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Volkswagen will Launch EV Bus on ID. Platform March 9

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati


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German automaker Volkswagen will launch an all-electric take on its famous microbus from the 1950s on March 9.

The all-electric Volkswagen ID.BUZZ will be the latest edition to the automaker’s expanding fleet of electric cars.


Volkswagen Auto Group CEO Herbert Diess tweeted Jan. 6 that “The Legend returns on 03/09/22!” The graphic then showed an outline of the all-electric VW ID.BUZZ, which will be officially unveiled in about two months.


“We want to make Volkswagen the most desirable brand for sustainable mobility. The ID.BUZZ embodies this like hardly any other model,” VW brand CEO Ralf Brandstätter said.


The ID.BUZZ will, of course, use Volkswagen’s MEB platform that has powered vehicles like the ID.3 and ID.4, which have been widely popular in the European region.


Details regarding the vehicle are relatively scarce; Volkswagen didn’t offer an official press release or any media attention other than the listed tweets to give direction to the vehicle’s imminent unveiling.


We do know the vehicle will be released in the U.S. in 2023. Pricing options are not currently available, and there are no indications of how many trims or configurations Volkswagen plans to offer. However, writers at automotive publication Car and Driver believe the van could start at around $40,000.


Volkswagen has made a valiant effort the past few years to expand its lineup of all-electric vehicles. Instead of pushing EVs out on a non-dedicated platform, as it did with...

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