The Bugatti firm did not intend to move to all-electric propulsion until the end of the next decade. This was told Autocar the brand head Stephan Winkelmann. CEO of Bugatti said that he believes in the potential of traditional internal combustion engines.
Speaking at the motor show in Los Angeles, Winkelmann said that Bugatti will remain true petrol engines until they are not prohibited by law. According to the boss of Bugatti, DIC – still “the most advanced way to power a car.” At the same time, Winkelmann has no doubt that the Bugatti when the electric will go on sale, “it will be the best electric car on the market.”
Despite the commitment of the internal combustion engine, the Bugatti company is aware of environmental risks and plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. According to estimates of the manufacturer of hypercars in the world uses about 700 Veyron and Chiron, each of which annually passes at least 1600 kilometers. To compensate for the impact on the environment from their cars, the Bugatti will plant 4,000 trees annually, and the plant brand to promote the use of alternative energy sources.
Commenting on the rumors about the development of a second Bugatti model, the Winkelmann explained that the last word remains for the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen, and the green light to the project given. The boss of Bugatti has not confirmed the rumors about the release of “practical electric car” under a French brand, hinting that the VW Group is considering various options and the final decision is still pending.
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