Volkswagen CEO started tweeting for the first time and immediately trolled Elon Musk

Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess used his first tweet to troll rival Elon Musk. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess used his first tweet this week to troll rival Elon Musk, who is hugely successful on the website. “I’m here to exert influence with @VWGroup, especially on political issues,” wrote Diess on Wednesday. He added: “And of course, to gain some of your market share, @ elonmusk – after all, our ID.3 and e-tron have won their first markets in Europe. We look forward to productive discussions!” Herbert Diess (@Herbert_Diess) January 20, 2021 The two companies compete with electric vehicles, but publicly maintain a mostly friendly relationship. The two CEOs “have good relationships and respect one another,” a Volkswagen spokesman told CNN Business on Thursday.