Jump to content
William Maley

VW News: Volkswagen Planning To Build I.D. Buzz and Crozz In U.S.

Recommended Posts

Volkswagen's Chattanooga, TN plant will soon have two more vehicles rolling off the line.

Hinrich Woebcken, VW's North American CEO told Autocar that the upcoming I.D. Buzz and Crozz EVs for the region will be built at Chattanooga.

“For strong product momentum, they need to be produced in the USA. It’s not possible to come into a high-volume scenario with imported cars. We want to localise electric mobility in the US,” said Woebcken.

Woebcken also revealed that the models would be 'Americanized'.

Source: Autocar


View full article

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Should do well for VW. Good Idea :metal: 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Given this administration's policies on trade, it is a wise idea to build these new vehicles in TN as opposed to Germany.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.




  • Social Stream

  • Similar Content

    • By Drew Dowdell
      General Motors and LG Chem are joining forces to invest $2.3 billion in a new battery plant near its old Lordstown Assembly complex in Lordstown, Ohio.  The deal is a 50/50 partnership between GM and LG Chem and will create 1,100 jobs in the area. 
      Construction of the plant will begin mid-2020 at a greenfield former manufacturing site. The employees will work for the joint-venture and will not be direct GM employees. Initially, the plant will solely supply batteries for GM vehicles, though with a maximum capacity of 30 gigawatt-hours annually, the company could expand to supply other manufacturers as well.
      GM and LG Chem are forming this joint venture in an attempt to bring down the unit cost of batteries for future vehicles. The plant's capacity, once completed, will be among the largest in the world. 
      General Motors has said it wants to introduce 20 electric vehicles globally by 2023. 

      View full article
    • By Drew Dowdell
      General Motors and LG Chem are joining forces to invest $2.3 billion in a new battery plant near its old Lordstown Assembly complex in Lordstown, Ohio.  The deal is a 50/50 partnership between GM and LG Chem and will create 1,100 jobs in the area. 
      Construction of the plant will begin mid-2020 at a greenfield former manufacturing site. The employees will work for the joint-venture and will not be direct GM employees. Initially, the plant will solely supply batteries for GM vehicles, though with a maximum capacity of 30 gigawatt-hours annually, the company could expand to supply other manufacturers as well.
      GM and LG Chem are forming this joint venture in an attempt to bring down the unit cost of batteries for future vehicles. The plant's capacity, once completed, will be among the largest in the world. 
      General Motors has said it wants to introduce 20 electric vehicles globally by 2023. 
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Volkswagen of America November 2019 Sales
        Nov. 19
      Nov. 18
      Yr/Yr% 
      change
      Nov. 19 YTD
      Nov. 18 YTD
      Yr/Yr% 
      change
       Golf
      318 
      300 
      6.0% 
      5,330 
      6,361 
      -16%   GTI
       768 
      1,045 
      -27% 
      10,907 
      15,639  -30%   Golf R
       356 
      116 
      207% 
      3,829 
      3,380  13%   e-Golf
      366 
      230 
      59% 
      4,599 
      1,132  306%   Golf SportWagen
       945 
      797 
      19% 
      10,064 
      13,334  -25%   Total Golf Family
      2,753  
      2,488   
      11%  
      34,729  
      39,846   -13%    Jetta Sedan
      8,966 
      9,207 
      -2.6% 
      92,289 
      80,473  15%   Jetta SportWagen      
       (now Golf  SportWagen)


               N/A 
      -  71 
      N/A 
       Total Jetta
      8,966  
      9,207   
      -2.6%  
      92,289  
      80,544   15%   Beetle Coupe
      383 
      338 
      13% 
      7,380 
      8,181  -10%   Beetle  Convertible
      407 
      210 
      94% 
      9,123 
      5,313  72% 
       Total Beetle
      790  
      548  
      44%  
      16,503  
      13,494   22%    Passat
      228 
      2,156 
      -89% 
      13,409  38,285  -65%   CC


      -20% 
      56 
      444 
      -87%   Arteon
      317  -  N/A  2,166  -  N/A   Tiguan Limited

      273 
      -100% 
      390 
      13,357  -97%   Tiguan
      8,402 
      6,794 
      24% 
      101,642 
      81,123  25%   Total Tiguan
      8,403  
      7,067  
      19%  
      102,032  
      94,480  
      8%  
       Touareg

      85 
      -99% 
      153 
      1,964 
      -92%   Atlas
      7,756 
      5,233 
      48% 
      74,108 
      52,960 
      40%   Total Car
      13,058  
      14,404  
      -9.3%  
      159,152  
      172,613  
      -7.8%  
       Total SUV
      16,160  
      12,385  
      30%  
      176,293  
      149,404  
      18%  
       TOTAL 
      29,218  
      26,789   
      9.1%  
      335,445  
      322,017  
      4.2%  
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Los Angeles - Volkswagen has rolled out the 7th vehicle on the MEB platform at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Known as the ID. Space Vizzion, it is an all-electric wagon concept that previews a potential production vehicle for North America and Europe. It has a super efficient drag coefficient of 0.24 and carries and 82 kWh battery for a range of up to 300 miles.
      The concept car is powered by a 275-horsepower motor mounted in the rear. A second motor could me mounted up front giving a total system output of 365 hp and all-wheel drive. 
      Inside, the ID Space Vizzion is chock full of modern touches such as an augmented reality heads up display, new "AppleSkin" material is used in the seats and doors. The color spectrum of the infotainment system also changes according to the selected background lighting color. If the ID. SPACE VIZZION detects a stressful situation, such as rush hour traffic jams, the system suggests switching to a relaxation mode in which a calming ambient lighting shade is activated.

      No word yet on when and if the ID. Space Vizzion is coming to market, but with the expansion of Chattanooga already underway to build the ID cars, the ID Space Vizzion's production counterpart could be here sooner rather than later. 

      View full article
    • By Drew Dowdell
      Los Angeles - Volkswagen has rolled out the 7th vehicle on the MEB platform at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Known as the ID. Space Vizzion, it is an all-electric wagon concept that previews a potential production vehicle for North America and Europe. It has a super efficient drag coefficient of 0.24 and carries and 82 kWh battery for a range of up to 300 miles.
      The concept car is powered by a 275-horsepower motor mounted in the rear. A second motor could me mounted up front giving a total system output of 365 hp and all-wheel drive. 
      Inside, the ID Space Vizzion is chock full of modern touches such as an augmented reality heads up display, new "AppleSkin" material is used in the seats and doors. The color spectrum of the infotainment system also changes according to the selected background lighting color. If the ID. SPACE VIZZION detects a stressful situation, such as rush hour traffic jams, the system suggests switching to a relaxation mode in which a calming ambient lighting shade is activated.

      No word yet on when and if the ID. Space Vizzion is coming to market, but with the expansion of Chattanooga already underway to build the ID cars, the ID Space Vizzion's production counterpart could be here sooner rather than later. 
  • Recent Status Updates

  • Reader Rides

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

facebook

×
×
  • Create New...