Volkswagen Wants To Beat Tesla and lead The Electric Vehicle Market — But Does It Have A Chance?

Volkswagen might be coming out of the Dieselgate scandal still, but it’s determined to set itself up as a major automaker that can do anything any other automaker can. Including lead the world in electric vehicles.

So much so that this week, Volkswagen executives were yet again ramping up the rhetoric, claiming that Volkswagen could do anything that Tesla could — but better.
It’s all too easy to laugh these claims off as implausible, especially given how little traction Volkswagen has right now in the electric vehicle marketplace. But could it succeed or not? And what hurdles lie ahead?

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