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12/01/17
Wolfsburg
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Volkswagen starts countdown to start of production of first I.D. model

  • 100 weeks before start of production: "MEB Supplier Summit" in Wolfsburg establishes new quality of cooperation and partnership with suppliers
  • Brand CEO Diess: "Preparations for entry to the new era of affordable e-mobility are well underway."

The largest product and technology offensive in the history of the Volkswagen brand is now taking shape. 100 weeks ahead of the planned start of production of the first model in the I.D. family, the brand Board of Management agreed on milestones in the run-up to production with key suppliers at the "MEB Supplier Summit". The first vehicle based on the new modular electric drive kit (MEB) is to be the compact all-electric Volkswagen I.D.1) which is to roll off the production line at the Zwickau plant in Saxony from the end of 2019.

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