Volkswagen Group will launch MEB entry small EVs from 2025; Skoda, Capra models

Volkswagen Group brands Skoda, Capra and Volkswagen Group’s MEB will launch an ultra-compact electric vehicle each in 2025 in a smaller version of the electric vehicle platform, and all three will be built on a production line in Spain, the manufacturer group has revealed. Twitter post.

These cars will be built on a version of the platform called MEB Entry, which means the use of a platform that is based primarily on current fully electric models such as the Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.4.

This will include the Volkswagen ID. Life, which was first shown last September in the form of concept signals a retro design and in a relatively straightforward overall shape, although it has been refined into more refined silhouettes like ID.3 and ID.4, and by extension, SSP-based Trinity.

Skoda and Cupra will join Volkswagen in 2025 to release smaller, MEB entry-based models. Click to enlarge

These upcoming MEB entry-based models will essentially replace the Volkswagen e-Up, Skoda Citigo-e iV and Seat Mii electric urban electric vehicles, Autocar Wrote.

As the group announces its 10 billion euro (RM46 billion) investment in electrification efforts in Spain, news of upcoming models has been leaked, including a battery-powered gigafactory at the Sagunto Martial and the group’s manufacturing facilities at Pamplona will facilitate the production of electric vehicles.

The Gigafactory is one of three announced by the carmaker in its new auto strategy presentation last July, the other two being SkellefteĆ„, Sweden and Salzgitter, Germany. Spain’s latest investment is the largest industrial investment ever made in the country, where it will employ more than 3,000 people by 2030 and reach an annual production capacity of 40 GWh, Volkswagen said.

The 10 billion euro investment will be added to the Spanish acronym for the strategic project of the PERTE VEC, economic recovery and conversion program for electric and connected vehicles, “in a position resolution,” the Volkswagen Group said in a statement.

“The Volkswagen Group, Seat and the Spanish government share a vision: to turn Spain into a European hub for electrical mobility. We are ready to begin this transformation. PERTE serves as a model for the whole of Spain on how to transform traditional industrial structures,” Dice said. .

“We will build a battery gigafactory with an investment of over 3 billion euros, but PERTE funding is essential for realizing our ambition to make Spain a European hub for electric vehicles,” said Thomas Shyamal, a board member and seat CTO at Volkswagen Group.

Gallery: 2021 Volkswagen ID. Life concept

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