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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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On its way for the fourth quarter of 2014, the 2015 e-Golf will be Volkswagen’s first fully electric vehicle for the U.S. Volkswagen stated this all-new model is part of a structured powertrain strategy that will lead to the introduction of new and highly efficient drive systems, and is part of Volkswagen’s holistic approach to […]

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UK customers started being able to place orders for the fully electric VW e-Golf yesterday. In the UK, the Volkswagen e-Golf is priced at £25,845 on the road (or £30,845 before the UK £5,000 Government grant) and there are 24 Volkswagen EV dealerships across the UK. First deliveries are expected at the end of June […]

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today details of the e-Golf, its first fully electric vehicle, and scheduled to go on sale in select U.S. states in the fourth quarter of 2014. The 2015 e-Golf will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and is part of Volkswagen’s Think Blue approach to sustainability. Through this approach, […]

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A month before the event, the Los Angeles Auto Show announced a strong showing for green vehicles. The show’s organizers confirmed that LA will host 22 world debuts, making for a total of 56 vehicle debuts overall, to be unveiled in front of a global audience, November 19, 20 and 21, 2013. Fuel and emission […]

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Customers opting for a Volkswagen EV in the UK will be offered to power their vehicle with green energy. Volkswagen Group (UK) Limited has signed a partnership deal with green energy supplier, Ecotricity, to provide a 100 percent green energy offer to all customers purchasing an electric-powered vehicle from one of the Group brands. Volkswagen […]

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