People walk past Volkswagen cars during the Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

People walk past Volkswagen cars during the Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 8, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (Copyright Reuters 2016)

Volkswagen aims to sell 400,000 new energy vehicles a year in China by 2020

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Volkswagen China is targeting 400,000 new energy vehicle sales per year in the country by 2020, the German automaker's China chief Jochem Heizmann said on Thursday.

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It also aimed to sell 1.5 million new energy vehicles annually by 2025, he told reporters ahead of the Guangzhou auto show, which opens on Friday.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Stephen Coates)