Elli at IAA 2023: Showcasing Elli’s new e-mobility products, and future projects
As one of Europe’s largest e-mobility service providers, Volkswagen Group’s brand Elli will showcase new charging products and services as well as unveil its future plans at this year's International Motor Show (IAA) in Munich. Elli will also give a sneak peek at upcoming energy innovations and its transition to providing holistic energy solutions.
Volkswagen Group taps into new profit pools with sustainable mobility
The Volkswagen Group has made decisive progress in its four industry-leading technology platforms. It is also tapping into highly attractive additional profit pools as part of its transformation from legacy automaker to integrated mobility provider by further expanding its sustainable mobility business. At the Group's press conference at IAA Mobility in Munich, CEO Oliver Blume said: "We are making good progress. And faster than planned. We have reached numerous milestones, set important strategic directions and achieved joint successes. We are systematically driving forward the transformation along our ten-point plan and consistently developing further attractive profit pools in the area of sustainable mobility."
IAA Mobility 2023
The Volkswagen Group Media Night took place on September 3 with the motto “Success by Design”.
On September 4 the Group was hosting the Volkswagen Group Press Conference “Mobility for Generations” at the IAA Summit.
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Volkswagen Group shares future plans with stronger focus on design orientation
“Success by Design” was this year’s motto at the Volkswagen Group Media Night. CEO Oliver Blume presented key findings on realignment of Volkswagen Group and set guard rails for future design strategy. Taking a holistic approach, the company increases the importance of design for the business - from the corporate identity to the products and digital offerings. In the future, the design departments will have an even closer connection to their respective brand CEOs.
Volkswagen Group Technology
Group Technology is made up of the four divisions Battery, Charging & Energy, Components and Platform Business.
ID. Buzz Pro - Electricity consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 21.8-20.6; CO₂ emissions combined in g/km: 0; only consumption and emission values according to WLTP and not according to NEDC are available for the vehicle. Fuel consumption and CO₂ emissions data with ranges depending on the selected equipment of the vehicle.
The new all-electric ID.7 is now available to order
Volkswagen is opening pre-sales for its ID.7
all-electric saloon: as of today, customers will initially be able to order the model in the Pro specification package with a range of up to 621 kilometres (WLTP) at a price of €56,995. For the market launch, Volkswagen has equipped the ID.7 with particularly convenient and high-quality technologies. Highlights such as the augmented reality head-up display and the “Discover Pro Max” navigation system are included as standard.
ID.7 – Power consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 16.3–14.1; CO 2 emissions in g/km: combined 0. Only consumption and emission values in accordance with WLTP and not in accordance with NEDC are available for the vehicle. Where ranges are stated, the values for consumption and CO₂ emissions depend on the selected vehicle equipment.
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More e-models for fast-growing e-mobility market in China: VW brand and Audi agree strategic cooperations with local automakers
The Volkswagen Group is strengthening its position on the Chinese automotive market with cooperations between the VW brand and XPENG and between Audi and SAIC. The Group is thus forging ahead with its local electrification strategy. The aim is to swiftly tap into new customer and market segments, thereby systematically leveraging the potential of China’s dynamically growing e-mobility market.
Volkswagen Group increases all-electric deliveries by around 50 percent in the first half year
The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of all-electric vehicles (BEVs) by 48 percent year-on-year to 321,600 vehicles in the first half of the year. The BEV share of total deliveries rose to 7.4 percent, up from 5.6 percent in the first six months of the previous year. The Group achieved the highest growth in Europe, where deliveries rose by 68 percent to 217,100 BEVs. Here, the Volkswagen Group is the market leader and gained market share. Significantly more customers of a Group brand took delivery of their all-electric vehicles in the USA, too. The increase here was 76 percent to 29,800 vehicles. In China, deliveries were around two percent below the previous year's level at 62,400 BEVs in a particularly competitive market environment. Recently, however, the trend here has also been positive. Following a lower first quarter, 18 percent more BEVs were handed over to customers in the world's largest automotive market in the second quarter than in the prior-year period. Worldwide, the increase in the second quarter was 53 percent to 180,600 vehicles (118,000), and the BEV share of total deliveries rose to 7.7 percent (6.0) in this period.
Volkswagen brand invests one billion euros for growth in South America
The Volkswagen brand aims to make significant gains in South America with a major product offensive. By 2027, the company plans to grow by 40 percent in Brazil, the region’s largest market. For example, 15 new electric and flex-fuel vehicle models are being launched by 2025 alone. Hybrid vehicles will also follow in the medium term. Before the end of 2023, the company is bringing its first fully electric models to Brazil – the Volkswagen ID.4
and the ID. Buzz . In total, the South American automotive market is expected to grow 11 percent a year until 2030 – making it one of the fastest growing markets in the world. The company is thereby systematically implementing its strategy to rapidly expand its business in growth markets and to intensify sustainable mobility. Volkswagen is celebrating its 70th anniversary of foundation in Brazil these days.
ID. Buzz Pro: Power consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 22.0–20.6; CO 2 emissions in g/km: combined 0. Only consumption and emission values in accordance with WLTP and not in accordance with NEDC are available for the vehicle. Information on fuel/power consumption and CO₂ emissions given in ranges depends on the equipment
selected for the vehicle.
Sustainable and Affordable Batteries: PowerCo Develops „Gamechanger“ Technology for Cell Production
PowerCo SE is planning to introduce a completely new manufacturing process in its battery cell production plants in Europe and Northern America. The new technology will significantly boost efficiency and sustainability in volume battery cell production. A subsidiary of Volkswagen Group and based in Salzgitter, Niedersachsen, the battery company aims to industrialize the so-called Dry Coating procedure. The technology allows a decrease in energy consumption of about 30 percent, internal tests have already proven successful. Together with German printing machine specialist Koenig & Bauer AG, PowerCo will further develop and industrialize the Dry Coating procedure.
Electric island Astypalea: Transformation of mobility fully underway
June 13, 2023 – The island of Astypalea serves as a future laboratory for smart, sustainable mobility. As part of a joint project of the Volkswagen Group and the Hellenic Republic, it is to be gradually converted to e-mobility, digital mobility solutions and green energy. First results are positive: The new, digital mobility solutions are well established, 25 percent of the inhabitants regularly use the ASTYBUS ridesharing service. Over the past twelve months alone it has completed more than 200,000 customer kilometres. Electrification also makes progress: Almost all new cars to be registered on Astypalea are now fully electric.
ID. Buzz (NWB) - Power consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 22.0-20.6; CO₂ emissions combined in g/km: 0; consumption and emission values in accordance with WLTP and not NEDC are available for the vehicle. Information on consumption and CO₂ emissions, shown in ranges, depends on the selected vehicle equipment.
ID.3 Pro - Power consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 16.5-15.2; CO₂ emissions in g/km: 0; consumption and emission values in accordance with WLTP and not NEDC are available for the vehicle. Information on consumption and CO₂ emissions, shown in ranges, depends on the selected vehicle equipment.
SEAT MÓ eScooter 125 - Power consumption in kWh/100 km: combined 7.0; CO₂ emissions combined in g/km: 0; consumption and emission values in accordance with WLTP and not NEDC are available for the vehicle. Information on consumption and CO₂ emissions, shown in ranges, depends on the selected vehicle equipment.
The Volkswagen Group is undergoing the biggest transformation process in its history as it evolves from an international automotive company into a software-centric global leader in sustainable mobility by 2030.