Tesla was weakened by the ramp-up of its two new factories in Germany and the United States, VW CEO Herbert Diess told employees in late June. You have a chance to take the lead in electric cars in 2025, he reiterated this goal, and This Year, the Gap Shouldn’t Grow At Least For Tesla, But that’s exactly what happened in the first six months.
VW with Tesla. 160% more than electric cars
This is the result of global electric car sales figures Volkswagen published on Friday. In the second quarter of this year, they grew by only 6.3 per cent to 118,000 units as compared to Q2 2021. in the message Instead, the company highlights an increase of 27 percent compared to the first six months. But at Tesla, growth was much more pronounced in both periods: From Q2 2021 to Q2 2022, deliveries increased by 26 percent, and even 46 percent compared to the half year.
In absolute terms, Volkswagen delivered 217,100 electric cars in the first half of the year and Tesla delivered 564,734, nearly 160 percent more. The gap that Dias wants to close by 2025 has again widened significantly. At both companies, the second quarter was characterized by negative special effects, and like Tesla before it, VW now reports that electric car deliveries in June showed a clear upward trend.
Feather Tesla disrupts new lockdown in China from late March Growth streak of the last eight quarters. Volkswagen continued to struggle with global chip shortages and the consequences of the Russian attack on Ukraine in Europe. At least the semiconductor situation is getting easier, according to Dias. The group expects better supply in the second half of the year, reiterated the VW board member for sales. The backlog of orders is huge and they are working hard to reduce the time of electric car delivery.
Porsche Taycan deliveries reduced
Too Tesla sets new record for the end of the second quarter in June, and the Gigafactory in China is to produce even more Model 3 and Model Y after conversion in July. For the rest of the year, both VW and Tesla are likely to deliver significantly more electric cars than in the first half, slowed by special factors and accelerated by additional factories. First, the electric car pioneer has again shown itself to be stronger than the German pursuer, despite the weaknesses diagnosed by Diess as a result of the new Gigafactories. At sports car subsidiary Porsche, deliveries of the electric car Taycan also fell compared to the quarter-and-half.
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