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Volkswagen may revive the Golf as an EV

There were reports that Volkswagen was considering reviving the Golf EV nameplate on a new electric vehicle by the end of 2022. Last year’s report suggested that a possible Golf EV would be the model’s ninth generation. It was said that there is a possibility that it will appear in auto car says the Golf EV nameplate could return sooner. Apparently, the Golf EV name could be revived as early as 2025.

new report from auto carI’m citing an unnamed source at Volkswagen, the German automaker claims it is considering renaming its upcoming fully electric ID.2 to ID.Golf. This is not the first time an electric vehicle has been renamed. Originally, Volkswagen debuted his ID.Life concept at his 2020 Munich Motor show.Since the concept’s initial debut, Volkswagen has been in the process of updating it to what is expected to be a conventional hatchback. Future EV Some people pitch the ID.Golf name at internal meetings because it’s set up like a hatchback.

The outlet claims the reason for the drastic change to the upcoming ID.2 is due to the “tepid” reception the original ID.Life concept received. auto car It didn’t say anything about Volkswagen’s weird ID nomenclature for its electric vehicles, but it’s believed to hint at a hinted move to name its upcoming EVs ID.

Like many other automakers, Volkswagen thought it would be ideal to bundle all of its EVs into one family called ID. ID stands for “intelligent design, identity and visionary technology”. Yeah, nothing really rolls off the tongue or stands out as catchy.with a name like golf ID.2 has history and meaning, ID.2 does not.

If Volkswagen changes its name, it won’t be the only automaker to do so. Mercedes-Benz It was recently announced that it would become Removed EQ product name Electric vehicles by the end of 2023

There is not much information about ID.2/ID.Golf at this time. The EV will be the first VW to feature the automaker’s MEB-Plus platform, according to unnamed sources. Additionally, EVs utilize lithium iron phosphate (LFP) prismatic battery cells that enable faster charging speeds. The automaker also plans to introduce a sporty, all-electric Golf GTI variant that will utilize the iconic GTI nameplate.

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