Volkswagen says the upcoming small electric SUV-a production version of the car Cruz Concept-will be sold in the US and Europe and China and will be referred to as ID.4. The automaker also released renderings of production models.
ID.4 is the company's next-generation production vehicle on the MEB modular platform for electric vehicles. The first ID.3 small hatchback has been produced in Europe, although there are currently no plans to push it to the United States. Volkswagen also said that ID.4 will be released in Europe by 2021, but did not announce the launch time of the car. The US ID.4 will begin production at Zwickau, Volkswagen. Volkswagen Announced in 2019 It is investing in its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where electric vehicles will be built there from 2022.
Volkswagen provides few details, but said that the ID.4 small SUV will initially be equipped with rear-wheel drive, and will then be available in all-wheel drive. The battery will be placed under the floor, and Volkswagen said that ID.4 will provide EV range, which is estimated to be 311 miles-although this is based on more generous European test standards than the United States, the EPA-rated range may be lower.
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More Volkswagen electric vehicles will enter the US market, and at some point, including the electric revival of classic Volkswagen vans, this is a version of the ID.Buzz concept. Volkswagen said it expects to produce 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025.
ID.4 announcement was originally scheduled at Geneva International Motor Show 2020 Until the incident was cancelled due to COVID-19 coronavirus.
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