Tag: MEB

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 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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Sep 1, 2020 - 07:34 pm

Škoda Enyaq iV: First MEB-SUV comes from the Czech Republic

Even before the premiere of the VW ID.4 in a few weeks, Škoda presents the series version of its MEB-based electric SUV, the Enyaq iV. The Czech company is offering a limited Founders Edition with lavish equipment although even the basic model already offers a high standard.

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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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Aug 12, 2020 - 12:31 pm

MEB drive unit to come from Vitesco

Continental’s drive unit Vitesco Technologies has developed the drive control unit for Volkswagen’s MEB electrical construction kit. The German company based in Regensburg is the sole supplier of the component for the MEB platform.

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Jul 24, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Volkswagen ID.1 possibly delayed until 2025

VW’s planned small electric car for under 20,000 euros will be launched two years later than previously thought, according to a new report. The presumed designation for the car is the ID.1 and is set to replace the VW e-Up.

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Jul 23, 2020 - 01:14 pm

VW’s Chattanooga conversion on schedule

The expansion of VW’s US plant in Chattanooga USA began in November 2019 and is still on schedule despite the pandemic. Series production of the VW ID.4 should start there in 2022, and the first pre-series vehicles are already planned for 2021. Back in Germany, there are reports that the next manager in Wolfsburg is […]

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Jul 14, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Fisker to go public & interested in VW’s MEB platform

Electric car manufacturer Fisker plans to go public through a merger with the investment company Spartan Energy Acquisition Corporation and is currently negotiating with Volkswagen in parallel on the use of the MEB for the series version of the Fisker Ocean electric SUV.

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Jul 13, 2020 - 05:10 pm

ID.3 goes into open sales on July 20

Around one month after the start of ordering the limited VW ID.3 1st Edition for early bookers, Volkswagen will launch the ordering systems for the public on 20 July 20. However, the order of the ID.3 will still not be entirely without restrictions then.

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Jul 8, 2020 - 06:23 pm

Seat to produce BEVs at main plant in Spain from 2025

Seat announced that it will start production of purely electric vehicles at its main plant in Martorell, Spain, from 2025 onwards. The Spanish brand is allocating 5 billion euros to R&D projects for new facilities, equipment and models. The VW subsidiary also revealed new details about the el-Born.

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Jul 7, 2020 - 07:37 pm

Audi to also launch the Q4 e-tron as a Sportback

Audi has now presented a near-production study with the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept, turning the compact electric SUV into a four-door SUV coupe. Series production is already scheduled: The Q4 e-tron Sportback will to be the seventh electric Audi and should hit markets in 2021.

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Jun 22, 2020 - 05:16 pm

VW testing first ID.3 electric cars with 150 employees

VW has started the employee fleet for the ID.3 at the vehicle plant in Zwickau, Germany. The first electric cars have now been handed over to test drivers from Zwickau for a stress test in everyday life. In terms of software, however, the test vehicles do not yet correspond to the targeted series status.

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Jun 22, 2020 - 01:57 pm

VW will not produce the ID. Buggy

The ID. Buggy that Volkswagen presented last year will remain a concept. It seems VW has decided not to produce the fun EV itself after the planned co-production with e.GO mobile fell through due to the latter’s solvency issues.

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Jun 18, 2020 - 12:35 pm

Next electric VW ID.4 look leaked from China

Chinese media have unveiled first pictures of the serial version of the VW ID.4. The source of the images seems serious enough for us to break it to you – the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).

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Jun 17, 2020 - 01:02 pm

VW launches ID.3 1ST Edition for less than €40,000

VW has published the prices for the ID.3 in the limited First Edition with the start of the order process for reservation holders. The currently cheapest version ID.3 Pro starts at a list price of €39,995, and after deducting subsidies, the price drops below €29,500.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 01:42 pm

Volkswagen and Ford sign contracts for global alliance

Volkswagen and Ford have now signed the contracts for their global alliance in the areas of electrification, light commercial vehicles and autonomous driving. This paves the way for a Ford electric vehicle based on Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive Box (MEB).

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Jun 10, 2020 - 08:13 pm

VW ID.3 deliveries to begin in September

The order launch for the ID.3 on 17 June was already known, however, the delivery launch had still not been announced – not only because of the software problems. According to Volkswagen, the final schedule has now been fixed.

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Jun 9, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Diess departs VW cars – Brandstätter to take over

After news broke last night, that the VW Supervisory Board had withdrawn the leadership of the VW Passenger Cars brand from Group CEO Herbert Diess, more details behind the reasoning have come to light and not all of them look very pretty.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Volkswagen to tighten savings plan

Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has massively tightened the group’s austerity measures in the Corona crisis and made some choice words internally regarding electrification. Diess’ goal: E-mobility must not remain a subsidy business.

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May 29, 2020 - 11:39 am

VW to take over majority stake in JAC joint venture

Volkswagen has officially confirmed its plan to increase its stake in JAC Volkswagen, its joint venture for electric mobility, and to invest around one billion euros in this. The Wolfsburg-based company will invest another billion in a Chinese battery specialist.

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May 14, 2020 - 04:35 pm

VW opens their first ID. Store in Germany

Volkswagen has opened their first ID. Store in Dresden. The flexible ID. Stores are designed to give interested parties the opportunity to find out more about ID.3 and all about e-mobility at Volkswagen. But a pop-up concept is also planned.

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May 7, 2020 - 02:19 pm

Škoda electric Enyaq to come in 5 variants

Škoda has now announced technical details for the first purely electric production model based on MEB; the Enyaq SUV. Five different performance variants (three with rear-wheel drive and two with four-wheel drive) and three battery sizes will be available.

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May 6, 2020 - 04:59 pm

Order books open for VW ID.3 First Edition 17 June

Pre-orderers of the VW ID.3 1st Edition can place a binding order for their vehicle from 17 June, as was announced by Jürgen Stackmann, Member of the Board for sales. The pre-purchase contracts will also be a test run for the new agency model for the distribution of the ID. models.

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May 4, 2020 - 11:45 am

Volkswagen takes Seat off small electric car project

Volkswagen has relieved its Seat brand of responsibility for the development of the planned MEB small electric car for under 20,000 euros, insiders say. The decision is related to the fact that Seat has indefinitely postponed its market entry in China.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/26/vws-id-4-sells-out-overnight-in-the-usa/
26.09.2020 12:17