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Tuesday, 19 October 2021 15:28

Volkswagen Doubles Q3 ’20 EV Delivery Tally, ID.4 Leads the Way

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati
Volkswagen Doubles Q3 ’20 EV Delivery Tally, ID.4 Leads the Way VW

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Volkswagen announced it delivered 122,100 all-electric vehicles globally in the third quarter of 2021, doubling its tally from the same period a year before.

Volkswagen said the Q3 2021 electric vehicle delivery total is a 109% increase from Q3 2020 when the automaker was just starting to find its stride with all-electric vehicles.

 

In the first nine months of the year, Volkswagen said it has delivered 293,100 EVs, a considerable figure especially since EVs are not the company’s primary basis for automotive manufacturing.

 

Volkswagen, alongside Ford, is one of the only companies globally to make its intentions regarding electrification well-known. While many other legacy automakers talk about astronomical investments into EVs, many have not even begun to start developing future models that will supposedly be their main focus going into the next few decades.

 

Volkswagen, however, is serious about its efforts to transition into a fully electric company.

 

“Our global electric offensive continues to run at full speed: we are clearly the No. 1 for all-electric vehicles in Europe, and the No. 2 in the USA,” said Christian Dahlheim, head of group sales for Volkswagen. “In China, we really took off in the third quarter, with deliveries of BEVs almost 60% higher than in the entire first half of the year. The strong demand for our global target for the year of 1 million electrified vehicles (BEVs+PHEVs) is definitely there.”

 

Europe was, by far, Volkswagen’s strongest market for deliveries, and has been for some time. The company delivered...


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