Leather-like components are actually made of what the brand calls AppleSkin, a leather lookalike with "a proportion of residual matter from apple juice production". "With the ID. Space Vizzion we create a new, fully electric segment", said Klaus Bischoff, Head of Volkswagen Design. Once the expansion is complete, up to 500,000 battery systems will be produced there every year - not only for the ID.3, but also for other MEB models. It is purely built for the production of all electric vehicles on Volkswagen's Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB).
With the start of the production of the ID.3 electric hatchback, VW's goal of full electrification has begun. SPACE VIZZION to the world on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19th 2019 - a zero-emissions vehicle for a new era, new thinking and new mobility.
The ID. Space Vizzion will probably hit VW showrooms in 2021, and expect similar EV powertrains to all the other EVs VW is planning to chuck at us as it tries to make everyone and his dog buy an electric auto. SPACE VIZZION will come in "different versions for North America, Europe and China" by late 2021.More news: Deion Sanders a candidate for Florida State football coach
The L.A. unveiling comes at a significant time for Volkswagen. That includes products like the Audi e-tron that is already on sale in the US and other markets, as well as the Porsche Taycan that debuted recently - and which will roll into showrooms next year.
On the factory floor, first editions of the ID.3 move along the line.
Over the next few years it will follow up by converting three other plants in Germany, one in the Czech Republic and two in China. The vehicle has a "completely digitized cockpit" and minimalist interior made from sustainable materials - one of which VW has trademarked AppleSkin, an artificial leather "with a proportion of residual matter from apple juice production".More news: Japanese women fight for right to wear glasses to work：The Asahi Shimbun
Congratulations to our colleagues in Anting, who will further prepare to produce the first China-model of the Volkswagen ID. family here in Shanghai.
This facility is a joint venture between Volkswagen and SAIC. Meanwhile, the Mexican operation will export the ID Buzz, the modern, all-electric take on the classic VW Microbus.More news: Feds Accuse Northport Couple, Business of Illegal Sales of Chinese Equipment