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OEM Details – Volkswagen


There are four models of Volkswagen electric vehicles currently on sale. They include the e-Up!, e-Golf, ID.3, and ID.4.

Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Currently Sold

  • Volkswagen launched sales of the e-Up! in Germany at the September 2013 International Motor Show.
  • The e-Golf model was subsequently unveiled in Germany on 14 February 2014.
  • Volkswagen officially presented the ID.3 model at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2019. The ID.3 comes in three variants that offer 205, 260, and 340 miles of range, respectively.
  • On 21 September 2020, Volkswagen unveiled the ID.4 electric vehicle “with 250 miles of range and a $40,000 price tag.”

Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Due For Sale

  • Volkswagen announced the I.D. Roomzz concept at Auto Shanghai 2019. It’s due to go on sale in 2021.
  • The ID. Buggy concept car was announced at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in March 2019. It’s due to go on sale in 2022.
  • Volkswagen unveiled the I.D. Buzz concept during CES 2020.
  • The I.D. Buzz Cargo concept was announced at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show.
  • VW’s I.D. Vizzion concept was unveiled during the 2019 LA Auto Show week.
  • Volkswagen unleashed the ID R concept on Pikes Peak on April 23, 2018.

Partnership(s) With Battery Manufacturers

  • Volkswagen has formed strategic partnerships with different battery manufacturers, including Sweden’s Northvolt, South Korea’s SKI, LG Chem, Samsung SDI, and China’s CATL.
  • VW’s partnership with Sweden’s Northvolt was announced on June 12, 2019.
  • South Korea’s SKI partnership with VW was announced on Nov 13, 2018.
  • Volkswagen announced partnerships with LG Chem and Samsung SDI on March 16, 2018.
  • China’s CATL and Volkswagen announced a partnership on October 14, 2019.

OEM Partnerships

  • OEM manufacturers Volkswagen and Ford announced a partnership to build electric vehicles on Jul 12, 2019.
  • VW and FAW Group, SAIC Motor, and JAC announced a deal to build electric vehicles in China on September 28, 2020.
  • On November 30, 2018, Volkswagen and Tesco announced a partnership to develop EV charging stations.

Advancements in Battery Technology

  • Volkswagen recently announced a revolutionary electric car battery breakthrough.
  • The announcement was made on Sep 3, 2020.
  • VW has managed to harness lithium technology to generate more powerful EV batteries, which weigh much less. The automaker “expects to have cars using pure metallic lithium in their batteries on the road by 2025.”

EV platform releases and the date they were announced

Glenn is the Lead Operations Research Analyst at Simple Manifestation with experience in research, statistical data analysis and interview techniques. A holder of degree in Economics. A true specialist in quantitative and qualitative research.

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