THE Volkswagen is in talks with various potential partnersincluding the Renaultin order to evolve one new EV at a cost that it will not exceed 20,000 euros.
According to the German newspaper report Handelsblattthe Germans have come into contact with French car manufacturerwith any discussion of future plans to be in “pretty early stage”. The same newspaper cites sources close to the matter, who state that not yet confirmed that there will be cooperation between the two.
If the plan goes ahead it will see the companies working together on one new platform which will maintain the cost of EVs particularly low.
Last year Marchthe Volkswagen had revealed that it is in the works an electric car with a price below 20,000 euros, which will however arrive in the second half of the current decade. She has similar plans Renault, which announced that the next generation of the Twingo, which will of course be purely electricit will come 2026with the cost fluctuating at the same levels as those of Germans.
A spokesman for the French car industry said that “cooperation is essential,” so that the Europeans to stand against the Chinese manufacturers, who are increasingly emerging in the market of the Old Continent. “We are in different discussions, but nothing is finalized,” the spokesman explained.
Source: Automotive News Europe
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