VW is falling behind Tesla in electric car production.

Herbert Diess addressed German employees this week to promote change. Diess's meeting words?

Diess addressed German manufacturing employees last week, Bloomberg reported.

Tesla is building electric cars in under 10 hours at its Gruenheide facility near Berlin.

Volkswagen's main Zwickau factory takes 30 hours per car. Diess wants 20 hours per car by next year.

“I'm frequently asked why I constantly comparing ourselves to Tesla; I realise it's obnoxious

"But it's my responsibility and that of the whole management to analyse the competition accurately

Coincidentally, Tesla CEO Elon Musk earlier that day stated the "Full Self-Driving" update is ready now.