Volkswagen has announced plans to introduce a series of plug-in hybrids starting in 2013.

Volkswagen has announced plans to introduce a series of plug-in hybrids starting in 2013.

While the company declined to identify which models would gain the technology, Volkswagen has previously shown off a Golf TwinDrive plug-in hybrid and an Audi A5 e-tron plug-in hybrid prototype.

According to Volkswagen chairman Dr. Martin Winterkorn, "Over the mid-term, the plug-in hybrid offers great potential because it combines the best of two worlds in one vehicle." 

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Volkswagen confirms plug-in hybrids for 2013