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Volkswagen To Focus On EVs, Not Hybrids In India: BL

German automaker, which also owns Czech carmaker Skoda, will focus on production of EVs rather than hybrids over the long term

Hybrid vehicles are not sustainable solutions, the report said. Reuters photo.


German automaker Volkswagen, which also owns Czech car maker Skoda Auto, will focus on production of electric vehicles rather than hybrids in the long-term, The Hindu Business Line reported.

Hybrid vehicles are not sustainable solutions, the report said, quoting Skoda Auto Volkswagen India managing director Gurpratap Boparai.

Boparai, who was speaking on the sidelines of the roll out of the Skoda Slavia in India, said the VW group has already sold out its all-electric Taycan a week after its launch.

Read the full report: The Hindu Business Line





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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.


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