• 2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan unveiled in Russia

    It's been more than a year since Volkswagen confirmed it would sell its Polo subcompact in the U.S. But the company also said it would modify the Polo to make it more suitable for the U.S. market, which prefers sedans to hatchbacks. Now, the other shoe has dropped: VW has just unveiled the Polo sedan that's expected to be the high-volume model for the States. It may or may not be joined by the five-door and three-door hatch models, which VW previewed last August. The 2011 Volkswagen Polo sedan was actually introduced in Moscow, since it will be built in Russia (a lower-cost country than...

  • 2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle
    Natural-Gas Honda Civic To Oklahoma As U.S. Lags in NGVs

    The U.S. buys more hybrids than any place else in the world except Japan. We have a handful of clean diesels, with sales slowly increasing. But the "other alt-fuel" for automobiles--natural gas--is barely a blip on the U.S. market. Nonetheless, Honda is plugging away (ahem) with its 2010 Honda...

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