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A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing

A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing

Electric cars are often seen by the general public as slow and unsuitable for motorsport events like drag racing. Ron Adamowicz is out to change that perception, and his electric-powered 1981 Chevrolet Camaro serves as a prime example of what’s possible with some ingenuity, a few electric... read more

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta

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... read more August 8, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota Tops List Of Green Brands, VW & Honda Close Behind

Toyota has had a bumpy ride the past couple of years, thanks in no small part to a high-profile series of safety recalls. To make matters worse, its popular Prius was... read more July 28, 2011 by  0


 
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2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion First Drive

Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world's leading automaker by 2018 and that means being top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric cars. Previously, the... read more July 8, 2011 by  7


 
Greenpeace 'Dark Side' ad attacks Volkswagen

Greenpeace Says VW Is Europe's Least Green Automaker: Video

In the United States, we often think of Volkswagen as a moderately green company -- an automaker responsible for small vehicles like the popular Golf and New Beetle, and one... read more June 28, 2011 by  1


 
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  0


 
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  0


 
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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


 
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