VW breaks ground at CES 2016

Volkswagen has presented two ground-breaking, progressive cars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas: the zero-emission BUDD-e van and the e-Golf Touch.

The BUDD-e is the first Volkswagen concept car based on the new Modular Electric Drive Kit (MEB). This zero-emission van gives us a glimpse of how Volkswagen defines automotive avant-garde and sustainability. The BUDD-e concept also features interfaces that are controlled with simple hand gestures, and it offers connectivity that links to your other smart devices between the car and the home.

The e-Golf Touch – also a zero-emission vehicle – with a next generation infotainment system, reflects one of the key connectivity trends of the immediate future: intuitive gesture control, which is set to find its way into nearly every segment of the automotive sector.

The e-Golf Touch presents an advanced generation of the Modular Infotainment Toolkit (MIB) and, features the debut of Volkswagen’s latest generation of voice control technology including key word activation. VW’s Personalization 2.0 also allows the individual settings for one driver to be saved in a user account and saved to the cloud using Volkswagen Car-Net ID. If that driver then gets into another compatible Volkswagen, they can simply call up his Car-Net ID settings in its infotainment system and activate them in the new car.