The Volkswagen ID.4 - Sustainable Mobility with Technology from Continental

29 April 2021, 01:23:48

The Volkswagen ID.4 - Sustainable Mobility with Technology from ContinentalTechnology from Continental can be found in almost all systems and functions of the Volkswagen ID.4, the winner of the 2021 World Car of the Year Award - from software and central computer architecture to the brakes and sophisticated thermal management, for example for cooling the batteries. As was the case with the ID.3, the first units of which were delivered to customers at the end of March this year. This marks a decisive step forward for Continental in an era when "e" in e-mobility stands not only for "electro" but for "emission-free" as well.

Starting in 2022, Continental will make its global business for emission-free cars, buses, trains and other vehicles carbon-neutral. The program includes not only Continental’s own production, but also consciously concentrates on preliminary stages and end-of-life recycling of the products. For emission-free vehicles like the ID.4, Continental will already be achieving its carbon-neutrality target in the course of the coming year. According to current forecasts, the program will neutralize 500,000 to 1,000,000 metric tons of CO2 with what are referred to as negative emissions by 2022 - for example by reforestation. In this way, Continental helps the industry to realize fully carbon-neutral emission-free mobility and establishes a core prerequisite that enables automobile manufacturers to achieve their carbon neutrality targets.

Related news

News related to Continental, VW or ID.4

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is official, will go on sale in the summer starting at 50,415 euros

At the digital world premiere held at Berlin Tempelhof Airport, Volkswagen presented its first fully electric high-performance model: the ID.4 GTX. This is the first MEB-based EV from the brand to feature dual-motor all-wheel drive and also offers attractive, high-quality design elements. The ID.4 GTX has one electric drive motor on both the front and rear axle. Together, they deliver a maximum electrical output of...

28 April 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 wins World Car of the Year 2021 award

The Volkswagen ID.4 has won the World Car of the Year 2021 award. The World Car Awards are presented by more than 90 international motor journalists from 24 countries, who vote on the best innovations on the world market. Vehicles that are eligible for the World Car of the Year award must be manufactured in at least 10,000 units per year and be offered on at least two continents. Volkswagen plans to deliver around...

20 April 2021

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig doubles battery systems production

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation. Following the first expansion stage with a maximum capacity of 250,000 battery systems, the second expansion stage has started up with the same capacity. This means that once the site is fully ramped up it will now be able to fit up to 500,000 batteries a year...

18 April 2021

FAW VW and SAIC VW unveiled in China the ID.6 CROZZ and ID.6 X, respectively

FAW VW and SAIC VW have unveiled the first ID. model exclusive to China - the ID.6 CROZZ (FAW VW) and ID.6 X (SAIC VW). This is a large 6- or 7-seater with a smart and roomy interior and plenty of state-of-the-art technologies above its class. The exterior of the ID.6 is modern and elegant, with a strong powerful design thanks to the gentle, soft transitions that alternate with the sharp, clear separating edges. To...

18 April 2021

Volkswagen will introduce the ID.4 GTX on April 28

On April 28th, Volkswagen will present the new ID.4 GTX. In a similar fashion to the GIT and GTE, the GTX will be a separate brand for all-electric vehicles from the brand. "The letters GT have long stood for driving pleasure," says Klaus Zellmer, Board Member for Marketing and Sales at the Volkswagen brand. “Now the X is building the bridge to the mobility of the future. Sustainability and sportiness are not...

18 April 2021

The Volkswagen ID.4 arrives in dealers across America

The Volkswagen ID.4 - the company's first long-range electric SUV - arrives in dealers across America this month. Preparation for the arrival of the ID.4 in the U.S. started more than two years ago. Over that time, many Volkswagen dealers have installed Level 2 charging stations and appropriate vehicle lifts to unload the products into showrooms and service bays. Others have worked to stage their showrooms around...

17 March 2021

Volkswagen Power Day 2021 scheduled for Monday, March 15

In a Tesla-like manner, Volkswagen will hold a Volkswagen Power Day on March 15, which is on Monday next week. The live stream starts at approximately 12:50 CET. You can watch it online here.

12 March 2021

Volkswagen ACCELERATE: vision and strategy

In a short 6:34-minute video, Volkswagen's CEO Ralf Brandstättler introduced the brand's ACCELERATE strategy. At its core, Volkswagen's vision lies and that is to become the most desirable brand for sustainable mobility. It already stands for quality, value, and reliability. With ID.3 and ID.4 already launched, Volkswagen is ready to launch a new electric vehicle every year. By 2025, we expect to see the ID.6 X...

8 March 2021

Volkswagen began series production of the ID.3 in Dresden, open a battery recycling facility in Salzgitter

The Transparent Factory in Dresden began series production of the fully electric Volkswagen ID.3. This makes it the second production site for the ID.3 and already the fourth site in the world producing Volkswagen electric cars based on the Modular Electric Drive Toolkit (MEB). The first site, the Zwickau plant, kicked off MEB production. At the end of 2020, the Chinese sites in Anting and Foshan also started...

30 January 2021

ZF launches series production for new EV braking system

ZF confirmed a new series production order. The latest in ZF brake control solutions will be established as standard in Volkswagen's ID.3 and ID.4 models as well as in Volkswagen Group's globally marketed modular e-drive system MEB platform. With its new brake control, ZF can help to meet high comfort and safety requirements. Furthermore, it optimizes the recovery of braking energy - increasing the range and...

27 January 2021

The Volkswagen brand increases tri-fold BEV deliveries in 2020

Volkswagen has announced that deliveries of VW-branded all-electric vehicles have been tripled in 2020. More specifically, last year, the brand delivered more electric vehicles worldwide than ever before, handing over more than 212,000 electric cars in total (+158% versus 2019), including nearly 134,000 battery electric vehicles (+197% versus 2019). Volkswagen launched nine new electric and plug-in hybrid models in...

12 January 2021

FAW VW launches the ID.4 CROZZ in China simultaneously with the ID.4 X by SAIC VW

FAW VW launched the ID.4 CROZZ in China simultaneously with the ID.4 X by SAIC VW. These two models are essentially one and the same vehicle. We have described in detail the ID.4 X here, so we won't repeat everything here, just the basic specifications. This is an affordable compact SUV built on VW's MEB platform. Priced at CNY 250,000 or USD 37,780, the ID.4 CROZZ is already available for reservation. This price is...

6 November 2020

Detailed Volkswagen ID.4 price and specifications - range, battery capacity, efficiency, electric motor, dimensions

Volkswagen has announced the ID.4 a few days ago and has already started accepting pre-orders for the first model to be market-available - the ID.4 first. In fact, there are three trims of the model, so here are their details specifications and prices. Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max / ID.4 Pro Performance 1st Max The Volkswagen ID.4 1st Max is also known as ID.4 Pro Performance 1st Max. In Germany, this vehicle costs EUR...

26 September 2020

Volkswagen ID.4 is unveiled - the first all-electric Volkswagen SUV in America

Volkswagen America has unveiled the Volkswagen ID.4 - the first all-electric Volkswagen SUV in America. True to its core brand, VW says it wants "to make EVs accessible for the millions, not just the millionaires." The ID.4 will go by this rule by being "reliable, smart, affordable." The ID.4 will be produced at the Zwickau factory with a net carbon-neutral balance. The ID.4 can be reserved today starting with a...

23 September 2020

EV Specifications

Complete specifications of EVs, grouped according to their brand and year

AudiBMWBytonChevroletDaciae.GOFIATFordHondaHyundaiJaguarKIAMazdaMercedes-BenzMGMININIONissanOpelPeugeotPolestarPorscheRenaultRivianSEATŠKODAsmartTeslaVolkswagenVolvo

Featured

Specifications of some of the most interesting and anticipated EVs.

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long Range AWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 182.5 in / 4635 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 63.2 in / 1605 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 72.6 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 Long Range RWD

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 182.5 in / 4635 mm
Width: 74.4 in / 1890 mm
Height: 63.2 in / 1605 mm
Electric motor: 160 kW, 350 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 72.6 kWh, Voltage: 800 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 169.5 in / 4305 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1616 mm
Curb weight: 3679.52 lb / 1669 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV Premier

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 169.5 in / 4305 mm
Width: 69.7 in / 1770 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1616 mm
Curb weight: 3679.52 lb / 1669 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.2 in / 4145 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1611 mm
Curb weight: 3589.13 lb / 1628 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV 2LT

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.2 in / 4145 mm
Width: 69.5 in / 1765 mm
Height: 63.4 in / 1611 mm
Curb weight: 3589.13 lb / 1628 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 360 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 65 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2021 Volkswagen ID.3

2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro S Tour

Doors: 5, Seats: 4
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.7 in / 1568 mm
Curb weight: 4263.74 lb / 1934 kg
Electric motor: 110 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 45 kWh, Voltage: 408 V

2021 Volkswagen ID.3

2021 Volkswagen ID.3 Pro Performance Max

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 167.8 in / 4261 mm
Width: 71.2 in / 1809 mm
Height: 61.7 in / 1568 mm
Curb weight: 3979.34 lb / 1805 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW, 310 Nm, Location: Rear
Battery: 58 kWh, Voltage: 408 V

2021 Opel Mokka-e

2021 Opel Mokka-e Launch Edition

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 163.4 in / 4151 mm
Width: 70.5 in / 1791 mm
Height: 60.3 in / 1532 mm
Electric motor: 100 kW, 260 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 50 kWh

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric

2021 Hyundai KONA Electric Ultimate 64 kWh

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 164.6 in / 4180 mm
Width: 70.9 in / 1800 mm
Height: 61.2 in / 1555 mm
Curb weight: 3836.04 lb / 1740 kg
Electric motor: 150 kW @ 3600 rpm, 395 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 64 kWh, Voltage: 356 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4100.6 lb / 1860 kg
Electric motor #1: 211 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 184.8 in / 4694 mm
Width: 72.8 in / 1849 mm
Height: 56.8 in / 1443 mm
Curb weight: 4071.94 lb / 1847 kg
Electric motor #1: 188 kW, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 147 kW, Location: Front
Battery: 79.5 kWh, Voltage: 360 V

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Model Y Performance AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 74 kWh

2021 Tesla Model Y

2021 Tesla Model Y Long Range AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 7
Length: 187.0 in / 4751 mm
Width: 75.6 in / 1921 mm
Height: 63.9 in / 1624 mm
Curb weight: 4415.86 lb / 2003 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 74 kWh

2021 Tesla Model X

2021 Tesla Model X Performance

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 6 / 7
Length: 198.3 in / 5037 mm
Width: 78.7 in / 1999 mm
Height: 66.0 in / 1676 mm
Curb weight: 5740.84 lb / 2604 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW, 720 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 350 V

2021 Tesla Model X

2021 Tesla Model X Long Range Plus

Doors: 4, Seats: 5 / 6 / 7
Length: 198.3 in / 5037 mm
Width: 78.7 in / 1999 mm
Height: 66.0 in / 1676 mm
Curb weight: 5630.61 lb / 2554 kg
Electric motor #1: 210 kW, 335 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V

2022 Tesla Model S

2022 Tesla Model S Plaid Tri Motor AWD

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4940.56 lb / 2241 kg

2021 Tesla Model S

2021 Tesla Model S Performance

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 196.0 in / 4978 mm
Width: 77.3 in / 1963 mm
Height: 56.5 in / 1435 mm
Curb weight: 4940.56 lb / 2241 kg
Electric motor #1: 375 kW, 720 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 205 kW, 420 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 100 kWh, Voltage: 400 V