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2010 Paris Motor Show: Skoda, SEAT Reveal New EVs

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 biggest and most profitable car companies on the planet. Two marques you don't see Stateside though that also play a big part in... read more

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2009 Volkswagen E-Up! Concept

Volkswagen Predicts 500 Mile Range For EVs By 2020

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. In fact... read more August 13, 2010 by  13


 
GENeco Bio-Bug, a Volkswagen Beetle powered by methane from human waste

Volkswagen Beetle Runs On Fuel Generated From Human Waste

We’ve seen fuel derived from garbage before, and even a race car that ran on chocolate, but now we have an even wilder concept: a Volkswagen Beetle running on methane gas... read more August 6, 2010 by  3


 
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Volkswagen: Diesel Hybrids Just Don't Make Sense

Hybrids are, for the most part, great, both as a freestanding set of efficiency technologies and as a bridge toward pure electric vehicles. Diesels are also a solid near-term... read more August 3, 2010 by  10


 
Martin Eberhard

Tesla Founder Eberhard Leading VW Efforts in Silicon Valley

Many global automakers have research outposts in Silicon Valley. BMW's is one floor of an unremarkable office building in downtown Palo Alto, while Volkswagen's much larger... read more July 30, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2012 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Goes For Twincharging

The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta arrives this fall in showrooms, but the German automaker's already planning on two green versions of the new compact four-door for U.S. customers... read more July 21, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion

Volkswagen Forms Research Alliance To Help Spur EV Development

When it comes to electric vehicle (EV) development, even auto giants like Toyota and Daimler are partnering up with smaller specialist firms--in this case Tesla--to benefit... read more July 20, 2010 by 


 
2009 Volkswagen E-Up! Concept

All-Electric Volkswagen E-Up Coming To U.S. In 2013

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 July 8, 2010 by  5


 
2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf at Umthamvuna Nature Preserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

2009 Volkswagen CitiGolf: Driving a Brand-New Retro Rabbit

Most car sites run test drives of new cars. That is, cars that you can actually buy. And now for something completely different: A test drive of an almost-brand-new... read more July 6, 2010 by  1


 
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Car Batteries, Diesel Golfs, Prius Crashes: What's the Link?

Like many site editors, we read our traffic stats religiously. Perhaps unlike other site editors, ours frequently make us laugh. We try to provide practical information on... read more July 1, 2010 by 


 
Gordon Murray Design T25 Minicar

Gordon Murray's T25 Minicar Finally Revealed

News of Gordon Murray's decision to build a low-cost minicar created quite a stir when it was announced last year. That stir was in part because of the key driving force... read more June 28, 2010 by  8


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Good For Going Green But Light On the Speed?

The Jetta is one of those cars that gained the majority of its popularity in the early ‘90s and has been building on it ever since. One of the models that really changed... read more June 25, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen GTI: Go-kart Like Fun With Room and Budget To Spare

Volkswagens, in my experience, are either cars you love or hate. They have all the engineering of a Porsche or an Audi (and you might find the union rings on parts under the... read more June 21, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta leak

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid On Track For 2012 Debut

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. Recently... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Preview: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Sales of the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf (MkVI) are picking up pace all around the country and considering the car’s solid feel, classy styling and German engineering, it’s... read more June 15, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan unveiled in Russia

VW Polo Sedan Rolls Out To Russia With Modifications

The Polo is a vehicle that has been talked and wished for by American automotive journalist since the redesigned model started making the rounds in 2009. It is one of those... read more June 5, 2010 by  1


 
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