Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk met with him Volkswagen AG According to a video released by the German automaker (OTC: VWAGY) the counterpart is Herbert Dias at a small airport, where subsequent testing removed the ID.3 and ID.4 electric cars.
What happened: The meeting took place at Brunschiev Airport, where Tesla’s CEO got a preview of VW’s ID range, according to a tweet by a German automaker.
– Volkswagen Group (@VWGroup) September 7, 2020
The video was posted on Dias’s LinkedIn account where he mentioned that Musk is “quite critical with the torque available at high speeds.” ID.3 When taking a test drive.
The Volkswagen CEO said on LinkedIn, “Just to be clear: We fired up ID3 and negotiated – there is no deal / cooperation.”
“I think, for a non-sporty car, that’s great,” Musk can be heard saying.
Why it matters: The ID4 vehicle can also be seen in the video in the background, as confirmed by LinkedIn on LinkedIn.
Volkswagen has started production of the all-electric ID.4 in Germany. Production in the United States is likely to begin in 2022, the automaker said last month.
Musk is visiting Germany to assess progress on Tesla’s Berlin Gigafacting, as well as using RNA microfactories that can be used to produce German drugmakers. Of CureVac BV (NASDAQ: CVAC) COVID-19 vaccine, if it gets regulatory approval.
Germany’s Economy Minister Peter Altmaier promised Musk the country’s support in whatever was necessary to start the factory earlier this month.
Price Action: Tesla shares closed nearly 2.8% higher at $ 2.818.32 on Friday. On the same day, Volkswagen OTC shares closed up 1.75% at $ 18.03.
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