Michael Hinz

  • 2010 Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept (2011 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe)

    Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world’s leading automaker by 2018 and that means being the top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric vehicles. Recently the automaker announced plans to start building its own electric powertrains, as well as confirming plans to expand its fleet of electric vehicles over the next couple of years. However, the German automaker is the first to admit that it lags behind electric vehicle stalwarts Toyota, Honda and Nissan when it comes to the latest technology so in order to catch up Volkswagen knows that it needs to be different. The...

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