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From Electrek: VW CEO says that this electric car can ‘surpass’ the Tesla Model 3

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    VW CEO says that this electric car can ‘surpass’ the Tesla Model 3

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    Even though VW has been making some large-scale commitments to electric vehicles, more recently through a giant $10 billion investment over the next 5 years, it can be hard to take them seriously when the only EVs that they built from the ground up are some “weirdmobile” concepts – like the one pictured above.

    Nonetheless, the German automaker is hyper confident that it can go from laggard to leader in electric vehicles. CEO Herbert Diess went as far as saying that “anything Tesla can do, we can surpass.” more…

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    #2 Mark C, May 9, 2017
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    VW is world class for sure at product announcements and concept renderings. However, there is a large gap between "can do" and "will do."
     
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      I like that they put 2020 out there. Like "In 3 years we will be better than Tesla 2017", as if the Model 3 will not evolve as well...
       
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        "I will gladly pay you tomorrow for a hamburger today". Never mind that I never payed you for the last one.

        VW is just being Wimpy.
         
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