The fact that Musk was the surprise guest at the Austrian meeting was first written by Handelsblatt and then confirmed on Saturday. In your Twitter post dis. With this recall, the goal was to speed up VW’s operations and encourage company managers to shift faster toward electric vehicles.
At the event, Des Musk asked about the secret of Tesla’s success and Elon Musk was proud to say that management style is important in this, on the one hand, and that he monitors supply chains, logistics and production processes as an engineer. Reuters.
On Linkedine, Diess further explained the background to his move and emphasized it It wants to spur faster decision-making and reduce red tape for Volkswagen executives in the biggest shift in the company’s history to date. As a positive example, he pointed out that when a particular Tesla chip ran out, they were able to reprogram the software in 2-3 weeks to move forward with another chip.
Incidentally, according to Handelsblatt, Musk didn’t skimp on words of praise for VW either, calling the German company an icon and Tesla’s biggest competitor.
It looks like Volkswagen and Tesla will continue to have close conversations with senior management as Dess ended her Twitter message with a visit to Muskot in Grünheide soon, which is the name of Tesla’s new mega battery factory near Berlin.
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