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Volkswagen to take on Tesla X in China from 2021
Published on: 2019-04-15
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030Volkswagen's new I.D. Roomzz

Volkswagen plans to build a fully electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) for China from 2021, taking on the Chinese market leader Tesla’s Model X as the German carmaker ramps up production of zero emissions vehicles.

The planned new SUV is the latest move in Volkswagens aggressive growth strategy in ChinaThe planned new SUV is the latest move in Volkswagen’s aggressive growth strategy in China, where electric cars are given preferential treatment by authorities.

032033VW said its ID ROOMZZ, which it presented in Shanghai on Sunday, will have three rows of seats and an operating range of up to 450 kms. The concept car is capable of a “level 4 autonomous driving”, VW said.

The Volkswagen T Cross model stands on a lifting platform in a car tower on the Volkswagen factory premisesThe Volkswagen T-Cross model stands on a lifting platform in a car tower on the Volkswagen factory premises

VW Chief Executive Herbert Diess said the ID ROOMZ will be the flagship electric car to be launched by Volkswagen in China.

A Volkswagen Golf GTE being charged during a workshop prior to Auto Guangzhou in GuangzhouA Volkswagen Golf GTE being charged during a workshop prior to Auto Guangzhou

"We plan to produce more than 22 million electric cars in the next 10 years,” Diess said, adding that around half of VW’s engineers were working on products destined for China.
 

Diess said the ID ROOMZ would eventually be rolled out to other markets.

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