Two electric vehicle plants are also currently taking shape in Anting and Foshan in China, with production scheduled to commence in 2020. For North America, the brand plans to make a decision on a production location for electric vehicles soon.
“New Volkswagen” takes shape
With the fully-electric ID. made in Zwickau, where the order process will feature pre-booking for the first time, Volkswagen will put a new generation of vehicles on the road that will also set standards in digitalization and connectivity. “With the ID., the dawning of the e-mobility era and connectivity for our brand becomes tangible for our customers, too,” Board Member for Sales Jürgen Stackmann said. “It will be the first fully-connected, fully-electric car and will be a symbol of the ‘New Volkswagen’.”