VW e-Golf (Image: Volkswagen.co.uk)

Volkswagen is pushing for CO2 neutral production of electric cars

The Volkswagen group is doing a 180-degree turn from their emission cheating days to pushing for CO2 neutral production of electric cars. In a new presentation, VW shows how the I.D., its first next-generation electric vehicle, will be “CO2 neutral throughout the entire life cycle if the customer consistently charges with green power.” They want

Putting Electric Vehicles on the Fast Track

Three years ago, the world’s largest car manufacturer made global headlines for deliberately evading emissions standards. The Volkswagen Group spiraled into an unmitigated public relations crisis—now known as Dieselgate—once it became apparent that the company installed “defeat devices” in 11 million vehicles between 2009 and 2015. Those devices enabled VWs to pass emissions tests while

Jaguar I-PACE Electric Car (Image: T. Larkum)

Lease costs for electric vehicles fall in 2018

Leasing costs of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have fallen throughout 2018 according to data experts at Cap HPI. The study looked at five of the best-selling models in the UK and discovered that monthly lease costs had fallen by 9.5% on average. The UK’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf saw monthly lease values fall

Volkswagen Golf GTE (Image: T. Larkum)

VW Says the Next Generation of Combustion Cars Will Be Its Last

Final gasoline, diesel technology to roll out from 2026 VW is reducing old-school engines to ‘the absolute minimum’ Volkswagen AG expects the era of the combustion car to fade away after it rolls out its next-generation gasoline and diesel cars beginning in 2026. Traditional automakers are under increasing pressure from regulators to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions

VW e-Golf (Image: Volkswagen.co.uk)

Volkswagen e-Golf – long-term test: is the family hatchback still one of the best when it’s electrified?

It is fair to say that the regular Volkswagen Golf is one of the best all-round buys – competitively priced when new and holding its value well. Does ditching an internal combustion engine make it a better day-to-day bet than a bespoke electric car? Our car: Volkswagen e-Golf List price when new: £32,730 (excluding PICG