Six Possible VW TDI Diesel Fixes: From Software To New Car

Six Possible VW TDI Diesel Fixes: From Software To New Car

"You have power, you have energy, you have emissions: You get to choose two of them." That's the conundrum facing diesel-engine engineers, as summarized by Don Hillebrand, the director of energy systems research at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. And the VW diesel emission cheating scandal... read more

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Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid Concept: Mid-Size SUV Previewed For 2016

Volkswagen continues to move steadily toward the launch of its long-anticipated mid-size SUV for the U.S. Earlier this week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, it introduced yet... read more January 15, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Rated At 83 Miles Range, 116 MPGe

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the latest car range to be offered with an electric powertrain as well as internal-combustion engines. Now, the EPA range and efficiency ratings... read more November 3, 2014 by 

Volkswagen Plug In Coming

Volkswagen: Plug-In Hybrids A 'Bridge' To Pure Electric Cars In Future

It's often said that plug-in hybrids are the "gateway drug" to pure battery-electric vehicles, exposing drivers to the electric-car experience without looming range anxiety... read more October 15, 2014 by 

Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion Concept: High-MPG Model At Detroit Auto Show

At next week's Detroit Auto Show, VW will take the wraps off a concept car that previews a new and more fuel-efficient version of its mainstream Passat mid-size sedan. The... read more January 8, 2014 by 

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen's Future Engines: All Turbo For Gasoline & Diesel

No more conventional gasoline engines for Volkswagen. The German automaker will phase out naturally aspirated engines for U.S. models over the next three or four years in... read more September 18, 2013 by 

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept

VW: Plug-In Hybrids 'A Long-Term Trend', Steps Up For 2013

If 2012 was the year that several companies realised the importance of hybrid and electric vehicles, 2013 will be the year that we see the fruits of their labor. Volkswagen... read more December 14, 2012 by  2

2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Preview: Lighter, Larger, More Efficient

The new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf was unveiled early last month in Berlin, but more models were added to the lineup at last week's Paris Auto Show. And while... read more October 3, 2012 by  5

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept live photos, 2012 Paris Auto Show

VW, Audi, Porsche Lay Out Plug-In Hybrid Plans: Paris Auto Show

After a brisk run-through of new models from all of its many brands, Volkswagen Group closed last night's preview event before the Paris Auto Show with a few words on its... read more September 27, 2012 by  17

2012 Volkswagen Beetle, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2012

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Quick Drive

It's not all that fuel efficient, but it's more fun to drive than we expected. That's our reaction to a quick drive last month in a blue 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. It's the... read more June 21, 2012 by  3

Volkswagen Up five-door

Volkswagen Up Five-Door Minicar: Forbidden Fruit

The regular Volkswagen Up minicar, revealed in full at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show, is already a favorite "forbidden fruit" of ours. What's not to like? It's a well-built... read more January 25, 2012 by  1

Greenpeace Stormtroopers protest against VW

What Do Greenpeace, Star Wars And Volkswagen Have In Common?

You'll no doubt have heard of Greenpeace. The high-profile, occasionally militant green organization very much believes in action over words when it comes to coercing... read more December 12, 2011 by  2

2011 Volkswagen Nils concept live photos, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volkswagen Nils Electric Car Concept: Frankfurt Live Photos

Two weeks ago we brought you images of the Volkswagen Nils electric car concept to be revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. The car has now been unveiled and Green Car... read more September 14, 2011 by  1

2011 Volkswagen Nils single-seat electric car concept

2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview: VW Nils Electric Concept (BREAKING)

Two weeks ago, we heard a rumor that German automaker Volkswagen was planning on unveiling an all-electric single-seat urban car at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. A few days... read more September 1, 2011 by  2

Daihatsu A-Concept

Small, Fun, High-MPG Minicars, Never Coming To The U.S.

Life is so unfair sometimes. Car companies have been dangling the carrot of smaller and more fuel efficient vehicles in front of us for a few years now and though we've... read more August 11, 2011 by  0

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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