Challenging Tesla, Volkswagen Announces Electric SUV, Mass Production of Electric Vehicles
An nameless reader quotes the AP:
Volkswagen is making plans to unencumber a fully-electric SUV in China which might compete with Tesla’s Model X. The German automaker stated Sunday the ID. ROOMZZ will likely be unveiled on the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show and will likely be to be had in 2021. Volkswagen says the zero-emission car can move roughly 450 kilometers (280 miles) sooner than the battery needs to be recharged.
Volkswagen additionally claims it is going to have “level 4 autonomous driving,” Reuters studies, including that this electrical SUV “is the latest move in Volkswagen’s aggressive growth strategy in China, where electric cars are given preferential treatment by authorities…” In reality, the corporate’s leader govt says just about part of VW’s engineers are operating on merchandise for the China marketplace, despite the fact that the electrical SUV will sooner or later be shipped to different markets. “We plan to produce more than 22 million electric cars in the next 10 years.”
VW’s head of e-mobility additionally tells Reuters that Volkswagen will convert 8 of their factories to mass produce electrical Volkswagens, and 8 extra factories to to mass-produce electrical vehicles below a unique logo.