New Volkswagen electric car will cost as diesel Golf

New Volkswagen electric car will cost as diesel Golf

December 10, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Volkswagen board member Jürgen Stackmann revealed some details about the first electric car from the new I.D. Orders for a hatchback, which is likely to receive the name Neo, will begin to be taken in the spring of next year, and its price will be comparable to the cost of the current diesel Golf.

Shtakmann published several posts on Twitter, where he said that customers would be able to choose their favorite car on the site, specifying the model, color and the necessary package of options. It seems that the order procedure will be similar to the purchase of a Tesla electric vehicle. With the American company Volkswagen will be related and the ability to update the firmware of machines “by air”.

Hatchback VW I.D. Neo will be offered in several versions with a battery pack with a capacity from 48 to 111 kilowatt-hours. The range of the electric car will be a maximum of 550 kilometers on the WLTP cycle, and the price will be like that of a Golf with a diesel engine – around 24,000 euros

By 2020, Volkswagen intends to sell 150 thousand electric cars. The volume of production of “green” cars by this year should grow to 550 thousand. Investments in the modernization of production will amount to six billion euros.