Volkswagen To Triple Electric Drive Spending Over Next 5 Years

Volkswagen’s new investment plan for the next five years (through 2022) details a huge spending spree on electrification, in parallel to further improvements of combustion engines. While also improving efficiency of ICE cars by 10 to 15%, Volkswagen intends to invest about €9 billion ($10 billion) into electric drive technology (HEVs, PHEVs, BEVs),…

23 hours ago by Mark Kane 12

Souped Up Volkswagen Golf GTE Concept Debuts

Power is up by 68 hp and 100 Nm over the regular Golf GTE. Hybrids and plug-ins seem to be the main theme for Volkswagen at the annual Wörthersee GTI meeting as after showing the electrified GTI First Decade and the Golf GTE Estate ImpulsE concepts, the folks from Wolfsburg…

3 weeks ago by Adrian Padeanu 2

April EV Sales In US Rise For 19th Consecutive Month

It was during our September 2015 plug-in sales report we said the following: “Going forward (and as we have been saying since last winter), the extended EV sales drought in the United States should now be behind us.  We look for monthly sales to show strong gains beginning in October…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 62