BMW Expects to Hit 50% All-electric Sales Target 'well ahead' of 2030

BMW expects over 50% of new sales to be all-electric vehicles well ahead of its 2030 target and could envision a hydrogen-powered car going into production in the second half of the decade, the premium carmaker said on Wednesday. By 2025, a fourth of new sales will be all-electric, the company said, rising to a […]

Volkswagen to Invest $193 Billion Over 5 Years to Hit EV Target

Volkswagen plans to invest 180 billion euros ($192.76 billion) over the next five years in areas including battery production and its North American operations, it said on Tuesday, with spending on combustion engines to fall from 2025. As it works toward a target of 50% electric vehicle (EV) sales globally by 2030, over two-thirds of […]

Volkswagen: To Share Results of Mock Listing Exercise in June

Volkswagen will share the outcome of a mock listing exercise for its brands and Volkswagen Group instigated by Chief Executive Oliver Blume at a capital markets day on June 21, Blume said on Tuesday. The carmaker intended to keep its combustion engine models competitive for as long as they are on the market but was […]

Volkswagen Picks Canada for First Battery Cell Plant Outside Europe

Volkswagen chose Canada to build its first battery cell plant outside Europe, granting its cars access to both Canadian and U.S. subsidies as it works to localise electric vehicle production chain in the region. Volkswagen AG confirmed in December it was looking for sites for a Canadian plant, six months after signing a memorandum of […]