Even for Volkswagen, the stop in the production of cheap electric cars is associated with a decrease in sales, without changes to the first models.
September 28, 2023 – 11:32 am
The European car market is showing the first signs of wrong arrangement between production capacity industrial, cost work-related issues in the face of unmet goals and sales of electric vehicles. After the stop of the Fiat 500 Electric in Mirafiori, alarm signals are also arriving from Germany. Volkswagenwhich after dieselgate has focused heavily on electric mobility and large investments, is facing inconsistent question of some of its electrical structures that cannot justify long-term changes in the group’s charge-electricity function. This is what is going on.
VOLKSWAGEN ELECTRIC CAR PRODUCTION: OCTOBER COMPLEX
Latest news the suspension of Volkswagen production It comes just days after the permanent contracts of around 270 workers were not renewed. Now comes confirmation of a market that is struggling to start in German is that in 2024 they will be able to count only it is motivation for individualswhich will also be reduced to 3000 euros. As Reuters reports,, production stoppage of the Volkswagen ID.3 and Cupra Born in major German factories is inevitable for the Group. The British news agency claims that Volkswagen will stop production of its electric models at factories in Zwickau and Dresden during the first two weeks of October.
PRODUCTION VS DEMAND OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES: THE DIFFERENCES OF ZWICKAU AND DRESDEN
The suspension of the production of electric vehicles is only the result of the failure to meet the production targets that the factories could have reached. Although huge investments have been made in these facilities, especially a Zwickauwhere six electric models of the Volkswagen Group are produced, the production of 2022 volume for only 218,000 unitsunder the ability maximum of the factory of 330,000 vehicles. This difference may cause Volkswagen to also decide to reduce production at the factory Emden and the final production possibility a Dresden transfer production to other industries.
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Interestingly, while the production of the VW ID.3 and Cupra Born is suspect due to sales, other models from the group such as l’ID.4, l’ID.5, Audi Q4 e-tron, Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron, and so on. they continue to be produced repeatedly in three shifts. All this shows that the manufacturers tend to keep the top margin of the most profitable models, whose demand is not (and probably will not be) affected by the availability or variability of government incentives, in Germany and other countries.