Volkswagen ID. Buzz wins the 2023 Utility of the Year award!

On the sidelines of the IAA Transportation fair in Hannover, the Volkswagen ID. Buzz has just won the prize for tool of the year (International Van of the Year) 2023!

Even before the official market launch, the new Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo has just been awarded the prestigious award “International Van of the Year 2023” (IVOTY)which rewards best utility vehicle of the year. This award was presented at the “Stars of the Year” opening ceremony of the Verband der Automobilindustrie (VDA), the German association of the automotive industry, on the sidelines of the opening of IAA Transport Fair in Hannover.

“We are honored and proud to receive this award for the ID. Buzz Cargo. Many thanks to the IVOTY jury and to all those at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles who contributed to making the ID. Buzz Cargo the best van in its category »Carsten Intra, head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, declared on this occasion.

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo: a prestigious jury

IVOTY Chairman Jarlath Sweeney presented the award on behalf of the prestigious IVOTY Jury, made up of 34 international commercial vehicle journalists: “It is not often that a completely new van concept comes and gets so much attention on the market. Congratulations to the development team at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles for creating this unique vehicle”he said on this occasion.

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo received 110 dots, just 10 points ahead of its nearest competitor, the new Ford Pro E-Transit. Renault Kangoo E-Tech Van, Nissan Townstar Zero-Emission and Mercedes-Benz eCitan shared third place: this year the podium consists entirely of electric utility vehicles. Other shortlisted contenders also included Fiat Professional’s new Doblò and Scudo.

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo: more than 13,700 orders

Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo thus replaces the Renault Kangoo Van and Mercedes-Benz eCitan, which won the 2022 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) award last year. This is the time when this election takes place for the best commercial vehicle of the year: this year the jury evaluated the contribution of the candidate cars to the efficiency, safety, durability and environmental standards of light utility companies in the vehicle sector. To be eligible, the candidate car must be new, in series production at the end of the year for which it receives the award, and present a significant technological innovation.

To date, Volkswagen ID. Buzz busy more than 13,700 orders, half of which for the Cargo version. The model pays homage to the mythical Combi, but was developed exclusively to be equipped with a 100% electric motor: it thus joins the family of 100% electric ID models from the Volkswagen brand. It will also be delivered to its customers with a neutral carbon footprint.

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Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo: 4 new versions presented in Hannover

This year at IAA Transportation 2022 in HannoverVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles exhibits nothing less than 30 new models on its stand: In addition to the new Multivan, the new Amarok pick-up or the Crafter converted into a mobile workshop for the repair of electric bicycles, the German manufacturer exhibits several examples of its new Volkswagen ID. Buzz, including no less than 4 new versions in the form of concept cars.

We find thereID. Buzz Flex Caba worthy successor to the Caravelle equipped for passenger transport, a ID. Buzz for paramedical useincluding a workspace for a doctor and his medical equipment, a ID. Buzz Cargo with boxwhich gives a total of 6 m3 of cargo space for last mile deliveries, a ID. Buzz cooling loadwith a space-saving cooling unit that provides six to eight hours of battery life, not to mention a ID. Buzz Cargo as a Miele maintenance vanwhich carries everything necessary for intervention and repair of household appliances of the German brand.

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