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Volkswagen Japan Chief: Fuel-Cell Cars May Struggle Outside Of Japan

Volkswagen Japan Chief: Fuel-Cell Cars May Struggle Outside Of Japan

Most major automakers have nailed their colors to their mast when it comes to alternative powertrains for the future. For Volkswagen, that's electric vehicles at its most extreme. Japanese automaker Toyota has taken a different path, and is hedging its bets on hydrogen fuel cells. Few share... read more

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf (Euro spec)  -  Driven, Portland OR, July 2014  (credit: NWAPA)

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf: Quick Preview Drive Of All-Electric Hatchback

Volkswagen has bet very heavily on diesel, with its TDI models; yet it's preparing to bring its all-electric Golf, called the e-Golf, to the U.S. later this year. And we took... read more July 21, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 (European model)

Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid Deliveries Begin In UK, And It Ain't Cheap...

We always knew the Volkswagen XL1 wouldn't be cheap. It's a limited-run, carbon-fiber bodied, plug-in hybrid, gull-winged low-slung eco supercar. None of that sounds cheap... read more July 1, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI: First Drive Of All-New Diesel Hatchback

In today's American car market, 45 miles per gallon is a rare occasion, and 50 miles per gallon is pure fantasy. That's the case for nearly any vehicle that has a fuel tank... read more June 10, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen Gol and Saveiro, Brazilian flex-fuel vehicles

Driving Entirely On Ethanol: Brazil’s Volkswagen Gol Flex-Fuel Vehicle

What’s it like to drive on pure ethanol, known as E100, without a drop of gasoline in the car? In the case of the Brazilian Volkswagen Gol, it’s quite... read more May 19, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf

2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition Priced At Under $19,000

On sale in Europe for the some time, the seven-generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf is about to hit U.S. showrooms. Volkswagen announced pricing for the 2015 Golf range, which... read more May 13, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen Developing Twin-Turbo 2-Liter Diesel, 10-Speed Direct-Shift Gearbox

Volkswagen has set itself a target of improving the efficiency of its future models as much as 15 percent by 2020. To do so, the firm is working on a new generation of... read more May 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle

VW Beetle Range To Expand In 2019 As Sub-Brand To Rival Mini: Report

In the company's early days, much of Volkswagen's range centered around just one model: The Beetle. Those days may return to an extent, as the Beetle is the latest subject of... read more May 1, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

Bad News: VW's Sporty Golf GTD Diesel May Not Be Coming To U.S.

Fans of diesel vehicles have long looked at the European market and wondered why the U.S. doesn't get all the best diesel models sold overseas. There are plenty of good... read more April 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, 2014 New York Auto Show

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Live Photos: Full Details Of Updates For New York Auto Show

Volkswagen is to launch a revised 2015 Jetta sedan at the New York Auto Show--but wagon duties will move to its VW Golf sister car. The 2015 Jetta is denoted by subtle... read more April 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 VW Golf TDI SportWagen Concept: New York Auto Show Debut

Next week's New York Auto Show will see the debut of a car bound to appeal to fans of diesel wagons everywhere. Aha, you say, it's the new Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen! Well... read more April 12, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Jetta

VW Passat, Jetta, Beetle Sales Suspended Over Transmission Leaks

Volkswagen has told dealerships across the country to halt the sale of some of its vehicles while it investigates transmission leaks. 2014 Volkswagen Passat, Jetta, Beetle... read more April 10, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf (European model) test drive, Berlin, March 2014

Volkswagen Could Offer Wireless Electric Car Charging By 2017

Volkswagen is on a plug-in car push right now, releasing several plug-in vehicles over the course of this year and the next. It's keen to invest in related technology too... read more April 3, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen T2 Elektro, historic VW electric car at Tempelhof Airport, Berlin

Volkswagen Shows Off Its 40-Year History Of Electric Cars

While its new 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf will be the first-ever plug-in electric VW sold in the U.S., the German carmaker has a surprisingly long history of prototype electric... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf (European model) test drive, Berlin, March 2014

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf: Drive Report, First U.S. Sale Details

The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is the German maker's first production electric car to be offered for sale in the U.S. On sale late this year, it adds a plug-in electric... read more March 20, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

2015 VW Golf, Beetle, Passat, Jetta All Get New Clean Diesel Engine

Volkswagen's most popular vehicles will all receive a new engine in the second half of the year, in the shape of the company's latest 2-liter turbodiesel unit. The new EA288... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
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