VW Announces Production of Two Electric Cars

September 20, 2013 · Print This Article

Following up on expectations, Volkswagen announced the production of two new electric vehicles last week. The 2015 e-up! (exclamation mark included) and the 2015 e-Golf were unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. While both hatchback vehicles contain lithium-ion batteries and electric motors, they have different specs. The smaller of the two, the e-up! runs on a 18.7-kWh lithium-ion battery and contains a 60 kW

/ 82 PS electric motor capable of 210 Nm of torque. The e-up! has a driving range of up to 99 miles (159 km), and uses a mere 11.7 kWh per 61 miles.

One of our writers test drove a pilot

vehicle of the other EV announced for production: an all-electric version of the Golf. The e-Golf has a 24.2 […]

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