Burkhard Riering [email protected] See All Staff Page Recent Stories VW plans to end production at Dresden EV plant Production at the showcase "glass" factory is set to end as VW Group steps up its cost-cutting efforts. Audi mulls buying an EV platform from a Chinese rival VW Group's SSP software-led platform, which Audi will will use, has been pushed back to 2029 to ensure any software glitches are resolved, so using a different platform could speed up development times for new models. Tesla turns 20: How Elon Musk transformed the auto industry Elon Musk broke industry conventions with Tesla's EVs, smart production, direct sales and autonomous driving -- without legacy issues and without copying others. It's dawned on the competition that Tesla should be taken seriously. BYD said to eye Germany, France, Spain for European car production BYD plans to determine the final location for the plant before the end of this year and aims to begin production in 2025, media reports said. Why Audi needs to pick up speed in 2023 Postponed market launches, the winding up of the Artemis self-driving car project and a narrow, aging EV lineup has left Audi behind Mercedes and BMW. VW in talks with Foxconn to revive Scout brand A partnership with VW would be a breakthrough for the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer's automotive ambitions.