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Audi A3 and VW Golf Plug-in Diesel Hybrids

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by dpeilow, May 11, 2009.

  1. dpeilow

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  2. AnOutsider

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    I love Audi & VW, but not worth it IMO. What I like about Tesla's offerings is that not only is it purely electric, but there's no comprimise on performance.

    With any luck, by the time this is released, we'll be sitting in Model S' which hit the performance numbers of their current Turbo'd GTI/GLI
     
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    At least *some*body's doing diesel hybrids. I mean, seriously - if the goal is to minimize energy usage, why are we producing gasoline-electric hybrids when diesel makes the most of our oil? This is a question that bothers me daily...
     
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    I wish Honda would do a CNG hybrid. They had hybrid Civic, or CNG Civic, but not CNG hybrid which would likely have better mileage, and the benefits of both technologies.
     
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    PHEV madness...

    Audi's A2 on comeback trail | Auto Express News | News | Auto Express

     
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  7. Robert.Boston

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    Seems clear that Audi is trying to consign their commercial EV offerings to the bottom end of the market, rather than positioning EVs as luxury/power. Good news for Tesla, but bad for consumer choice.
     

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