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Upcoming Volkswagen Golf Plug-In Hybrid To Be Dubbed GTE Model

Upcoming Volkswagen Golf Plug-In Hybrid To Be Dubbed GTE Model

First, there were the all-new 2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI models. Then came the diesel-powered Golf GTD. Now, Volkswagen will create a sporty-hatchback GT trilogy with the GTE. GTE stands for GT Electric, and it will be the badge worn by Volkswagen's upcoming Golf plug-in hybrid model--distinct... read more

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Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion (2015 VW Golf body style in U.S.)

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion: High-MPG Diesel Is Forbidden Fruit For Us

With substantial weight savings and all-new drivetrains, the seventh-generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI -- coming to the U.S. next year as a 2.0-litre TDI model, and also a... read more July 8, 2013 by 4


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

2015 VW Golf Sheds Even More Weight With Optional Carbon Roof

Volkswagen has made large strides in most areas with the 2015 Golf, but largest of all is the car's weight reduction. Some models are over 200 pounds lighter than their... read more May 7, 2013 by 1


 
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


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

2015 Volkswagen Golf And GTI Unveiled At New York Auto Show

Officially unveiled today at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the all-new seventh generation of VW's best-known and highest-volume global car. The... read more March 27, 2013 by 1


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2015 Volkswagen Golf For U.S.: Preview Of New York Auto Show

The latest seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf hatchback was formally launched last fall at the Paris Motor Show. It's now on sale in Germany, but the models to be sold in the... read more March 12, 2013 by 3


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Diesel Hot Hatch Returns 50+ MPG

Following yesterday’s leak of the new e-Golf electric variant of Volkswagen’s latest MkVII Golf, comes the first photos and specs for the latest Golf GTD... read more February 21, 2013 by 4


 
Volkswagen e-Golf electric car leaked images

Volkswagen e-Golf Details, Images Leaked Ahead of Geneva Show

German automaker Volkswagen has been teasing electric versions of its Golf for a while now (several decades, in fact) but images of a production model have now been leaked... read more February 20, 2013 by 30


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Preview: Lighter, Larger, More Efficient

The new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf was unveiled early last month in Berlin, but more models were added to the lineup at last week's Paris Auto Show. And while... read more October 3, 2012 by 5


 
2013 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion (European model), 2012 Paris Motor Show

VW Unveils High-Mileage Diesel Golf In Paris That The U.S. Won’t Get

As today marks the start of the 2012 Paris Auto Show, we’re likely to see lots of interesting green cars over the next few days that we’ll never see in the U.S... read more September 27, 2012 by 13


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Will 2014 VW Golf Electric, Hybrid, Share Carbon GTi's Lightweight Construction?

Thanks to several hundred pounds of additional weight from a battery pack, pure electric and plug-in hybrids often weigh more than their gasoline counterparts. But according... read more September 12, 2012 by 3


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Revealed In Full Before Paris Show

Volkswagen has sold over 29 million Golfs since its original European launch in 1974. That gives you some idea of how important a new model is to the company--and the buying... read more September 5, 2012 by 0


 
Volkswagen Scirocco R

VW’s Golf-Based Scirocco Compact Coupe: Returning To U.S. Soon?

Back in the 1970s, Volkswagen unveiled the Volkswagen Scirocco, a front-engined, front-wheel drive replacement for the aging rear-engined, rear-wheel drive Karmann Ghia... read more April 10, 2012 by 2


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

2014 Volkswagen Golf Electric Model Confirmed For Late 2013

Volkswagen has confirmed that an all-electric version of its Golf compact hatchback will go on sale in the U.S. late next year as a 2014 model. The president of Volkswagen of... read more March 13, 2012 by 4


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Smaller Engine Watch: VW 1.4 Turbo To Replace 2.5 Five In U.S.?

We've been saying for a long time that one way carmakers will meet new, tougher gas-mileage rules is to make their engines smaller but more efficient. Ford's EcoBoost lineup... read more February 27, 2012 by 2


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Next Volkswagen Golf To Be Greener, Safer, More Luxurious

Evolution, rather than revolution, has been behind Volkswagen's Golf, since its launch in 1974. Put each generation side by side and you can see the clear family ties, but... read more February 13, 2012 by 0


 

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