Out with the e-Golf and in with the ID.3 at Volkswagen’s Dresden factory
The last Volkswagen e-Golf has rolled off the production line at VW’s ‘Transparent Factory’ in Dresden. With the e-Golf in Urano Grey, a total of 50,401 vehicles have been manufactured in Dresden since March 2017. At the beginning of the new year 2021, the production area of the Transparent Factory will be reconstructed for three weeks before the first ID.3 series vehicles roll off the assembly lines in Dresden at the end of January.
Volkswagen and Uber launch EV-based Uber Green project in Berlin
Volkswagen and Uber have launched a pilot project for the utilisation of electric vehicles within the sustainable ride hailing service “Uber Green”. The objective of the pilot project is to use a number of year-old e-Golf vehicles which may run into three digits. Volkswagen has already been using the e-Golf for its own car sharing service We Share since 2018.
Volkswagen delivers 100,000th e-Golf
Volkswagen has delivered the 100,000th e-Golf in the Gläserne Manufaktur Dresden. The model was launched in 2014 as the Volkswagen brand’s second battery electric vehicle (BEV) after the e-up! (2013). The e-Golf is one of the most successful electric vehicles in Europe and is also popular with customers in other countries – including the USA. The new ID.3 will be assembled in Dresden from autumn 2020.
Zipcar and Volkswagen to put 325 electric Golfs onto London streets
Volkswagen and car-sharing company Zipcar struck up a partnership in 2016 which, in the two years since, has led thousands of Londoners to get behind the wheel of the petrol-electric Golf GTE or internal combustion-engined Polo. Now that choice of car will increase further, with a significant order from Zipcar for 325 all-electric e-Golfs.
Big range boost for the Volkswagen e-Golf
Volkswagen has unveiled a new version of its battery-powered e-Golf at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new car offers a boost in driving range of about 50 per cent.