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Volkswagen E-Lavida Concept

By luanpa in | August 23, 2010 | (1) Comment

Volkswagen E-Lavida concept was designed and developed by Shanghai Volkswagen, it is an electric version of its Chinese-market Lavida sedan which is based on the global Golf. Volkswagen has unveiled at Auto China 2010 in Beijing.

E-Lavida concept is Volkswagen’s first car to be totally designed and produced in China and could be in production by 2013. Available in the China since 2008 the Lavida is based on the Golf MKIV (aka the PQ34 platform). Besides introducing the E-Lavida, Volkswagen outlined their EV (dubbed e-Mobility) strategy for China. In 2013 or 2014, the company will begin producing electric vehicles in China.

According to Winfried Vahland, CEO of Volkswagen Group China, “The e-mobility strategy for China is perfectly tailored to local needs. Volkswagen will provide its entire BlueMotion technology to the two Chinese joint ventures for local production. The Volkswagen Group China has a hundred percent committed to the aim of providing Chinese consumers with innovative, energy -saving and environmentally friendly technologies available to achieve sustainable development. We are confident that will develop the Volkswagen Group China through our commitment to the market leader for e-mobility technologies in China.”

His sentiments were echoed by Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen AG, who stated “Our goal is market leadership in e-Mobility (by) 2018. China is the world’s most important market for the Volkswagen Group, and the success of e-mobility in China is crucial to the global implementation of (the) e-Mobility strategy.”

The Chinese government also aims to increase the proportion of non-fossil and renewable energy including wind, solar, biomass, geothermal and nuclear into the energy mix to 15% by 2020.

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  1. gorgeouskim says:

    hi there hows it going