€ 15 million. electric cars spread over 50 models and 10 years was perhaps on the low side.
It is, apparently, the conclusion, the car giant Volkswagen is reached after having published the plan in the autumn. The group have now decided to screw the ambitions a tad more, up to 22 million. cars and 70 models in 2028.
many models need to be distributed beyond the group's numerous brands, in addition to Volkswagen include Audi, Skoda, Porsche and Seat.
VW says in a press release that the adjusted level is a result of the vehicle manufacturer's work to 'create a fully CO2-neutral balance in all areas of the fleet of the vehicle for the production and management in 2050'.
Already in the year 2025, should the VW group have cut 30 percent of the average CO2 emissions for all its cars, and so far, the car giant earmarked 30 billion. euro for the electrical project.
It is not immediately clear whether the group has put more money aside in connection with its new plan, since VW already in november came out, that you would use in a total of 44 billion. euros in electric cars, self-propelled technology and mobility services.
The elevated ambition comes, however, at the same time that VW announced a big sparerunde. In 2023 the hope of the group that could save 5.9 billion. euro per year, according to Automotive News Europe it must among other things be done by increasing the productivity and guys up to 7000 employees.
Also, the many brands under the VW umbrella is reportedly up for review.
the VW group has recently sent the fully electric Audi e-tron on the market, Porsche Taycan model is on the way, and next year, Volkswagen's own dedicated electric car, called the ID.
the ambition of 70 models to be reached before 2028, car giant from next year forward a new model on the market with a space of under 50 days. At the motor show in Geneva, the group has therefore also display more bids in the future electric cars, including Seat e-Born, the Skoda Vision IV and Audi e-tron Q4.
One of the grundstammerne in the electric wager is the so-called MEB-platform, as a number of the cars will be built.
VW has recently opened for that other automakers may purchase and use the platform in their own cars, which according to the press release from Volkswagen can give a 'significant reduction' of the cost of the group's green strategy.