Volkswagen has delivered one hundred thousand all-electric Golfs. A Jubilee vehicle rolled off the production line at the Gläserne Manufaktur Dresden on November, 26, 2019.
This is the second battery-electric model of the brand after the Volkswagen e-up, and has already proved its success, primarily on the European market.
Volkswagen launched the car into production in 2014 in Wolfsburg. Due to the high demand, the e-Golf has additionally been built in the Gläserne Manufaktur Dresden for more than 2.5 years. 16,000 vehicles will be manufactured here till the end of 2019 – it is a new record.
The Gläserne Manufaktur’s function as a vehicle collection point will be expanded with a focus on electric cars. Currently, some 1,300 units annually are handed over to customers in Dresden, and this number will grow.
VW continues developing the e-mobility direction: the ID.3 pure electric hatchback from the new ID family, recently unveiled, goes into production in Dresden in the fall of 2020. The location will be made more attractive as a destination for visitors and customers.
Maik Jaehde from Landolfshausen near Hanover has become the owner of the anniversary Volkswagen e-Golf in Pure White color. He also could make an exclusive tour of production.
Volkswagen sold around 27,900 electric Golfs worldwide through October 2019, and total 24,800 units in 2018.
This year, the biggest demand for the model is observed in Norway, Germany, the United States, Great Britain and the Netherlands.
The e-Golf can boast the output of 100kW (136 hp), the A+ efficiency class and the driving range of 143 miles (230 km), WLTP estimates. Current prices start from $21,845 (USA), €31.900 (incl. VAT) in Germany, £27,575 (UK).