Under the leadership of “Madman” Musk, Tesla ushered in the best era of development. Not only did sales record new highs, but the stock price also skyrocketed. Today, Tesla has become the world’s most valuable car company.
However, perhaps the current CEO of Volkswagen, Herbert Diss, did not expect that he had the opportunity to take charge of Tesla, the world’s most valuable car company.
Recently, according to media reports,
Recently, according to media reports,Musk once threw an olive branch to Herbert Dess in 2015 and hired Dess as Tesla’s CEO, but ultimately failed to cooperate.Since then, Diss left BMW and became the CEO of Volkswagen.
The report pointed out that Elon Musk had a high evaluation of Dr. Herbert Dess and could offer him the position of CEO of Tesla.Diss was still working at BMW at the time and reached a certain friendship based on mutual admiration and respect.
Thereafter, on July 1, 2015,
Thereafter, on July 1, 2015, Diss joined Volkswagen as a management member of the board of directors. In April 2018, Diss was appointed as the CEO of Volkswagen. The report did not disclose why the current CEO of Volkswagen Group rejected Musk’s offer.
What’s interesting is that now Volkswagen has begun to transform to car electrification and anchored its rival to Tesla.
In recent times,
Volkswagen has frequently “touched porcelain” Tesla,Not only did Volkswagen set up a “Tesla Fighter” team, but also held a “Volkswagen Battery Day”.More and more incidents show that under the leadership of Diss, Volkswagen has begun to accelerate the pace of following Tesla in terms of electrification.
Volkswagen’s goal this year is to increase the delivery of electric vehicles to 1 million, and become the leader in the global electric vehicle market by 2025 at the latest.