The electric Lavida is based on the Golf. A V W spokesman in Wolfsburg referred to the Group's electrical strategy presented in Geneva. There is no comment on further considerations.
VW pushes electric car breakthrough
CEO Martin Winterkorn attended the at the beginning of March Geneva Motor Show announced that VW plans to sell three percent of its vehicles as electric cars by 2018. After the off-road vehicles VW Touareg and Audi Q5 , which this year with hybrid drive on The Audi A1 e-tron will be the first all-electric car to be launched in a small series. 2013 should then be the 'key year for all-electric cars'. Then you should first start with the E-Up the first pure electric car go into series production, a few months later the first e- Golf and the E- Jetta at the end of the year.
Critics had accused VW in the past of neglecting the issue of electric cars for a long time. Winterkorn confirmed on Thursday that, as a multi-brand group, VW has what it takes to help the electric car achieve a breakthrough 'like no other'.