With the production launch of its ID.3 electric car at a plant in Zwickau, the German carmaker is intensifying efforts to go carbon neutral, says Thomas Ulbrich, the head of the VW plant where the car is built.
Volkswagen is serious about electromobility. In the city of Zwickau, near Germany's Czech border, the carmaker is pressing ahead with the production of its ID.3 electric car. Henrik Böhme was there to see it.
From diesel fraudster to pioneer of sustainable mobility: that's how German automotive giant Volkswagen wants to transform itself. The e-cars are also to be produced in a carbon-neutral way. How can this be achieved?
The automotive industry is coming under increasing pressure worldwide due to a growing focus on electric mobility, autonomous driving and digital services. Competition from China is also on the rise.
The German auto giant's board has approved plans to spend €44 billion over the next five years to overhaul its plants for electric vehicle production. DW explores where the money will be spent.
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