Tesla is used to creating electric vehicles quickly, but it appears that VW is struggling to keep up

 Herbert Diess, the chief executive officer of Volkswagen AG, addressed a group of employees in Germany earlier

 this week in an effort to spur change. What was said by Diess at the gloomy meeting?

Diess reportedly addressed a group of workers at a German company this week, according to a recent

 Tesla is presently making good progress at its adjacent Gruenheide facility south of Berlin and is on track

The main VW facility in Zwickau now needs 30 hours per car. By the next year, Diess wants to cut it to 20 hours per car.

"I frequently get asked why I keep equating ourselves with Tesla; I am aware that it irritates certain people.

Yet, it is my responsibility and the responsibility of the entire management to accurately appraise