In 2021, VW plans to introduce three ID.-badged SUV models: the all-wheel-drive ID.4 GTX, the ID.5 and the Chinese-market ID.6. They will be followed in 2022 by production versions of the ID. Buzz MPV and ID. Vizzion luxury wagon concepts.
No timeline is given for plans to place all orders online, raising the question of whether Volvo will adopt a wait-and-see approach to gauging consumer demand for an exclusively digital buying experience.
The giant wholesale auction firm switched to Manheim’s all-digital Simulcast system almost literally overnight. From doing about 50% of its sales remotely, Manheim went to 100% digital at all auction locations.
Consumers can get acquainted with vehicles – but not take delivery – at the so-called “Polestar Spaces.” The Polestar 1 and Polestar 2 are available now. Polestar 1 production ends this year, but two new Polestar models are on the way.