The VW offensive in electric cars is total: at the Chinese room, the Germans introduced the new concept of E-Volkswagen Lavida, which is a Chinese electric car, dedicated to the market.
Volkswagen Lavida is no longer a novelty, but it is a car which was developed specifically for the Chinese market by the VW’s Chinese partner, SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Cooperation). It is about a sedan-powered, which is based on the Volkswagen Golf 4 platform, it offers more space, and it is a kind of a rival for Skoda Octavia I.
Now, at the Beijing Auto Show 2010, was presented a new concept, which is called E-VW Lavida – “E” comes from the fully electric vehicle propulsion. Attention, we all talk about it for the first time, E-Lavida VW is the first electric model, which was developed independent with a special and great design in studios in Germany.
Oddly, there is no official information about the specific characteristics of this engine. We only know that E-Lavida represents the VAG Group statement, which is about the Chinese market strategy for the production of electric cars in the 2013 year, and it will be started by building the first electric VW car.
According to what Dr. Martin Winterkorn, the president of Volkswagen AG, said, the company’s goal is to become the leader in e-Mobility until 2018, and China, which is considered the most important car market for the Volkswagen group, has a very important strategic place in the SGA group plans “.
Winfried Vahland, the president of Volkswagen Group China, said that soon, the VW BlueMotion technology will be available for the two joint-venture from China for the local market production models.