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31 July 2020
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Volkswagen releases first details of new Caddy mini-camper

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released details of a mini-camper based on the new, 5th generation Caddy. This is successor to the Caddy Beach makes its world premiere virtually at the beginning of September. It boasts plenty of new features, including an entirely new bed concept that has been redeveloped and state-of-the-art technology.

As a small brother of the popular California campervan, the Caddy mini-camper is intended for those who seek maximum flexibility from their car, so that they can embark on the spontaneous micro-adventures.

Another highlight of the new Caddy mini-camper is the opportunity to gaze at the stars through a 1.4-square-metre panorama glass roof. It is possible to darken all of the windows, including the glass roof.

For maximum sleeping comfort, the almost two-metre-long bed has disc spring elements, as used in the beds of the California or Grand California.

Cleverly stowed in the rear are the popular and lightweight camping chairs and table from the California models. The two practical storage bags can be taken inside the home for easy loading. They also serve as privacy screens inside the vehicle when fastened in the rear window sections.

The new Caddy features 19 assistance systems for comfort and safety while travelling. Included among them is Travel Assist, which for the first time ever enables assisted driving in a Volkswagen commercial vehicle over the entire range of speeds. Also new in the Caddy and familiar from the Crafter and the T series are Trailer Assist, which makes reverse manoeuvring with a trailer significantly easier, as well as the Side-Assist and Rear Traffic Alert.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles a stand-alone brand within the Volkswagen Group and is responsible for the development, construction and sales of light commercial vehicles. They include the Transporter, Caddy and Amarok ranges, which are produced in Hannover (D), Poznań (PL), Września (PL) and Pacheco (ARG).

Within the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is also the lead brand for Autonomous Driving, Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and Transport as a Service (TaaS), and in future will therefore be developing and producing corresponding Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV), such as robo-taxis and robo-vans. In this way we are transporting an entire society, with all its requirements for clean, intelligent and sustainable mobility. Working at the company’s sites around the globe are more than 24,000 employees, including around 15,000 at the Hannover site.