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Fiat 500e Versus VW e-Golf

Volkswagen e-Golf Versus Fiat 500e – Video Comparison

Autobytel’s Joni Gray (owner of a Nissan LEAF) compares the Fiat 500e to the Volkswagen e-Golf. Though clearly different in terms of size, these two EVs actually have a lot in common. Here’s Autobytel’s video description: Electric cars aren’t for everyone, and Autobytel’s Joni Gray can tell you because she…

1 week ago by Electric CarsTV 1

Volkswagen Group of America provides all-electric e-Golf to Stanford University for e-mobility research (From right to left) JĂźrgen Leohold, Director Group Research Volkswagen Group; JĂśrg Sommer, Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategy, Volkswagen of America; Ewald GĂśssmann, Executive Director, Volkswagen Group of America Electronics Research Laboratory; Martin Winterkorn, Chairman, Volkswagen Group; Persis S. Drell, the Frederick Emmons Terman Dean of the Stanford School of Engineering; Wendy Ju, Executive Director, Center for Design Research, Stanford University; Sven Beiker, Executive Director, Center for Automotive Research, Stanford University on Thursday, Nov. 6 2014, Stanford, Calif. For Outstanding research results in the area of lithium-ion batteries.

Volkswagen Provides e-Golf To Stanford University For Research

Volkswagen recently provided an all-electric 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to Stanford University for research “dedicated to advancing e-mobility and improving the driver experience in electric vehicles“. Initially, the car will be used by the Volkswagen Automotive Innovation Laboratory (VAIL), located on the Stanford campus.  The German manufacturer believes that researchers, after…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 0

Most Discernible Way To Tell The Plug-In From The Gasser Is Via The "e-Badging"

Volkswagen: No Firm Plans To Launch e-Golf In Canada

According to La Presse (via Google Translate), Volkswagen is for now ignoring Canada in regards to the e-Golf: “…the Golf is the first Volkswagen car 100% electric sold in the United States. A new feature which will not benefit Canadian consumers. Again.” The tone of the La Presse article clearly…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 8

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

November 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

All bets were off heading into November, as October snapped the 46 consecutive monthly year-over-year improvements in the US plug-in electric vehicle market – mostly thanks to Toyota’s failure to stock the 2015 Prius PHV at American dealerships before the 2014 edition sold out. Last month an estimated 9,662 plug-ins were…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 26

VW e-Golf Reviewed By Hooniverse

The Hooniverse Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

“There’s officially a Volkswagen Golf for everyone. The standard Golf is a go-to choice in the compact hatchback market….” “Now Volkswagen has a Golf for the ultra-green set. It’s the 2015 eGolf, and it’s the automaker’s first shot at a fully electric machine here in the United States.” “What makes…

4 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 3

Most Discernible Way To Tell The Plug-In From The Gasser Is Via The "e-Badging"

Volkswagen e-Golf Is Boring, But Brilliant

It’s boring, but brilliant. That’s how Business Week sums up the Volkswagen e-Golf, but in this case, boring is a positive. As Business Week writes: “The E-Golf, meanwhile, doesn’t make much of a statement. In fact, part of its charm is that the “e” features are decidedly low key. Perhaps…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 16