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Volkswagen Golf Blue-E-Motion Previews Future EV

Volkswagen Golf Blue-E-Motion Previews Future EV

Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world’s leading automaker by 2018 and that means being the top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric vehicles. Recently the automaker announced plans to start building its own electric powertrains, and now it has unveiled the all-new Golf... read more

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2010 Volkswagen Golf R: Will It Make Transatlantic Voyage?

The Volkswagen hatchback has been popular for decades; some might even say that the Golf and Rabbit models inspired American car companies to build similar types of vehicles... read more January 30, 2010 by 

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI: Fast, Frugal Golf Turbodiesel Returns

This is the way Europe drives: Compact, maneuverable, roomy enough for the average family. They drive diesels.  More than half of all new cars sold in Europe are diesels... read more January 30, 2010 by  6

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2010 Golf TDI Gives Good Economy And Performance

Once upon a time in a valley not so far away, diesel cars were the oddity among the American car landscape. Sure, GM tried to make a few diesel options in their cars without... read more December 28, 2009 by 

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2009 Los Angeles Auto Show: Preview

Only a handful of U.S. auto shows count as important. Detroit, in January, is one; historically, New York in April has been another. But the up-and-comer is the Los Angeles... read more December 1, 2009 by  1

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November's Popular Green Car Posts: Prius Wagon, 2010 VW Golf TDI

Somehow it's December already--how many shopping days left?--so it's time to look at the most popular posts on during the last 30 days. This month, just... read more December 1, 2009 by  1

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

How Far Can the 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI Go On a Tank of Diesel?

We seem to be covering the 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI clean diesel hatchback an awful lot here, but a recent blog post raised an issue we hadn't considered: How far can the... read more October 30, 2009 by  5

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Driven: 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI, Clean Green Diesel Hatchback

As regular readers no doubt recall, we [heart] the 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI. We think it'll be the big diesel winner in the U.S. market, and that's before we've even driven... read more October 23, 2009 by  3

2010 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion, for Europe only

The 62-MPG 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI We Won't Get In the U.S.

While we think that the clean diesel 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI will do well in the States, VW has just rolled out an uber-economical BlueMotion model for European markets that... read more October 15, 2009 by  6

2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid

Green Car of the Year Finalists: Three Hybrids, Two Diesels

The five finalists for the 2010 Green Car of the Year Award include three hybrid models--two Japanese hatchbacks and one U.S. sedan--and a pair of German clean-diesel cars... read more October 7, 2009 by 

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Most Popular Green Car Posts for September: Condoms, Of Course

This is our favorite end-of-month activity, looking back over the most popular posts of the last 30-or-so days on To celebrate the onset of autumn (for... read more September 30, 2009 by  1

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

Clean Diesels Cost More, But Will Americans Pay For Them?

It's well known in the car industry that a diesel engine costs 10 to 20 percent more to build than a gasoline motor of equivalent output. That's because diesels have to be... read more September 17, 2009 by  9

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August's Most Popular Green Car Posts: What About That 230 MPG?

We usually recap our five most popular posts on at the end of every month. We're a bit late for August but, hey, we had a long Labor Day too ... now we're... read more September 9, 2009 by 

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

2010 Audi A3 TDI Priced at $30K, $8K Over 2010 VW Golf TDI

As of November, you'll have two choices if you want a compact five-door hatchback with a clean diesel engine. One is the brand-new 2010 Audi A3 TDI, which was just given a... read more September 3, 2009 by  3

2010 Dodge Caliber R/T

2010 Dodge Caliber: Fewer Engines, 30 MPG Highway, Better Interior

The Dodge Caliber hatchback has never been at the top of our compact-car list, in part because of its lousy gas mileage compared to the competition. Now, Chrysler has... read more September 1, 2009 by  5

2011 Volkswagen Polo Three-door

Preview: 2011 Volkswagen Polo

Back in March, VW confirmed it would sell the Polo in the US in 2011. The five-door hatchback model was unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, and now... read more August 26, 2009 by  13


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