25 Nov '16, 5am

Volkswagen to Drop Diesels in US, Build EVs in North America in 2021

Volkswagen to Drop Diesels in US, Build EVs in North America in 2021

This week Volkswagen revealed a new strategy to overcome its dieselgate woes: discontinue sales of diesel cars in the U.S and start production of battery electric vehicles in North America in 2021. The diesel news was first reported by European business daily Handelsblat , and was followed by a VW press release stating that the German automaker would shift its focus to EVs, including a production facility in North America. Volkswagen hasn’t offered diesels in the U.S. for more than a year now, and it looks like they may never come back. “We are working under the assumption that we will no longer offer diesel vehicles in the United States,” Volkswagen Passenger Cars chief Herbert Diess told Handelsblatt . “The reason is the legal framework.” SEE ALSO: Federal Court Grants Volkswagen Settlement Over Diesel Emissions Scandal This follows comments at last week’s Los Angeles au...

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hybridcars.com 25 Nov '16, 3pm

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electriccarsreport.com 24 Nov '16, 7am

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hybridcars.com 22 Nov '16, 5am

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