Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen’s Holistic Approach To Low Carbon Mobility – Automaker Promises To Invest $10 Million Into U.S. Charging Infrastructure

Volkswagen is taking multiple steps to approach ultra-low-carbon mobility. This will be achieved in a number of ways. One method is by investing in “carbon reduction projects across the country to offset emissions created from e-Golf production, distribution, and up to approximately 36,000 miles of driving.” Joerg Sommer, vice president of product…

5 hours ago by Mike Anthony 6

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June 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

The real start of plug-in vehicle sales in the United States each year have always been a fair-weather thing. Prior to heading into the first month of summer, sales jumped last month to an estimated 11,540 vehicles in May from about 9,000 the month prior. Can June top May?   All the data…

10 hours ago by Jay Cole 16

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Volkswagen To Install 12,000 Charging Points In Germany

Green Car Congress is reporting that Volkswagen will install an impressive 12,000 charging points for its employees to use in Germany: “The German Press Agency dpa reported that Volkswagen plans to build 12,000 charging points for electric vehicles in the next few years at its company parking lots in Germany—10%…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 26

Volkswagen Passat GTE

Volkswagen Passat GTE Priced From €44,250 In Germany

Volkswagen opened the order books for the plug-in hybrid Passat GTE, which is available in sedan and Variant (wagon) versions. Sedan begins at €44,250 ($49,853), while Variant costs €1,000 more – €45,250 ($50,980). Pricing of GTE begins at level at which the conventional models ends, meaning that the plug-in version…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 19

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May 2015 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

For the past two months, some unexpected players have come out of the blue to post record sales to help EVs post back-to-back gains; first the Fiat 500e in March, then the Chevrolet Spark EV in April. However in May, the traditional big names are back to their normal leadership positions, with the Tesla…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 56

2015-2016 Chevy Spark EV - Now Featuring LG Chem Cells And Assembled at GM's Brownstown Battery Plant

LG Chem Says It’s Ready To Supply 300 Mile, 120 kWh Batteries

During the 28th Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition in Goyang, South Korea, earlier this month, LG Chem announced that they were ready to supply much larger lithium-ion batteries packages to those interested in producing all-electric vehicles that would rival the Tesla Model S in range. More specifically, the battery maker says it can…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 141

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Volkswagen e-Golf Lease Deal – $158 Per Month

This lease deals come to us via Bozzani Volkswagen in Covina, California. Featured is the Volkswagen e-Golf Limited, the cheaper of the two versions of the e-Golf. The deal itself seems fairly standard (meaning the fine print is the usual).  The only issue we see is that it states 10,000…

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 15

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Volkswagen Debuts Golf GTE Sport Concept

Volkswagen is introducing at Wörthersee 2015 one more plug-in hybrid concept car under the GTE series – the Golf GTE Sport. It’s a special 2-seat, all-wheel-drive sport car with a very powerful drivetrain: 295 kW (400 hp) of system power and 670 Nm of torque. That’s sufficient to reach 0-100…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 16