Volkswagen's head of product development, Ulrich Hackenber, told Automobilewoche magazine that VW plans to offer all its upcoming models with either full or partial hybrid engine options. VW is also considering a fully electric motor for its new small cars. VW currently does not offer a hybrid car for sale, but doees plan to release hybrids next year. VW currently offers very green cars under its Bluemotion brand and plans to expand Bluemotion to all the cars it makes. Enjoy video of a 2002 teaser ad for the new Beetle below the fold.
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