Volkswagen launched the Volkswagen ID.2 all concept car on March 16 with a price of less than 25,000 euros (currently about 184,000 CNY), and plans to launch 10 models before 2026. A new electric vehicle.
Volkswagen ID.2 all is positioned as a pure electric A-class hatchback, based on the Volkswagen MEB Entry front-wheel-drive platform, and will be launched in Europe in 2025. At that time, many media interpreted it as a pure electric golf model.
Thomas Schaefer, head of the Volkswagen brand, said in an interview with Automobilwoche that Volkswagen does not intend to develop a new generation of internal combustion engine versions of its legendary Golf models, marking the end of the series of models from 1974 and also means that the brand is on the road to new energy transitions Determination.
The Golf 8, currently in production, will be the last combustion-engined version of the hatchback, with a series of updates expected next year, he said. Schaefer said the automaker plans to keep the Golf name on future electric models, but they could be released as early as 2028.
“That way, the car can be driven until 2030. Then we’ll have to see how the segment develops. If the world turns out completely differently by 2026 or 2027, we might develop a whole new form of transportation, but I don’t think it will, at least not so far.”
The Volkswagen brand of the Volkswagen Group plans to make 80% of the models sold in Europe electric vehicles by 2030 and sell 55% of the electric vehicles in North America. %, although it seems difficult.