEB electric cars. The German carmaker converted hall 6 for this purpose within 13 weeks. Series production of the ID.4, which already began in August, will now take place in both Hall 5 and Hall 6.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 02:09 pm

VW presents two ID.4 versions for China

VW has now officially presented the two versions of the ID.4 made for the Chinese market. The ID.4 X is the version of the electric SUV developed for SAIC-VW, while the ID.4 Crozz is the counterpart of FAW-VW.

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Nov 3, 2020 - 11:10 am

VW cleans up their advertising

Volkswagen is advertising its ID.3 electric model in six cities in Great Britain with a special campaign. Large murals in London, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol, and Glasgow were painted using a paint called Airlite, that “eats” pollution found in the ambient air.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 12:09 pm

VW launches ID.4 X production in China

VW has started production of MEB-based EVs at its SAIC-operated plant in Anting near Shanghai with the production of the ID.4 X. The ID.4 Crozz, the counterpart of the other China joint venture with FAW, is to follow in a few weeks.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 03:41 pm

NXP battery management system for the MEB platform

The Dutch semiconductor manufacturer NXP has announced a major order from Volkswagen. As the Dutch company has now announced, it is the sole supplier of the battery management systems for Volkswagen’s MEB platform – for millions of vehicles.

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Oct 14, 2020 - 02:50 pm

UK prices out for regular VW ID.3 cars

One month after the UK delivery launch of the VW ID.3 1ST Edition, Volkswagen announced pricing for the seven pre-configured series ID.3 models. Order books are to open next week.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 06:09 pm

Volkswagen ID.4 to launch for €49,950

As a compact SUV, Volkswagen’s fully electric ID.4 is catering to what is currently the world’s largest market segment. This is supposed to take the electric car out of its niche, whereas the ID.3 mostly targeted European markets. Prices for the ID.4 1st start at 49,950 euros, while cheaper basic models are to follow in […]

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Sep 22, 2020 - 09:04 pm

VW hands over the ID.3 1st Edition to UK customers

The first customers in the UK have now received their ID.3 1st Editions. Retailers across the country officially started delivery alongside a Grand Handover event at Volkswagen Cambridge that received the first MEB electric cars.

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Sep 22, 2020 - 07:46 pm

Three years of free charging for VW ID.4 in the USA

Long before the US market launch of the ID.4, Volkswagen announced a special charging offer for its customers there. Those driving a Volkswagen ID.4 in the USA will be able to make use of unlimited charging for three years at Electrify America’s DC stations at no additional cost.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 12:21 pm

VW confirms Zellmer as new board member

Jürgen Stackmann, a member of the Board of Management of the VW brand, has left the Volkswagen Group with immediate effect. As of 15 September, the new Board Member for Sales is now Klaus Zellmer, previously head of Porsche Cars North America.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 11:16 am

When Musk meets Diess

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprising stopover in Braunschweig at the end of his visit to Germany, which lasted several days, and met with Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 11:10 pm

VW supplies ID.3’s to European dealerships

VW is preparing for the start of delivery of the ID.3 to pre-orderers. The Volkswagen Group is currently delivering more and more copies of the electric car to dealers in Europe so that the vehicles can be handed over to the customers in September.

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Aug 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

VWCV gets Hanover plant ready to make electrified vans

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) has used the summer break at its Hanover plant to revamp for producing the new Multivan and purely electric ID.Buzz in Germany from 2022. In short, Hanover is preparing for the future models of the Bulli family that sees increasing electrification.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 11:05 am

VW is building a high voltage lab in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has begun to expand its Chattanooga plant in the USA in preparation for the production of the VW ID.4 before series production begins in 2022. The expansion not only applies not only to the assembly of electric cars but also to the development of new electric models.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/16/pre-series-production-of-id-5-kicks-off-in-germany/
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