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Volkswagen Wants 60 MPG Fleet Average In Europe By 2020

The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) target of 54.5 mpg by 2025 has caused cheers from some people, and jeers from others. In reality, that target won’t be as difficult to hit as the numbers suggest, as the average on … Continue reading

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Volkswagen to Unveil 261 M.P.G.e. Production Car

Volkswagen says it plans to unveil its 261-miles-per-gallon XL1 plug-in hybrid, a two-seat sports machine that it will begin offering for sale this year, at the Geneva auto show on March 5. The automaker, since at least 2002, has been … Continue reading

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Spy Shots: Volkswagen XL1 Caught Testing in Sub-Zero Temperatures

Last time we caught the upcoming 235 mpg Volkswagen XL1 was back in August. Now our spy photographers have caught the production version of Volkswagen XL1 The production-version XL1 will combine two engines: a small two-cylinder Turbo Diesel Injection (TDI) … Continue reading

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235mpg Volkswagen Plug-In Hybrid Spotted Hot Weather Testing

The VW XL1 prototype was hot weather testing this past week Yesterday, Autoblog released pictures and basic information on the upcoming Volkswagen XL1, an ultra-fuel efficient plug-in diesel hybrid that is expected to deliver 235 miles per gallon. The Volkswagen … Continue reading

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VW Continues Testing of Pre-production 235 MPG XL1

We know we recently posted something about this remarkable VW concept car, but to justify posting this really cool photo, here’s another take on testing the XL1: SYNOPSIS: VW XL1 uses plug-in electric drive and diesel engine, as well as … Continue reading

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