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NHTSA Investigates 2009, 2010 VW, Audi TDI Diesel Fuel Pumps

NHTSA Investigates 2009, 2010 VW, Audi TDI Diesel Fuel Pumps

Got a 2009 or 2010 Volkswagen Golf or Jetta with the TDI clean diesel engine? Or an Audi A3 TDI? Ever had the engine stall unexpectedly? If so, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration might like to hear from you. The NHTSA announced Friday on its website that it is upgrading an... read more

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Volkswagen XL1 Concept

Volkswagen Says It Will Build 2-Seat, 260-MPG Plug-In Hybrid

What's good gas mileage? 30 mpg? 40 mpg? The 50-mpg combined rating of the 2011 Toyota Prius, the most fuel-efficient car sold in the U.S. this year? Nah. How about 261 miles... read more January 25, 2011 by  26


 
THINK City on hire in the Alps

Can Electric-Car Clubs And Shows Really Bring In Buyers?

As an electric car enthusiast or recently-converted gearhead, you'll no doubt be aware of the huge variety of clubs out there for virtually any make and model or automotive... read more January 4, 2011 by  4


 
Audi A1 e-tron Concept

VW Vexed By 'Anarchic' Audi A1 E-Tron Electric? Nein, Says Audi

We've loved the concept of the Audi A1 e-Tron concept since its launch at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show last March. It's a range-extended electric vehicle (like the 2011 Chevy... read more January 4, 2011 by 


 
diesel and AdBlue fillers in Audi Q7 TDI

Green Advice: You Filled A Diesel Car With Gasoline; Now What?

Unless you're Argonne Laboratories, putting gasoline into a diesel fueled car is a bad problem. Maybe it was brain fade. Perhaps you rented or borrowed an unfamiliar car. Or... read more December 29, 2010 by  3


 
1985 VW CityStromer

1985 Electric Volkswagen Golf To Return To Factory of its Birth

When I met last month with Volkswagen to ride inside a prototype 2012 Golf Blue e-motion, I was eager to experience this all-electric version of its popular 2011 Golf... read more December 14, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen To Bring Golf R To United States

We’ve had to wait quite a long time for a new hot hatch from Germany, but now it seems that one is close to arrival. Tuned by the in-house R team at Volkswagen, the... read more December 12, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Detroit Auto Show Preview: 2012 Volkswagen New Midsize Sedan

With the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show past us, it's time to look toward January's 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Which should have a lot of interesting green cars, if early reports... read more December 10, 2010 by 


 
Audi A1 e-tron Concept

VW, Daimler: There’s a Future in Electric Cars, Not Quite Yet

Can there ever be such a thing as too much honesty when it comes to frank discussions about your company policy? Normally we’d say no, but when you start to sow the... read more November 15, 2010 by  7


 
2013 VW Golf Blue-e-motion prototype

First Ride: 2013 VW Golf Blue-E-Motion Prototype

It’s a little-known fact that between the late 1970s and mid 1990s Volkswagen made a series of limited-run electric cars based on the VW Golf platform. Thirty years... read more November 9, 2010 by 


 
Fiat 500 TwinAir two-cylinder engine

Volkswagen Won’t Follow Fiat’s Lead With Two-Cylinder Engine

In Europe Fiat sells its funky 500 minicar with an optional 0.9-liter two-cylinder engine that when equipped with an automatic transmission returns an impressive fuel economy... read more November 8, 2010 by  1


 
2007 Volkswagen up! concept

2012 VW Up Minicar On Sale In Europe Next Year, Already Priced

VW hasn't yet unveiled the final version of its upcoming Up minicar, which will be smaller than the smallest vehicle it sells in Europe today, the Volkswagen Polo subcompact... read more November 5, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept (2011 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe)

VW Will Differentiate Its Hybrids By Making Them Sporty

Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world’s leading automaker by 2018 and that means being the top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric vehicles... read more November 3, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

Quick Drive: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup

Before unveiling the redesigned 2011 Jetta, Volkswagen decided to drop a special treat into the lineup of the 2010 model--a TDI Cup Street Edition. Like the old SCCA Showroom... read more October 20, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf Blue e-Motion

Volkswagen Gains EV Experience With Ex-Renault Expert

Despite Volkswagen's green technology mainly being focused on clean diesels, the company are clearly serious about their EV program too, having lured Joerg Sommer from... read more October 15, 2010 by 


 
SEAT IBE Concept from the 2010 Paris Motor Show

2010 Paris Motor Show: Skoda, SEAT Reveal New EVs

As you might have already gathered, the Volkswagen empire is rather big. Owning Volkswagen (obviously) and Audi and having a large stake in Porsche, they're one of the... read more September 30, 2010 by 


 
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