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  1. Wait for MK8 GTE? And a Question about the 13kWh battery!

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all, I've been lurking on this forum for a few weeks now. I've had my heart set on a Golf GTE. I've been doing lots of research, to make sure the car is for me - and It is! However with the MK8 GTE releasing later this year, should I wait? Would the price of the MK7.5 would drop? What's...
  2. Golf-e ordered.... Now I need evKnowledge!

    Ice Breakers
    Have ordered a Golf-e to replace a diesel Mercedes ML. Was impressed by the test drive (less so by the estimated retained value after 3-years although understand why this is so) and am looking forward to delivery. But what home charging point? Pod-Point seems to have some awful reviews...
  3. Emissions Control warning light on at ignition only; turns off when hybrid drive active

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi all! Noticed that our brand new Golf GTE displays the following light when the ignition is activated (along with the usual depress brake, airbag info lights, etc...) Curiously however, it disappears when the car is fully turned on in any mode. This behaviour is regular and consistent...
  4. Wireless Phone Charging

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hello! Picking up our GTE very soon which is configured with the wireless phone charger. I've been able to find next to nothing in terms of information or specifications on it. Does anyone use it and how big is it size-wise? Suitable for phones in 2018? o_O
  5. 3 Phase GTE Charging No PP,CP cable?

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi, Does anyone know what happens if you wire a 3 phase plug direct to a type 2 connector without having the PP and CP cables? Would be a 32amp 3 phase plug wiring L1 to L1 L2 to L2 and so on, would this charge the GTE or would it come up with a charging error or just charge at all? If this...
  6. Hi from Portugal

    Ice Breakers
    Hi, I'm from Portugal. I am a Golf GTE owner and, when looking for tricks and tips, I found this forum that I thought was excellent.
  7. GTE - 1209 miles to first breakdown!

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Morning, Last Wednesday (3rd Jan) on the way home from work I received a warning light in the GTE. “Low Coolant Level - Check”, followed shortly by “12V battery not charging - Pull over safely”. Upon opening the bonnet it was immediately clear that the car had ejected the contents of the hybrid...
  8. Biggest surprise owning a GTE?

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    So for all you guys who've got your GTE, what's been something that's surprised you? Good or bad... I've read up a lot on the GTE but when test driving, something I didn't expect was how relaxing the car is cruising around. The quiet of electric mode, combined with the 'substantial' feeling of...
  9. Hi from Cheshire, new Golf GTE ordered.

    Ice Breakers
    Hybrid newbie here. New mk7.5 Golf GTE is now on order, just had to take advantage of the VW diesel scrap scheme. All though I am conscious of my environmental footprint, I had not considered a hybrid or EV before I came across the Golf GTE. I love sports cars and I'm motorbike obsessed, so...
  10. phone contact pictures

    General Volkswagen EV Forum
    Hi, Just noticed recently that I should be able to see the pictures from my phone contacts on the Discover Pro unit in my GTE. I have been trying to get them to display with no luck. So, as a final hope, have you done it? Any advice?
  11. New Leasing Offer - VW Golf GTE DSG & DSG NAV - Personal & Business options available

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Good morning all, For anyone interested in Personal or Business leasing - at DriveElectric & Fleetdrive Electric we have great new leasing terms on a number of recently arrived in stock Volkswagen Golf GTE's (both DSG and DSG Nav variants) in various exterior colours of Carbon Grey Metallic...
  12. Golf GTE e-remote problems

    Volkswagen Golf GTE
    My 2016 model has carnet and G&I plus all working. BUT the e-remote active functionality Is not working as is should. Can see doors locked, battery status and parked location, BUT cannot remotely activate charging, air con nor modify departure times. VWUK tell me they have no fix, and no date...
  13. A bit of light relief from JC

    Volkswagen Golf GTE