Otherwise, the company will have to pay fines for emissions.
Electric hatchbacks Volkswagen ID.3 starts to deliver to the customers exactly according to plan – this summer. For the remaining before the start of actual sales months, the company will try to eliminate all the possible flaws that might be discovered during the tests in real conditions. It is reported by Automotive News Europe with reference to the CEO of VW Group Herbert Diess.
At the end of last year German media reported that the software installed on electric cars does not allow to fully exploit them, and that this problem may affect up to 30 thousand cars – that is the whole edition of “starting” the series ID.3 1st, which sold out in just a few days after the world premiere of the model. In fact, the cars rolling off the Assembly line in Zwickau since the beginning of November, receive in full, in the future this problem engineers will have to resolve manually. While all of these electric cars stored on leased sites. While the producer runs the risk of running into a multimillion-dollar fines if all issued copies of the first production models of the family Volkswagen ID is not received to the buyers in time: this is due to tighter regulations on emissions.
Previously due to problems with the software “Volkswagen” has had to postpone the premiere and the start of production of the new Golf. That is what prompted Herbert Diess to create within a group structure a company Car.Software, which began work on 1 January 2020. A new unit should in the next five years to increase the share of its own software products in VW from the current incomplete ten at least 60 percent.