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Curtain up for Power Day

Curtain up for Power Day

At its global technology event, the Volkswagen Group will present, among other things, milestone measures to significantly reduce the complexity and cost of e-car batteries - including six gigafactories planned for Europe alone. Here you can find all the important facts & figures.

Join us for our global Volkswagen Group event – online on March 15, 2021, 1 p.m. CET! Please note: This is not a car presentation.

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP POWER DAY – SAVE THE DATE!

Join us for our global Volkswagen Group event – online on March 15, 2021, 1 p.m. CET! Please note: This is not a car presentation.

On its first Power Day, the Volkswagen Group presents its technology roadmap for batteries and charging up to 2030 today. The goal of the roadmap is to significantly reduce the complexity and cost of the battery in order to make the electric car attractive and viable for as many people as possible. At the same time, the Group is aiming to secure the supply of battery cells beyond 2025. In Europe alone, six gigafactories with a total production capacity of 240 GWh are to be established by the end of the decade. Volkswagen is also vigorously pursuing expansion of the public fast-charging network globally. With this in mind, cooperations have been agreed in Europe with the energy companies BP (Great Britain), Iberdrola (Spain) and Enel (Italy).

“Together with partners, we want to have a total of six cell factories up and running in Europe by 2030 thus guaranteeing security of supply”, explains Thomas Schmall, member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group for Technology, and CEO of Volkswagen Group Components, who holds the cross-brand responsibility for this technology roadmap. The new factories are expected to produce cells with a total energy value of 240 GWh per year by the time they are finally completed."

Below you can find all key information, background and materials – from presentation charts, infographics and photo material to press releases and sound bites from the event protagonists.

Press material for media

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