Volkswagen Group is working at full performance for all the world to forget as soon as possible the Dieselgate. To do this they have taken the Auto Show in Detroit a novelty in the form of electric in addition to other models more worldly. Such is the speed at which they are working their engineers, that the , modular platform that would give life to the future models driven by electricity the group would still take in to get a couple of years, and yet we know of is already listed.
As reported by Frank Welsch (head of development of the modular platform for electric cars MEB) at CES in Las Vegas the consortium German has completed the works to develop this base. The idea the group has is that his first car is one hundred percent electric is in the market of face to the year 2020 and according to go term would be very feasible that this to be so. In addition, it has also been informed that the rest of the group’s brands (Seat and Skoda) also will be able to access it, making the development costs are lower.
The other brands of Volkswagen (Audi and Porsche might not use it because that would be working for develop an according to their tastes, and needs. However the base is already listed and therefore make the necessary changes because is not a cost is extraordinary and it would be something manageable for the engineers and budgets of the two firms premium conglomerate.
according To its designers, the modular platform MEB could give life to the upcoming electric versions of the Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan and Passat. Frank Welsch have also commented that Skoda would be ready to debut with their first hybrid car plug-in face to the year 2025. All in all, for the coming years the whole group should be launched on the market up to 30 electric vehicles, hybrids and plug-in.
Source – Volkswagen Group AG