A man gets into a white Volkswagen ID.3 parked in a tiled area

Becoming ID.
The evolution of the ID.3 (near-production prototype)

Becoming ID.
The evolution of the ID.3 (near-production prototype)

Volkswagen is entering the future with the fully electric ID.3. An exclusive series with films and interviews now presents all the development work for this fascinating electric car and the subsequent transformation of the Volkswagen brand. Experts from over 20 departments talk about their personal challenges and the pioneering ideas which helped them to overcome these.

Take a look behind the scenes

Starting now, new episodes of “Becoming ID.” can be found regularly here. Meet the people involved in the development of the new ID.3, from the initial idea to the final series production model. Be inspired.

Concept development: from the e‑Golf to the modular electric drive matrix 

First design ideas: the fully electric ID. family 

Platform model: the modular electric drive matrix

With the ID.3, we have proven that the people at Volkswagen can usher in a new era in an extremely short period of time.
Bernd Dörrige
Head of Platform Pre-development
Zwickau will become the flagship for e-mobility in Europe with the ID.3
Reinhard de Vries
Managing Director of Technology and Logistics at Volkswagen Sachsen GmbH

Vehicle construction: a prototype emerges

Planning and developing the ID.3 (near-production-ready prototype) are one thing; producing and testing it is completely different. What challenges does Sven Köhler have to overcome on a daily basis and what excites him most about the ID.3? Find out here.

Start of sales: headed for the future

I find it most exciting to see how our initial ideas have developed into such a pioneering car.
Marco Könnemann
Preconcept development, MEB platform