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Elke Temme , SVP Charging & Energy , said : “ Our goal is to make electric mobility accessible to everyone . The successes we have achieved with our strong partners send one clear message : we are applying the right strategy . Together , we can create sustainable and accessible mobility of the future .”
The Volkswagen Group has turned charging and energy into its core business
The NEW AUTO strategy that the company implemented at the beginning of 2021 bundles all activities in the areas of charging and energy that are overseen by the board-level management function technology . Volkswagen Group Technology now plays a key role in the company ’ s electric mobility strategy , a plan in which the company has committed itself to becoming a leading provider of an intelligent charging and energy ecosystem . Group CEO , Oliver Blume , has also underscored this role in his 10-point plan , a
We consider charging to be not only a precondition for e-mobility , but also a high-potential strategic business area of the future .
strategy that defines the area of Charging & Energy as an elementary aspect of the company ’ s future . In addition to developing a global network of public fastcharging stations , the company has created a product range that covers all aspects of charging solutions for private customers and companies – from Volkswagen ’ s own Wallbox to flexible fast-charging stations , charging services and innovative and smart green-power rates . Volkswagen is also working to integrate electric cars as mobile powerbanks into the energy system and create added value for drivers . p
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