What VW’s change of the guard means for e-mobility
It’s confirmed, ex-BMW manager Dr Herbert Diess is taking over from Matthias Müller, and this sets things in motion. New brand groups are being introduced and the UV unit will be open for public investment. Interestingly, Diess will also head R&D. Editor-in-Chief, Peter Schwierz comments.
Volkswagen to manufacture EVs at 16 sites worldwide
By the end of 2022, the German car manufacturer is planning to produce BEVs at 16 locations around the globe, CEO Matthias Müller announced. Currently VW is using three locations for the production of BEVs, and foresees another 9 within the next two years.
When cars fly.
California is seriously already planning a flying car race for 2017. 22 teams are said to compete in the 219 mile race to Nevada. And while we are already on the subject of technological innovation, there will (of course) be a category for electric flying cars as well.