According to a new report from Auto Guide, Volkswagen has filed for a number of hybrid and electric vehicle trademarks in Europe, including for the terms “power hybrid,” “range,” and “pure hybrid.” It is unclear when Volkswagen intends to deploy the new names, but Auto Guide argues the protected terms will likely not be standalone vehicle names. Read more.
Volkswagen debuted the Sport Coupé Concept GTE at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show. The GTE designation promises a plug-in hybrid drive system that can be driven approximately 32 miles in all-electric mode. Read more.