- Mar 3, 2009
VW CEO: Daily use of electric cars "very far away"
VW is hedging its bets for the future, though, having recently partnered up with Toshiba to develop high-tech electric drive systems for future automobile applications. That's great, but Winterkorn says their adoption is "very far away." In the meantime (and very conveniently), Volkswagen has got some excellent diesel engines in many varying wrappers that it would be happy to sell anyone looking to decrease their daily fuel spending bills.
[Source: Automotive News - sub. req'd]