Verboten EVs – America Needs the Volkswagen ID3

From Transport Evolved.

Volkswagen’s ID3 is a popular EV in Europe, but in the USA it’s a forbidden fruit. Volkswagen declined to bring it to the USA and Canada saying it’s too small, so there’s simply no way to drive one.

But could cars like the ID3 help the US transition to cleaner transportation? And should the ID3 make its way to the USA?


00:00 – Introduction
02:19 – How does the ID3 stand up now?
07:22 – Charging, range and the lack of preconditioning
10:08 – Why do Europeans buy smaller vehicles
12:02 – Could the ID3 work in the USA?


Script, Presenter, Audio: Kate Walton-Elliott
Camera, Editor, Colorist: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023


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