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

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, it's revealed the result of such a concoction, in the shape of the Twin-Up. As the name suggests, it's based on the... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen's Future Engines: All Turbo For Gasoline & Diesel

No more conventional gasoline engines for Volkswagen. The German automaker will phase out naturally aspirated engines for U.S. models over the next three or four years in... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen To Add Natural-Gas Cars As Well As Diesels, Hybrids?

When it comes to green technology, Volkswagen is hedging its bets. In addition to promoting its line of TDI diesels, the German carmaker is launching hybrids like the Jetta... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf  -  2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

Volkswagen e-Golf Electric Car Live Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen officially debuted its e-Golf electric car at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show yesterday. Along with the e-Up electric city car, the e-Golf represents VW's first major... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen August Sales Boosted By TDI Diesel Models

Volkswagen of America released its sales figures for the month of August, and TDI diesel models continue to make up a significant percentage of its passenger-car deliveries... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi TDI range

Audi Urges Diesel-Friendly Regulations, Holds DC Diesel Rally

Diesel vehicles can be far more fuel-efficient than gasoline cars, but Audi feels its TDI diesel models are being treated unfairly by Federal and state lawmakers. Last week... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Golf and e-Up electric cars

Volkswagen e-Golf & e-Up Electric Cars Set For Frankfurt Debut

Volkswagen will debut production versions of two new electric cars at the Frankfurt Auto Show next month. The Volkswagen e-Golf and e-Up are the realization of several years... read more August 28, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion

VW Wants Federal Incentives To Encourage Diesel Sales

Electric vehicles are already subject to reams of federal and local incentives to encourage the market's growth, and now Volkswagen wants similar incentives for the sale of... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Car Manufacturing, Assembly Gets Greener As Plants Cut Waste, Energy Use

You could produce the cleanest, greenest vehicle on the road, but if your factory belches out black smoke and creates thousands of tons of landfill, that car's green... read more August 13, 2013 by  5


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

VW Confirms New TDI Clean Diesel Engine Details For U.S.

Volkswagen Group of America has confirmed that its latest generation of 2.0-liter clean diesel engines will debut in the U.S. in the second half of 2014. The engine, a... read more August 6, 2013 by  5


 
2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

2014 Volkswagen Jetta, Beetle, Passat Get Smaller, More Efficient Engines

Volkswagen is finally dropping its long-serving 2.5-liter gasoline engine from several models, in favor of a more efficient, downsized turbocharged 1.8-liter. The 1.8... read more July 11, 2013 by  5


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

VW Plans XL1-Derived Vehicles, Ultra-Budget Car

Volkswagen is best-known for its diesel vehicles for those associating the German automaker with fuel efficiency, but its future plans stretch well beyond endless TDI models... read more July 8, 2013 by  2


 
European version of the Golf Wagon (AKA Jetta SportWagen)

Hot VW Golf GTD Diesel Confirmed For U.S. Sales, Debuts 2015

Forbidden fruit no longer: Volkswagen's hottest diesel Golf, the GTD, looks like it's finally coming to the U.S. As Automotive News reports (via Autoblog), the German... read more July 3, 2013 by  3


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant

2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen: We Drive It In Europe (In Golf Drag)

Now approaching its 30th year and in its 7th incarnation, the Volkswagen Golf is a mainstay of the European car market. Offering everything from economical TDI diesel family... read more July 3, 2013 by  9


 
Volkswagen buggy up! Concept

Volkswagen To Produce Beach Buggy Based On Up Minicar?

Wind back the clock to September 2011, and one car in particular was making headlines at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: The Volkswagen Up. VW devoted a huge area of its stand... read more June 28, 2013 by  2


 
2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI achieves a Guinness record-breaking 78 MPG

Volkswagen Passat TDI Smashes World Record With 78 MPG On U.S. Trip

Two drivers have set a new Guinness World Record for achieving the lowest fuel consumption in the lower 48 states in a non-hybrid car. Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger... read more June 27, 2013 by  8


 
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