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Brakes on electric, accelerator on hybrid cars

Brakes on electric, accelerator on hybrid cars

Since the beginning of the current decade, we have witnessed a hectic trend Automotive industries To show that they care about her environment protection and almost hostile efforts to comply with its relevant decisions European Union.

Representatives of almost all companies of the Old Continent and the USA stated that by 2030 they will switch to electricity and that all their new models will be purely electric.

But now it is becoming more and more known Postponed to the future This is a great achievement and they will continue to develop heat engines and present their models with them over the next decade.

Recently, the executives of stronghold Which Volkswagen They announced that they are adjusting the schedule and making it more realistic. Regarding the first, martin zander, General Manager Ford Model e Europe and CEO Ford Werke GmbH said: “If we see that there is strong demand for plug-in hybrids, for example, we will continue to have them (after 2030).”

“We will not be in a position to pay fines (for exceeding the CO2 emission cap). We will also not sell purely electric cars at a huge financial loss to us just in order to buy emissions allowances. The only solution is to make our internal combustion engine cars available in countries In which there is no problem.”

A statement with the same content was also made by thomas Schaefer, CEO of Volkswagen. Referring to the company’s electricity plans, he said: “Now, customers want cars with hybrid engines, including those in China and the United States. Now, we need to think more about how to make these vehicles more efficient? How are we going to do it? And this is happening now.” I finish.

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We remind you that since the beginning of the year we have been selling new purely electric cars in Europe It has been reduced Due to the cancellation or limitation of government grants for this purpose. instead of, Sales increased Of cars with technological engines Plug-in hybrid.

in stronghold, It decided to accelerate its transition to electricity. In fact, they have discontinued such models Eid, the focus Or Mondeo in favor of new electric cars, such as the Explorer or Puma electric.

in Volkswagen, The company reviewed its electrification business strategy after a decline in sales of its own models. So, They foiled plans and investments of two billion euros To build a new factory for the company in Germany where its electric models will be produced exclusively.

The original schedule and plans for electricity were also reviewed Mercedes Benz group After lower than expected sales of its electric cars. As announced, it will continue to sell those with an internal combustion engine beyond the original 2030 schedule.

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