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  1. ID Series VW Electric Vehicles
    I have been driving VW since I turned 16 and am super interested in the ID.4. I LOVE it, except for the range. Do we know if they plan to release a longer range version at any point? Or even other models in hybrids? I am leaning towards a RAV4 hybrid for the range. (I drive 100miles per day for...
  2. ID Series VW Electric Vehicles
    Hello All, I've just sold my GLI and I'm probably going to buy the ID.4. I drove a 1st edition and while it's not a rocket ship it's quiet and comfortable. A question about the EV tax credit (I searched but the question wasn't really addressed this way). My question is about the...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The ID.4 nailed its range estimates, as the EPA—notorious for cutting big slices of range out of EVs—has confirmed that it will be able to achieve 250 miles per charge. The number is, of course, what Volkswagen predicted, but that hasn’t always been the case. Porsche’s Taycan, for instance, is...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    When Volkswagen revealed that we would be getting the exact same version of the Golf R as Europe, I’m sure that a number of you were relieved. But it turns out that VW is still happy to have Europe-only goodies. The coupe version of the ID.4, which many commentators are calling the ID.5, will...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The arrival of the ID.4 and the success of the Atlas mean that Volkswagen is canceling the Passat in the US. As of 2023, VW’s Chattanooga plant will only build crossovers. “We’ve made a decision to cancel the Passat for the U.S,” said Ralf Brandstätter, VW brand CEO, per Ward’s Auto. "The sales...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The ID.4 is on its way, and Volkswagen has said a lot about its new baby. But for the first time, VW handed over the EV to reviewers.  Now, because of embargoes, this video doesn’t actually get to show you what driving the ID.4 is like, but thanks to a technical interpretation of the rules, Out...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is bringing ID.4 production to the USA. Before it can do that, though, it needs a supply line and the Battery Engineering Lab is the latest step in that process. The lab is expected to cost about $22 million and it will test and validate electric vehicle cells and battery packs for...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen's reservations page for the ID.4 went down yesterday as a result of high demand. The automaker apologized for the site crashing and it was back working long enough for reservations of the ID.4 1st Edition to run out.   In its apology post, VW couldn’t help but flex, saying how...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen Group of America’s president Scott Keogh says that the Porsche/Audi-developed PPE platform is “something we’re looking at” for the VW brand.   The high-performance electric platform currently underpins the Taycan and could someday be the basis for a high-performance Volkswagen...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Here it finally is. Volkswagen has finally, fully taken the wraps off the ID.4 and here are the headlines: 201 hp, 250 miles of range, and a price tag of $39,9950.   Although that price may seem a touch on the high side, once you factor in $7,500 in federal tax incentives, you get a starting...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Electrify America and Volkswagen have announced that ID.4 buyers for the 2021 model year will get free unlimited charging on the EA network, at least for the first three years they own their EeVeeDub. It goes to buyers who purchase or lease their ID.4 electric crossover, who will get...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    The global reveal for the most important Volkswagen of the next few years has an official date. On September 23 at 11 am EST and you can watch it on the YouTubes! The ID.4 will be the first MEB-based Volkswagen to hit US shores and will eventually be built in Chattanooga. As part of...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Ehra-Lessing is a wonderful place full of wonderful things. May you come back as an Ehra-Lessing test driver. Volkswagen’s in-house proving grounds is the site of a recent video featuring the ID.4—which is set to be revealed in just a few days on September 23. The car is taken down a fairly...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    It takes two years for test teams to make sure that a car is ready to be sold, and for the ID.4 that time is nearly up. Even though the big engineering decisions were made in Germany, there’s a lot that goes into making sure cars are ready for the US market. For Volkswagen, the challenge will...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    After a visit to check on his new factory near Berlin, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took a few minutes to check out the competition, driving the ID.3 and inspecting the ID.4 from Volkswagen. That's according to a report from Automotive News Europe . ANE's sources didn't want to be named, since this...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has released another teaser of the ID.4. This time, it’s showing off the crossover’s interior. “The interior of the ID.4 is dominated by calm, sophisticated colors called Lunar Grey and Galaxy Black,” writes VW. “The steering wheel, steering column, the housings of the display and...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Seen in spy photos, in conceptual drawings, and as a prototype, the upcoming Volkswagen ID.4 crossover launches on September 23rd, with the potential to arrive in the greenest U.S. states by year’s end. The vehicle marks the end of a half-decade journey for the automaker that began with...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    With a coefficient of drag of just 0.28, the ID.4 is very nearly as aerodynamic is the Jetta (Cd 0.27) whose short stature is more conducive to aerodynamic efficiency. According to Klaus Zyciora, head of design for the Volkswagen Group, it’s thanks to the freedom afforded by the electric...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is preparing itself for a new customer experience thanks to an online reservation system. The online system will kick off with $100 refundable deposits for the ID.4 next month. The reservations, modelled after similar presale techniques from other brands like Tesla and Ford with...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although we won’t get to see it until late next month, Volkswagen has announced that production on the ID.4 is beginning now. Production started in Zwickau, where the ID.3 is also produced. “The ID.4 is not only the first fully-electric SUV from the Volkswagen brand," says Brand Director Thomas...
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