Porsche will develop a platform for electric sports cars and supercars that may also be used by Audi and Lamborghini. The architecture will be parent VW Group's third purpose-built platform for full-electric cars.
The VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to to the leader in mass-market electric vehicles. The division will be headed by company veteran Thomas Ulbrich, who moves to the role from his post as the brand's production chief.
Volkswagen of America has tapped an executive from its sibling Skoda brand in the United Kingdom to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. The company said Duncan Movassaghi will replace Ron Stach as senior vice president for U.S. sales, effective Feb. 1.