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Volkswagen To Bring Golf R To United States

Volkswagen To Bring Golf R To United States

We’ve had to wait quite a long time for a new hot hatch from Germany, but now it seems that one is close to arrival. Tuned by the in-house R team at Volkswagen, the Golf R will spice up the Golf line when it arrives in the United States. The new Golf R will be powered by a turbocharged... read more

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2013 Volkswagen Golf Blue e-Motion

VW Charges Up Blue e-Motion Golf For 2013 Launch, Testing Now

As we pointed out last week, it’s not always best to be first to release a new generation of technology, especially when the competition is so fierce. Playing the game... read more September 13, 2010 by  0

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Lithium-Ion Supply Delays Arrival Of Volkswagen Blue-E-Motion

Electric cars are coming; in fact, it seems like most major manufacturers either has a vehicle coming to market soon or has one in plan. Volkswagen is one of the... read more August 31, 2010 by  0


Car Batteries, Diesel Golfs, Prius Crashes: What's the Link?

Like many site editors, we read our traffic stats religiously. Perhaps unlike other site editors, ours frequently make us laugh. We try to provide practical information on... read more July 1, 2010 by  0

Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion

All-electric Golf Blue-e-Motion Concept Follows German EV Initiative

Recently, Germany announced a goal to have 1 million electric vehicles on their country’s roads by the year 2020. As if to be completely in sync with their country of... read more May 3, 2010 by  0

Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion

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... read more May 3, 2010 by  1

2010 Volkswagen Milano Taxi Concept

Volkswagen Shows Concept For All-Electric Milano Taxi

It must be something taxi-ish in the air. Last week, London got its first all-electric black cab to test (with rear wheels that steer, to boot), and now today Volkswagen has... read more April 19, 2010 by  1

2010 Mazda CX-7 i Sport

Mazda Muses on Bringing Zoom-Zoom to Clean Diesels

Mazda's always had cool technology. They're the only carmaker that's steadily developed the compact, high-output Wankel rotary engine, for instance. And they're known for... read more March 22, 2010 by  0

2010 Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept (2011 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe)

Volkswagen Will Dominate the World of Electric Cars. Got That?

Maybe it's just the translation. But auto writers often chuckle at announcements from German manufacturers that come across as just a touch bombastic. Latest case in point... read more March 3, 2010 by  5

2011 Volkswagen Golf R

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  0

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  0

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show GM Car Hero

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

Toyota Prius station wagon, from

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


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