Aug 9, 2017 - 08:06 am

Herbert Diess, Melanie Kreis.

Herbert-Diess-VW“Tesla is one of those competitors that possess capabilities we still don’t have.”

This compliment towards the Californians comes from Herbert Diess, head of VW’s brand management. In his eyes it is worth to acknowledge that Tesla does a good job regarding electric drive tech but also in terms of autonomous driving, driver assistance, internet connectivity and new distribution concepts.

Melanie-Kreis“We are in very intense discussions with different potential customers and the talk of diesel bans has fueled those.”

According to Melanie Kreis, Chief Financial Officer of the Deutsche Post DHL Group, more and more prospective buyers are showing interest in the company’s electric delivery van StreetScooter – especially because debates on diesel emissions are currently omnipresent in Germany.


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