Tuesday , March 21 2023

The Volkswagen Group has decided to reorganize its history


The Volkswagen Group, the plans of the German car company for Friday, has decided to spend 44 billion euros over the next five years, 14.3 billion billion for electric cars, self-propelled driving technologies, mobility and products, and digitization of manufacturing technology.

The bulk of development money, 30 billion euros, is spent on electromobility. In Europe, by the end of 2020, 15 are electric power models, By 2025, 50 such models will be introduced.

Three German plants – Zwickau, Emden, Hanover – I go to the electric cars. In Emden, they will produce an extremely cheap cost, An electric model of less than 20,000 euros. Particular attention is paid to the development of the zwickaui plant, with all 770 workers trained in ID. drive the electric family and rebuild the facility from one billion euros.

Passat production of the Volkswagen brand is transferred from Emden to Kvasiny, Skoda in the Czech Republic, where the Passatok will be produced with the Skoda Superb and Kodiaq models in 2023. The production of Skoda Karoq and Seat Ateca will be moved to a new factory looking for a location in Eastern Europe, VW said.

Source: AFP / Sajjad Hussain

Two factories in China – Shanghai, Foshan – are also switching to the production of electric cars, and build three other factories in the Asian country where only electric cars will be produced. On the Chinese market, a new brand is introduced under the name of Sol, and only in 2019, € 4 billion will be allocated to development.

The company will reduce costs plans to cooperate with an American competitor, Ford. Negotiations on the development and joint production of light commercial vehicles are "advanced," VW said. A new factory is also built in the United States, and the site has not yet been designated.

VW is the largest automaker in the world, last year it sold 10.74 million vehicles, with a 4.3% increase over the previous year. The group belongs to the denominator Volkswagen and Skoda out of Audi, a seat, a Bentley, a Bugatti, a Lamborghini and Porsche car brand and a Ducati sports motorcycle and its own branded commercial vehicles Scania and MAN VW also produces trucks.

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