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Audi to U.S. politicians: Diesels > hybrids and EVs

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Dec 16th, 2009 at 1:01PM

There's more to life than electric vehicles and hybrids, at least according to Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen, who's been an outspoken proponent against EVs in the past... like for instance when he said the Chevy Volt was "a car for idiots." During a speech at the National Press Club, de Nysschen seemed to back off such quotable statements, but he still showed a clear bias towards towards diesel, saying: I understand why political leaders have fallen in love with hybrids and electrics. But this may be the one time you'll hear someone in Washington say it shouldn't be a... Read More

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