Karlheinz Blessing, Volkswagen's Head of HR: Electric cars could mean "5-digit" job cuts

Karlheinz Blessing, Volkswagen's Head of HR: Electric cars could mean

The upcoming shift to electric cars which, according to a Kia study titled ‘Centre for Future Studies,’ could see the company make a quarter of all the world’s vehicles by 2041 – and a third of all new cars sold – may result in five-digit job cuts at Volkswagen (VW),  newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports.

Karlheinz Blessing, Volkswagen’s Head of HR & Organisation, told the newspaper in an interview this weekend: “It's not about dismantling a few hundred jobs.

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