The German automobile giant Volkswagen has started with a great conversion to build more and more electrified cars, and now the mantra is also to apply the brand's most sporting cars.
It will write the media to the Top Gear, who have spoken with the member of the supervisory board of the Volkswagen Group Jürgen Stackmann.
the 'R'models are the fastest, funniest and most competent editions of the car models that Volkswagen produces, and although there later in the year will be launched a benzinmotoriseret R-version of the eighth generation of the Volkswagen Golf, so is the future for the R models so electric.
- the Future of 'R' have to be, and will be, electric, says Jürgen Stackmann to Top Gear.
- We are still working on it, which we started two and a half years ago, which at the time was not electrical, but the work going forward is and will be electrified, says Stackmann.
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He emphasizes at the same time, it is uncertain whether sporting electric VW models in the future will be launched under the R-brand, or whether there will be another in-house brand from the car giant.
Volkswagen has earlier announced that the brand will invest heavily in the transition to a more electric fleet. Volkswagen expects to have reached usd 1.5 million produced electric cars in 2025.
- by 2020, it will be a nøgleår for the transformation of the Volkswagen. With markedslanceringen of the ID.3 and other attractive models in the ID.-the family, our offensive within e-mobility will also be visible out on the roads, said Thomas Ulbrich, member of the supervisory board of the Volkswagen brand with responsibility for e-mobility, in connection with the publication.
Our new general plan for 1.5 million electric vehicles in 2025 shows that people want climate-friendly individual mobility - and we will make it affordable for millions of people, he said.
car giant has also previously published, to the future of racing cars with the VW logo on will be electric.
- 100% electric racing cars will replace fabriksstøttede motorsportsaktiviteter, using internal combustion engines, wrote the VW in this respect.
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