News Digest Item
23 Jan 2017

“Volkswagen Beetle to go electric?”

Automobile

VW is considering including the iconic Beetle in its electrification plan, Automobile reports. “There have been no decisions so far,” Volkswagen’s head of design Klaus Bischoff told the publication at the Detroit auto show, “but it’s possible the Bug’s future is electric.”

Read the report in English here.

For background, read the CLEW factsheet Dieselgate forces VW to embrace green mobility.

All texts created by the Clean Energy Wire are available under a “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence (CC BY 4.0)” . They can be copied, shared and made publicly accessible by users so long as they give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made.

CLEW Survey

Have your say: Clean Energy Wire CLEW is looking at its work as part of an evaluation and strategy review and we’d be grateful if you would take 10 minutes to complete our questionnaire and help us improve our content.
Thank you, the CLEW team.

To the survey

Journalism for the energy transition

Get our Newsletter
Join our Network
Find an interviewee