VW Sharan serves as an office on wheels

VW Sharan serves as an office on wheels

15.04.2020: Office with a length of 4.85 metres – the Sharan is suitable for any working situation. People all over Europe are working from home, which can be complicated: They’re in a video conference team meeting, the phone starts ringing and children are yel

Office with a length of 4.85 metres – the Sharan is suitable for any working situation.




People all over Europe are working from home, which can be complicated: They’re in a video conference team meeting, the phone starts ringing and children are yelling through the living room, all at the same time.




Working from the car could be the best solution for anyone needing a few hours a day to concentrate on completing some tasks for their job in peace. As a result, the working environment is relocated to nearby places with a nice view.



Do you fancy a spontaneous, straight-forward change of scene? Not a problem with the Sharan as it transforms into a mobile office in no time. Thanks to the seating configuration you are at liberty to choose which seat is turned into your office chair and which one is used as a shelf.




Setting up the mobile workplace in only a few steps


Transform the Sharan into an office as soon as you have spotted a quiet place to park with a nice view and mobile phone signal. Use cup holders to store coffee cups and water bottles, two are available in each row of seats.



Documents fit into side pockets in the door trim, glove box or on the folding front passenger seat, meaning they are always within reach. Once the Internet connection has been established with a mobile hotspot or LTE dongle, there is nothing stopping incoming and outgoing emails as well as video conferences with colleagues.





One car – several options



Thanks to the intelligent spatial concept in the Sharan with a length of 4.85 metres and a width of 1.90 metres it is possible to set up your own workplace the way you like it or even change things around.




If you prefer to not have the notebook resting on your lap, you can either place it on the folding seat in the centre or use one of the folding tables fitted to the front seats as a desk. The Sharan also provides enough space to stretch your legs and enjoy the view through the tilting panoramic sunroof in creative breaks.



Keep an eye on everything with We Connect Go



The Sharan features USB ports and an optional 230 volt socket on the rear centre console to recharge laptops and smartphones. The We Connect Go app indicates the exact amount of energy remaining in the car battery at any time. And once you have finished in the (literally) mobile office, there is nothing nicer than bringing the day to a close with a walk.

 Christian Buhlmann, photos Volkswagen

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