Volkswagen Golf GTE
Now that German carmakers have started to work in earnest on plug-in hybrids, expect to see a whole lot more of them in the coming years--though not always in North America. Following the Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid it unveiled last year, which is now on sale in Europe, the second VW to carry that powertrain has been unveiled ahead of its official debut at the Paris Motor Show this week. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive Of Prototype The larger Volkswagen Passat GTE uses the same powertrain as the Golf GTE, a 154-horsepower turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder...
Volkswagen Shows Off Its 40-Year History Of Electric Cars
While its new 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf will be the first-ever plug-in electric VW sold in the U.S., the German carmaker has a surprisingly long history of prototype electric cars. Two weeks ago, during a drive event for its VW e-Golf and e-Up production models, along with prototype Golf GTE plug-in...John Voelcker
Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive Of Prototype
Volkswagen is on an electric-vehicle model offensive right now. Not only is the e-Up electric minicar on sale in Europe, dominating Germany's electric sales charts, but the automaker has now launched the e-Golf, an electric version of its popular compact--a car that will make its way to U.S...Antony Ingram