Volkswagen is likely to expand electric motorcycles and electric bikes
Annette Winkler, general manager of Volkswagen’s brand, said recently that the company will make the final decision on whether to launch electric motorcycles and electric bicycle products to expand the product line this summer due to Smart sales.
“We are going to make a decision in the next six months, depending on how well the company is doing,” Annett told reporters at the Detroit Motor Show, “Smart is talking to potential partners, but Annett declined to say The name of the manufacturer.
Smart sales in 2011 is expected to 90.000, 2010 sales of 97.500, 2008 sales of 134.000 units. Currently Smart’s largest sales market for Germany, Italy, Britain, France and the United States. Last year, its US market sales fell to 5.930, compared with 2008, 24.000 units fell more serious.