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VW To Make All VW Golf Electric


As Volkswagen continues to shift its focus to electric vehicles, there has been some speculation about the future of the iconic Golf name. Read on to find out more about these exciting new plans.

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Let’s talk about the history of the VW Golf

The Volkswagen Golf has been a fan favourite for decades with a long history in the automotive industry. It debuted in 1974 as the replacement for the original Beetle and has been a game-changer since then. The Golf was among the first to introduce the “hot hatch” segment, which quickly became a fan favourite. While other models like the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic came before it, they didn’t have the versatility of the hatchback that made the Golf (known as the VW Rabbit in North America) so popular. Even today, the Golf remains one of the best-selling cars in history, with over 35 million units sold worldwide since its release in 1974.

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What about the current version of the VW Golf?

The current iteration of the Volkswagen Golf is the eighth version of this iconic vehicle, with a mid-cycle refresh set for 2024. The company has announced that they plan to continue selling this model until at least 2030. However, this is where the road ends for petrol and diesel-powered Golfs. Volkswagen has confirmed that the ninth version, which is set to arrive in 2030, will be a fully electric car. This means that the internal combustion engine-powered Golf that we know and love will soon be a thing of the past!

A great move for VW in the fight against climate change

Great news for the environment and electric car enthusiasts! This plan beats the European Union’s planned ban on internal combustion engine cars by two years. The German automaker is committed to playing a major role in reducing carbon emissions and believes that the future is electric. While Germany has proposed an exception for some e-fuels, it is unlikely to impact Volkswagen’s plans to transition towards electric vehicles. This move towards electric cars is a significant step forward for Volkswagen and the automotive industry as a whole in the fight against climate change.

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So, what is the future of the VW Golf?

Volkswagen is committed to reducing carbon emissions and is aiming for 80% of sales in Europe, 55% in North America, and 50% globally to be electric by 2030. As a result, it may be a good time to consider selling your Volkswagen to Big Wants Your Car and upgrading to an electric model.

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