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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…

1 week 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 weeks 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…

3 weeks ago by Mike Anthony 3

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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 32