14 Oct '15, 11am

Next Volkswagen Phaeton To Go Electric (As VW Slashes Spending)

Next Volkswagen Phaeton To Go Electric (As VW Slashes Spending)

By Stephen Edelstein 790 views Oct 14, 2015 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Enlarge Photo As it reels from the ongoing diesel-emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen is cutting spending and putting future expansion and development projects on hold. But apparently there's one future vehicle that will continue to progress despite of these circumstances. As part of an announcement regarding near-term strategy released yesterday, the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management confirmed that an all-electric version of the next-generation Phaeton luxury sedan is on the way. DON'T MISS: VW To Focus On Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Tech, Slash Spending Due To Diesel Scandal Officials claim the new full-size luxury model has been "redefined" to incorporate "pure electric drive with long distance capability." Volkswagen is also aiming for greater use of connectivity and driver-assistance features, and ...

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