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The Volkswagen highlights of 2018: Electric mobility and new SUV models set the trends

Volkswagen concept car ID. VIZZION
Electric mobility in avant-garde design: the ID. VIZZION
  • Electric offensive: ID., ID. VIZZION and ID. R Pikes Peak provided important impetus on the threshold of a new epoch
  • SUV offensive: With nine new models, Volkswagen has expanded its efficient SUV fleet more than ever before
  • More 2018 news: the up! GTI makes for fun in Europe, Jetta No. 7 launched in the USA, and the new Virtus is inspiring South America

Volkswagen has set an important course for the future in 2018: As the first model of the future ID. family, the zero-emission compact ID. has reached the final phase of series development. In addition, with the avant-garde ID. VIZZION saloon and the racing car ID. R Pikes Peak, Volkswagen demonstrated two more fascinating facets of electric mobility. SUVs are booming worldwide: Volkswagen followed this trend in 2018 with nine new Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) – from the urban T-Cross to the Touareg brand flagship. Various models of different segments like the new Virtus (South America), the attractive up! GTI (Europe) or the Jetta (North America), however, made it clear that Volkswagen serves every region of the world with specific cars. This has resulted in great success: Between January and November, unit sales rose by around 280,000 year-on-year to 5.7 million Volkswagen vehicles.

SUV in small format: the new T-Cross

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