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Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept

Volkswagen Debuts Golf GTE Sport Concept

Volkswagen is introducing at Wörthersee 2015 one more plug-in hybrid concept car under the GTE series – the Golf GTE Sport. It’s a special 2-seat, all-wheel-drive sport car with a very powerful drivetrain: 295 kW (400 hp) of system power and 670 Nm of torque. That’s sufficient to reach 0-100…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 16

Volkswagen Invest 410 Into U.S.' Electric Car Charging Infrastructure

By This July, Volkswagen Will Know If Breakthrough Battery Tech At QuantumScape Is Ready For Primetime

By this July, Volkswagen intends to make an important decision regarding its future battery technology. VW, a 5% stakeholder in QuantumScape, says that it’ll evaluate the battery maker’s progress before determining how to proceed.  Quoting Bloomberg: The technology’s potential to boost the range of battery-powered vehicles is compelling and tests…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 22

Volkswagen C Coupé GTE

Volkswagen Debuts C Coupe GTE Plug-In Hybrid

Volkswagen is moving fast with its plug-in hybrid concepts. Just after unveiling the Sport Coupé Concept GTE at Gevena Motor Show, now VW presents the C Coupé GTE at Auto Shanghai 2015. Design language is similar and both models are four-seaters. “This sport sedan, which is about five meters long, sprints…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 5

Volkswagen e-Golf sales in US – March 2015

4-5% Of Volkswagen Golfs Sold In US Are Electric

Volkswagen began sales of its first all-electric car in the US last November, although the first unit was donated and delivered in October. Despite sales limited to just California and only one version available at the time, in December e-Golf reached 5.4% share of all Golf family sales in the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 11

Volkswagen e-Golf.

Automotive Fleet Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

Paul Clinton from Automotive Fleet takes the new Volkswagen e-Golf for a spin, providing both a video & article. The short video above discusses most of the e-Golf’s features: charging & range, price, etc. As you will hear in the video, the e-Golf is not available in all 50 states.  Why?…

2 months ago by Mike Anthony 13

Volkswagen Bulli

Volkswagen Camper To Return As Battery-Electric Van

Volkswagen board member Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser revealed at the 2015 New York Auto Show that VW’s classic camper van Bulli will return in electric version. Production of Volkswagen Transporter (Bulli) began in Wolfsburg 65 years ago. In 2011, the German manufacturer unveiled a concept version of electric Bulli, but until…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 30

VW e-Golf in Geneva

Business Car Reviews Volkswagen e-Golf – Video

Here the Volkswagen e-Golf review is prepared by BusinessCar, who describes the German EV as being without unnecessary show. According to the article , the electric version exudes all the usual Golf qualities in terms of cabin quality and classy understated looks. 85 kW of motor power is called reasonable,…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 2

Prof. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft and Dr. Heinz-Jakob Neusser, Member of the Board of Management Volkswagen Brand for the Development Division, with the award for the new Passat on the afternoon before the Geneva International Motor Show

Volkswagen Passat – Car Of The Year 2015

Volkswagen Passat is Europe’s “Car of the Year 2015” – announced on the afternoon before the opening of the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show.  The German brand should be thrilled by the accolades it received recently. The all-new Golf was awarded “North American Car of the Year” not too long…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 6