Volkswagen has announced plans to build on mobility and carbon neutrality in China, with a range of electric vehicles based on the MEB platform.
Volkswagen is boosting its e-mobility offensive with a host of electrified models set for release in China.
The ID.Next SUV gave a glimpse of the first model in the ID. family for China Next year, about 300,000 of Volkswagen's electrified models are set to be handed over to customers, and that figure is expected to reach one million by 2025. By 2023, Volkswagen will offer 10 models based on the MEB modular electric drive platform on the Chinese market.
In Guangzhou, the ID.Next SUV gave a glimpse of the first model in the ID. family for China. Production of this model is to start at the end of 2020, following which the ID.3 will be produced by SAIC Volkswagen at the new plant in Anting. In this way, Volkswagen is making its corporate goal clear in China - the brand is on its way to mobility with a net carbon balance.
In order to achieve the ambitious targets, Volkswagen will be launching 10 electrified versions of existing models on the Chinese market up to the production of the first ID. in China at the end of 2020.
The Volkswagen model offensive also includes high-efficiency internal combustion engines. Since the beginning of 2018, the Volkswagen brand has introduced a total of 14 new models including five new SUVs in China. In Guangzhou, the brand presented the Tacqua compact SUV, which is to be produced by FAW Volkswagen. A new model in the SAIC Volkswagen portfolio is the Viloran large MPV.