VW Unveils MEB Platform for EVs
September 19, 2018—VW unveiled its MEB electric platform this week and it is launching a new effort called ‘Electric for all’, which represents the brand’s goal to deploy millions of “attractive models at affordable prices on the road," reported Electrek.
The modular electric drive matrix (MEB) is VW’s next-generation electric platform on which the production versions of its “I.D.” concept electric vehicles are based on, according to the report.
There’s the I.D., which is a Golf-sized vehicle is expected to be their first mass-market EV for the model year 2020.
According to Electrek, Christian Senger, head of the E-mobility product line, says that the MEB, as a dedicated electric platform, will make it possible to install larger batteries:
“The I.D. will be a milestone in technological development. It will be the first fully connected electric car with full everyday utility that millions of people will be able to afford. The car holds the road really well thanks to the flat battery in the floor pan and the space inside is much more generous—we are making substantial headway with the sense of spaciousness.”