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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 week 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…

2 weeks 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…

4 weeks 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…

1 month 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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 51

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 months 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 months ago by Eric Loveday 8

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…

2 months ago by Mike Anthony 3