Sep 12, 2017

Volkswagen plans electric option for all models by 2030

Volkswagen, the world's biggest carmaker, will offer an electric version of all its 300 models by 2030, becoming the latest manufacturer to move away from petrol and diesel. The German firm plans to offer 80 new electric cars across the group by 2025. Mercedes chief Dieter Zetsche said the entire range would have electric or hybrid versions by 2022.'Got the message'. VW is the first major carmaker to announce a big push into the mass-market with electric vehicles. VW is confident its petrol and diesel engines are now clean, Mr Mueller told the BBC. But he added that it could not drop combustion engines entirely yet because the infrastructure for electric vehicles was not in place.

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