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Feb. 21, 2018—Volkswagen is set to unveil its latest concept car, tabbed the I.D. Vizzion, at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.

The vehicle’s most eye-opening element: it comes without a steering wheel. The new vehicle will be the fourth addition to the OEM’s I.D. lineup of concepts.

The I.D. Vizzion, according to The Verge, is a long, low sedan with no steering wheel or pedals, and it’s intended to exhibit how the company envisions a future in which car passengers are likely to use fully electronic, autonomous vehicles.

It’s also part of Volkswagen Group’s promise to add electric motors to its entire lineup by 2030; VW plans to introduce 20 electrified cars by 2025, as part of an aggressive push worth nearly $40 billion.

The Vizzion will feature a 111 kWh battery pack that should help the car last for more than 400 miles, according to VW. The car will also reportedly feature roughly 300 horsepower, and a top speed of better than 110 mph.

The Geneva Motor show is scheduled to run from March 8-18 in Switzerland.

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