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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf To Get Range Boost Above 100 Miles

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf To Get Range Boost Above 100 Miles

Since it launched in a handful of states in late 2014, the Volkswagen e-Golf's rated range has put it somewhere in the middle of the current crop of electric cars. Its EPA-rated 83 miles of range is better than several electric-car models, but a few rungs below the top of the ladder. Now, it... read more

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Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

When the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. Called the Tiguan GTE, it... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW May Buy Back (Some) TDI Diesel-Cheating Cars In U.S.: Report

Volkswagen is still not ready to launch a recall of diesel cars with "defeat device" software in the U.S., meaning customers are still in limbo. Given the significant costs... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW Sales In U.S., Europe Slammed By Diesel Emission Scandal (UPDATED)

It's been a little more than three months since the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted into the public eye. Over that time, VW has revealed multiple violations of... read more January 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Reality Check: Company, Regulators Still Far Apart On Modifications

It's been months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen had admitted it installed illegal "defeat device" software on its TDI diesel... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Volkswagen’s Future Battery Packs, EV Platform: Development Details

The Volkswagen Budd-e Concept that was revealed at CES this week marks several firsts. While there are some radically different design and interface approaches (like expanded... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Justice Department, EPA Sue VW Over Diesel Cheating, Billions In Penalties Possible

The U.S. government has now sued Volkswagen over its diesel-emissions cheating. At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

How Do Modern Diesel Engines Work? VW Explains It On Video

Volkswagen has a lot of explaining to do. Since it was revealed in September that the company installed "defeat device" software on diesel cars that allowed them to cheat on... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES concept teaser

CES Preview: VW Budd.e Concept, Chevy Bolt EV, Faraday, Ford Mystery, And More

Despite its name, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is now effectively an auto show. The increasing importance of in-car technology and autonomous... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES electric concept vehicle teaser photo

Long-Range Electric VW 'Budd.e' Concept To Debut At CES (UPDATED)--Video

The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal... read more January 2, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW Buybacks, Payments For Hard-To-Fix Diesels Will Cost Billions

Hundreds of thousands of diesel-VW owners are waiting to find out how their cars will be updated to meet emissions standards, once modifications are approved by regulators... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Environmental Justice Groups: Not So Fast, Musk--VW Diesels Must Be Fixed!

U.S. regulatory agencies still haven't approved a plan to modify the 482,000 Volkswagen 2.0-liter TDI diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software used to circumvent... read more December 29, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Owners In Canada Get Their 'Goodwill' Offer Too

While customers continue to wait for details of a recall on TDI diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software, Volkswagen's U.S. arm recently tried to ease tensions with... read more December 24, 2015 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Volkswagen Hires Kenneth Feinberg To Set Payments For U.S. Diesel Owners

Volkswagen still won't publicly discuss a timeline for initiating recall repairs of U.S. diesel cars equipped with "defeat device" software. But it is beginning the process... read more December 22, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Gets More Time To Figure Out TDI Diesel Emission Update

It's been just over three months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) first revealed that Volkswagen diesel cars were equipped with "defeat device" software... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
China

Chinese Green Group Sues VW Over Diesel-Emission Cheating Software

As a result of the "defeat device" software it installed in diesel cars, Volkswagen faces multiple criminal investigations in Europe. And it will likely face criminal... read more December 18, 2015 by


 

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