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261 MPG Volkswagen XL1 Production Confirmed, Debuts Geneva

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 with a body seemingly beamed in from a future time. It's the physical representation of the benefits of reducing weight and... read more

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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


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 VW Jetta Hybrid: EPA Rating Of 45 MPG

Volkswagen has finally revealed estimated EPA numbers for the 2013 Jetta Hybrid. The latest, greenest addition to the Jetta range achieves a combined 45 mpg in EPA testing... read more November 28, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible first drive

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible First Drive

Despite the seemingly endless combinations of drivetrains, body styles, and features, there are still a few cars in the U.S. market that are unique in their makeup--and we're... read more November 28, 2012 by  0


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

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: First Drive

The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid gives VW something it hasn’t had before: a way to appeal to hybrid buyers who won’t consider its TDI diesels—no matter how... read more November 5, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: What Do You Want To Know?

The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid sedan was never going to match the 50-mpg combined fuel economy rating of this year's mileage champ, the Toyota Prius. When the new Jetta... read more October 30, 2012 by  16


 
2012 Volkswagen Up minicar (German model), road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, May 2012

Volkswagen Confirms Up Minicar Will Get 2-Cylinder Diesel Engine

Last year, Fiat's 875cc, twin-cylinder turbocharged engine won the 'International Engine of the Year' award, seeing off competition from Ferrari, BMW and Audi, among others... read more October 24, 2012 by  0


 
Volkswagen Taigun Concept, Sao Paulo Motor Show

VW's Tiny Taigun Shows Crossovers Can Get Even Smaller: Brazil Auto Show

The car you're looking at is the result of German automotive giant Volkswagen filling another niche in the market. Among its portfolio of worldwide brands there are very few... read more October 23, 2012 by  3


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Unveiled, TDI Diesel Included

With the new VW Beetle launched last year, you knew there would be a ragtop, right? We now have photos of the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, which includes a unique... read more October 3, 2012 by  4


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: Priced From $24,995

Volkswagen of America has finally announced pricing for the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, set to be the most fuel-efficient Jetta in the line-up. Jetta Hybrids will start at... read more October 3, 2012 by  4


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Preview: Lighter, Larger, More Efficient

The new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf was unveiled early last month in Berlin, but more models were added to the lineup at last week's Paris Auto Show. And while... read more October 3, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion (European model), 2012 Paris Motor Show

VW: Americans Won't Pay More For Gas-Saving Extras

Last week, at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled its all-new 2014 Golf family, including the highly-efficient VW Golf BlueMotion diesel. A car, which as Volkswagen... read more October 3, 2012 by  11


 
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