In 2025, a replacement for the electric Citigo will arrive. Skoda, along with its sister models Volkswagen and Coupry, will begin production of an electric car for a hitherto unnamed city at a new plant in Spain. It will be based on the abbreviated MEB platform and Volkswagen Group President Herbert Diess has already released his first sketch.
Schematic drawings of the future electric mini cars from Volkswagen, Courier (originally said that the car Will sell as a seat) The claims were released to the detriment of the Volkswagen Group in LinkedIn social network. The automaker added to the images: “These essential electric vehicles will simplify access to electric mobility and transform future mobility for countries – for generations to come.” Earlier, it was speculated that the cars should cost about half a million kroner.
From 2025, all three models will be manufactured in Spain at the Martorell and Pamplona plants. The batteries will be supplied to factories by a new “Giga Factory” in the city of Sagunto, where the German carmaker is investing ten billion euros. It has a capacity of 40 GWh per year to be completed in 2026.
as noted British magazine Autocar, it will be the third of the six battery plants that Volkswagen wants to build in Europe by 2030. The two already confirmed will be in Germany and Sweden, and the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia will compete for the other three. According to Volkswagen, the battery plant will create 3,000 jobs in Spain.
We don’t know much about the cheap electric cars themselves yet, and automaker Mladá Boleslav hasn’t provided more information yet. “We can confirm that one of these three models will be manufactured in Spain. In this particular case, we will benefit from cooperation in development and production within the Volkswagen Group. Please understand, but it is too early to release more information at this time,” the spokesperson told Brand name Pavel Gina Aktuálně.
In any case, the status will be on an abbreviated version of the MEB platform, referred to as MEB Entry. Volkswagen unveiled the ID concept last year at the Munich Motor Show. Life, whose design Autocar has stated will change further in the series. This is also indicated by the diagram, which is very similar to a compact identifier model. 3 of the small SUVs that had this concept.
At the same trade show, Cupra presented the UrbanRebel concept, which was a sporty interpretation of the car with a distinctive rear spoiler and other body accessories. And if the diagram does not lie, then the future serial version of the car should retain its sporty style. Skoda has not yet demonstrated a small electric concept.
However, the Mladá Boleslav hatchback must be built with a new design language called “Modern Solid”, which was first revealed At the end of March at the annual press conference. It will be presented in the second half of this year. The hitherto unknown model is part of the automaker’s strategy, which wants to offer three new all-electric models by 2030. In addition to the base model, the bestselling Octavia will also receive an electric equivalent.
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