Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess stopped in need of naming his most popular winner within the , however in remarks throughout a Bloomberg webcast Thursday, the manager stated a win for former Vice President and Democratic challenger Joe Biden would higher swimsuit VW’s technique. With votes nonetheless being counted, the election stays too near name.
“A Democrat program can be extra aligned with our worldwide technique to battle local weather change to go electrical,” Diess stated. VW declined to remark additional.
He associated this to the automaker’s objectives to introduce extra electric cars within the US and famous the nation has the weakest market share for battery-electric automobiles because it stands, in comparison with Europe or China. Biden has been outspoken about shifting the US auto business to give attention to EVs and supports the construction of charging infrastructure. Each aspects play into VW’s objectives.
Volkswagen is gearing as much as launch its first EV within the US, the, however has a boatload of recent electrical automobiles coming — together with the extremely anticipated manufacturing . A , bigger crossover and sedan are additionally on the automaker’s radar and Volkswagen will at its meeting plant in Tennessee.