Volkswagen has unveiled the much anticipated MEB platform. The Volkswagen’s Modular Electric powered Generate Matrix electrical platform will make its debut on the I.D. hatchback next year.
Speaking about the platform, Thomas Ulbrich, brand board member for E-mobility said, "We will make electric vehicles popular and get as many people as possible excited about electric cars. The MEB is one of the most important projects in the history of Volkswagen — a technological milestone, similar to the transition from the Beetle to the Golf."
The vehicles based on the MEB platform are to be developed at the brand’s German vegetation in Zwickau, Braunschweig, Salzgitter and Kassel, with 1.2 billion Euros being invested at Zwickau to turn out to be the first pure MEB plant and largest competence centre for e-mobility in Europe, and 1.3 billion Euros of an overall of 6 billion Euros staying invested at the other a few web pages. The two-wheel-push ID will be the first vehicle based on the platform that is expected to be priced considerably less than a large-end Golfing diesel. The pre-orders of the ID will get started by the end of 2019, with deliveries commencing from early 2020.