“We are having some thoughts regarding ‘make or buy’ concerning the electric chain of motors, we will move the components part back to within the company, but not the battery chemicals part.”
Said PSA executive Patrice Lucas at the IAA. He wants to move production of crucial EV components back in house and also said a plan for Opel’s restructuring is due in November.
“It becomes complicated. The electric Up makes much more sense.”
VW boss Herbert Diess may put an end to the conventional Up in Europe, explaining that it will be “very hard” and expensive to decrease emission of small cars enough to meet the EU limits.