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04 Oct 2016

“Power duel on a level playing field”

Zeit Online

“Power duel on a level playing field”

General Motor’s German subsidiary Opel fell behind its traditional rival VW in recent years, but on electric mobility, the two will face each other on a level playing field, writes Peter Maahn in Zeit Online. VW’s e-car concept I.D. and the Opel model Ampera-e, showcased at the Paris Car Show, share many similarities, according to Maahn. But a crucial difference is that VW plans to launch the I.D. as late as 2020, whereas Opel will sell the European version of the Chevrolet Bolt from May 2017. It’s the first time in ages that Opel beats VW, writes Maahn.

Read the article in German here.

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