The figure of new models would then increase as the years progresses until 'there is at least one electrified version for each of the Group's 300 or so models across all vehicle classes worldwide'.
The group plans to bring a total of over 80 new electrified models to customers by 2025, including some 50 purely battery-powered vehicles and 30 plug-in hybrids as it doubles its investment in zero-emission vehicles to 20bn euros (£18bn) in a bid to put dieselgate behind it.
CEO at Volkswagen Matthias Mueller said that a company such as Volkswagen must be the leader and not a follower. "The transformation in our industry is unstoppable. People want to have clean air, and we want to make our contribution here", he said.
Adding urgency to the push for electriccars, China over the weekend became the latest country to announce intentions to phase-out fossil-fuel powered vehicles, following the lead of the United Kingdom and France, which have outlined bans on combustion-engine models by 2040. Three petrol and two diesel engines will be available, matched to six-speed manual of seven-speed auto transmissions.
"We need to improve profits considerably in the USA", he said, as the automaker prepares for "the next phase" of electric, connected and autonomous vehicles.
On Thursday, BMW, which launched its electric auto i3 during 2013, said it was preparing factories to mass produce its electric vehicles before the end of 2020, and it pledged to have 12 100% battery power vehicles available by 2025.
Diess cited plans announced last month to produce the ID Buzz, or an all-electric vehicle hearkening back to the popular Microbus that's to hit the market in 2022.
He said it's not just a matter of what is being offered from manufacturers, but also the electric charging infrastructure. The automaker has promised however, that these engines will deliver great performance while meeting emissions standards. Crozz II and other I.D. vehicles.
Yet the Frankfurt show remains a very big deal for the home team: Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz luxury brand, Munich-based BMW AG, and Volkswagen, all of which will have giant display stands. The premium vehicle brand is slashing spending to free up €10 billion to develop an electric-car lineup that will comprise as many as 12 models in 2025.
The Browns had their first punt of the season blocked for a Steelers touchdown, but the Browns didn't waver and responded well. The second Roethlisberger-to-James touchdown combination of the day gave the Steelers a 21-10 lead over the Browns.
Still, single-payer is gaining traction among Democrats . "I think health care should be a right to all ", said Booker. Sanders, who ran his own presidential primary campaign in 2016, also promised health care reform.
He gained 107 yards in their second meeting last season but keep in mind that was without the star defensive lineman on the field. The Giants are trying to win their fourth consecutive against the Cowboys after sweeping the NFC East champions previous year .
Philip Rivers tossed three touchdowns to help keep Los Angeles in the game, finishing the night 22-for-33 through the air. The Broncos have won eight of their last ten against the Chargers , but have only covered in half of those games.
He will need to produce the performance of a lifetime to keep out the attacking threats from Qarabag's group opponents. That miss proved costly for Shakespeare's side as, less than two minutes later, Chelsea found the breakthrough.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says out of the 45 arrested, 25 people were just arrested for breaking the curfew. Mar-a-Lago is a members-only social club, with ballrooms, a few guest suites and living quarters for Trump himself.
Apple unveils new Apple TV with HDR and 4K support
The support for both HDR10 and Dolby Vision is a welcome addition - as this opens up the device to a wider array of movies. Apple executive Eddy Cue said on Tuesday that all major movie studios have signed up to deliver 4K movies through the box.
Eric and Lara Trump Announce Birth of First Child
Donald Trump Jr issued congratulations on Twitter , and joked about "older brother revenge" for Eric buying his kids a drum set. Holidays are sure to be a loud affair in the White House, should they all choose to celebrate something there.
Mourinho plays down Champions League hopes
With all his first-team players fit and available, Wicky is expected to start with his first-choice starting eleven on Tuesday. You sense Romero only played in the Europa League last season because De Gea acquiesced to sitting out of the Europa League.
Construction cranes collapse in downtown Miami
A second crane collapse was later reported at a building under construction on Northeast 30th Terrace. Many are questioning why the cranes can't be moved, Miami officials said Tuesday in a tweet .
Stranded manatees rescued in Sarasota before Irma hits
They ended up at a bay on Whitfield Avenue and US 41 in Sarasota where the water had receded leading the local wildlife stranded. The animals were stuck in mud 100 yards away from deep water near Whitfield Avenue in Manatee County.
How to find out if you're affected by the Equifax hack
In turn, there was some confusion over whether the site was legitimate and anger over the way it was rolled out. From there, you will be asked to enter your last name and the last six digits of your social security number.
Mourinho not shaken by draw
So I'm not disappointed with the players, I'm not critical with it, it's just a natural outcome . Watch all four goals from the match in our video above. "A draw was a fair result".
Kentucky sending hurricane-relief workers South
While relief efforts are still underway in Texas, the Oklahoma National Guard is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Irma as well. Officials said Sunday that more than 2,500 Wisconsin Guard troops will go to Florida.