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Volkswagen Twin Up! Diesel-Electric Concept Heading for Tokyo Show

November 11, 2013 / No Comments

Later this month, when the curtains go up on the Tokyo Motor Show, Volkswagen will look so proud to bring in its latest vehicle to the event podium. The car, a diesel-electric concept, could look like what you have seen before. The car maker has styled the new vehicle on the lines of the earlier Up! city car, and that ...

Volkswagen e-Up! Shown Off at Frankfurt

September 12, 2013 / No Comments

German car maker Volkswagen has revealed its new e-UP! electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The e-Up! is a good city car, and its specifications make clear this fact. The car comes powered by an 18.7 kWh lithium ion battery. The company claims that e-Up is the most efficient electric car in the world, consuming only 11.7 kW of electricity ...

Volkswagen to Unveil Next Generation Transporter at Geneva

March 6, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will unveil their all-electric e-Co-Motion Concept at Geneva International Motor Show next week. Though compact, the transporter concept vehicle, the e-Co-Motion, has large cargo and payload capacity. It offers a maximum cargo capacity of 4.6 m3 and an impressive 800 kg of payloads. It has electric drive system. The e-Co-Motion concept was designed as a delivery van 179 ...

Volkswagen Aims to Be Leader in Electric Vehicle Market

January 15, 2013 / No Comments

Volkswagen has revealed its goal to become the leader in electric vehicle industry. Recently, at a meeting with a group of journalists, Volkswagen executives listed out the company’s road map for electric vehicles. Two years ago, the company set a target of making plug-in electric cars, a combination of pure battery electric cars and plug-in hybrids. And it was to represent ...

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI is US’ Most Fuel-Efficient Convertible

August 8, 2012 / No Comments

If latest EPA ratings are anything to go by, 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI gives you the pleasure of riding a top-end convertible while saving a ton of money at the gas station. According to the ratings, 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible is the most fuel-efficient one in the US. This Convertible features a diesel four-cylinder engine that produces 140 horsepower. It gives ...

Volkswagen Beetle TDI Diesel Pricing Details Out

June 14, 2012 / No Comments

Volkswagen has announced the pricing details of the diesel variant of its Beetle 2013 model. The official price of the vehicle is $23,295, exclusive of the $770 destination charge. The Beetle TDI was launched last year. The vehicle is the third model in the Beetle line-up. It comes with a 2.5-liter five-cylinder and is a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline model. Direct-injection clean ...

Volkswagen Pumps in $1.4 billion in Wind Initiatives

August 29, 2011 / No Comments

Gearing up to meet the looming energy crisis, Volkswagen has come up with a $1.4-billion investment in the field of renewable energy resources like sea, wind and sun. The company has joined hands with Audi’s ongoing renewable energy projects in the VW group of partners. The company, with this two-year investment, is looking for a partner in ecological power generation by ...

Volkswagen Up! Heads for Frankfurt Show

August 22, 2011 / No Comments

The new compact and cute looking Volkswagen Up! is all ready for a formal Frankfurt debut next month. We are fortunate to get a good look at the tiny Up! production version that has been revealed ahead of the motor show. This small car rings a bell of the Beetle of the 60’s. The car has started its progression from the ...

Volkswagen Begins Delivery of Test Fleet of 80 Golf Blue-e-motions

June 20, 2011 / No Comments

Giving a momentous boost to green, Volkswagen has started delivering its second batch of Golf Blue-e-motion test vehicles to customers in Germany. Of the 80 plug-in Golfs hitting the streets, 53 will be handed over to individuals and businesses in Berlin while the remaining heads for Hannover and Wolfsburg. Many MNCs including Coca-Cola, Continental, Deutsche Bahn AG and Deutsche Telekom AG ...

Volkswagen Unveils E-Scooter at Shanghai Auto Show

April 20, 2011 / 2 Comments

Volkswagen has unveiled a battery-powered two-wheeler called the E-Scooter at the Shanghai Motor Show.  Powered by a nickel-metal-hydride battery the lightweight E-Scooter features a 350-watt electric motor and has a range of 25 miles. The light weight battery can be easily removed and charged indoors. Weighing around 44 pounds excluding the nickel-metal hydride battery, it features a top speed of 30 ...

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