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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…

2 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…

2 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…

3 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:…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 21

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

Volkswagen To Unveil New Electric Concept Car At CES

Volkswagen intends to use the 2016 CES show in January to present a new electric car concept. Earlier, Chevrolet decided to unveil its production-intent version of the Bolt at CES, as will Faraday Future present its first concept plug-in. It seems that the growing electronics technology in the automotive market, especially found in the electric and…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 56