Volkswagen to Debut Jetta Hybrid and Electric Concept in Detroit

Next month VW is going to debut a new electric car concept at the Detroit Auto Show in addition to a hybrid version of the Jetta.

The electric car is being labeled as strictly a concept car and it is not based on any current VW production car. Although the concept car may borrow some styling cues from the VW Beetle.

The Jetta hybrid will be a be powered by a turbocharged 1.4L engine mated to an electric motor. The Jetta hybrid will arrive in showrooms late next year.

Detroit Free Press