VW Commercial Vehicles stops production of the e-Crafter
UpdaVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles has discontinued sales of the fully electric e-Crafter. According to the online configurator, the electric van can no longer be configured as a new vehicle. The manufacturer refers those interested in the vehicle to used and annual vehicles.
VWN resumes production of the ID. Buzz in Hanover
ID. Buzz vehicles are coming off the production line again in Hanover. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) has resumed production, which was interrupted for a week due to quality problems with the battery. In the course of the week, the level before the break is expected to be reached again.
VW ID. Buzz to launch below €65,000 in Germany
The first prices have now been announced for the ID. Buzz from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the first prices have now been announced. According to these, the passenger car version will start at prices slightly below 65,000 euros. The commercial vehicle version ID. Buzz Cargo commercial vehicle version is available at a much lower price.
VW to release an electric Amarok pickup
VW Commercial Vehicles is also planning a purely electric version for the next generation of the Amarok pickup. The new Amarok is being developed in cooperation with Ford and will be a Ford Ranger with its own unique drive system.
Artemis withdrawal will cost Porsche millions
Porsche will have to dig deep into its pockets to withdraw from the VW Group’s Artemis project. In order not to have to build the model at VW Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, the Stuttgart-based company is paying a “small three-digit million amount”, or at least 100 million euros, according to a media report.
Volkswagen launches electric truck production in Brazil
Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO) began series production of its first all-electric truck in Brazil on Monday. The South American brand is manufacturing the e-Delivery distribution truck in the Brazilian city of Resende and initially plans to produce 1,000 to 3,000 units per year.
VW Commercial Vehicles launches electric van in the UK
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched their first fully electric van in the UK. Prices for the battery-electric ABT eTransporter 6.1 start from £42,060 (exc. VAT). As VW is still waiting on approval, the price does not include the Plug-in Van Grant so far.
VWN pumps €1.8 billion into future fields
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) announces that it intends to spend more than €1.8 billion in the current year 2019 on converting its plants, establishing new business areas and developing new vehicles – the latter with a focus on electric drives.