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2014 Volkswagen Golf Electric Model Confirmed For Late 2013

2014 Volkswagen Golf Electric Model Confirmed For Late 2013

Volkswagen has confirmed that an all-electric version of its Golf compact hatchback will go on sale in the U.S. late next year as a 2014 model. The president of Volkswagen of America, Jonathan Browning, gave the news to industry trade journal Automotive News (subscription required) during last... read more

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2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Smaller Engine Watch: VW 1.4 Turbo To Replace 2.5 Five In U.S.?

We've been saying for a long time that one way carmakers will meet new, tougher gas-mileage rules is to make their engines smaller but more efficient. Ford's EcoBoost lineup... read more February 27, 2012 by  2


 
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2015 VW Golf Plug-in Hybrid To Debut At 2012 Paris Motor Show

Back in the 1980s, Volkswagen worked on producing both fully-electric and plug-in hybrid versions of its Mk II Rabbit -- also known as the Mk II VW Golf. It’s been no... read more February 10, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI: Live Gallery From Chicago Auto Show

While Volkswagen didn't host a press conference to launch its new diesel Beetle, the carmaker put the 2013 Beetle TDI on display at the Chicago Auto Show in its first U.S... read more February 8, 2012 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

Volkswagen Beetle TDI Clean Diesel Due At Chicago Auto Show

It's been six years since the last Volkswagen Beetle TDI was on sale in North America, but Volkswagen has now announced a brand new model. Due to be launched at the 2012... read more February 2, 2012 by 


 
Volkswagen Up five-door

Volkswagen Up Five-Door Minicar: Forbidden Fruit

The regular Volkswagen Up minicar, revealed in full at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, is already a favorite "forbidden fruit" of ours. What's not to like? It's a well-built... read more January 25, 2012 by  1


 
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2013 VW Beetle TDI Diesel To Launch At Chicago Auto Show

At last week’s Detroit Auto Show, we got our first glimpse of what an all-electric Volkswagen Beetle could look like thanks to VW’s e-Bugster concept car. At next... read more January 20, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video

Volkswagen has for many years pushed clean-diesel TDI options to car buyers interested in better fuel-efficiency, with the Touareg Hybrid given a very small second stage. But... read more January 13, 2012 by  5


 
Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept electric two-seat coupe, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen E-Bugster Electric Concept: Detroit Auto Show Details

It wouldn't be an auto show without concept cars, and the Detroit Auto Show this year has its share. From Volkswagen comes a new take on a familiar shape: the Volkswagen... read more January 9, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Debuts At Detroit Auto Show

While Volkswagen has been selling its large Touareg Hybrid sport-utility vehicle for a couple of years now, most VW buyers still have no idea the company offers hybrid... read more January 9, 2012 by  1


 
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, Electric Concept At Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen is on a roll in the States these days, with sales of its redesigned Jetta sedan and its all-new mid-size 2012 Passat surging. The only mass-market German automaker... read more December 14, 2011 by  1


 
Greenpeace Stormtroopers protest against VW

What Do Greenpeace, Star Wars And Volkswagen Have In Common?

You'll no doubt have heard of Greenpeace. The high-profile, occasionally militant green organization very much believes in action over words when it comes to coercing... read more December 12, 2011 by  2


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept

Volkswagen Unveils Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

Unsurprisingly, the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show has been dominated by Japanese automakers showing off their latest green car technology and futuristic concepts on home turf. But... read more December 1, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI: GreenCarReports Best Car To Buy 2012 Nominee

Hybrids and, more recently, plug-in cars seem to have gotten all the green ink lately, leaving fans of fuel-sipping clean diesels out in the cold. Four makers sell diesel... read more November 27, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Volkswagen Up record attempt

High MPG Meets 16 Passengers In Latest Volkswagen Publicity Stunt

Producing a vehicle that can accommodate a high number of passengers whilst retaining great gas mileage is becoming a much-prized target in the automakers, with increasingly... read more October 28, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen buggy up! Concept

Sixties Surf Style, 21st-Century Green: VW Buggy Up Concept

Back in in the Swinging Sixties, a small, light, fiberglass car was making a big splash up and down the West coast. That car was the Meyers Manx buggy, a Volkswagen... read more September 29, 2011 by 


 
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