“With many of our pre-existing structures, processes and high costs, we are no longer competitive as the Volkswagen brand,” Thomas Schaefer told staff during a meeting at the German carmaker’s headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, according to a post on the company’s intranet site seen by Reuters.’

    • @Kidplayer_666@lemm.ee
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      23 months ago

      Corporate speak for “we’re panicking, we can’t manage to sell any electric cars, we don’t have much time”

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    103 months ago

    VW has lost their way. It’s supposed to be the “people’s car”. Not a car for the rich. What does that IDBuzz start at? Over $60k? 🤦‍♂️

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    93 months ago

    Hard to believe when the dealer looked at me with disdain because I thought the GTi was the top model, then proceeded me to show me a Golf R that I could have for only $10k over sticker.

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      13 months ago

      The R series has always gone above MSRP like a number of more limited run cars do.

      Frankly I’m disdaining you buying a gti but not knowing the T existed, but like only as a gti enthusiast

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        3 months ago

        My wife is the VW fan. If I’m going to pay Audi money for a VW, it’s going to be an Audi.I guess that’s probably another problem with VW, they’re creeping into the BMW/Audi/Mercedes space while selling you a VW level car.