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Tour Volkswagen’s Plug-In Golf Assembly Plant In Wolfsburg – Video

A tour of Volkswagen’s Wolfsburg production plant in Germany, where the Golf family of vehicles are produced, was recently taken by Autogefühl. Electrified Golfs,  like the all-electric e-Golf and plug-in hybrid Golf GTE, are assembled on the same production line as the conventional petrol versions. Integrated production was Volkswagen’s strategy…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 11

Volkswagen e-up!

Refreshed Volkswagen e-Up! Launches

The new incarnation of refreshed Volkswagen up! finally lived to see also a new generation of electric version, the e-Up! There are no changes in powertrain (still a 60 kW electric motor) or batteries (still 18.7 kWh) combined with face-lift, which we find a little disappointing. The refresh brings subtle changes…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 31

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Volkswagen CEO Denies Reports Of VW Battery Factory

A few months ago Volkswagen hinted that batteries will become a new “company competency”, and that the group will need up to 150 GWh annually by 2025. Since then, the wider media have been searching for first sites for VW Gigafactory and also potential partners from the existing battery industry but, according…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 21

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Volkswagen Reportedly In Talks With SMA Solar – Company Has Ties To Tesla, Daimler

Reuters, citing a story posted by Hessische Niedersaechsische Allgemeine, claims that Volkswagen is in discussions with solar equipment company SMA Solar. The talks reportedly center around energy storage, though neither company was willing to discuss details. Volkswagen stated: “SMA Solar is strong in stationary storage systems.” SMA commented: “It’s way too…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 9