E-mobility and digitalization are revolutionizing our vehicles. The ID.3 is almost exclusively operated using touch-sensitive buttons and surfaces or the intelligent Natural Voice control. add-on parts, different tyre formats, etc.) This year, the German Car of the Year jury voted in favour of Volkswagen in not one, but two categories: the Golf Mk 8 and the fully electric ID.3 each secured the title in their respective classes. The auditors gave the first model to be based on the new modular electric drive matrix (MEB) good ratings in all criteria – for the protection of adult occupants, children and vulnerable road users as well as for its safety assist systems. Digital displays and controls make it easy to get your bearings behind the wheel. The radically new design involves pioneering technologies. Owing to the more realistic test conditions, the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions measured according to the WLTP will, in many cases, be higher than those measured according to the NEDC. The ID.3 – pioneer of a new era . Fully electric, it just doesn't give up: positive half-time scorecard for the ID.3, How does a modern electric vehicle perform on long road trips? In the case of new vehicles which have been type-approved according to the WLTP, the NEDC figures are derived from the WLTP data. Intelligent, innovative and sustainable. For further information on the differences between the WLTP and NEDC, please visit www.volkswagen.de/wltp. To find this out, 18 respected motoring journalists from across Germany meet once a year in Bad Dürkheim, a town in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. In cases where the NEDC figures are specified as value ranges, these do not refer to a particular individual vehicle and do not constitute part of the sales offering. The interior is also revolutionary. family gets new blood: With the start of series production of the ID.4, The new Volkswagen brand boss Ralf Brandstätter is consistently driving forward the brand’s e-offensive. 1, D-73760 Ostfildern, Germany and at www.dat.de. The ID. In the presence of the German Chancellor and Volkswagen CEO Herbert, the first ID.3 production vehicle rolled off the assembly line in Zwickau, in the Free State of Saxony. Automotive plant Zwickau: Production of the ID.4, Automotive plant Zwickau: Charging of the ID.4 at the e-charging station, Automotive plant Zwickau: Quality control of ID.4, Volkswagen Group Night IAA 2019, September 9, 2019, Volkswagen initiates system changeover to e-mobility – Production of the ID.3 starts in Zwickau. With the ID.3 a new era of mobility at Volkswagen has started – intelligent, innovative and sustainable. 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Starting on September 1st 2018, the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) will be replaced by the WLTP in stages. may change the relevant vehicle parameters, such as weight, rolling resistance and aerodynamics, and, in conjunction with weather and traffic conditions and individual driving style, may affect fuel consumption, electrical power consumption, CO2 emissions and the performance figures for the vehicle. One of his first trips took him to the Zwickau plant, where he learned about the current status of the transformation to a pure e-car plant and the production of the ID. The record-setting driver from Mannheim, Rainer Zietlow, and his co-driver Dominic Brüner are now carrying out the road test on a two-month trip through Germany. From a German perspective, what is the best car in 2021? Angela Merkel was a witness today, on 4th of November, when Volkswagen finally entered the age of e-mobility. He used the trip to Zwickau for a test drive with the new ID.3. An important component: new products such as the ID.4, Efficiency master Felix Egolf took the first ID.3, The ID. Intelligent, innovative and sustainable. They are intended exclusively as a means of comparison between different vehicle types. It is possible to specify the WLTP figures voluntarily in addition until such time as this is required by law. A double win for Volkswagen: New Golf and ID.3 take victory in their categories at the German Car of the Year Awards. With the ID.3 a new era of mobility at Volkswagen has started – intelligent, innovative and sustainable. If you would like to be kept informed about our press releases and stories you can also subscribe to our media information and e-mail newsletters. The ID.3 combines all the strengths of the modular electric drive matrix in a vehicle length of a just 4.26 meters – it offers plenty of space in the vehicle interior and the operating concept is intuitively simple. The specified fuel consumption and emission data have been determined according to the measurement procedures prescribed by law. Further information on official fuel consumption figures and the official specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide on the fuel economy, CO2 emissions and power consumption of new passenger car models”, which is available free of charge at all sales dealerships and from DAT Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH, Hellmuth-Hirth-Str. Since 1st September 2017, certain new vehicles are already being type-approved according to the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), a more realistic test procedure for measuring fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Light – an LED strip in the cockpit – visually communicates with passengers. The Volkswagen Newsroom is an open platform and offers comprehensive search options to all users. We are currently still required by law to state the NEDC figures. A dream start with five stars: In the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) safety test, the ID.31) achieved the highest score possible. At Volkswagen, the winners of a design competition for the ID.3, Bernd Perfölz knows them all. The long wheelbase of the modular electric drive matrix layout and the very short overhangs result in a strikingly large vehicle interior – the Open Space sets new benchmarks in the compact vehicle category. And does so intimately: the Trabant, the Polo, the Golf, the Golf Variant, the Passat – and now the ID.3, The Volkswagen Group is on its way to climate neutrality.