Flower power meets electric power – VW aims to cleanse its U.S. image

Flower power meets electric power – VW aims to cleanse its U.S. image

What VW is describing as “The new era of electric mobility” has rolled up at the Detroit Motorshow in the form of a modern day Campervan, bringing along with it a nostalgic, warm fuzzy feeling. Many other ‘microbus’ concepts have...
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An icon of a of new era: Volkswagen grows the I.D. family with new Microbus

An icon of a of new era: Volkswagen grows the I.D. family with new Microbus

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Volkswagen I.D concept is all set to gain a familiar looking family member, described as a ‘multi- functional vehicle for a new era’. The concept vehicle forges links between the...
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Go further and faster in the revised Volkswagen e-Golf

Go further and faster in the revised Volkswagen e-Golf

Compared to its predecessor, the revised Volkswagen e-Golf offers more power, longer range and more features with fully digital instruments and more safety kit available. In the e-Golf of the 2017 model year, Volkswagen is employing a new lithium-ion battery...
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VIDEO: Access all areas: Electric Touring Car Race

VIDEO: Access all areas: Electric Touring Car Race

At this years Formula E race in Hong Kong we saw a unique support race taking place on the Saturday of race weekend. Featuring local celebrities and drivers was a production touring car e-race with drivers taking to the track...
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The Volkswagen Group looks to the future with new EVs and Mobility services

The Volkswagen Group looks to the future with new EVs and Mobility services

The landscape of the motoring world is changing with less people choosing to own a car or even take a driving test. Car manufacturers are realising the pool of potential buyers will be shrinking and must look to other ways of...
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VIDEO: Take to the Road meets an Electric Beetle

VIDEO: Take to the Road meets an Electric Beetle

“Take to the Road chat to Richard Morgan of Electric Classic Cars about his 1965 electric VW Beetle. Is now the time for classic car owners to consider converting their petrol powered cars to run on electric motors?” Source: http://www.taketothero...
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Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept gains another award

Volkswagen BUDD-e electric concept gains another award

The Volkswagen BUDD-e has been honoured for its forward-looking overall concept at the North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards. The awards jury pointed out that the BUDD-e is an environmentally compatible model that also meets the vehicle-utility req...
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The Volkswagen BUDD-e fascinates China

The Volkswagen BUDD-e fascinates China

BUDD-e, the 2016 CES show car, is touring China as an ambassador for e-mobility. With the concept car Volkswagen is presenting the next generation of electrically powered vehicles to Chinese motorists live in their own locality. The zero-emission MPV was...
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Car club adds 50 Volkwagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrids to London fleet

Car club adds 50 Volkwagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrids to London fleet

Car sharing business Zipcar partnering with Westminster City Council and Volkswagen UK is set to bring premium zero-emission driving to Londoners.  driveEV is the UK's only online magazine dedicated to electric cars. Delivering news, reviews, tips and advice....
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Volkswagen’s e-Golf to get battery boast to 35kwh

Volkswagen’s e-Golf to get battery boast to 35kwh

The VW e-Golf is to get a near 50% increase in battery and a facelift in late Autumn 2016.  The existing lithium-ion battery is to grow to 35.8 kWh of capacity, compared to the 24.2 kWh unit, an increase of...
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