VW ups electric model ambitions by 50 per cent

Madeleine Cuff
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German carmaker says it now plans to introduce 70 new electric models by 2028, up from original target of 50 models - but transition to EVs could mean job losses for the business

Volkswagen has doubled down on its electric vehicle (EV) strategy, revealing it will accelerate the rollout of new electric models over the next 10 years in a move it hopes will put it at the forefront...

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