Posts Tagged volkswagen

Volkswagen Group Slide

Volkswagen Group Slide Shows Plug-In Electric Car Plans

From viewing this slide, it appears that Volkswagen group will at least dabble in all forms of alternative transportation technologies, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, pure electric and fuel cells. What’s more, all of these technologies will presumably be offered across all of VW Group’s 3 core brands (Volkswagen, Audi &…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 57

Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept

Volkswagen Selects LG Electronics As Battery Partner Under FAST Initiative

Volkswagen Group announced the first 44 suppliers nominated under the new FAST “Future Automotive Supply Tracks” initiative, which includes strategic partners for future projects. “These suppliers were chosen for their outstanding performance in their respective field of competence based on a systematic selection process. Volkswagen Group Procurement is responding to the…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 9

Volkswagen e-Golf Review

TTAC Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

“The Volkswagen Golf has long been available with gasoline and diesel engines. Now you can also buy it with an electric motor. But should you? Watch our review to find out.” States the video description. This The Truth About Cars review of the Volkswagen e-Golf is perhaps the most comprehensive…

2 months ago by Electric CarsTV 4

Volkswagen Passat GTE and Passat GTE Variant

Volkswagen Passat GTE Launches In Europe

Volkswagen announced the official launch of its second plug-in hybrid model after the Golf GTE – the Passat GTE (available in a longer Variant version too). Sales in first few countries already began (in Germany from €44,250), while the rollout in Europe will take a few months. Volkswagen is getting…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen’s Holistic Approach To Low Carbon Mobility – Automaker Promises To Invest $10 Million Into U.S. Charging Infrastructure

Volkswagen is taking multiple steps to approach ultra-low-carbon mobility. This will be achieved in a number of ways. One method is by investing in “carbon reduction projects across the country to offset emissions created from e-Golf production, distribution, and up to approximately 36,000 miles of driving.” Joerg Sommer, vice president of product…

2 months ago by Mike Anthony 14

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Volkswagen To Install 12,000 Charging Points In Germany

Green Car Congress is reporting that Volkswagen will install an impressive 12,000 charging points for its employees to use in Germany: “The German Press Agency dpa reported that Volkswagen plans to build 12,000 charging points for electric vehicles in the next few years at its company parking lots in Germany—10%…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 26

Volkswagen Passat GTE

Volkswagen Passat GTE Priced From €44,250 In Germany

Volkswagen opened the order books for the plug-in hybrid Passat GTE, which is available in sedan and Variant (wagon) versions. Sedan begins at €44,250 ($49,853), while Variant costs €1,000 more – €45,250 ($50,980). Pricing of GTE begins at level at which the conventional models ends, meaning that the plug-in version…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 19