VW Just Said They'll Have Electric Options for All Models by 2030

VW Just Said They'll Have Electric Options for All Models by 2030

VW Just Said They'll Have Electric Options for All Models by 2030

The company will spend $50 billion will be invested in battery production in order to support its ambitions to create a vast range of electric vehicles.

VOLKSWAGEN will flick the switch on its electric revolution within the next three years and has a line up of zero emission models in the wings. This is especially important in times of technological transformation.

The company is having a go at the increasingly popular four-door coupe SUV segment with the CROZZ.

BMW, meanwhile, plans to stick to a goal for 8 to 10 per cent return on sales at its automotive division, even with the arrival of less profitable electric cars, its chief executive told Reuters on Tuesday.

There's no word yet on whether the production model will maintain the "I.D". The company is also looking into longer life auto batteries that could in the future offer a driving range of over 370 miles in one charge. The front and rear of the crossover (crozzover?) have been brought closer to how they will look in the production auto, says VW, and the rest of the vehicle - which is now Hibiscus Red - looks fairly complete as well, including the interior.

The interior of the I.D Crozz as VW will like to call it is as Open Space.

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Volkswagen is addressing the issue of battery technology with a multi-stage medium- to long-term strategy - starting with bundling Group-wide development, procurement and quality assurance activities for all battery cells and modules in a "Center of Excellence" in Salzgitter. With no B-pillar in the way, this provides plenty of room to see into the cabin.

It is also possible to activate or deactivate the fully automated driving mode "I.D".

An increase in restrictions and charges for gasoline and diesel vehicles have spurred on an increase of electric cars, though analyst said big investments in power networks and charging points are needed to serve the mass market.

The high-performance battery can be charged to 80 per cent of its energy capacity in 30 minutes using a fast-charging system. Range is quoted as being 310 miles (500km) on the NEDC cycle.

Among other features, the I.D. Crozz has two motors with a total output of 225 kW - that's about 300 horsepower to you Colonials. The company has now revealed an updated version of the concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motorshow.

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