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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept: Plug-In Hybrid At Shanghai Auto Show

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept: Plug-In Hybrid At Shanghai Auto Show

Volkswagen has hinted at the direction of its future SUVs--and their powertrains--by unveiling the CrossBlue Coupe Concept at the Shanghai Auto Show. As is increasingly common these days, the CrossBlue is Coupe in spirit more than it is in construction, the five-door liftback body distinctly more... read more

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Forget Freon: VW Will Use CO2 As Air-Conditioning Refrigerant

One of the prices we pay for discovering new, daily life-enhancing technologies, is occasionally inventing something that turns out to be less than ideal from an... read more March 12, 2013 by  3


 
Volkswagen e-Co-Motion electric van concept, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen e-Co-Motion: Electric Delivery Van At Geneva Motor Show

Electric delivery vans are a relatively unexplored area of the market, yet they make a surprising amount of sense. In many cases, a delivery vehicle will cover relatively... read more March 8, 2013 by  3


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: Quick Gas-Mileage Test

The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is VW's second hybrid model, and the first hybrid sedan we've had in the U.S. market from the German automaker. It's also interesting because... read more March 6, 2013 by  11


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen Wants 60 MPG Fleet Average In Europe By 2020

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) target of 54.5 mpg by 2025 has caused cheers from some people, and jeers from others. In reality, that target won't be as difficult... read more March 6, 2013 by  1


 
Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion: 70 MPG Hatchback... U.S. Won't Get

If you were to associate Volkswagen with one particular fuel-efficient technology, it'd probably be diesel. VW's range of diesels is expanding in the U.S, but it's massive in... read more March 5, 2013 by  25


 
Volkswagen up! first drive photos

Volkswagen Up Minicar To Get XL1's Ultra-Frugal Drivetrain?

The Volkswagen Up is one of our favorite 'forbidden fruit' cars. Sold in Europe, it's a rival to vehicles like the Chevrolet Spark in the 'A' segment. It's lightweight... read more February 25, 2013 by  2


 
Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel hybrid

261 MPG Volkswagen XL1 Production Confirmed, Debuts Geneva

Volkswagen has toyed with the idea of cigar-shaped ultra-eco cars for some time now, but a production car is finally on the way. The Volkswagen XL1 is a plug-in diesel hybrid... read more February 21, 2013 by  26


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Diesel Hot Hatch Returns 50+ MPG

Following yesterday’s leak of the new e-Golf electric variant of Volkswagen’s latest MkVII Golf, comes the first photos and specs for the latest Golf GTD... read more February 21, 2013 by  4


 
Volkswagen up! production version

VW Developing $8K Budget Car For Chinese Market: Report

To the average U.S. car buyer, the Volkswagen Up minicar will seem pretty basic. Deliberately designed to compete at the bottom of the European market, it always feels like a... read more February 12, 2013 by 


 
2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Best Gas Mileage You Can Get: Top 10 Hybrids

Are you in the market for a hybrid car? You probably want great gas mileage, without switching to diesel fuel, or taking the next step into plug-in vehicles. The good news... read more January 31, 2013 by  29


 
Large switch at photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Volkswagen Installs Huge Solar Array At Chattanooga Plant

Volkswagen flipped a large ceremonial switch yesterday that signaled the official launch of a huge array of photovoltaic solar cells at its Chattanooga assembly plant, which... read more January 23, 2013 by  22


 
Combined Charging System plug for DC fast charging

VW, Eaton Show New CCS Electric-Car Charging Station

Volkswagen Group of America and Eaton have together unveiled a new single-port Combined Charging System (CCS). The CCS meets the approved standard for charging from the... read more January 15, 2013 by  23


 
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept

VW: Plug-In Hybrids 'A Long-Term Trend', Steps Up For 2013

If 2012 was the year that several companies realised the importance of hybrid and electric vehicles, 2013 will be the year that we see the fruits of their labor. Volkswagen... read more December 14, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct 2012

Green Car Reports 2013 Best Car To Buy: Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, Honorable Mention

Volkswagen has sold small numbers of its Touareg Hybrid crossover utility vehicle for two years now, but it's never had a mass-market hybrid entry. That will be the role of... read more December 7, 2012 by  3


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Oct 2012

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: German Sales Start, Buy Soon In U.S.

No longer is Volkswagen's Jetta sedan all about diesel engines--it's the hybrid which now wears that car's high-mileage crown. German dealers have just started taking orders... read more December 6, 2012 by  3


 
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