14 Nov '17, 4pm

VW floats plan for an electric, zero-emissions Beetle

Autocar reports an electric Beetle is one of many proposals to be given to Volkswagen board members when they gather to vote on how they want to build on the initial range of electric vehicles . Diess told Autocar, “The next decision on electric cars will be what kind of emotional concepts we need” – referring to the nostalgia surrounding designs like the Beetle or the Microbus . He said the MEB platform is already set to support as many as 15 new electric models – five will be sold with the Volkswagen name.

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