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

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.

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

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.

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Can Aluminum Make Electric Cars Cheaper?

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.

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VW Eco Up! Gets 56 MPG On CNG Or Biomethane

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.

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