Volkswagen Group to offer electrified versions of all its models by 2030

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German carmaker Volkswagen had previously revealed the I.D. Crozz concept at the 2017 Shanghai motor show in April.

VW also announced it is now looking into battery technology, tackling the issue of battery range, especially as VW's fleet alone will need 150 gigawatt hours of ion batteries by 2025.

The result is plenty of interior space - so the concept version is an eight-seater. It will also feature the CleanAir system that has been newly developed by Volkswagen. And only then will electric cars come out of the niche - and achieve relevant market share in years to come.

The announcement of what BMW is calling its future EV strategy was revealed in a video on the firm's German press site hosted by Kr├╝ger, who explained that the release of the new model is a significant milestone in the manufacturer's roadmap for e-mobility.

"One thing is clear: The Golf of the future must once again be a people's vehicle!" The driver can let the vehicle take over the reins in I.D. Pilot autonomous driving mode, which can be activated or deactivated by voice commands. The styling has been updated too, with cleaner new headlights but the quirky door layout has been retained - conventional front ones, with sliding rear ones and no B pillar. The menu provides information on the quality of the air in the auto and on the system's current activity.


Powering the I.D. Crozz II is said to be two electric motors, one for each axle which allows it to have an all-wheel drive system.

Its electric powertrain will produce 225 kW and capable of a top speed of 180 km/h with a battery range nudging 500kms on one charge.

He added that across the Volkswagen Group - which includes Audi, Skoda and SEAT as well as Bentley and Lamborghini - more than 30 new electric models were in the pipeline.

The much-hyped model aims to be the first electric vehicle for the masses with a starting price around $35,000 (29,000 euros) and a battery range of 220 miles (354 kilometers). CROZZ in the SUV segment. Few concept cars of late have stirred as much enthusiasm among the general public as the I.D. Buzz, and the production version of VW's electric microbus will be on sale in five years.

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