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More Volkswagen Diesel Woes: Feds Investigate 2011 Jetta TDI

More Volkswagen Diesel Woes: Feds Investigate 2011 Jetta TDI

Volkswagen's TDI diesel engines have long attracted fans and repeat buyers. But now a second investigation this year into the reliability of its TDI engines may cast a shadow over its newest fuel-efficient clean-diesel vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last week launched... read more

August 8, 2011 by  - 3
 
2009 VW Passat wagon test car w/Bosch-Mahle turbocharged 1.2-liter, 3-cyl engine, from WardsAuto.com

Smaller, More Efficient: VW Passat With 1.2-Liter 3-Cylinder Engine

How large an engine do you need in a mid-size car? Just a few years ago, the answer would have been a V-6 of 2.8 to 3.5 liters, perhaps with a base model offering a four of... read more June 23, 2011 by  5


 
Volkswagen Plug In Coming

VW Commits To Launching Hybrid Option On Every Model: Report

It appears Volkswagen is copying Toyota’s commitment to offer a hybrid option on every model in its lineup, if the latest comments from the automaker’s CEO... read more June 16, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Miles In A 2011 VW Jetta TDI: A Not So Quick Drive

In some new cars, you can't learn enough over the course of a first drive. There's not enough time to experience every handling nuance, or every electronic helper, in a... read more April 28, 2011 by  7


 
Volkswagen E Scooter

Volkswagen E-Scooter: Electric Bike To Rival Smart And MINI

The motoring world is gripped with Beetlemania at the moment, and it's got nothing to do with four plucky young musicians from England. Instead, Volkswagen's latest... read more April 19, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Loses the New and Gains Updated Lines

A while back (read years) AllSmallCars.com ran an article about the Volkswagen New Beetle and how it seemed to be a little long in the tooth for consumers. Indeed, the New... read more April 18, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Revealed, Offers 40 MPG With Diesel Engine

It’s been more than a decade since Volkswagen’s new-generation ‘New Beetle’ first hit showrooms but a successor is finally here, making its debut this... read more April 18, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Green Car Roundup: 2011 Geneva Motor Show - Concept Cars

If you're in the States, you may be just starting your day. But in Switzerland, the flurry of activity during the first media day at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show is at its... read more March 1, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet

VW Introduces New Cabriolet For the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The automotive industry hasn’t seen a Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet since 2002 when it was discontinued. That is until now. For the 2011 Geneva Auto Show VW revives the... read more February 25, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

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... read more February 14, 2011 by  1


 
Center Stage:  VW's Latest GLI

VW Unwraps 2012 Jetta GLI at 2011 Chicago Auto Show

After a brief hiatus, the Darth Vader of Jettas is back. Background: In 1984, VW tweaked the suspension, bumped engine power, revised transmission ratios and bolstered front... read more February 9, 2011 by 


 
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Volkswagen's 79-MPG Up Hatchback, But Only For Europeans

With fuel-efficiency and emissions regulations tightening all over the world, carmakers continue to push the limits on how economical a production car can get. The latest... read more February 7, 2011 by  4


 
Volkswagen XL1 Concept

VW Develops Car That Can Travel 313 Miles On Single Gallon

Volkswagen unveiled a new car at the 2011 Qatar Motor Show this week, a car that also caught the attention of the BBC in the UK. The car they unveiled isn’t a... read more January 26, 2011 by 


 
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 


 
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