VW Plans to Sell 100,000+ Hybrid and Electric Cars in China by 2020
“In the near future, Volkswagen will be offering Chinese drivers over 20 new-energy vehicles, from small cars to large-sized SUVs, from plug-in hybrids to pure electric cars,” Heizmann said in an article from Automotive News Europe.
VW envisions 100,000+ by 2020. Which meshes “perfectly” with a 2009 Chinese government plan of 500,000 hybrid and electric cars on their roads by 2015, and 5 million by 2020.
Yes it’s a little late–and a little short, but it’s government. The Chinese government as well.
According to the article, VW plans to launch the new e-Up next year, along with the e-Golf and the Golf PHEV in subsequent years.
I would imagine at some point you’d expect to hear an announcement from VW that there will be testing of their entire line of hybrids and electrics for the Chinese market.
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