Volkswagen Unveils Electric XUV With A Terrible Name
Volkswagen Unveils Electric XUV With A Terrible Name
Volkswagen Going Down EV Route, After Dieselgate Scandal
20 April, 2017, 09:33
Volkswagen says it is now developing a fleet of electric vehicles that will start full production in a few years.
Despite government subsidies and other encouragement, electric cars have yet to catch on with China's driving public due to concern about their limited range.
The vehicle can reach top speeds of 180 kilometers (112 miles) and at a range of 500 kilometers (311 miles) with just a single charge.
VW is pressing ahead with its plans for an all-electric auto lineup by showing off a new, swoopy, coupe-like SUV at the Shanghai motor show.
They have also included a head-up display concept.
The motors deliver 67 hp less than that delivered by the dual electric motors in the all-wheel-drive I.D. Buzz revealed at the Detroit auto show in January, but 134 hp more than the single motor in the rear-wheel-drive I.D. hatchback unveiled at the Paris auto show in September.
Today, we've got three separate Volkswagen stories: one on a new all-electric concept auto, one on the return of (a few) VW TDI diesels, and one on its Electrify America plan.
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Like the other two I.D. concepts (the hot hatch I.D. and cute campervan I.D. Buzz), it's based on the new scalable MEB electric vehicle platform VW will share with Audi, Seat, Skoda and so on.
Taken together, the electric concept vehicles reflect the company's bid to distance itself from diesel vehicles, which were once its bread and butter but were tarnished during an emissions scandal that undermined the technology's reputation. Sounds odd, no? It's VW's crossover follow-up to the I.D. Buzz - hence the name - and it's the third "installment" in the company's I.D. electric concept series.
The light show also includes the glass VW badges that light up in blue and white, as well as a fine line of light at the front that sweeps from the badge towards the headlights. Additionally, Volkswagen asserts that the crossover's battery pack can be recharged to 80 percent full in only 30 minutes with a DC fast charger. On the inside, the instruments and controls are all digital, while the augmented reality heads-up display helps the driver behind the wheel.
With the roof being transparent, the light-emitting diodes are also noticeable from the outside.
There are also individual control islands on the door panels that enable passengers to set climate and door functions.
Fortunately, VW has given the I.D. family a distinct identity, so confusing the resulting products from these designs with anything else will be close to impossible if you know how to spot cars. Like the I.D. and I.D.
This flow of lighting gives the I.D. "Production will start in 2020", said Herbert Diess, VW chairman of the board of Management, in a release. Dubbed MEB by Volkswagen, it is the group's third pure battery-electric vehicle architecture, along with Porsche's Mission E and an electric SUV to sit on the J1 architecture, and Audi's standalone layout called C-BEV. Plus, Volkswagen said it developed an "electric propshaft" that activates power to all wheels when traction is in short supply.
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Jordan Spieth is already winking at his Masters demons
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