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As Gas Mileage Rises, Energy To Make Cars Gets More Important

As Gas Mileage Rises, Energy To Make Cars Gets More Important

As vehicles all over the world slowly get more fuel-efficient, the energy required to make them--and their thousands of parts--is coming to represent a higher proportion of their lifetime energy footprint. And this, in turn, is leading carmakers to focus on cutting the energy required to... read more

March 16, 2014 by  -
 
Honda Vision XS-1 concept [Photo courtesy of MotorBeam].

Tiny SUVs Shown By Chevy, VW, Honda At India Auto Expo

Automotive fashion plates now have a new trend to follow: very small SUVs. At the 2014 India Auto Expo in New Delhi, automakers debuted a crop of concept models with... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf electric car leaked images

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... read more January 31, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Launches New, More Efficient Polo Subcompact In Europe

Back in the early 1970s, Volkswagen hit something of a milestone: It had sold over 15 million examples of its evergreen Beetle compact car. At 14 million and counting, it... read more January 28, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept: High-MPG Model At Detroit Auto Show

At next week's Detroit Auto Show, VW will take the wraps off a concept car that previews a new and more fuel-efficient version of its mainstream Passat mid-size sedan. The... read more January 8, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen, Audi & Porsche Grow Diesel Sales Beyond 100,000 In 2013

For drivers whose travel include long stretches of high-speed highways, diesel cars offer a fuel-efficient alternative to gasoline vehicles. For many years, the biggest... read more January 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen e-Up electric minicar

VW e-Up Latest Electric Car To Offer Gasoline Backup Loaner

Volkswagen won't be offering its e-Up electric car in the U.S, but with small dimensions and that clean electric drivetrain, it could be the ideal city car for European... read more January 3, 2014 by 


 
Protean in-wheel electric motor

VW's Chinese Partner Signs Deal With Protean For Wheel Motors

Protean Electric is getting its wheel-motor business rolling. The company signed a deal with FAW-Volkswagen--the German automaker's Chinese partner--to develop a new electric... read more December 16, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car: Los Angeles Auto Show Video

Walking through the Volkswagen stand at the Los Angeles Auto Show, you would have seen quite a few 2015 Volkswagen Golf models. But a blue one over in the corner was more... read more December 2, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Twin Up diesel plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen Twin Up Diesel Plug-In Hybrid: Full Photo Gallery

Volkswagen has used the Tokyo Motor Show to launch the latest member of its plug-in family, the Twin Up minicar. Based on the regular Up sold in Europe, the Twin Up ditches... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen E-Golf Electric Car Preview And Live Photos: 2013 L.A. Auto Show

This morning, we got all the details on the new Volkswagen e-Golf electric car, ahead of its debut next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The E-Golf is a battery-electric... read more November 20, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Updated For LA Auto Show

The choice of fuel-efficient crossovers is rather limited right now. There's a Lexus RX, the diesel Audi Q5, and we're waiting on Mitsubishi's Outlander plug-in hybrid... but... read more November 15, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen up! five-door

Volkswagen Twin-Up: XL1-Powered Plug-In Minicar Revealed

VW has hinted for some time that the diesel-electric drivetrain from its XL1 eco-supercar would appear in something a little more humble and affordable. Now, writes Autocar... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf and e-Up electric cars

A Million Electrified Cars In Germany By 2020? Achievable, Says VW

Like many countries, Germany has set itself some pretty tough targets for encouraging electric vehicles. The government aims to have a million plug-in electric vehicles on... read more October 29, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 (Euro spec)  -  First Drive, Wolfsburg, June 2013

Orders For 261-MPG Volkswagen XL1 Exceed Production of 200

Volkswagen's XL1 might be one of the most exciting and unusual green vehicles of recent years, but it's certainly not one of the most accessible. Pricing around the $150,000... read more October 28, 2013 by 


 
Zelectric Motors' 1963 Volkswagen Beetle electric car

Zelectric Motors' 1963 Volkswagen Beetle Electric Car Driven

There is a line of thinking, naturally not shared by many of our readers, that engine noise is an integral part of the experience of driving a car. Lack of it in electric... read more October 18, 2013 by 


 
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