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September 16, 2019
Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?
The company touts the ID.3 as the third chapter in the company's history, following the Beetle and the Golf.
By DAVID McHUGH
AP Business Writer
Volkswagen is betting that the ID.3, with a roomy interior, brisk acceleration and battery range of up to 340 miles for the top model, will be the breakthrough electric car for the masses.
FRANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market.
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