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hello Chuck and says it will accelerate his rollouts of zero emission because launching almost seventeen you electric models by twenty twenty eight at the German comic it pushes ever further into electric mobility but VW CEO says going electric also means job cuts are on the way to want to get hurt the reality is that building an electric car involves some thirty percent less effort than one powered by an internal combustion engine that means we need to make the job cuts Ovitz Blitzer higher investment electrics eights into VW's profits last year margins that is cool VW brunt slipped to three point eight percent down from four point two percent the year before those twenty eighteen group profit came in at fifteen point eight billion dollars slightly higher than twenty seventeen it's Audi and Porsche brands made up the majority of the car maker's profits puts the repercussions of the twenty fifteen diesel cheating scandal still linger Audi's profits slipped thanks to one point two billion euro diesel related fine I was to %HESITATION thoughts Deke the negative special items were on the same level as the previous year at three point two billion euros and these are mainly attributable to the diesel issue , W. aims to put a new electric vehicle into showrooms in twenty twenty and expects to bill twenty two million electric because by twenty twenty eight