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The Volkswagen XL1, also known as the world’s most fuel-efficient hybrid car, is already becoming a museum piece! The XL1 will be displayed at the Design Museum in London alongside other examples of design excellence and Designs of the Year award nominees from a range of disciplines. The display started March 27 and goes on […]

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A new TDI engine is coming to VW vehicles for 2015 and some details about it were revealed yesterday. Douglas Skorupski, manager of Technical Strategy, Volkswagen of America, presented the launch details of the company’s newest TDI Clean Diesel engine, designated EA288, during a presentation delivered at the Automotive World Megatrends USA conference in Dearborn, […]

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UK customers started being able to place orders for the fully electric VW e-Golf yesterday. In the UK, the Volkswagen e-Golf is priced at £25,845 on the road (or £30,845 before the UK £5,000 Government grant) and there are 24 Volkswagen EV dealerships across the UK. First deliveries are expected at the end of June […]

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Volkswagen will be presenting the Passat BlueMotion Concept next week in Detroit, a sedan powered by a small 1.4-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine that can run on two cylinders when needed, and return 42 mpg on the highway. Volkswagen said the Passat BlueMotion Concept that is being presented at the 2014 North American International Auto Show […]

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Volkswagen’s Jetta TDI earned a 5-star safety rating as the company works also to introduce a lower-priced model, the Value Edition. The news came yesterday, when Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the 2014 Jetta has earned a 5-star Safety Rating from the government’s New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The Jetta joins the Passat and […]

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As Volkswagen prepares the January launch its first electric vehicle, the e-up! city car, it also prepared a whimsical video showcasing e-mobility. Called “The streets sound different. e-mobility by Volkswagen,” the video takes a look at the advantages of electric vehicles, which usually move through the streets emission-free and almost silently. With a twist of […]

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Today Volkswagen Group of America reported it had sold over 100,000 Volkswagen and Audi TDI-powered vehicles in the United States this year. This is the first time it has reached this sales level in a calendar year. Volkswagen and Audi currently offer 12 different TDI Clean Diesel powered models in the U.S. “Selling more than100,000 […]

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Volkswagen offered New Yorkers a glimpse of the future this week, bringing the Volkswagen XL1 in the city as part of a month-long American tour that took in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and now the Big Apple. The XL1 is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a European combined fuel consumption rating […]

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BBC’s TopGear magazine has awarded its “Innovation of the Year” to the Volkswagen XL1. Commenting on the award, BBC TopGear magazine said that the XL1 is “a demonstration of boundaries successfully pushed and expanded. You can’t unlearn this kind of progress.” The Volkswagen XL1 vehicle is, per VW, the result of over a decade of […]

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After winning this year’s European Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards, the Volkswagen Golf has picked up its third major international car trophy: the Car of the Year Japan award. At the Car of the Year Japan awards ceremony held in conjunction with the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show at Tokyo’s […]

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