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Old 08-19-2019, 07:36 PM   #275 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by JSH View Post
VW says the opposite: “Volkswagen will then gradually extend the electrification of the drive system to the entire fleet.”

Pretty much every European manufacturer is doing the same. Whether that tech makes it to the US is yet to be seen. We are not pushing manufacturers like the EU so we generally don’t get the fuel efficient engines here.
The whole "GM and VW are going to stop making hybrids!" hysteria is based on this article in the WSJ last week, and not on anything VW representatives specifically said. Then, that was exacerbated by Jalopnik's clickbait headline "There Is No Hybrid Future at GM and Volkswagen." The only "story" here is that GM and VW are pouring development money into BEVs, which everybody knew already.

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