“Anything Tesla can do, we can surpass.”
Herbert Diess, head of the VW brand, shows confidence in the face of Tesla’s market presence. He claims Volkswagen will soon sell EVs at the same price as diesel models today and thus, has best chances to gain market leadership.
“The CARB credits are only effective at a production rate of about 20,000 to 30,000 vehicles a year. So that’s why you’ll see, mark my words, it’s not going to be any higher than that for the Chevy Bolt.”
Tesla CEO Elon Musk here in fact accuses Chevy’s Bolt EV to be a compliance vehicle mainly and underlines his prediction with a detailed explanation of CARB credits, which he claims are of limited use to the EV maker but more beneficial to GM.
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