The Volkswagen E-Golf has triumphed at the " Wave Trophy 2014". In the largest rally for electric vehicles had the electricity from Wolfsburg in the main category "Popular Wave" series models and the "Range Award \ \ \ " for the best efficiency and reach of the lead.
The "Wave" (World Advanced Vehicle Expedition ) this year resulted in a total of 80 teams from Stuttgart to the Rigi, Lucerne. On the part of over 200 kilometers of stages had to be overcome to eight days up to 3000 meters in altitude. With a real consumption of 9.4 kWh per 100 km and a range of 244 kilometers on a single battery charge, the Swiss VW team was able to offer the official factory specification of 190 kilometers according to the NEDC even significantly. Even after 1566 km in eight days of the e-Golf stayed with a real consumption of 12.3 kWh per 100 km under the standard consumption. ( ampnet / jri )