Volkswagen: We Need Electric Cars... Just Not in Australia

Volkswagen Group of America CEO and president Michael Horn explains to CarAdvice why the German carmaker is focusing so much effort on electric-drive vehicles.

Published: 14-Jan-2014

Volkswagen admits it has become a necessity to join the electric car race in order to satisfy ever-tightening emission regulations.

Speaking with CarAdvice at the Detroit auto show, Volkswagen Group of America CEO and president Michael Horn confessed that Volkswagen had changed its stance on electric cars.

“I think we have to play in all fields [now], clearly,” Horn said.

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