Volkswagen announces ambitious targets for electrification in China, starting in 2020.

Volkswagen brand officially announced the electrification plan for the Chinese market, which envisions tremendous growth in sales volume.

During the nine months of 2019, Volkswagen sold less than 60,000 plug-in electric cars globally. The plan for 2020 is about 300,000 electrified cars in China, which will increase to one million by 2025. We guess that "electrified" means plug-ins.

"The Volkswagen brand is boosting its e-mobility offensive in China. Next year, about 300,000 electrified models are already to be handed over to customers. The figure will then reach about one million by 2025."

Next year, the German manufacturer intends to launch in China 10 plug-in models (BEV or PHEV):

"In order to achieve the ambitious targets, the Volkswagen brand will already be launching 10 electrified versions – plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles – of existing models on the Chinese market up to the production of the first ID. in China at the end of 2020."

The plug-in lineup will be gradually expanded in the following years and the number of MEB-based all-electric cars will reach 10 models by 2023.

The first MEB model from the ID. family in China will be an SUV produced from the end of 2020.

Volkswagen ID.3 also will be produced in China at a later point in the future, in partnership with SAIC at the new plant in Anting (by SAIC Volkswagen joint venture).

"In Guangzhou, the SUV study ID.Next, already on show at the IAA, gave a glimpse of the first model in the ID. family for China. Production of this model is to start at the end of 2020. The ID.3 will then be produced by SAIC VOLKSWAGEN at the new plant in Anting. This way, Volkswagen is also making its corporate goal clear in China: the brand is on its way to mobility with a net neutral carbon balance."

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Volkswagen strengthens brand presentation in China: MEB roadmap, new models and new brand design

  • Volkswagen brand plans to deliver about 300,000 electrified models to customers in 2020 – the figure is to reach a million by 2025.
  • By 2023, 10 battery electric vehicles based on the modular electric drive toolkit MEB are to be launched on the Chinese market.
  • An SUV from the ID. family is to be the first MEB model in China – production start in one year ID.3 to be produced by SAIC VOLKSWAGEN
  • The Volkswagen model offensive is to continue with the TACQUA SUV and the Viloran MPV – both equipped with high-efficiency internal combustion engines

The Volkswagen brand is boosting its e-mobility offensive in China. Next year, about 300,000 electrified models are already to be handed over to customers. The figure will then reach about one million by 2025. By 2023, the Volkswagen brand will offer 10 models based on the MEB modular electric drive toolkit on the Chinese market. In Guangzhou, the SUV study ID.Next, already on show at the IAA, gave a glimpse of the first model in the ID. family for China. Production of this model is to start at the end of 2020. The ID.3 will then be produced by SAIC VOLKSWAGEN at the new plant in Anting. This way, Volkswagen is also making its corporate goal clear in China: the brand is on its way to mobility with a net neutral carbon balance.

 

show that we are on the way to mobility with a neutral carbon balance with battery electric vehicles.

In order to achieve the ambitious targets, the Volkswagen brand will already be launching 10 electrified versions – plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles – of existing models on the Chinese market up to the production of the first ID. in China at the end of 2020.

The Volkswagen model offensive also includes high-efficiency internal combustion engines. Since the beginning of 2018, the Volkswagen brand has introduced a total of 14 new models including five new SUVs in China. In Guangzhou, the brand presented the compact SUV TACQUA, which is to be produced by FAW Volkswagen. A new model in the SAIC VOLKSWAGEN portfolio is the large MPV Viloran.