Currently reading: Decision imminent on future of €2bn VW Trinity factory
Flagship saloon has been delayed by two years, potentially making a new plant redundant

The Volkswagen Group board met today to decide if it will build a new factory for its Trinity flagship, German trade newspaper Handelsblatt has reported.

Autocar Business previously reported that Trinity has been delayed by two years, following a wide-reaching review of the VW Group’s product roadmap.

Speaking to Autocar at the Los Angeles motor show in December 2022, VW brand boss Thomas Schäfer explained: “By the time we were planning to bring the car in the middle of 2026, the factory at Wolfsburg – actually four factories – was chock-a-block.

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