The highly-anticipated 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 is finally out and the really big news is that it comes with five hybrid drivetrains. The regular TSI engines are now paired to 48-volt systems, but Volkswagen also offers two proper hybrids with electric motors. One of them is basically similar to the old Mk7-generation GTE, but the
Jonny Smith drives the 2017 plug in hybrid VW Golf GTE and he likes it. Source: You Tube/Fully Charged
The future is bright for electric cars in 2017, as new figures released recently indicate that more than 100,000 plug-in cars could be on UK roads by the middle of this year. This prediction is fuelled by record numbers of electric car registrations in 2016, with volumes rising 29% on the previous 12 months. In
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.
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
The Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal has caused executive heads to roll, cars to be yanked off sale, and regulators to pore over real-world emission data with a laser-like focus. It has made the future of the VW Group as the world’s largest carmaker seem far more perilous than it did just one month ago. This
Volkswagen’s new electric hybrid Golf is as green as they come, but can VW ever clean up its ruined reputation? After the scandals in sport, food and banking (doping, horse meat, Libor and the rest), only a fool would have bet against the motor industry not cheating the system, too. But no one would have