Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

According to Reuters, Volkswagen Group plans to introduce over 20 New Energy Vehicles on the Chinese market by the end of 2018. So, in just over three years.

The German carmaker would like to capitalizes on Beijing's support for low-emission vehicles.

"By 2020 there could be "some hundred thousand" pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in China under Volkswagen Group, most of which would be locally made, Jochem Heizmann, head of Volkswagen Group China, said on Tuesday."

"In the near future, Volkswagen will be offering Chinese drivers over 20 new energy vehicles, from small cars to large-sized SUVs, from plug-in hybrids to pure electric cars," Heizmann said in Shanghai."

First model this year will be the e-up!, while e-Golf and Golf GTE will come next year.

Volkswagen Group can introduce the plug-in Passat and electrified models from other brands like Audi and Porsche.

Reuters