Volkswagen will unveil the all new Volkswagen Crafter later this year. Crafter is a commercial vehicle from Volkswagen and current model shares platform from the Mercedes Sprinter since 2006. From the teaser, the all new Volkswagen Crafter will have a new fresh design and it has the potential be a strong competitor to Ford Transit and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. It is expected the new Crafter will be powered by 3.0 TDI engine source from the 2017 VW Amarok. Volkswagen will open a new plant in Poland to manufacture this new vehicle and expected to start production in second half of 2016.
In the commercial vehicle sector especially, design has got to work for lots of different customer groups,” explains Albert-Johann Kirzinger, head of design at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. “With the Crafter, a level of surface quality, robustness and at the same time high qualitative value are achieved that have never before been available in this commercial vehicle class