Editor’s note: Volkswagen of America has retracted the statement upon which this report was based. A new story can be found here.
Volkswagen of America on Tuesday confirmed that it will use the brand name “Voltswagen” starting in May to differentiate its line of electric vehicles — a day after the news was inadvertently leaked online.
It said Voltswagen will be placed as an exterior badge on all EV models, and gasoline vehicles will have the company’s iconic VW emblem only, as they now do. ICE-powered vehicles would display the VW logo on a dark blue background, while