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  1. eGolf VII
    Hey fellow E-Golfers! I live in Santa Clarita, CA. I have a 2016 E-Golf SEL purchased back in 2019. I love everything about this car (it even parks itself!) the only thing I would really love is the BSM feature found in other MK7 SEL Golfs. What I'm working with: Factory installed Parking...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    So? What if? Volkswagen’s got you covered with a new electric vehicle charging facility at its North American testing grounds in Arizona. The setup will test charging stations at temperatures of up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit—or roughly the internal temperature of a rare steak. The site will test...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen plans to offer customers the opportunity to help build their e-Golf or ID.3 with the “Mach-Mit” program. The program takes place in Dresden, at VW’s “transparent factory,” which currently produces e-Golfs and will be producing ID.3s once the program kicks off in 2021. Customers will...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Good news for electric Volkswagen shoppers in Canada, with a new free fast-charging arrangement for buyers picking up a 2020 e-Golf north of the border. Unsurprisingly, the deal for free charging is through Electrify Canada. That's the charging network company that's a partnership between...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    August was a big month for Volkswagen, whose sales rose 10% as compared to August 2018. The increasing sales came from strong increases across the model line, though it does hide some modestly underperforming cars. As was expected, both the Atlas and the Tiguan sold very well in August. Still...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    It hasn't been here long, but demand for Volkswagen's e-Golf has been high. Too high, it seems, as the model is nearly sold out with long waits for a car depending on the market. "Our electric vehicle sales were three times more popular in 2017 than 2016 and the e-Golf nearly sold out, so it’s...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Let's face it: electric cars are going to be a huge part of our future. If you've looked into battery-powered cars, you've probably discovered there are two main problems with these electron-fueled automobiles: range and price. Well, our latest Find of the Day cures at least one of those...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Canadians, it turns out, love the e-Golf. Despite the cold weather, they bought the little electric cars quickly enough that Wolfsburg has agreed to send drastically more of them in 2018. “Our allocation of cars is through the roof,” Thomas Tetzlaff, VW Canada’s manager of public relations told...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America has finally revealed the MSRP for the 2017 e-Golf, which will start at $30,495 plus an $820 destination fee. The price comes before any of the incentives that the federal and state governments are offering. With a $7,500 federal tax credit the cost of buying an e-Golf...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    The world is being encouraged to go electric and Sonoma’s latest effort might just get its residents thinking long and hard about buying an e-Golf as a unique combination of incentives could get you into the car for just $4,495. The math works thusly: The MSRP for a reasonably equipped 2016...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen “probably” won’t send the I.D. hatchback our way, instead limiting it to European markets, according to a report from Autoblog . Rather than the hatch, VW’s electric experiment will begin with the I.D. Crozz in America. The Crozz debuted in Shanghai earlier this year and is an...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Why do people buy classic cars? They cost a lot of money and need a lot of work, they're kind of slow, and you're never quite sure if they'll make it to where you're going. I think if you asked a lot of classic owners, though, they'd list those same points as positives. I certainly would. A...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    It’s called the Gen.E research vehicle and it’s built on a lightweight architecture. The concept didn’t make any sort of grand debut at a major auto show but instead has quietly been announced at Future Mobility Days 2017.  Volkswagen shared what it calls a small snapshot of its otherwise...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Slalom handling and ride quality aren't attributes that usually affect the results in a green car awards competition. But these two qualities helped to distinguish the 2017 e-Golf from 21 other competitors to be named the Top Green Vehicle in the 2017 AAA Green Car Guide. The e-Golf scored...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    For all the attention that Top Gear gets, its cousin Fifth Gear was also doing some pretty good televisual automotive journalism. As was the case here, when it tested a Mk2 Golf GTI, a Lupo GTI, and a Mk4 Golf R as part of its Second Hand Heroes segment. The three cars are compared as a cheap...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    The EPA has officially announced that the Volkswagen e-Golf has a range of 125 miles, a 50% improvement over the previous model. That’s thanks to a new lithium ion battery that has an increased capacity of 34.8 kWh, up 30% from the the last e-Golf. The EPA estimates that the 2017 e-Golf will...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    The year’s starting off well for Volkswagen. After having earned the title of biggest automaker on earth, VW America reported a sales increase of 17% in the first month of the year. That amounts to 23,510 total vehicles delivered last month, nearly 3,500 more than in January 2016. That’s not a...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Airbag defects and overheating coolant pumps have led Audi and Volkswagen to recall nearly 600,000 vehicles in America. The recalls affect the Golf, e-Golf, and Tiguan, as well as the Audi Q5, A5, A6, and A4. The first recall relates to the driver's side airbags, which may not deploy properly...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    It’s no secret that sales of the Beetle are less than stellar and that’s led to rumors about the car’s future. Volkswagen doesn’t want to drop the idea of the Beetle altogether, because the nameplate holds such a special place in its history. Klaus Bischoff, head of VW design, called the...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    A leaked slide from a product presentation shows that Volkswagen is planning to launch eight electrified vehicles in China. There will be two each based on the MQB platform, Audi’s MLB platform, the all electric MEB platform, and two more released as a joint venture with one of VW’s Chinese...
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