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VW, Eaton Show New CCS Electric-Car Charging Station

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 Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and combines one-phase AC charging, three-phase AC charging, DC home charging and DC fast... read more

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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


 
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept live photos, 2012 Paris Auto Show

VW, Audi, Porsche Lay Out Plug-In Hybrid Plans: Paris Auto Show

After a brisk run-through of new models from all of its many brands, Volkswagen Group closed last night's preview event before the Paris Auto Show with a few words on its... read more September 27, 2012 by  17


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen Bullish On Diesels For New Fuel Efficiency Rules

Few people think of modern diesels as being noisy, slow and dirty any more, but diesel's traditional benefit--fuel efficiency--has been getting better all the time... read more September 21, 2012 by  62


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Will 2014 VW Golf Electric, Hybrid, Share Carbon GTi's Lightweight Construction?

Thanks to several hundred pounds of additional weight from a battery pack, pure electric and plug-in hybrids often weigh more than their gasoline counterparts. But according... read more September 12, 2012 by  3


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Revealed In Full Before Paris Show

Volkswagen has sold over 29 million Golfs since its original European launch in 1974. That gives you some idea of how important a new model is to the company--and the buying... read more September 5, 2012 by  0


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion: Prototype Drive Report (Video)

Driving pre-production prototypes of new electric cars is part of life here at GreenCarReports, as it enables us to give you the best possible evaluation of an up-coming new... read more July 25, 2012 by  9


 
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