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  1. General Volkswagen EV Forum
    The Volkswagen brand has presented its new “ACCELERATE” strategy and wants to accelerate its electric plans. VW also mentions concrete model plans, however, in the case of the electric compact car, the Wolfsburg based company has been sparing with detail. Read more here Volkswagen is...
  2. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi All, I’m thinking of purchasing a golf GTE 17 reg, my commute consists of a 19 mile journey each way, with the ability to charge the car at work. Obviously the range is stated by VW as 31miles on electric alone and from what I’ve read it’s more likely 20-25miles. My question is - would this...
  3. General Volkswagen EV Forum
    Hi, I retrofitted an virtual cockpit to my VW Polo MK6. However, the virtual cockpit for polos and t-rocs are exactly the same. The previous owner of the virtual cockpit had a t-roc, when the animation of the car shows on the cockpit when the door is open,or when I start the car, it is an...
  4. Vehicle Parts & Accessories
    If you are in need of an official set of mats I have mine from my old 2019 e-Golf that covered around 5,000 miles with them in before I swapped to some after market carpet ones that were in during summer when it was sold. I’ll clean them properly before they are sold (see second post for clean...
  5. Volkswagen e-Golf
    Hi just wondering if there any way to clean the engine bay on the 2019 Volkswagen e-golf. It’s very dirty but I’m afraid to use water incase any of the electrics aren’t sealed and I damage the car thanks jack
  6. General EV Discussion
    Hi, I was doing research into EV's and I still cannot find any clarity about real distance difference between them... especially in freezing temperatures. Looking into the affordable second-hand EVs available and it's basically just 4 cars: the "Triplets", VW e-up!, Nissan leaf and Renault Zoe...
  7. Volkswagen e-Golf
    4500 miles in and have a puncture in one of the rear tyre. This happened early December but apparently Bridgestone are not due to release any more tyres until after 6th Jan 2020 - KwikFit cannot source them, even direct - VW don’t have any in the dealer network apparently and their suppliers...
  8. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi All, Is anyone experiencing problems due to the current outage of the Volkswagen 'We Connect' back-end? I called the 0800 279 7508 customer support number and there is a recorded announcement that We Connect is down and that they are working on getting it back up.
  9. Volkswagen ID.3
    Volkswagen guarantees that the batteries of the ID.3 and future models of the ID.family will retain at least 70 per cent of their usable battery capacity after eight years and 160,000 kilometres, respectively. The batteries are designed for a charging capacity of up to 125 kW, as VW has now...
  10. Drive Green
    2016 Black Volkswagen e-Up - Used Electric Supermini - Drive Green Miles: 28,376 Price: £14,495 This is an amazing little city car and winner of the Which electric car awards Best Buy. It looks amazing in its black paint work and the car is in perfect condition. This car comes with DAB...
  11. Drive Green
    Volkswagen e-Golf - Silver - Used Electric Superhatch - Drive Green Miles: 5,726 Price: £24,995 We finally have a Volkswagen E-Golf on our forecourt and we love it! It’s in a fantastic silver paint job that really does pop in the sun. Quality control is superb as you’d expect from VW and the...
  12. Drive Green
    Volkswagen e-Up - Silver - Used Electric Supermini - Drive Green Miles: 6891 Price: £12,995 This is an amazing little city car and winner of the Which electric car awards Best Buy. It looks amazing in its white and the car is in perfect condition. This car comes with DAB digital radio...
  13. General EV Discussion
    Is anyone in Cambridgeshire who owns an electric vehicle, or who is simply passionate about them, able to spare 20-30 minutes for a short interview? I am a 3rd year student at Royal Holloway University of London completing a dissertation under the working title "An investigation into the role...
  14. 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...
  15. Volkswagen Golf GTE
    Hi guys I don't know if anyone has a similar to problem to me but any help i can get is appreciated. The problem I have on my GTE advance MK7.5 is the guide and inform connection to my iPhone 7. Basically when I connect to the car to my phone as a hot spot I just get a no data connection error...
  16. Ice Breakers
    A lot of people seem ready to take the plunge and go for an EV. But are the auto mechanics ready? Check out our kickstarter project that will prepare training packages for mechanics, vocational schools, and convert a Land Rover Defender and VW bug, worst case scenarios so to speak, to EV...
  17. Electric Vehicle Classifieds
    Our latest car is the fantastic little VW e-Up. This is an amazing little city car and winner of the Which electric car awards Best Buy. It looks amazing in Mayan Blue and the car is in perfect condition. We can’t rate this little VW highly enough. It is so much fun to drive and fits in every...
  18. 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...
  19. General EV Discussion
    Longtime lurker and BMW i8 owner here. While in Pebble Beach for car week, I was lucky enough to catch the much talked about ID Buzz, the VW Microbus coming in 2022. The bus is AMAZING & stoked I caught this in this location. Looking forward to hear your thoughts.
  20. General EV Discussion
    A short tale of my experience in trying to buy a new VW e-up. Over the last few months here are some of the comments I’ve had from visiting 5 VW dealers to discuss an E-up. - There is a 1 year waiting list - There is a 3 month waiting list - The charging cable is Chademo (when it isn’t) - We’re...
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