Volkswagen unveils BUDD-e concept at CES

Volkswagen has unveiled the BUDD-e concept, a zero-emission van that opens the window to 2019.

BUDD-e is the first concept car based on the new MEB Modular Electric Drive Kit and is expected to play a big role in the future line-up of different EV models under the Volkswagen umbrella.

Ten key facts:

-The zero-emission van is the first Volkswagen concept car based on the new Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB).
-BUDD-e has electric four-wheel drive; the front electric motor produces 110 kW, while the rear motor produces 125 kW.
-The energy content of the battery (92.4 kWh) enables a range of up to 233 miles (EPA estimated real-world driving range) or 533 kilometers (NEFZ).
-With the BUDD-e Volkswagen creates a new human-machine interface (HMI) as a pioneering instrument and operating concept.
-The Active Info Display and head unit (infotainment system) merge into an interactive world.
-BUDD-e demonstrates the car in the Internet of Things. Smart Home allows you to access your home from the car.
-Using a tablet and the Volkswagen Travel App it is possible to program songs to start exactly at specific points on your route.
-Gesture control 2.0 allows the car to be operates intuitively. Even the doors can be opened with a gesture.
-The multifunction steering wheel’s new touch system corresponds with the HMI and makes operation more intuitive than ever before.
-Clean design breathes the brand’s history, while simultaneously setting its sights firmly on the immediate future.

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