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VW’s Efficient and Versatile Alltrack

Volkswagen added its 4MOTION all-wheel drive and a few other tweaks to the Golf SportWagen to create the Golf Alltrack, a five-seat hatchback with off-road capability. Available in S, SE, and SEL trim levels, it features a full suite of

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VW BUDD-e: Cool and Connected

Featuring design cues from the iconic VW Microbus, the BUDD-e is VW’s first concept vehicle using the all-new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB) designed specifically for plug-in vehicles. The MEB architecture represents a fundamental change in future electric-powered Volkswagens, from body

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  • April 5, 2016
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Fast-Charging Network for All EVs

Expanding the driving range capabilities of electric cars through fast charging is of growing interest. Tesla has keyed in on this with its high-profile Supercharger network of fast chargers along major transportation corridors. While this is great for Tesla owners,

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  • January 24, 2015
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VW e-Golf Coming in Late 2014

VW’s e-Golf is coming to U.S. highways at the end of this year and will be available in select states. Powered by a 115 horsepower permanent magnet AC electric motor developing 199 lb-ft torque, the e-Golf is said to accelerate

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  • January 10, 2014
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Der neue Volkswagen XL1

VW’s 260 MPG Diesel Hybrid XL1

Volkswagen’s very impressive XL1 is the poster child for mpg to the max.  We’ve been following this car’s development program for years now, hearing that it was a production-intent program but fairly skeptical that a vehicle with such a stratospheric fuel

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In the Midst of Technology, Efficiency

We are all enamored by the advanced technologies at work in vehicles today. And why wouldn’t we be? The incredibly efficient cars we have today, and the even more efficient models coming in the years ahead, are testament to a

Der neue Volkswagen eco up!

Volkswagen Eco Up! is a High Efficiency Natural Gas Vehicle

Natural gas vehicles are popular in Europe with nearly 100,000 on German roads. Italy has about 800,000 due to a favorable tax advantage plus rebates on new car purchases, exemptions from certain traffic rules, and an extensive, subsidized natural gas

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