Volkswagen electric cars sold in Europe and the United States for 2022

Volkswagen is also considering developing an electric pickup truck to rival the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck.

by : HT Auto Office
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May 08, 2022, 03:23 PM

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The Volkswagen Group has announced that the demand for its electric cars has grown significantly. The Volkswagen Group includes Volkswagen, Audi, PorscheAnd SkodaSeat LamborghiniAnd Bentley and more. In a report to the Financial Times, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess said battery electric cars were sold this year in Europe and the United States, adding that orders of about 300,000 were already backlogged in Western Europe.

Volkswagen said this high demand for electric vehicles means that new orders placed now will be delivered in 2023. In a report from InsideEVs, Volkswagen president She said the demand for her electric cars in China is also increasing. “We have high-quality books and…orders for electric cars,” Dess said. With the demand for electric vehicles on the rise, Volkswagen is also considering developing an electric pickup truck that would rival the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck as well as the Chevrolet EV. Scott Keogh, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, has stated that an electric pickup truck is a part that Volkswagen is actively searching for.

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With the goal of challenging the famous electric car maker TeslaVolkswagen aims to start the Trinity EV plant. The German auto giant will build an electric vehicle manufacturing facility with an investment of $2.2 billion. Production of this electric facility is scheduled to begin by 2026. This project by Volkswagen is considered critical in the auto industry’s electrification strategy as the brand aims to produce multiple electric vehicles across different chassis styles.

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Volkswagen is upping its game with the introduction of new electric vehicles. In March, she brought out the electric version of her famous microbe called Volkswagen ID.Buzz. The latter is expected to hit the production line soon as the company aims to launch it in European markets by the end of this year and in the United States in 2024.

First Publication Date: May 08, 2022, 03:23 PM IST

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