More Range, Same Golf Flavor: 2017 e-Golf in Depth

– It’s hard out there for an electric car. Enthusiasts tend to doubt the driving chops, consumers are unsure about the ability of EVs to serve the diverse needs of the American driver, and, to make kicking the fossil-fuel habit even harder, electric powertrains still command a significant premium—they can put a lightly equipped compact […]

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Drivers' Notes Review | Putting the car first

The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf feels both new and familiar at once. It looks, feels and acts like the standard Golf we’ve known and embraced for decades, but the details are different. Obviously, the Golf’s 1.8-liter turbocharged sweetheart has been replaced with a 100 kW electric motor and a 35.8 kWh lithium-ion battery. There are small […]

2018 VW e-Golf pricing revealed, and it comes in close to the Nissan Leaf

Over in Frankfurt this week, it was all about the many forms electrification will take in the near future. But in the here-and-now real world, the EV arms race is getting interesting too. Volkswagen on Thursday revealed pricing of the new, longer-range 2018 e-Golf. And it’s going to make for some interesting comparison shopping. The […]

VW e-Golf 2017 – Updated electric car has more range and an incredible £10,000 discount

Volkswagen has launched the update e-Golf in showrooms across the UK with better range and more technology onboard.  The zero-emissions e-Golf has an OTR price of £32,190 which can be slashed to £27,690 with the plug-in Government car grant.  In addition to this, drivers can land another £5,500 off the car’s price under the terms […]

2017 VW e-Golf EV First Drive: Now with More E!

– Some car companies were dragged kicking and screaming into the electric-vehicle market by the 10-state zero-emission-vehicle (ZEV) mandate, hastily shoving electric motors and batteries into existing products with only the most minor changes. Volkswagen, however, seems to be warming to the presumably still unprofitable task of selling EVs, bringing out a refreshed e-Golf only […]

This electric Volkswagen Thing is more fun than a new e-Golf

Icon, the California shop behind vehicles like this Toyota FJ44 and first generation Ford Broncos, has been expanding its reach in the past few years. Moving past its off-roading roots has allowed the company to customize all sorts of vehicles, from a 1967 Volkswagen Type 2 to a mid-1990s police-spec Chevrolet Caprice. With this 1973 […]