As Volkswagen attempts to move forward from its diesel concerns by concentrating on electric automobiles. The automaker’s 150 millionth car, a blue Golf GTE, rolled off the line in Wolfsburg, Germany.
It took Volkswagen 80 years to accomplish the milestone. Since the company was founded in 1937, it has constructed cars in more than 50 sites in 14 countries across the world.
Not only does the anniversary vehicle celebrate Volkswagen’s dedication to electrified vehicles, however it likewise highlights the Golf’s vital role in reaching the huge “150” million. By 2013, Volkswagen had sold 30 million Golf models, and with the on-going rollout of the seventh generation, that number has risen to over 34 million.
The brand has likewise constructed 17 million Polos, 19.5 million Jettas, and over 20 million Passats throughout its history. The old Volkswagen Beetle was another popular model that formed the car’s post-war history, with 21.5 million systems constructed prior production halted in Mexico in 2003.
The enormous Wolfsburg plant has contributed substantially to VW’s milestone. The factory has constructed over 44 million vehicles since production started at the plant 72 years ago.
As of now, Volkswagen has more than 60 models. It will launch over 10 vehicles globally this year alone. Beginning in 2020, VW will bring out its I.D. electrical vehicles, and it intends to have 1 million EVs out on the road by 2025.