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Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE

Volkswagen Targets Sales Of 2-3 Million EVs Annually By 2025, 30 All-Electric Offerings (Update)

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller has revealed that the automotive group will undergo a “sweeping restructuring,” according to the Wall Street Journal. This restructuring, which stems from the Dieselgate Scandal, will include an intense focus on plug-in electric cars. Müller says it’s now time for Volkswagen to “catch up with the best.”  Müller’s…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 42

VW e-Golf - Image Credit Tom Moloughney

Volkswagen e-Golf Recalled For Drive Motor Shutdown Issue

Volkswagen has issued a recall involving up to 5,561 e-Golfs manufactured between May 21, 2014, to March 1, 2016. Affected vehicles may have “oversensitive diagnostics for the high-voltage battery management system” which “may falsely detect an electrical surge” and result in the e-Golf’s “electric drive motor shutting down unexpectedly.” Or, in…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 18

Volkswagen BUDD-e Concept Interior

Volkswagen: Electric Cars Allow For Increased Interior Space

It’s a well-know fact that electric cars with the Tesla-like skateboard platform allow for increased interior and cargo room. Volkswagen has now acknowledged this benefit of purpose-built electric cars by telling Autocar that the pure electric powertrain will result in cars with more spacious interiors. That’s according to Volkswagen’s head of…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 14

VW BUDD-e Features A 101 kWh Battery

EPA To Volkswagen: Make Electric Cars In The U.S.

Following the Diesel Gate scandal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pushing for Volkswagen to manufacture electric cars here in the U.S. as a way to partially make up for its wrongdoings. This news comes from German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. The paper says that the EPA is “asking VW to produce…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 47

e-Golf Touch

Volkswagen e-Golf Touch Debuts At CES 2016

Volkswagen unveiled the e-Golf Touch with a new infotainment system and gesture control as well as voice recognition at 2016 CES, . There is now a high-resolution 9.2-inch touchscreen with configurable home screen, and some button bar appearing as your hand approaches. A trick feature is wireless charging for smartphones:…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 21