MQB is one of three modular toolkits VW Group has developed. MSB covers B to D segment vehicles and is lead by Audi. MSB covers D and E segment vehicles and is lead by Porsche. VW leads the MQB development.
The 2015 Golf starts at $18,815, including shipping.
Lemke said the plug-in version of the Golf hybrid will be able to travel 31 miles on electricity.