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VW's $24,000 Small, Electric Car Development

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  New ID Life Concept Just Unveiled in Munich                                                  Source:  VW Zero Emissions Driving At an Inexpensive Price At the IAA Mobility 2021 show in Munich, Volkswagen unveiled its ID Life concept electric vehicle.  VW says the concept is a preview of its upcoming, inexpensive $24,000 electric car. The Germany based automaker is in head-to-head competition with US based Tesla to bring the first, affordable, EVs to the global market in the $24,000 to $30,000 range.  The vehicles are fully electric with zero emissions.  Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a goal of bringing a small, electric car with his new battery system to market at a price starting at $25,000 in 2023.  VW is targeting a launch for its small, $24,000 electric car in 2025.  But those timeframes could radically change as this global race heats up. Speed and Power The ID Life is a concept show car.  The exterior resembles a squared VW Beetle or a Mini.  It is made of recycled materials.  The veh