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VW Golf to go hybrid with 190 mpg version

VOLKSWAGEN is to join the ranks of the manufacturers making hybrid cars with a new version of the Golf which will have both a petrol engine and a battery-driven electric motor – and which it says can average almost 190mpg … Continue reading

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2013 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid — a pricey VW sport utility vehicle

Sixty-three thousand dollars for a Volkswagen? The People’s Car? Yep. That’s what it costs to get you into a 2013 VW Touareg Hybrid sport utility vehicle. We’ll get to the car in a minute, but first I think we should … Continue reading

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Volkswagen XL1 Generates More Buyers Than Anticipated

Volkswagen has debuted its newest hybrid car, the XL1 at Beijing. The XL1 is believed to be the world’s most efficient production car generating a fuel efficiency of 111 km/l. This is a mind boggling figure since the global average … Continue reading

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Volkswagen XL1: car review

The XL1 does 313 miles to the gallon. But the technology in VW’s showstopper is coming to a Golf near you soon. A supercar on the streets of Chelsea barely gets a second look these days, but the two young … Continue reading

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VW Weighs 40 Low-Emission Models as Show Spotlight Shines Green

Volkswagen AG (VOW), Europe’s biggest carmaker, outlined ambitious plans to offer as many as 40 electric or hybrid vehicles, betting buyers will have enough confidence in performance to shift to low-emissions cars. VW will produce 14 models with alternative drive … Continue reading

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VW’s XL1 Shows Itself In London

Volkswagen’s futuristic XL1 took a drive on the British capital streets this July 10. The XL1 is known as the world’s most fuel-efficient production hybrid car. The two-seat diesel-electric hybrid, which achieves a fuel consumption figure of 313 imperial mpg … Continue reading

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VW’s XL1 could spawn a sports car

The cards may be stacked against the Volkswagen XL1’s favour as far as making it to North American shores is concerned. Its high price and low volume make for a tough sell, but that may not necessarily be the case … Continue reading

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VW’s CrossBlue

The Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupé is set to make its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The five-seat CrossBlue Coupé is 4889mm long, 2015mm wide and 1679mm high: dimensions that give it a low-profile, wide appearance. Factor in the wide … Continue reading

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2013 VW Jetta Hybrid: EPA Rating Of 45 MPG

Volkswagen has finally revealed estimated EPA numbers for the 2013 Jetta Hybrid. The latest, greenest addition to the Jetta range achieves a combined 45 mpg in EPA testing. That puts its combined rating 11 mpg above that of the 2013 … 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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