2020 Volkswagen Lavida First Drive – 2020 volkswagen lavida
Volkswagen China’s commuter cars cast launches the electric variants of its acclaimed models in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. （Photo provided to China Daily）
German carmaker launches e-Golf, e-Bora and e-Lavida in Zhuhai
Volkswagen’s Lavida, Bora and Golf models accept been electrified to accomplish acceptable on the German auto giant’s affiance of affair the appeal of the world’s better new activity agent market.
With its two Chinese collective ventures, Volkswagen apparent the three fully-electric models – the e-Lavida, e-Bora and e-Golf on March 25, in Zhuhai, South China’s Guangdong province.
“Our appetite is clear, we appetite to be the cardinal one NEV cast in China,” said Stephan Woellenstein, CEO of Volkswagen China’s commuter cars cast at the barrage event.
The electric models are well-designed, perfectly-packaged, well-engineered, of aerial functionality and accessible to use, to accomplish abiding they are reliable, safe and durable, Woellenstein added.
Coupled with Volkswagen’s latest new activity technology, the e-Lavida has acceptable ability achievement and has anesthetized 169 array assurance tests to action an able and affection advancement experience, and befitting the ample autogenous amplitude of the latest-generation Lavida, according to the automaker.
The SAIC Volkswagen Lavida has accepted a accepted archetypal in China with added than 4 actor actuality sold, according to Jia Mingdi, controlling vice-president of sales and business at SAIC Volkswagen Automotive.
“The e-Lavida will added inject able drive for SAIC Volkswagen to advance new activity vehicles, forth with the barrage of constituent amalgam electric versions of the Passat and Tiguan L, and the establishing of the aboriginal NEV bulb in 2018,” said Jia at the barrage event.
FAW-Volkswagen – Volkswagen AG’s added collective adventure in China – is additionally developing its NEV ambit with the barrage of the e-Golf and e-Bora, with those models followed up with constituent amalgam electrics for the Magotan GTE and Tayron GTE after this year. “The ablution of the aboriginal two new activity models, the e-Golf and e-Bora, agency that FAW-Volkswagen is entering into the accomplished ambit of the new activity sector,” said Dong Xiuhui, bartering vice-president of FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co.
The new models will baby to barter by accouterment safer and added environmentally-friendly advancement solutions, Dong noted.
Hitting the bazaar in the average of this year, the e-Bora and e-Golf will be comfortable, applied and spacious, and not accommodation on ability and performance, according to the carmaker.
The three China-produced full-electric models mark that Volkswagen’s electrification abhorrent is entering into a new phase, during which a fourth full-electric agent will be apparent in 2020.
As scheduled, Volkswagen will acquaint about 10 new activity models into the Chinese bazaar by 2020, with the carmaker planning to aftermath 300,000 NEVs in the country in the aforementioned year.
In the future, Volkswagen will barrage added full-electric models, which will be produced on the automaker’s newly-designed MEB platform.
Volkswagen’s NEV advance began at the end of aftermost year, back it apparent a portfolio of six constituent amalgam electric models in Beijing – the Passat PHEV, Tiguan L PHEV, Touareg PHEV, Volkswagen Variant GTE, Tayron GTE Concept and Magotan GTE Concept.