Posts Tagged volkswagen

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…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 9

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…

2 days 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 week ago by Mark Kane 13

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 weeks 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,”…

4 weeks 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…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 14

VW XL1 in Geneva

Volkswagen XL1 Priced From £98,515 In UK

The Volkswagen XL1 is now available to order in the UK, though you need to act quickly if you’d like to secure one of the 30 XL1s planned for export to the UK. According to Volkswagen, the XL1 carries a base price of £98,515 ($168,974 USD), which is certainly expensive,…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 13

German Automaker VW Will Host "Electrified" Conference in Berlin

Volkswagen Group Named World’s Most Innovative Global Automaker

The Germany-based Center of Automotive Management, in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers, named the Volkswagen Group the world’s most innovative automotive company in its 2014 AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Awards. For Volkswagen Group, this marks the fourth consecutive time it scored the top award. The Center of Automotive Management awarded Mercedes-Benz as the most innovative…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 13