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Auto world goes back to the future with new VW Microbus design shift

January 2, 2018 Article 1 min read
Authors:
Daron Gifford
The proposed VW Microbus could represent a paradigm shift in auto manufacturing with modular, bolt-on parts that could extend the travel life of the vehicle substantially. Just how it might affect you and your business? Read more at Automotive News.

Person navigating and using futuristic dashboard of car.

Many baby boomers felt a flashback in August when Volkswagen announced plans to start building a '60s-style microbus called the I.D. Buzz, for delivery in 2022.

The auto industry, however, is looking at the move as another small step into the future, as the vehicle’s electric-modular structure is becoming a popular prototype these days. Manufacturers and suppliers will need to monitor this possible paradigm shift closely; it could be a serious threat or a huge opportunity.

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