A new Volkswagen ID.4 SUV electric vehicle is seen at a customer centre in Wolfsburg, Germany, on March 26. Volkswagen said on Tuesday it is changing its name in the United States to Voltswagen to reflect its electric vehicle ambitions, but some media reports noted it was intended as a prank.

A new Volkswagen (VW) ID.4 SUV electric automobile is seen at the customer centre of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on March 26, 2021. – German auto giant Volkswagen said it is aiming to dominate the electric car market by 2025 as it accelerates the pace to catch up with US pioneer Tesla. Volkswagen sold 422,000 electrified vehicles in 2020. Of those, 230,000 were fully electric cars — or three times more than in 2019 — and the remainder petrol-electric hybrids. (Photo by Ronny Hartmann / AFP) (Photo by RONNY HARTMANN/AFP via Getty Images)