2015 Volkswagen eGolf (PHOTO: Volkswagen of America)

2015 Volkswagen eGolf (PHOTO: Volkswagen of America)

Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) and Global Green USA announced the auction of the first 2015 all-electric Volkswagen e-Golf. The auction, hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf, gives bidders the opportunity to be the first owner of the brand’s first all-electric model before retail sales in the United States begin later this year.

Proceeds will benefit Global Green USA, a national environmental non-profit and leader in advancing smart solutions to climate change that help improve lives and protect the planet. 

Due to go on sale in November, the 2015 e-Golf is Volkswagen’s first fully electric vehicle that produces zero tailpipe emissions, requires zero trips to the pump, and operates completely on electric power. The all-new model is part of a structured powertrain strategy that will lead to the introduction of new and highly efficient drive systems, and is part of Volkswagen’s Think Blue. holistic approach to sustainability.

Bids will be accepted at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf until 3:30 p.m. ET on October 29.