Questions answered simply 

Can an electric vehicle burn? Is charging safe in the rain? And what has to be taken into account when towing? Many questions relating to safety come up when talking about electric mobility. You will find the answers here. 

Illustration of an ID.3 car charging using the Elli Wallbox

Safety rules when dealing with a high-voltage system

Illustration of a fire fighter standng in front of a Volkswagen ID.3.

Safety measures when charging

Illustration of a Volkswagen ID.3 standing in the rain being charged as a person walks past it.

Flammability of an electric vehicle and extinguishing methods

There is a water hose in front of a parked Volkswagen ID.3.

Health risks

A parked ID.3 at a charging station with a lady going past on her skateboard.

Safety during breakdowns and accidents

There is a warning triangle in front of a Volkswagen ID.3 with a man on the phone behind him.

Our electric vision

A yellow VW ID.4 parked in the middle of a road at night

Our electric vision

Volkswagen’s future is electric. We’re committed to developing cars and technologies that open up the possibilities of electric driving to all. Making the switch to electric not only benefits the environment, it could also help you save money and discover a new and exciting way to drive.

Electric pedigree

The development of our revolutionary ID. range didn’t happen overnight. Our electric history first started in 1970. Let us take you back to the start of our journey towards a more sustainable future.

Leading the way

Our goal isn’t just to sell electric cars. We are designing a range of vehicles with high performance, that go further and put efficiency at the heart of their design.

Next steps