Herbert Dice, CEO of Volkswagen, believes that his company could catch up with Tesla in global electric car sales by 2025 and then pass. Dice also believes that the global supply chain deficit is likely to narrow somewhat and that the momentum towards Volkswagen will increase. In the second half of this year.
Dice commented on CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe and included some interesting news about the brand’s future. Of course, the key story is that he believes that Volkswagen will surpass Tesla by 2025: “The market is always about the future. Tesla is currently leading in the field of EVs, perhaps the most digital car company already and they have some advantages. We still aim to hold on to sales by 2025 and possibly overtake. “
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Volkswagen is the only state-of-the-art automaker that has publicly stated its intention to overtake Tesla in the near future. Mary Bara, CEO of General Motors, came out last year with the goal of becoming the leading electric car retailer by 2025. By then 2 million cars are expected to be built each year.
“We plan to challenge Tesla and all audiences to become the world’s top EV maker,” said Jim Farley, Ford’s CEO. Of course, Ford says it plans to build 2 million cars per year by 2026, one year behind General Motors. Even so, owning one is still beyond the reach of the average person. There is no question that it has started a huge head and it has changed the course of the autonomous landscape but now, it seems to be losing ground.
The entire Tesla lineup seems to be randomly more expensive and has yet to produce exciting new products like all-new Roadstar and Cybertruck. Now we are waiting to see if the company led by Elon Musk can set the bar higher.