Jürgen Stackmann, Martin Murray, Li Keqiang.
“Paris marks the start of a new era for Volkswagen.”
VW sales director Jürgen Stackmann talks about the concept announced for the Paris Motor Show, which he dubs as “Das neue Auto” or an electric car for the people. The EV shall be on price par with a comparable diesel model.
“The Qin and Tang are very viable in Shanghai. That has given SAIC and GM the motivation to compete.”
Martin Murray, deputy director for electrification engineering at GM China, underlines GM’s ambitions. It looks like the Americans are out to take on BYD head on.
“By bringing a series of products such as, energy storage, solar power, bus, electric truck, taxi, and customer car to Brazil, BYD will cover whole South America market.”
Meanwhile, BYD is off to new shores as the firm’s senior vice president Li Keqiang suggests.