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German Automaker VW Will Host Lithium-Sulfur Battery Workshop

Volkswagen Is Sole OEM Attending Lithium-Sulfur Battery Workshop

“Fraunhofer IWS in Dresden, Germany will hold its 3rd annual workshop on Lithium-sulfur batteries from 12-13 November 2014,” reports Green Car Congress. Any workshop/conference/research on lithium-sulfur interests us due to this statement by Fraunhofer: “…Lithium-sulfur batteries are the most promising choice for future energy storage systems, with novel materials such…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 24

e-up!

Focus Magazine Reviews Volkswagen e-Up! – Video

“This year, the Formula E championships will see battery-powered cars tear their way around some of the world’s biggest cities. With the series well under way, Focus decided to see what the current crop of electric cars can do for day-to-day motorists. Next up: the Volkswagen e-up!” States the video…

3 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 17

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Volkswagen Buying Mobile 20 kW Chargers For Dealers In Europe

As we know, manufacturers who introduce electric cars on the market typically install charging points at dealerships. Normally, those are AC Level 2 stations and sometimes higher power DC chargers. Volkswagen recently selected IES Synergy as the supplier of 20 kW DC chargers for its European dealership network. Interesting is that…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 6

2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE

Volkswagen Reveals Passat GTE Plug-In Hybrid

Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new plug-in hybrid Passat GTE in both sedan and wagon forms. The Passat GTE will get its formal reveal at the 2014 Paris Motor Show this week. Based on the all-new eight-generation Passat, this becomes Volkswagen’s third plug-in hybrid after the Golf GTE and XL1. According…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 32

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive Review From UK

Volkswagen now has nearly every possible version of its Golf model available. Gas, diesel, natural gas, all electric, and now even a gas plug in hybrid version called the Golf GTE. The only noticeable differences in each version would be the unique badging, instrument clusters, minor alterations and, or course,…

2 months ago by Mike Anthony 29

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Featured in MotoManTV

The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is closer then ever to its US launch and MotoMan took the opportunity to test dive the car in Virginia. The review begins with a question if customers will be attracted to an EV that doesn’t have unique design and on how much the e-Golf resembles the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Volkswagen e-Golf in „Polizeiuniform"

Volkswagen e-Golf Ready For Police Duty

Volkswagen recently presented its e-Golf in “Polizeiuniform,” which simply means e-Golf equipped for police duty. It’s of course specially equipped for the duty – with the signaling system “SOSI” as well as a modern digital radio. The Electric drivetrain seems the same as in regular e-Golf – 85 kW and…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 1

The Rapid Charge Network project is the development of a multi-standard, rapid charge network for electric vehicles throughout the UK and Ireland. The results and strategy of the project will be shared with other towns, cities and countries to support the growth of networks across Europe.

BMW, Nissan, Renault And Volkswagen Join Forces For EV Charging

UK Rapid Charge Network (RCN) project, through the European Union’s Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) program, attracted four automakers – BMW, Nissan, Renault and Volkswagen, which will join forces to build a network of a multi-standard fast chargers in Ireland and Europe. According to the latest news, 10 out of 74…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 14