VW forms JV in Algeria to make Golf, other models starting in 2017Sun, 27, Nov 2016
VW Group has formed a joint venture with Algerian sales partner SOVAC to assemble cars in the North African country, aiming for production capacity of more than 100 vehicles a day starting in spring 2017. The models that will be made in Relizane include the VW Golf, Seat Ibiza and Skoda Octavia.
VW packs e-Golf with bigger battery, more range for 2017Thu, 17, Nov 2016
VW's 2017 e-Golf receives a new 36 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, compared to 24 kWh in the outgoing model. The bigger battery boosts driving range to up to 124 miles on a charge, compared to 83 miles on the 2016 model.