VW e-golf Stories August 23

VW announced today the deployment of what could be one of the largest all-electric car fleets through its new ‘We Share‘ car sharing service.

Berlin is going to be the first city to get the service and it will start with a fleet of 2,000 electric cars. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories May 30

London currently has several important initiatives to reduce air pollution in the city and many of them are encouraging the deployment of more electric vehicles.

Now Zipcar is getting on board and it announced today that it will add over 300 all-electric VW e-Golfs to its car-sharing fleet in London. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories March 23

Norway’s electric vehicle association decided to put 5 popular all-electric vehicles to a thorough winter test to see how they performed under harsh conditions.

Between the Nissan Leaf, VW e-Golf, Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Opel Ampera-e (Chevy Bolt EV), and the BMW i3, the association tentatively declares the Ioniq as the winner. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories December 27, 2017

Volkswagen still doesn’t have a full all-electric car program from the ground up in production, but it is already seeing demand for EVs increasing and it decided to turn to its compliance EV, the e-Golf, to satisfy demand. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories September 14, 2017

While it started getting popular in some European markets, VW e-Golf still hasn’t launched with official pricing in the US.

Today, VW finally revealed pricing for the all-electric vehicle today and it’s only a slight price hike. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories September 8, 2017

Norway has been a leader in electric car adoption for years now, but this year brought them to a new level as they keep beating new records with electric cars reaching a record 42% of Norway’s total new car sales in June.

The electric car market was also interesting last month with Volkswagen delivering a record 996 all-electric VW e-Golfs in the country. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories February 22, 2017

VW debuted its 2017 e-Golf with a slightly refreshed look and a new 35.8 kWh battery pack at the LA Auto Show last year. The all-electric vehicle received its official EPA rating today and it increased the range to a combined highway and city cycle of 125 miles. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories December 5, 2016

Kreisel Electric, a small startup launched by three brothers in Austria, has been making headlines in Europe for having retrofitted some popular European-built electric vehicles with their own battery packs and significantly increasing their range in the process.

The three Kreisel brothers developed their own battery pack technology using regular battery cells and they managed to double the energy density of every car they retrofitted, including a Porsche Panamera, a Skoda Yeti and a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. Now their latest project, a VW e-Golf, could actually make it to production. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories May 23, 2016

There’s been some confusion about the imminent upgrade to Volkswagen’s all-electric e-Golf versus its next generation expected to be available by the end of the decade. Dr. Volkmar Tanneberger, Head of Electric Vehicle Development at VW, cleared up some of the confusion this weekend during a press meeting for the Formula E race in Berlin.

The executive confirmed that the 2017 e-Golf will receive a battery upgrade by the end of the year and that it will allow for an NEDC rated range of 300 km (186 miles) on a single charge. expand full story

VW e-golf Stories March 29, 2016

Volkswagen recently confirmed (via Autoblog) that it is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 e-Golf vehicles manufactured between May 21, 2014 and March 1, 2016. We are talking about 5,561 units potentially affected. The problem is in the battery management system (BMS) which can falsely detect an electrical surge and shutdown the electric drive as a result.

The fix is fairly simple: a visit at your local dealership for a BMS software update. expand full story

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