Rolls-Royce Considering Plug-In Hybrid Car For Chinese Market

JAN 28 2014 BY ERIC LOVEDAY

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

First it was Bentley.  Now, it’s Rolls-Royce.

Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce

Soon to join the plug-in bandwagon is luxury automaker Rolls-Royce.

Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO of Rolls-Royce, stated:

“It wouldn’t make sense to introduce a diesel.”

Otvos is referring to China there, saying diesels just don’t make sense since Chinese buyers have no interest in them.

Instead, Rolls-Royce intends to do a PHEV for the Chinese market.

“For me, the direction of plug-in hybrids is probably more the direction to go with Rolls-Royce motor cars.”

Say Otvos.

There are no concrete plans in place for the Rolls-Royce PHEV right now, but at least the automaker’s CEO is choosing the right direction for the company by saying PHEV is the “direction to go with Rolls-Royce motors cars.

Source: Business Insider

 

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