Volkswagen plans to produce 19 SUVs by 2020

May 08, 2017 | Same topic: Up-to-date consumer reports
The German automaker has officially announced the production plan of 19 new SUVs.
At the annual session of the Volkswagen brand held in Wolfsburg, Brand CEO Dr. Herbert Diess stated: “By 2020, we will expand our worldwide SUV model portfolio from two to nineteen.”

“Our mission is clear: We want to make the Volkswagen brand competitive for the future. By 2025, we aim to play a leading role in the continuously changing automotive industry. “, he added.

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Volkswagen intends to introduce 10 new vehicles in 2017, in which the Atlas seven-seat SUV for the North America, the Arteon five-door ‘coupe’, the long-wheelbase Tiguan Allspace, and the refreshed Up for Latin America has already revealed.
 
Herbert Diess at Volkswagen's annual session

Herbert Diess stated: “By 2020, we will expand our worldwide SUV model portfolio from two to 19.” 
 
To hit the target of 19 new SUVs by 2020, Volkswagen has counted its Atlas, Teramont and Tiguan Allspace.

In June, the next-generation Polo which has been spotted recently will make its debut. Then, the world will welcome the launch of the new Polo-based T-Roc SUV together with the plug-in hybrid version of the China-only Phideon range-topping sedan in August.

According to latest car news, late this year, the German car manufacturer continues to release its third-generation Touareg, a new Jetta, and the South America-only Virtus small-size sedan.

The Volkswagen boss also repeated the company’s commitment pivoting away from diesel vehicles to EVs after the diesel crisis. Accordingly, the production of EVs due from 2020 will be based on a new EV architecture which will lay the technological and economic foundation for the majority of the Group’s future EVs.
 
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The production of EVs due from 2020 will be based on a new EV architecture. 

With the aim of selling million EVs per year by 2025, Diess confirmed: “The brand’s success hinges on its strategic reorientation.”

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The Highlights of the Volkswagen's Annual Session 2017