HERNDON, VA ---Volkswagen of America Inc. unveiled its Up! Lite concept car at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. The hybrid car, capable of up to 70 mpg on the highway, features a Volkswagen TDI Clean Diesel engine, an advanced electric motor, and a seven-speed Direct Shift Gearbox.
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LOS ANGELES - Audi, Honda, Mercury, Toyota, and Volkswagen models have been selected as the five finalists for this year's award. The winner will be announced during a press conference at the 2009 LA Auto Show in December.
HERNDON, VA – In support of the government-funded "Cash for Clunkers" program, the automaker will provide up to $4,500 off the purchase price of new, more fuel-efficient vehicle for consumers who trade in an older, less efficient vehicle.
Among the top 10 "green" cars for 2009 are the 2010 Toyota Prius, 2010 Honda Insight and the 2010 Ford Fusion.
WOLFSBURG, Germany --- Volkswagen has introduced a suite of fuel-saving technologies and engines, collectively dubbed BlueMotion Technologies, which initially will be available only in Europe.
DETROIT --- At the North American International Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced its BlueSport roadster, a diesel-powered mid-engine concept car with an estimated highway fuel economy of 50 mpg.
LOS ANGELES --- Volkswagen's 2009 Jetta TDI has been named Green Car Journal's 2009 Green Car of the Year, besting competitors that included a pair of advanced hybrids, a clean diesel sport sedan, and a trendy fuel-efficient microcar.
MONTVALE, N.J. - Mercedes-Benz new line of Bluetec vehicles will join Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI as clean-diesel vehicles that qualify for the IRS’ alternative-powertrain tax credit.
HERNDON, VA – Volkswagen's Hydrogen Fuel Cell concept vehicle, the HyMotion Tiguan, will travel from Portland, Maine to Los Angeles over the next 13 days.
MUNICH, GERMANY - Despite no official word yet, some say that BMW is developing an electric-powered minicar that should be ready by 2012.
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