VW could build up to 50 million electric cars: Automotive News

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) could build up to 50 million electric cars on its new electric vehicle platform and is looking at expanding its manufacturing footprint in the United States, Chief Executive Herbert Diess told Automotive News.

“We set up the plant in Chattanooga always with the idea to be able to grow it, to mirror it,” Diess was quoted as saying.

“The plant is still too small, and we are considering different options – it might be electric cars, it might be a different derivative of the Atlas (SUV) – it’s still open.”

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