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Volkswagen of North America’s CEO Hinrich Woebcken today revealed that the e-Golf will be sold nationwide. At present, the 2016 e-Golf is only available in select states, like California, Connecticut, Massachuessets, and more. The move follows the announcement that the e-Golf will now come with up to 300 km (186 miles) of range – though […]

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While Volkswagen has been saying that a 186-mile range electric e-Golf is scheduled to roll out, the “real world” number is reportedly more likely to be 124 miles traveled on a full charge. Frank Welsch, Volkswagen’s technical development boss, had said that a heavily revamped VW e-Golf will roll out by the end of this […]

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Volkswagen has announced a recall of its e-Golf in the U.S., due to an issue that could cause the motor to shut off while the car is in motion. Add to that a Nissan recall earlier this month in which the company needed to reprogram the software controlling the brakes on the Leaf, and a […]

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This January at the Consumer Electronics Show, Volkswagen’s new chairman will offer a keynote address announcing VW’s “new era in electric mobility” along with a new all-electric concept car. As the automaker grapples with a diesel emissions scandal that broke in September, Dr. Herbert Diess, chairman, board of management, Volkswagen Passenger Cars has already said […]

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Controlling a car through hand gestures, leading it to park itself and creating various methods of monitoring an EV’s charging progress are all part of Volkswagen’s soon to be car technologies presented at the 2015 CES. Golf R Touch The Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept vehicle, displayed for the first time at the 2015 Consumer […]

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Volkswagen Group of America will be providing a 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf to Stanford University for research dedicated to advancing e-mobility and improving the driver experience in electric vehicles. VW said Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Volkswagen of America and a member of Stanford Engineering Advisory Board, presented the vehicle at […]

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Volkswagen of America has raised $41,400 by auctioning the first 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf. Volkswagen said proceeds will benefit non-profit Global Green USA and its efforts to advance smart solutions to climate change. The winner of the auction, which ran from October 8–29 on CharityBuzz.com, became the first U.S. driver to own Volkswagen’s all-new, fully-electric vehicle. […]

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The electric version of Volkswagen’s Golf has been rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 126 city, 105 highway, and 116 combined MPGe. The EPA also gave the fully electric 2015 e-Golf an official range of up to 83 miles. Volkswagen observed that compared to other compact electric vehicles (EVs), these numbers make […]

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. revealed further plans in its holistic approach to e-mobility at the Management Briefing Seminar, hosted by the Center for Automotive Research. Starting with the launch of the 2015 e-Golf model, Volkswagen said it will invest in carbon reduction projects to offset emissions created from e-Golf production, distribution and up to approximately […]

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With the e-Golf soon to be on its way, Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has been selected as a charging station and installation services partner for the electric version of the Golf, while ChargePoint was chosen to complete the driver experience by providing VW branded stations to all e-Golf dealerships and […]

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