Electric cars are getting better all the time, making them a more realistic proposition for more people. These are currently our experts’ favourite five More and more people are coming to realise that an electric a car is a genuine proposition for 21st-centrury motoring. With increasing amounts of us living in the city or the
Prices and specs for Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid Passat GTE have been announced; it costs from £36,525 before a £2500 government grant Volkswagen’s Passat GTE plug-in hybrid will arrive in showrooms this month, costing from £36,525. Four models are available – two saloons and two estates. The prices exclude a government plug-in car grant of £2,500.
The reality of range—reproducible, real-world daily-driving range—is one of the most important concepts you have to become familiar with if you’re new to electric vehicles. Generally speaking, the faster you drive, the quicker you accelerate, and the more accessories (like climate control) you use, the more energy you consume. But the interface plays an especially
Volkswagen is beginning 2016 with victories in a brace of influential industry honours. Today (13 January) Volkswagen is receiving two trophies at the renowned What Car? Awards in London with success for both the Passat Estate GTE (Best Electric Car) and new Touran (Best MPV). Meanwhile, the Volkswagen up! takes a ‘price point’ honour in
I am the CTO of a company supporting the oil and gas industry, and also the CEO of a start-up (FuelIncluded.com) promoting the adoption of electric cars. Clearly, from at least one perspective, these industries are in direct competition. However I prefer to see them as complementary: the tension between these industries is an example
Volkswagen Golf GTE Business Lease Offers We have a new deal available for businesses looking to lease the VW Golf GTE. It’s a plug-in hybrid, so it’s like a Golf GTI but with an additional electric motor added allowing you to drive up to 31 miles on electricity and up to 550 miles on petrol.
We set three Netmums bloggers challenges to see if ultra low emission vehicles worked for them. Clara wasn’t convinced that a ULEV would suit her busy day to day life so we gave her a Volkswagen e-Golf for her everyday driving tasks, to discover that ultra low emission vehicles are just like any other car.
Volkswagen e-Golf Business Lease Offers We have a new deal available for businesses looking to lease the VW e-Golf. We are offering a VW e-Golf on 3 year BCH (Business Contract Hire – effectively a long term rental) with just 3 months worth of upfront payment. As these are business leases, there is no Fuel
People don’t want plug-in hybrid cars, the auto companies said. Plug-ins are just a stop gap solution on the way to real electric cars, the experts said. But guess what? The plug-ins are here and the manufacturers can’t keep up with demand. In Europe and the UK, demand for the new BMW 330e has far