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Volkswagen hopes to bring an affordable EV to market by 2025

Volkswagen ID. 2all Concept

Volkswagen claims it still working to bring an ‘affordable’ people’s electric car – costing around EUR25,000 (CDN$36,500 / US$26,790.00 / £23,000) in today’s prices – to market by 2025. (Reuters)

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Meanwhile, luxury-brand Porsche, part of the VW Group, has been working hard in the shadows to be exempt from to burning fossil fuel regulations. (Financial Times)

Meanwhile, Oliver Blume defends being Porsche and VW CEO (Automotive News)

VW Golf brand to be reborn as a €22,500 EV alongside a hot GTI version

Nothing is official at this stage, but Autocar UK sources have confirmed that the VW ID 2 will be the first Volkswagen based on the MEB-Plus platform – an updated version of today’s widely used MEB electric car structure that features new lithium iron phosphate (LFP) prismatic battery cells and charging speeds of up to 200kW.

Wards Auto is reporting that Volkswagen radically altered its plans for the upcoming VW ID.2, providing the entry-level electric model with a completely new exterior and interior design that is tentatively scheduled to be previewed on a concept car in March. Set to go on sale in selected global markets in 2025 at a targeted price of US$24,000, the compact 5-seater will receive VW’s iconic Golf name, according to insiders at the automaker’s Wolfsburg headquarters in Germany.

Source :: Autocar UK

Elsewhere :: Motor Illustrated / Wards Auto

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