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GTE, anyone? Volkswagen to be a world EV leader by 2018

17 2013

VOLKSWAGEN may not be first to the electric vehicle party, but five years it plans to be the leader in EV technology.

Last s IAA Frankfurt motor show a show of force from s biggest car-maker, with key of the Volkswagen Group showing EV or plug-in hybrid versions of vehicles.

Headlining the show the VW e-Golf and e-Up pure EVs for and fleets, but not Australia the Audi A3 plug-in hybrid due in Australia 2015 to fight the Holden and the Porsche 918 hybrid supercar.

But that lot appears to simply be the tip of the if fighting-words from senior figures are considered. There even be a next-generation electrified hot hatch sold alongside the GTI, perhaps called

But perhaps more realistic is the Golf Twin Drive, a hybrid version of Volkswagen s staple that will technology with the A3 e-tron, and due for by mid-2014.

The car will use a 110kW engine combined with an electric motor to give a pure electric range and an cruising range of around It can also be recharged via a wall giving owners the best of worlds.

According to Volkswagen Group executive Martin Winterkorn, the rollout of VW s modular MQB architecture, will underpin up to 80 per cent of the from 2018, means the can quickly and easily add electrified in most key segments.

We’re not about two or three niche that’s not what we’re Dr Winterkorn said at a pre-show in Frankfurt attended by GoAuto week.

Volkswagen has put electric into the heart of our group and as a we have met all the requirements to make the Group number one by 2018 in the of electric vehicles.

In our group it’s the customer who how much electric they But that’s just the beginning. If suitable demand, we can build up to 40 models in all segments and classes and is why electric traction was deliberately in our existing vehicles and in our modular It allows us to act quickly.

On the second day of the GoAuto sat down with Group member of the board of for powertrain development, Heinz-Jakob to discuss exactly what VW could go into.

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While it clear than internal engines petrol, diesel and natural gas would remain for years to come, notably in markets with harsh CO2 Dr Neusser said more markets would see a far greater of hybrids, plug-ins and EVs over the 15 years.

As well as being blessed the flexibility of MQB, Dr Neusser Volkswagen s battery suppliers a steep drop in the cost of cells was around the corner.

production scale of lighter such as aluminium, carbon-fibre and crucial to counterbalance the mass of lithium-ion batteries would drive down costs, continued development of better resistance tyres would add dynamism to the EV driving experience.

the Golf Twin Drive and the models, GoAuto quizzed Dr on some more outlandish What about a plug-in eighth-generation Golf GTI? that be possible?

It could be, theoretically, he told us. The is if it makes sense.

But GTI is a synonym for the car s behavior two weeks ago I drove the new GTI on the and it retains special driving it s a very lightweight car, and it has a precision, said Dr Neusser, that the requisite batteries deaden the GTI s famous lightweight

But we will have Golf also with hybridisation will come from the side, the power side, close to the GTI, he said. But I don t be if we call it GTI, or something

We suggest GTE. Watch space

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