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end of the heat engine in Europe by 2035

The Volkswagen brand has announced its intention to stop thermal vehicles in Europe by 2035. The firm will focus on electrics.

Around Volkswagen. Under the pressure of ever stricter anti-pollution standards, the automobile manufacturers set one after the other of the combustion engine release schedules. Today, it’s time for Volkswagen.

End of thermal at VW “between 2033 and 2035”

The German brand announces thatit will no longer sell this type of engine in Europe by 2035 and this in order to focus on electric vehicles. On the other hand, it leaves itself more time to turn the page on thermal in other international markets, such as China.

“We will make our entire fleet CO2 neutral by 2050 at the latest. In Europe, we will be leaving the combustion engine vehicle market between 2033 and 2035, ”VW sales director Klaus Zellmer said in an interview with the Bavarian daily Münchner Merkur.

This release will take place “a little later in the United States and China. In South America and Africa, due to the lack of political framework conditions and infrastructure, it will take a little longer, ”added the leader.

By 2030, Volkswagen hopes to achieve 70% of its European sales with electric models.

Volkswagen like Audi

A few days ago, it was Audi, another brand of the Volkswagen group, which announced that it wanted to cease production of vehicles equipped with combustion engines by 2033, with a possible exception in China.

The entire Volkswagen group has planned to invest 46 billion euros in five years in its electric shift.

Source: AFP

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