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Volkswagen breaks ground on U.S. electric car factory, production starts in 2022

[2019.11.13, Wed 22:05] Shortly after starting mass production of electric cars in Germany, Volkswagen took the first step toward doing the same in the United States. VW previously said it would start making electric cars at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory in 2022. The factory will build internal combustion cars and electric cars side by side for the foreseeable future. The first VW electric car to be built in the U.S. will be based on the ID.Crozz concept. Expected to be called ID.4, it's a small crossover that shares Volkswagen's MEB platform with several other upcoming electric cars. Volkswagen recently kicked off large-scale production of electric cars in Zwickau, Germany, with the ID.3 hatchback. Volkswagen hopes to sell 22 million electric cars globally by 2028.
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