Sunday January 26, 2020

VW charges forward with electric model at Frankfurt

The Frankfurt Motor Show’s star attraction this year was the Volkswagen ID.3 – the German giant’s much-anticipated electric car. Shane O’Donoghue reports

15th September, 2019
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At the end of the two media days at the biennial Frankfurt Motor Show, it’s traditional to compare notes with other motoring journalists, not on the exhibits themselves, but on how far you’ve walked to see everything on display at the sprawling event. This year, things were a little different as a large number of major manufacturers opted out of taking up their usual stand. That, plus the ever-increasing reliance on sending all news material...

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