They will adapt three factories in Germany to meet demand. Ensures that it is capable of producing 15 million units with its new platform
Volkswagen unveiled its production plans for the following years, in which stands out its total commitment with electric vehicles.
They will adapt three factories in Germany to meet the initial demand. Either way, they never talked about the number of units they could manufacture.
The German company says it is capable of producing 15 million electric cars using its new MEB (Modularer Elektrobaukasten). This number would put them as one of the most important benchmarks in the industry, waiting for the movements of other companies that also showed interest in this type of vehicle.
The MEB platform is the initiative of the Volkswagen Group to conquer the electric market. The subsidiaries SEAT, Škoda and Audi will also make use of this technology.
The company's plan is to invest more than $ 11 billion to consolidate its position for five years, of which 9,000 will be used to create a family of Volkswagen electric cars..
For now, he has reported that his next generation of combustion cars will be the last.
The goal is to stop selling them in 2040, however, they will continue to offer them in territories where the infrastructure to receive the electric variants does not exist.
In total, it will allocate $ 50 billion to become a group of electric vehicles, including its subsidiaries.
In 2019 will be a very important year for the company, since they will start production of the hatchback Neo, the first electric of the family.
In turn, Porsche will launch the Taycan. Audi does not want to fall behind the e-tron sports utility, available in 2020.
The group intends to reinvent itself completely and forget the scandals that occurred in 2015, when they admitted having changed the pollutant emissions results of 600 thousand vehicles.
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