Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said last week that by 2020 the automaker will make electric vehicles that are as capable as Tesla ‘s for half the price, Electrek reports. "We will come in 2020 with vehicles that can do anything like Tesla and are cheaper by half," Diess reportedly said on the German television program "Maybrit Illner." Volkswagen and Tesla did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s requests for comment. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess said last week that by 2020 the automaker will make electric vehicles that are as capable as Tesla’s for half the price, Electrek reports. "We will come in 2020 with vehicles that can do anything like Tesla and are cheaper by half," Diess reportedly said on the German television program "Maybrit Illner." The comment came on Thursday’s episode, according to the German television station ZDF , which airs the program. Volkswagen and Tesla did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s requests for comment. Volkswagen said last year that it plans to invest around $40 billion in electric vehicles, self-driving vehicles, and mobility services by the end of 2022. The automaker is targeting sales of three million electric vehicles per year by 2025 across 50 planed […]

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