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A Million Electrified Cars In Germany By 2020? Achievable, Says VW

A Million Electrified Cars In Germany By 2020? Achievable, Says VW

By Antony Ingram 203 views Oct 29, 2013 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Volkswagen e-Golf and e-Up electric cars Enlarge Photo Like many countries, Germany has set itself some pretty tough targets for encouraging electric vehicles. The government aims to have a million plug-in electric vehicles on the country's roads by 2020. While electric-vehicle sales in Europe are increasing, that's quite some work to do by the end of the decade. Still, the German government has some support. Unlike Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche , Volkswagen chief Martin Winterkorn says such a target is achievable--provided that figure includes lightly-electrified vehicles like hybrids that don't actually have plugs. According to Bloomberg , he told a panel that Volkswagen "will make our contribution towards this goal". Volkswagen has taken its time launching electric vehicle...

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