Volkswagen will use electric vehicles for Greek island transport system

A worker walks on the roof of a Volkswagen production site in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 28, 2016. (File photo: Reuters)

Volkswagen has agreed with Greece to deploy electric vehicles as part of a transport system on a small Greek island, the German carmaker said on Wednesday.

Volkswagen Chairman Herbert Diess and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis are expected to join a virtual event to sign a memorandum of understanding for the project to run on Astypalea in the Aegean, which has about 1,300 inhabitants.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 04 November 2020 KSA 11:42 - GMT 08:42