New “a daughter” Volkswagen will sell clean energy

Новая "дочка" Volkswagen будет продавать "чистую" электроэнергию

elektromobil VW Golf

Volkswagen has created a company that would supply electricity from renewable sources, as well as to develop and sell chargers for electric vehicles.

German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) makes a new step towards electromobility. VW on Tuesday, January 8, announced the creation of a subsidiary Elli Group GmbH, which will offer electricity and opportunities to charge electric vehicles.

The headquarters of the company, whose name is derived from the initial letters of the words “electric” and “life”, located in Berlin.

Elli Group GmbH will be from February to supply electricity obtained from renewable sources, without environmentally harmful emissions of carbon dioxide. While customers of the firm can be like other companies and any individuals.

In plans new “daughter” of the German auto giant to build and sell electric vehicle chargers for home and corporate users, to advise the company’s intention to transfer its fleet to electric drive.

With Elli Group GmbH Volkswagen intends to increase the number of charging stations in Parking lots for their employees from 1,000 to over 5,000 by 2020 and provide up to this period, devices for electric vehicle charging all my 4000 distributors and partners in the European Union.

Earlier it became known that Volkswagen AG intends to review its plans on development of technologies for electric vehicles after the EU authorities have tightened the emission standards of carbon dioxide.


Source: Russian service of DW


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