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 December 27, 2017
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
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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 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