VW of America CEO Scott Keogh will be flipping the keys to Pablo Di Si to be CEO on September 1st as he becomes employee number one for the revived VW brand, Scout. From a board meeting earlier in the week, Keogh told reporters regarding the decision, "I think if you're an American and a businessman and person of humanity, in my mind, it was no choice: to do a startup, to be entrepreneurial, and to revive an iconic American brand."
There are still many unanswered questions from Dealers regarding the sales model of the new brand and whether or not they will be a part of it.
TL:DR — A high-ranking S. Korean-based auto park maker is pulling a divide and conquer, while SK Group, the 2nd largest individually controlled S. Korean conglomerate, invests in safe chargers for apartment buildings. Each move feels like an investment in being key players in the global shift toward electrification.