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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 days 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…

4 weeks 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,…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month 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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 14

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Just The Facts: Volkswagen Golf GTE

The Volkswagen Golf GTE is the latest plug-in hybrid car to hit the market.  In Germany, it’s priced at 36,900 Euros ($48,390 USD). Just like the e-Golf, the GTE (GT Electric) looks almost like the regular internal combustion engine version of the Golf.. In optimistic (NEDC) conditions, Golf GTE should…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 62

VW Group's PHEV Filled Future

VW Group Plans PHEV Onslaught

Recently, Volkswagen Group released a future mobility presentation with the cover page as seen directly below: In it we find all sorts of plug-in related details, but perhaps most interesting is VW Group’s intense future focus on PHEVs. VW lists PHEVs as suitable for every need, or for “Unlimited Mobility,”…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 35

Development in 2010 to 2013 e-up!

Volkswagen e-up! – What Has Changed Since 2010?

Volkswagen e-up! was introduced in Europe in 2013 and now in some coutries like Norway, is selling rather well. But the original concept was presented in 2009. and in one of the latest Volkswagen presentations we can check out what changed in those four years. The German carmaker decreased the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 14