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Volkswagen Passat TDI Aims For 68 MPG On U.S. Road Trip

Volkswagen Passat TDI Aims For 68 MPG On U.S. Road Trip

Volkswagen's 2013 Passat TDI is the most efficient diesel vehicle currently on sale. Its EPA-rated figures of 31 mpg city, 43 highway and 35 combined put it above a throng of other Volkswagen-Audi diesels, and make it a prime choice for frugal highway driving. But is 68 mpg within reach? If you're... read more

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe concept

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... read more April 19, 2013 by  3


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

2015 Volkswagen Golf And GTI Unveiled At New York Auto Show

Officially unveiled today at the 2013 New York Auto Show, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the all-new seventh generation of VW's best-known and highest-volume global car. The... read more March 27, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen XL1's Technology Will Filter Down To Other VWs

As the Geneva Motor Show finally closes its doors to the public, many will go home lusting after the LaFerrari or McLaren's P1 hypercars. For others though, the show's... read more March 18, 2013 by  0


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2015 Volkswagen Golf For U.S.: Preview Of New York Auto Show

The latest seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf hatchback was formally launched last fall at the Paris Motor Show. It's now on sale in Germany, but the models to be sold in the... read more March 12, 2013 by  3


 
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  0


 
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


 
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