Browsing the "VW Golf" Tag

Volkswagen e-Up And e-Golf Debut With 100+ Miles Of Range

August 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While Volkswagen has become a leader in clean diesel cars, their hybrid and all-electric offerings have been rather paltry. That all changes though with the reveal of the Volkswagen e-Up and e-Golf, two all-electric people movers that offer at least 100 miles per charge, and a cost to operate far cheaper than comparable gas or even diesel vehicles

7th-Generation Volkswagen Golf Hits U.S. Shores Soon

March 27th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

If there is one car that will help Volkswagen on its goals towards world domination, it is the Golf. This plucky little hatchback has seen duty in literally dozens of countries, including America, where its reputation as a solid, efficient, and fun performer proceed it. Now Volkswagen is bringing a new Golf to the U.S., its seventh generation of the reputable hatchback, and this new Golf comes with a bevy of turbocharged engines

Can Aluminum Make Electric Cars Cheaper?

January 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The high cost of entry is just one of the many barriers preventing electric vehicles from making a mainstream impact. Automakers are exploring many options for reducing the cost of EVs, and a new study from Europe suggests that car companies could offset the extra cost of lightweight aluminum with smaller battery packs

VW Eco Up! Gets 56 MPG On CNG Or Biomethane

December 6th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Though the U.S. seems to dominate the news when it comes to CNG vehicles, over in Europe automakers are also playing with natural gas vehicles. The new VW Eco Up! is being billed as the world’s most fuel-efficient CNG vehicle, returning an estimated 56 mpg with some of the lowest carbon emissions of any vehicle on the road

The VW Golf GTD, A Diesel Commuter With Cajones

September 13th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Interest in diesel-powered vehicles has lept up in America as fuel prices soar. Those in-the-know can tell you all about their 47+ MPG diesel commuters, most of them coming with a VW badge. Indeed, Volkswagen is one of the largest seller of diesel passenger cars in the world. If anybody can convince America to fully embrace the diesel engine, it is Volkswagen. And if any car can showcase the joy of driving a diesel, it is the VW Golf

7th-Generation VW Golf Debuts, Will Deliver Up To 73 MPG

September 5th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Easily one of the most popular cars in the world, the Volkswagen Golf is the vehicle of choice for tens of millions of people the world over. This week Volkswagen unveiled the latest generation of the Golf, a car that drops weight and improves fuel economy by as much as 23%, delivering up to 73.5 mpg when equipped with a BlueMotion diesel engine. Oh snap!

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