The BMW i3 was awarded Green Car Journal’s 2015 Green Car Of The Year award at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week.
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The Volkswagen e-Golf will hit American shores soon, and one lucky buyer will be able to buy the first one via a charity auction.
The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is the first pure electric car the German automaker will sell in America. Can it compete with the current EV market leaders?
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTD: practical, capable, and ultra fuel-efficient. It’s sporty, too, making it the best of all possible worlds- but not in the US.
A planned performance plug-in hybrid called the the Volkswagen Golf GTE could inject so much-needed fun into the hybrid class of cars.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 GTD.
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!
[social_buttons] Earlier this week, Volkswagen unveiled its Golf Mark VI BlueMotion concept car, which looks set to raise the bar on the fuel efficiency and emissions performance of ‘mainstream’ cars. At just 99g/km, the new hatchback emits exactly the same amount of CO2 as the much smaller Polo BlueMotion. It also undercuts current main rival, […]