01 Feb '17, 5am

Volkswagen To Explore New Design For Its Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen To Explore New Design For Its Electric Vehicles

The future generation of all-electric vehicles from VW will have a new design language that hasn’t been seen on any of the automaker’s cars. With the introduction of its new family of all-electric vehicles, Volkswagen will be taking a fresh approach, reports Automotive News . The automaker’s head of design, Klaus Bischoff, said using battery packs allows VW to change the shape of its upcoming cars. According to the report, the cars will have shorter hoods, longer wheelbases, short overhangs, larger passenger compartments, more-raked windshields, and be taller. While the I.D. family of cars will showcase VW’s new design language, the electric cars also pose challenges for the automaker’s designers. Electric vehicles, as the report points out, are usually taller than their gasoline-powered counterparts to accommodate for power cells that are mounted on the bottom of the car....

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