Tesla’s landing in Germany fuels competition: Volkswagen CEO


Frankfurt — Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said Friday as Tesla’s first Gigafactory will open in Europe later this year, forcing local industries to step up the game. Told to.

Dís ” commentCreated on Twitter, Tesla continues to work at its factory in Grünheide, near Berlin, as Tesla awaits final building approval for the € 5.8 billion ($ 6.8 billion) site.

“Efficiency is the key to our industry / Germany transformation. Tesla is developed in a shorter process, works more closely with the industry’s best products and takes more risks,” said Electric, led by Elon Musk. Says Dies, a well-known fan of car pioneers.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks to the media when he arrives on September 3, 2020 to see the construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory near Grünheide, Germany. (Maja Hitij / Getty Images)

Based in Wolfsburg, Europe’s largest car maker, Volkswagen aims to overtake Tesla as the world’s top seller of electric vehicles by 2025. This is highlighted by an ambitious plan to build six large battery plants in Europe by 2030.

“Grunheide will intensify competition in Germany and with Wolfsburg.”

The EV maker is hosting a public tour of the Grünheide plant on October 9, before the final consultation on the construction challenge is over. Musk has confirmed that he will participate directly in this event called “Gigafest”.

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