Audi Q4 e-tron concept to be made in Zwickau
Audi has just officially confirmed that the production model of the Audi Q4 e-tron concept will roll off production lines at Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant. There are also indications that there could be a sportier version of the Q4 and a saloon among Audi’s other planned MEB models.
VW readies Emden plant for MEB electric vehicles
While the preparations for the start of production of the VW ID.3 in Zwickau are in full swing, the necessary financial resources amounting to 1 billion euros for the extensive transformation of the Emden location into an MEB plant have now been finally made available.
VW: First ID.3 production line ready by August
Starting from August, the first of two assembly lines for the production of Volkswagen’s all-electric ID. models will be ready to go in Zwickau. The body shop, paint shop, assembly and infrastructure have all been extensively modernised and renewed.
Audi brings electric concept SUV to Geneva
Audi’s planned all-electric compact SUV based on MEB will be presented on 5 March at the Geneva Motor Show as a near-series study. The still nameless Audi BEV will roll off the production line starting in 2021, as will the VW ID. and a compact electric car from Seat at the Zwickau plant.
Volkswagen upgrading Zwickau for 330,000 EV capacity
The German automobile manufacturer has announced their plan to upgrade the Zwickau facility to become the most effective electric vehicle production facility in Europe. A capacity of 330,000 vehicles per year is the eventual target for the CO²-neutral I.D. vehicle range, which will begin production in late 2019.
VW qualifies experts for I.D. family production
Volkswagen will begin the education of the next generation this month with the Future Electronic Engineer Program (FEEP). As part of the program, 100 young engineers and specialists will be specially trained to produce the I.D. family vehicles.