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Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid Concept: Quick Drive

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Hybrid Concept: Quick Drive

A large red electrical shutdown switch inside a car says it all: You're driving a prototype. New York City passers-by who looked approvingly at our shiny bronze Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept car didn't know it, but the butcher-looking Beetle was running on a hybrid system not currently offered in... read more

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Volkswagen Beetle Celebrates Its 65th Year In The U.S.

VW Beetle Celebrates 65 Years In U.S. (With A Few Missing)

Raise a glass to the simple, classic, iconic Volkswagen Beetle, which is celebrating its 65th year in the United States. Well, almost. The first Beetle to reach U.S. shores... read more February 3, 2014 by 

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible first drive

Summer, Sensibly: Four 2013 Convertibles With Good Gas Mileage

Many things can signify summer--the weather finally being warm enough to ditch those outer layers of clothing; TV ads taking a distinctly more cheery tone; maybe simply... read more May 24, 2013 by  4

2015 Volkswagen Golf - image: Volkswagen of America

Which Diesel Car Will Sell Best Next Year: Chevy, Jeep, Or VW?

Diesel has taken quite some time to catch on in the U.S, but several manufacturers are finally seeing the potential of compression ignition--and the range of available cars... read more May 2, 2013 by  23

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible first drive

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible First Drive

Despite the seemingly endless combinations of drivetrains, body styles, and features, there are still a few cars in the U.S. market that are unique in their makeup--and we're... read more November 28, 2012 by  0

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Unveiled, TDI Diesel Included

With the new VW Beetle launched last year, you knew there would be a ragtop, right? We now have photos of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, which includes a unique... read more October 3, 2012 by  4

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Fun Cars With Good Gas Mileage To Suit Every Budget

It's not difficult to find cars with high gas mileage these days. Car manufacturers have made a stirling effort in recent years to push economy up, without sacrificing... read more August 30, 2012 by  2

2011 Suzuki SX4 sedan

Five Small Cars That Should Get Better Gas Mileage

Sometimes, the search for greener cars might lead you down the path to smaller cars. After all, with less weight to carry, smaller engines and usually fewer power-sapping... read more July 11, 2012 by  3

2012 Volkswagen Beetle, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Quick Drive

It's not all that fuel efficient, but it's more fun to drive than we expected. That's our reaction to a quick drive last month in a blue 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. It's the... read more June 21, 2012 by  3

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Coupe Pricing Announced

Volkswagen has announced pricing details for its 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, the only clean diesel vehicle in the compact coupe category. When it goes on sale in August, the... read more June 11, 2012 by  0

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Guys Love It, Mission Accomplished

Believe it or not, Volkswagen’s modern-day take on the classic Beetle has been in production for 14 years. But its cutesy curves and large, bug-like eyes meant many men... read more March 23, 2012 by  1

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: Live Gallery From Chicago Auto Show

While Volkswagen didn't host a press conference to launch its new diesel Beetle, the carmaker put the 2013 Beetle TDI on display at the Chicago Auto Show in its first U.S... read more February 8, 2012 by  0

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel Due At Chicago Auto Show

It's been six years since the last Volkswagen Beetle TDI was on sale in North America, but Volkswagen has now announced a brand new model. Due to be launched at the 2012... read more February 2, 2012 by  0

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2013 VW Beetle TDI Diesel To Launch At Chicago Auto Show

At last week’s Detroit Auto Show, we got our first glimpse of what an all-electric Volkswagen Beetle could look like thanks to VW’s e-Bugster concept car. At next... read more January 20, 2012 by  1

The WarpFactor II Camaro. Image: Lithiumaniacs

A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing

Electric cars are often seen by the general public as slow and unsuitable for motorsport events like drag racing. Ron Adamowicz is out to change that perception, and his... read more August 17, 2011 by  2

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Loses the New and Gains Updated Lines

A while back (read years) ran an article about the Volkswagen New Beetle and how it seemed to be a little long in the tooth for consumers. Indeed, the New... read more April 18, 2011 by  1


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