Volkswagen’s Herbert Diess Has A Plan To Transition To EVs & Save The Company — Will The Board Let Him Execute It?

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 02 Aug 2020 22:09:22 +0000

This article is inspired by what I have read recently about Volkswagen. We have been hearing a lot from the company, and not all of it is good

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Tesla + Volkswagen — Budding Bromance or Fickle Frenemies?

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2020 19:00:09 +0000

A few years back, Volkswagen was rumored to be in the running to acquire Tesla. It never happened. But Tesla CEO Elon Musk and VW CEO Herbert Diess seemed quite friendly when Tesla won an AUTO BILD award in Germany last year. Around that time, Musk tweeted, “Herbert Diess is doing more than any big carmaker to go electric. The good of the world should come first. For what it’s worth, he has my support.”

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Elon Musk Says Tesla Willing To Share Software & Powertrains With Competitors

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 14:25:12 +0000

Elon Musk says Tesla would be willing to provide its software, powertrains, and batteries to other manufacturers. What would that look like?

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The Unpleasant Marriage Of Germany’s Top Auto Executives With Government Politicians

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:56:23 +0000

A secret and never written codex has been defined in the last 100 years that describes the relationship between the German auto industry and the government. Everybody follows the codex and its rules, but no one talks about it

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Audi Snubs EVs, Says Will Continue To “Massively” Invest In Combustion Engines

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2020 18:25:48 +0000

In what seems to be an obvious snub toward electric vehicles, Audi’s new CEO, Markus Duesmann, said the company will continue to “massively” invest in combustion engines

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Volkswagen, Where Are You Going?

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2020 02:32:17 +0000

Escalation is the word that describes best what happened in recent weeks within Volkswagen, and it’s an escalation that is not helpful for CEO Herbert Diess, the Volkswagen Group, our society, Germany, or the environment

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Turmoil In Wolfsburg As Volkswagen Ushers In ID.3 Era

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 18:05:57 +0000

Volkswagen says early ID.3 reservation holders can begin placing firm orders for their cars next week, but may have to wait until the end of this year to drive one with all its software issues resolved.

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Volkswagen Has A Plan To Restart Production, Restates 2020 Financial Guidance

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 16:15:11 +0000

Diess and Ulbricht LinkedInVolkswagen has already restarted several factories around the world after taking many steps to safeguard the health of its workers. It plans to restart vehicle production in Europe this week.

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Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 16:00:08 +0000

Volkswagen EV factory ChattanoogaIn Davos this week, Herbert Diess, CEO of Volkswagen, heaped praise on Tesla for leading the EV revolution.

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Former Ford CEO On Tesla’s “Iconic Brand”

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 02:00:58 +0000

former Ford CEO on TeslaFormer Ford CEO Mark Fields had some things to say about Tesla this week. In what may be a surprise to some, Fields says that EVs are the future of the industry and the questions are: when is the payoff, and what are the adoption rates

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