Topic: Volkswagen

Kraft Foods Field-Tests Alt-Fuel Vehicles

Ford Fusion Hybrid

As part of continuing sustainability efforts, the global foods powerhouse is evaluating initial driver response to a pilot test of Ford and Toyota hybrids, the Subaru Forester PZEV, and the diesel-powered VW Jetta in its sales fleet.

Delphi, VW Develop 'Green' Diesel System

PARIS - Delphi Corp. said it has collaborated with Volkswagen to develop one of the "greenest" diesel systems ever produced for the new three-cylinder VW Polo BlueMotion.

VW Reveals Electric Car, Hybrid Plans

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - Volkswagen AG said it will introduce a hybrid version of the Jetta in the U.S. market in 2012.

Audi Research Investment to Include Electric Propulsion

FRANKFURT, GERMANY --- Audi AG said this week it plans to spend euro7.3 billion ($10.51 billion) on auto plant renovations and technology research from 2009-2012 in an effort to increase its market share and number of vehicle models.

Volkswagen Premieres Up! Lite Concept Car

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.

2010 Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced

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.

Volkswagen Offers Discounts for 'Cash for Clunkers' Program

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.

Kelley Blue Book Announces Top 10 Green Cars for 2009

Among the top 10 "green" cars for 2009 are the 2010 Toyota Prius, 2010 Honda Insight and the 2010 Ford Fusion.

Volkswagen Rolls Out ‘BlueMotion Technologies’ in Europe

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.

Volkswagen Rolls Out BlueSport Clean-Diesel Roadster

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.

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