Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen Brings First U.S. Electric Car to L.A. Auto Show

November 19, 2013

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.
Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen is adding itself to the list of automakers who offer an all-electric vehicle to U.S. buyers with the 2015 e-Golf, which it will bring to the Los Angeles Auto Show this week.

The electric version of the Golf, a compact car offered since 1974, uses a lithium-ion battery and 115 horsepower motor. Top speed is limited to 87 mph.

The e-Golf will have a range of 70 to 90 miles per charge, and will be the first Volkswagen model to offer all-LED headlights.

Fleet buyers registered 1,449 Golf cars in calendar-year 2012.

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