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VW delivered its 500,000 EV IDs despite supply stress

Despite supply chain issues that have affected the entire auto industry, Volkswagen claims to have soon reached its delivery target for its ID-family electric vehicle.

On Monday, VW said it had surpassed the 500,000 mark of global deliveries of ID models since the first ID.3 hatchbacks destined for the European market were delivered to customers in October. 2020. The company claims to have achieved this goal a year earlier than originally planned, with 135,000 vehicles on order still undelivered.



US deliveries are a small part of that, but local assembly of the ID.4 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, brought VW closer to “”EVs for millions” the mantra it’s been espoused since the debut of the electric crossover. The ID.4 is the only ID model currently sold in the US; Europe also has the aforementioned ID.3, as does the ID.5, in when China has ID.6.

All of these models are based on the MEB platform, which is central to VW .’s push EV production volume. And it updated the platform to charge faster, Longer range and higher power.

2022 Volkswagen ID.6 Crozz

2022 Volkswagen ID.6 Crozz

VW plans to launch 10 new electric vehicles by 2026. For the US, that will include ID.Buzz electric van, expected to arrive here in 2024 after its European debut, as well as a premium electric flagship sedan previewed by The concept of ID.Aero. An affordable model with a base price of less than 25,000 euros ($25,825 at current exchange rates) is also planned, but unconfirmed for the US

VW says it will only produce electric vehicles in Europe from 2033 and expects electric vehicles to account for 70% of sales in Europe by 2030. Targets for the US and China are lower; VW is targeting a market share of “more than 50%” of electric vehicles by 2030.

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