Skoda is an of the brands that more is taking in put to it for sale a vehicle hybrid or electric. Also has slow in launch to the market a model of type SUV and have arrived with a product sensational, by what seems that it marks Czech is waiting for the time timely to burst in a market as complicated as the of them vehicles hybrid and electric.
This same week has been confirmed a Skoda Superb hybrid plug-in. The Superb, as you know, is the larger saloon from the Czech brand; a vehicle that is very suitable for long journeys in family that provides great comfort. This is why you can be a much stranger that Skoda decide to enter in the segment “plug-in” with a saloon car to travel, because travel is where less takes advantage of the electrical part of a mechanical hybrid.
On the other hand, is certain that not all the world that buy a Skoda Superb performs travel of several hundreds of kilometers all them days, and the advantage of them mechanical hybrid plug-in is that in them first 100 kilometers of a tour, with the battery fully charged, the consumption of fuel is very reduced. In this way, it would combine the high quality of the Skoda Superb when traveling with savings for daily movements if they are less than 100 or even 150 kilometers.
Skoda aims to have 5 models electrified by the year 2025. It is rumored that it will follow the Skoda Superb hybrid plug-in a small all-electric vehicle, as it could be a Skoda Citigo based on the cousin Volkswagen e-up!, which have a range of 160 kilometers. It would be likely that this car is sold in the market Chinese, where is are putting very of fashion this type of cars of very reduced dimensions with propulsion electric.
Source – Automotive News