How Volkswagen plans to sell more electric cars than Tesla
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Volkswagen plans to sell more electric cars than Tesla. And for that, it has already launched an electric offensive, launching the first member of the new zero-emission generation, ID. Other models are in the works.
The German automaker appears to be the most active in the field of electrification, having released a new sub-brand of electric vehicles. At the moment, the strategy is presented only on paper. Volkswagen ID.3 has not yet arrived at the salons. But the Germans are counting on an increase in popularity from the company's other models to promote the ID.3 at the top of sales.
Volkswagen has announced that it plans to sell at least 28 million electric vehicles by 2028, produce one million such vehicles annually by 2023, and 3 million a year starting in 2024. These are bold figures, given that the German press takes into account the delay in entering the ID market.3 due to significant software errors, and Volkswagen sold just 140,000 plug-in hybrid devices last year.
The Germans declared war on Tesla. Electric compact ID.3 wants to steal customers of the model 3. Future member of the electric family, ID.4, will compete with the Tesla Model Y. 367,500 Tesla cars sold in 2019. These are the numbers that the German manufacturer must face in order to take control of the electric car market.