Starting in 2023, Volkswagen intends to produce 1.4 million similar electric motors annually.
Volkswagen recently introduced an electric motor, the first in the family, compact enough to fit in a sports bag, despite having more than 200 horsepower. That is the beauty of an electric motor.
Not only is it less complex than a conventional gasoline or diesel engine, it is also compact enough to fit in a sports bag.
This motor, produced by Volkswagen Group Components, is called APP 310 electric drive and will be used in the new Volkswagen ID.3 model.
Volkswagen explains that “the name“ APP ”derives from the arrangement of the drive and gearbox in parallel with the shaft, while its torque is 310.
APP 310 Electric Drive for Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB):
- 150 kW (200 PS) maximum power.
- 310 Nm of maximum torque.
- Brushless permanent magnets.
Fork technology and lightweight, consistent construction.
Various ID models. they will be equipped with front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive units of different powers / pairs.
The German manufacturer already plans to produce 500,000 electric motors in Kassel, to be joined by a Chinese plant in Tianjin.
Together, these two electric motors will power 1.4 million units annually starting in 2023.