Speaking to Autocar, Diess said that the company was "actively considering" plans for an electric Beetle as part of a range of zero-emissions cars. VW's EV platform called MEB (Modular Electric Baukasten) is very flexible and is capable of producing an electric Beetle with its original rear-wheel drive. Reports indicate that the has been no firm decision on if the EV Beetle will be built or not.
Explaining the term "emotional concepts", Volkswagen's 59-year-old chairman says it covers cars such as the Microbus and Beetle, as well as open-top models such as the Kübelwagen and Buggy. Diess previously alluded to a new electric Beetle when he commented on prospects of a reborn, all-electric Volkswagen Thing. He was clear, though, that VW hasn't made a decision surrounding a new Beetle.
Apple's iPhone X Takes On The Google Pixel 2 XL
For now, it appears that the unresponsive screen edges of Google Pixel 2 XL have nothing to do with hardware defects. Brandon Jones and Trey Perry posted videos showing that touches to the edge of each unit's display don't register.
Former PNE bosses are back together at West Ham
He was part of Moyes' coaching staff during the Scotsman's ill fated time at Real Sociedad and Sunderland. Moyes' first match as West Ham manager will be away at Vicarage Road against Watford on November 19.
Morocco, Tunisia reach Russian Federation 2018
The Sunderland Winger added that his side's qualification was completely deserved as they are the best team in the group. The North African nations occupied the remaining two spots having recorded positive results in their last assignments.
Treasury tried to stop Zuma's free education plan
The Commission Report will be released to the public via the presidency website and media platforms‚ the presidency said. In October, City Press obtained a leaked version of the Fees Commission report .
Moyes brings in Pearce, Irvine
New manager Moyes had been in talks with former Hammers legend Pearce ever since he was appointed the club's new manager last Monday.