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VW To Sell Cheap Electric Cars In China By 2014

VW has serious ambitions for China, yesterday announcing that they’ll be aiming to sell 10,000 electric cars in China between 2014 and 2018. That’s a relatively modest goal considering that China is the worlds largest car market and that Nissan managed to sell ~20,000 Leaf electric cars in a matter of months this year. Lanjut →

Electric Volkswagen Golf In 2013

Volkswagen chairman Dr. Martin Winterkorn has clearly reiterated the company’s position on electric cars saying that we will see an all electric Volkswagen Golf in 2013. Interestingly he also alluded to not compromising on vehicle range, this is currently a big problem with lithium-ion batteries, and would potentially indicate that the VW partnerships with Toshiba and Samsung on battery technology may have made some technological steps forward that have not been made public yet. Lanjut →

Volkswagen Jetta Going Hybrid In 2011

Volkswagen have made no secret of their intentions to carve out a large space in the hybrid car market over the past few years and the next VW to get the hybrid treatment is set to be the popular Jetta model. 2011 will see the introduction of a hybrid gas/electric version of the 4-door sedan heading to US shores, hoping to take a bite out of the current hybrid king of the hill, the Toyota Prius. Lanjut →

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