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Volkswagen Golf GTE Acceleration Test – Video

Ever wondered how well the Volkswagen Golf GTE accelerates? Well…wonder no more. The video above includes a few acceleration tests from a dead stop, in different driving modes. In addition, some acceleration tests are done while the GTE is already in motion at higher speeds. These tests were conducted on…

1 week ago by Mike Anthony 8

Volkswagen e-Golf Trained Parking Demo

Volkswagen e-Golf Trained Parking – Video

With the push of just one button, the Volkswagen e-Golf parks itself.  It’s even able to detect objects in its path and stop automatically if a collision is likely to occur.  Once the object is clear, the e-Golf resumes its trained parking. Once parked, and with the push of only…

4 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 0

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE Priced At £28,035 UK – On Sale Now

The plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Golf GTE (see description here) is now on sale in the UK starting at £28,035 (approx. 42,700) after the £5,000 Government plug-in car grant. In the UK, Golf GTE is available through all of the company’s franchised sales outlets, while all-electric e-up! and e-Golf are only…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

e-Golf Intelligent Charge

Volkswagen Releases Series Of e-Golf Videos

Would you like an overload of info on the new Volkswagen e-Golf? These multiple videos will provide you with more info on the e-Golf than you likely care to know. If you are looking for some specs on the e-Golf, click here. The first video discusses different driving and regenerative…

1 month ago by Mike Anthony 10

Volkswagen Passat GTE

Volkswagen Passat GTE Police Version

Just a few months ago, Volkswagen unveiled the plug-in version of Passat at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. Recently, the car was presented in blue-silver appearance with all of the additional features required for police duty. Earlier, the same was done with the  all-electric e-Golf. Volkswagen Passat is one of…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 2

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

What Car? Pits BMW i3 Against Volkswagen e-Golf

What Car? released an interesting review of the BMW i3 and the Volkswagen e-Golf in which it’s trying to find out the best EV from the user point of view in the UK. Both cars are rated positively.  However, the vehicles are from different classes and for What Car? the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 18

QuantumScape

To Challenge Tesla, Volkswagen Will Buy Solid-State Battery Startup

Volkswagen seems very interested in solid-state batteries that would significantly increase the range of electric cars and is suspected as an investor in start-up QuantumScape, which was founded in 2010 in California and focused on some breakthrough technology originally derived from Stanford University. Unofficial reports claim that Volkswagen has bought…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 51