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Volkswagen aims to grow 40% in S. America through EV subscriptions

Volkswagen aims to grow 40% in S. America through EV subscriptions


Volkswagen goals to develop by 40% in South America via electrical car (EV) subscriptions and launches. The German automaker plans to focus on Brazil, which it claims is South America’s largest market. 

“As a fast-growing automobile market, South America is of strategic significance to Volkswagen. Lately, the native group has achieved the turnaround and sustainably improved profitability and competitiveness. The duty now’s to proceed engaged on the fee place and, on the similar time, implementing the product offensive. To this finish, we’re investing one billion euros in South America by 2026,” mentioned VW CEO Thomas Schäfer. 

Based mostly on Volkswagen’s analysis, the South American automotive market will develop by 11% till 2030. VW plans to develop 40% in Brazil by launching 15 new electrical and flex-fuel autos by 2025. Earlier than the tip of the yr, the European carmaker will carry the Volkswagen ID.4 and ID.buzz to Brazil. 

By 2026, VW will make investments €1 billion in its South American development plans. The German automaker goals to develop the battery-electric car (BEV) section within the Brazilian market with the assistance of automobile subscriptions. Over 3,000 automobile subscriptions had been taken out at Volkswagen in 2022. VW expects to lift its automobile subscriptions by 150% in 2023. The ID.4 and ID. Buzz is a part of Volkswagen’s development plans in Brazil. 

“With the product offensive, we’re bringing extraordinarily enticing autos to prospects in Brazil and South America. It helps us speed up the transformation to zero-carbon and absolutely networked mobility. And we’re making good progress. The brand new Polo is already the best-selling automobile in Brazil. The launch of the best-selling ID.4 and the long-lasting ID. Buzz within the Brazilian market will carry us additional momentum,” famous Alexander Seitz, the Government Chair of Volkswagen Group South America. 

Again house, Volkswagen is struggling within the electrical car section, stating there may be “strong customer reluctance” to change to BEVs. The German automaker is decreasing EV manufacturing in Emden Plant. 

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Volkswagen goals to develop 40% in S. America via EV subscriptions



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