Volkswagen’s I.D. R electric racer smashes Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen and the I.D. R Pikes Peak have made history at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Driving the 500-kW (592 bhp) I.D. R Pikes Peak, Romain Dumas (F) defeated a field including cars with conventional drivetrain technology. In doing so, he not only broke the previous record for electric vehicles, but also bettered Sébastien Loeb’s (F) all-time record from 2013

Volkswagen starts countdown to the launch of the all-electric I.D.

Volkswagen says the largest product and technology offensive in its history is now taking shape. One hundred weeks ahead of the planned start of production of the first model in the I.D. family, the Board of Management agreed on milestones in the run-up to production with key suppliers at the “MEB Supplier Summit”

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