Manufacturing

VW's EV commitment is 15 million vehicles, not 50 million

Volkswagen Group corrected a key figure used by CEO Herbert Diess in an interview with Automotive News to describe the extent of the automaker's plans for electric vehicles.

Musk to prowl production lines in push for Model 3 milestone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he will walk the entire Model 3 production line on Nov. 27 and 28. He said all assembly areas need to be able to support making 1,000 cars per day.


VW builds Europe's biggest electric-car plant

Volkswagen will invest $1.4 billion to revamp a plant in eastern Germany into Europe's largest electric-car factory, giving chase to a global move into affordable zero-emission vehicles.

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