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    "The Volkswagen Group MEB platform (German: Modularer Elektrobaukasten) is a modular car platform for electric cars developed by the Volkswagen Group and its subsidiaries.[1] It is used in models of Audi, SEAT, Škoda and Volkswagen. The architecture is aimed to "consolidate electronic controls and reduce the number of microprocessors, advance the application of new driver-assistance technology and somewhat alter the way cars are built"[2] by the VW Group."
    Volkswagen Group MEB platform - Wikipedia

    Lots of detail at Jalopnik, but they still produce hyperlink hell here.

    The short of it is a rear motor RWD with AWD option with a skateboard battery much like Tesla. The main difference for the masses is that the space that was where the engine would be isn't going to a frunk.

    The Volkswagon I.D. will be the first production model out on the platform, and may be available in 2019.
     
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    probably see one out here by 2025
     
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    I believe Jalopnik links will behave, as long as you don't just cut-and-paste the web page address (typically all I ever do), but instead use the link function within Priuschat editor:

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    Actually tried that first.
     
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    reads like an assault on normandy
     
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    Looks like they got the EPA cycle detector detector working. Your move, cat.
     
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