Volkswagen will show in Paris the concept of the electric hatchback

Volkswagen will show in Paris at the local auto show concept electric car in the hatchback. It is expected that the car will govern the design and concept of the five production models of the brand.

Still unnamed concept will present new design trends of the concern from Wolfsburg, which will affect the appearance of most of the new electric company. Herbert Diess, head of brand, said that the new product is slightly inferior in the dimensions of the serial Golf, but the interior space volume comparable with the current generation Passat.

According to preliminary estimates, the electric car can cover between 400 to 600 km on a single battery charge. Note that this is approximately two times more than the current BMW i3 post-update and increase the range of stroke.

The working title of the concept Nuv-e (New urban electric vehicle) and it is based on a new modular platform of the brand MEB, which is designed to build electric vehicles. The MEB programme involves the use of scalable electric motors, axles, and suspension systems that will allow you to create urban microcare and the truck transportation segments.

By 2020, the German brand plans to launch two electric cars, which, according to the plan, will help clear the reputation of the brand, which was seriously damaged because of the scandal associated with diesel engines of the group found in violation of environmental norms.