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VW: Hybrids coming for every model!

VW Hybrid

VW has confirmed to be offering a hybrid option for every model soon.

Speaking with Auto Motor und Sport, VW CEO Martin Winterkorn revealed that he doesn’t believe EV technology is ready for the prime time and is “firmly convinced” plug-in hybrids will be the only viable option for the next ten years.

Winterkorn also went on record to say that range-extended vehicles – like the Chevrolet Volt – make a lot of sense and the company has developed a TT prototype that uses a single-cylinder engine to augment an electric powertrain.

Despite his negatively towards current EV techonlogy, Winterkorn is optimistic about the future as he noted lithium-sulfur batteries have three times the energy density of lithium-ion batteries.