The iconic VW Microbus will get an electric version in 2022.
Volkswagen first showed off the I.D. BUZZ concept car – an electric version of the VW Microbus – at the Detroit Show in early 2017.
Volkswagen has now taken the decision to put the Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ into production.
It said the electric van will arrive at dealerships in 2022, and will target markets in North America, Europe, and China.
Like the concept car shown in Detroit, the production model will have its batteries mounted in the vehicle’s floor.
The lets the vehicle have a long wheelbase with short overhangs, as the drive components, like the electric motor and electronics, don’t take up much space.
“The vehicle looks like a compact commercial van on the outside, even though it offers the generous interior space of a large SUV,” said VW.