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Interview with Jens Obernolte Reducing the loss of range intelligently”

12/08/21
“Reducing the loss of range intelligently”

Why do the all-electric ID. models consume more energy in winter than in summer? Jens Obernolte, Head of Energy and Weight Management at Volkswagen, explains why. He also shares tips on how to get through the cold season efficiently and comfortably despite this.

“Reducing the loss of range intelligently”
We have already significantly reduced the energy required to heat the battery.
Jens Obernolte
Head of Energy and Weight Management at Volkswagen
Three equipment tips for ID. models
The optional heat pump sits above the front right axle and reduces energy consumption.
“Reducing the loss of range intelligently”
The dual-zone or 3-zone “Climatronic” climate control: Has the advantage of being able to restrict the heating to the driver’s side, which saves energy.