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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: Quick Gas-Mileage Test

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 the Jetta is available with a fuel-efficient TDI turbodiesel engine--and VW discovered that hybrid and diesel buyers are... read more

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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


 
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


 
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