Volkswagen Touareg News

2011-2015 VW Touareg Hybrid SUVs Recalled For Battery Tray Fix

2011-2015 VW Touareg Hybrid SUVs Recalled For Battery Tray Fix

The recently-discontinued Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV is being recalled to address an issue with the tray that holds its battery pack. VW needs to fit a drain to the battery trays of just 825 2011 through 2015 models in order to ensure the trays drain water sufficiently. If water collects in the... read more

February 16, 2016 by -
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 0

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 0

2010 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion, for Europe only

VW To Focus on Several Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Launches Including Golf, Jetta, Passat and More

VWs plans for electrifying their lineup of vehicles has been officially announced and will kick off with the introduction of a fleet of battery powered Golfs beginning next... read more March 17, 2010 by 1

2010 Volkswagen Touareg

VW Touareg Hybrid Tops $100,000 in Europe, $30,000 More Than Diesel

Over in Europe, diesels engine are the preferred choice for most drivers.  They offer fuel efficiency, lower fuel prices, and represent only a modest increase in price over... read more March 6, 2010 by 1

2010 Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept (2011 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe)

Volkswagen Will Dominate the World of Electric Cars. Got That?

Maybe it's just the translation. But auto writers often chuckle at announcements from German manufacturers that come across as just a touch bombastic. Latest case in point... read more March 3, 2010 by 5

2011 Lexus CT 200h

2010 Geneva Motor Show: New Green Production Cars

No, sadly, we're not at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, underway this week in Switzerland. But we've been keeping close tabs on the introductions via our colleagues throughout... read more March 2, 2010 by 0

2011 Volkswagen Touareg

2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid: First Official Details

Last week, Volkswagen unveiled the all-new 2011 Touareg sport utility vehicle, including its first-ever hybrid-electric powertrain. It has new and crisper styling that... read more February 16, 2010 by 2

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid development prototype, October 2009

2011 Volkswagen Touareg To Include Hybrid, Launch in January

The completely redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Touareg sport utility vehicle, which will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show this January, will include a hybrid model in the... read more November 12, 2009 by 4

Porsche Cayenne Hybrid logo

Hide the Children! Porsche Goes Green And Hybrid, Purists Blanch

Europeans have been slow to the game with hybrids, having bet most of their green strategy on highly efficient clean diesels. But they are increasingly hedging their bets... read more October 28, 2009 by 1

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid development prototype, October 2009

Preview: 2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

Our editor Marty Padgett is spending the day with Volkswagen, driving new models, learning about advanced technologies, and quizzing executives. Here's his preview of VW's... read more October 7, 2009 by 0

2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI: VW Takes Its Diesels Upmarket

VW sells more diesel passenger cars in the US than any other maker. Its 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, along with the upcoming 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI, carry the banner of... read more May 7, 2009 by 0

Volkswagen Touareg 2 TDI Clean Diesel

Statewide Green Car Convoy Shows Its Stuff to Northern Colorado

Earlier this week I reported on the Statewide Green Car Convoy making its way around the State of Colorado in preparation for the 2009 Denver Auto Show. Today, I joined... read more March 28, 2009 by 1

Mercury Mariner Hybrid

Green Car Convoy Tours Colorado in Preparation for 2009 Denver Auto Show

Coming up on April 1st, Wednesday of next week for those of you keeping score, the 2009 Denver Auto Show will open its doors to the public for another year of exciting car... read more March 27, 2009 by 1



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