VW to invest €60 billion in e-mobility, digital tech by 2024

By REUTERS | 15 November 2019

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen will invest €60 billion (RM276bil) by 2024 to develop electric and hybrid cars as well as digital technologies, the multi-brand car and truck-making group said today.

Volkswagen plans to build 75 variants of electric car and around 60 hybrid vehicle models, it said.

By 2029 around 26 million electric cars will be built, of which 20 million vehicles will use VW’s electric MEB vehicle platform, the carmaker said.

Volkswagen plans to retool its plant in Emden, Germany to build an electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) from 2022 onwards, and a decision on where to locate a new factory will be taken by year-end, the carmaker said.

Volkswagen investing strongly in the future