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Updated Volkswagen ID Crozz makes debut at Frankfurt Motor Show

13 September 2017, 12:09 | Rudolph Thomas

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VW also announced it is now looking into battery technology, tackling the issue of battery range, especially as VW's fleet alone will need 150 gigawatt hours of ion batteries by 2025.

While a "CleanAir" system always ensures a supply of clean air in the interior, regardless of ambient conditions, according to Volkswagen. Both France and Britain have announced plans to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040 to clamp down on harmful emissions.

An increase in restrictions and charges for gasoline and diesel vehicles have spurred on an increase of electric cars, though analyst said big investments in power networks and charging points are needed to serve the mass market.

"Let me make one thing very clear", he said. B-pillars are absent on the I.D.

The front suspension uses MacPherson struts, while the rear wheels are suspended on trailing arms, to provide space for the rear drive motor; dampers are electronically controlled in anticipation of far faster sensors that may react to road imperfections in real time. "Pilot" by voice instruction.

Look out, Tesla (TSLA) - the Frankfurt Motor Show is about to throw the electric vehicle industry into high gear when it opens to the public this Thursday, September 14, as an 11-day mecca of next-generation design and production.

Achieving that will require a huge number of batteries.

Earlier in the year, Volkswagen revealed their upcoming electric SUV concept called the I.D. Crozz.

The announcement by VW comes following a similar promise made by Mercedes-Benz to offer consumer electric or hybrid versions of all its models by 2022 and a pledge by Jaguar Land Rover that by the end of the decade it will offer customers the option of electrification on all its new vehicle lines.

The most signifacant change on the new I.D. Crozz II would be its more eye catching color, Hibiscus Red Metallic, contrasted by a silver roof. Underscoring that similarity, Volkswagen, like BMW, employs the anomalous "four-door coupe" term to describe this latest CROZZ, and characterized this version as closer to production than its predecessor.



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