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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

   D AILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane VW's ELECTRIFIED, NEW VW BUS                                                                                Source:  VW Called the ID Buzz, the new, retro VW Bus is electric, faster, longer, roomier than the iconic original and has a 3rd row of seats Just unveiled, this version of the ID Buzz is specifically made for customers in North America, whom VW executives say "need more room" A 2-row version and a commercial van version are available in Europe only ID Buzz specifically emulates the 60's version known as the VW bus and associated with hippies Comes in 2 versions: rear wheel drive with electric motor in back, pumping out 282 hp, top speed of 90 mph 2d version: All-Wheel-Drive, 2 electric motors front & back with 330 hp and top speed of 99 mph EVs come with 13" center touchscree

VW Reinvents & Electrifies the VW Bus

  VW's ID Buzz                                                  Source:  VW ID Buzz All-Electric VW Family MicroBus VW's ID Buzz is an all-new, all-electric minivan or microbus reminiscent of the popular VW Bus of the 1960's and 1970's.  The Buzz sports distinctive styling, an all-electric powertrain and a range on a single charge of 275 miles.  It is scheduled to come to market in Europe in the second half of 2022 and in North America in 2024 at a price estimated at $45,000. In the global automotive world, it is making a lot of exciting buzz. Buzzing With the Environment The microbus can carry 7 people and it is expected to have a great deal of appeal as a family vehicle.  It is environmentally correct.  It's made of sustainable and recyclable materials.  Even the batteries are recyclable and do not contain cobalt which poses mining extraction issues of great concern to environmentalists and health experts.  The EV is built on the same platform as the VW ID.4 and t