Frankfurt 2013: Volkswagen Promises Up To 40 More EVs And Hybrids

Hot on the heels of the official launch of the Volkswagen e-Up! and Volkswagen e-Golf electric vehicles, the Germany automaker has announced its intentions to offer up to 40 alt-fuel models in coming years. 14 of those alternatively-powered vehicles will hit the market in the next year.

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Volkswagen e-Up And e-Golf Debut With 100+ Miles Of Range

While Volkswagen has become a leader in clean diesel cars, their hybrid and all-electric offerings have been rather paltry. That all changes though with the reveal of the Volkswagen e-Up and e-Golf, two all-electric people movers that offer at least 100 miles per charge, and a cost to operate far cheaper than comparable gas or even diesel vehicles.

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Electric Version of the VW up! Unveiled

As if the Volkswagen pp! wasn’t frugal enough, the engineers at VW have decided to create an all-electric version of the tiny city car: the e-up! This will in fact be Volkswagen’s very first production electric vehicle, and while it’s unlikely to make it to the states, it is a large step forward for the German manufacturer.

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