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    2013 Volkwagen Jetta Hybrid a performer in the mountain air

    We've already spent time behind the wheel of the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, but when VW invited us to the high hills of Santa Fe to drive it again, we quickly accepted. After all, this is supposed to be a hybrid without compromise, and that means it should be a car that's fun to drive. On our ...

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    Detroit: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid debuts with projected 45 mpg combined rating

    The lithium-ion battery in the new Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid may be small (just 1.1 kWh), but it can pack a punch big enough to move the gas-electric to speeds up to 44 miles per hour using nothing but electrons. Throw in a combined estimated fuel efficiency rating of 45 miles per gallon and a ...

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    VW CEO says plug-in hybrids are the future

    According to Auto Motor und Sport, Volkswagen chief executive officer, Martin Winterkorn, has loosely committed to launching a plug-in hybrid version of every model in the German automaker's future lineup of vehicles. Winterkorn told Auto Motor und Sport that plug-in hybrids have a considerable ...

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    REPORT: Upcoming U.S. VW sedan to be offered with diesel and hybrid powertrains

    2011 Volkswagen NMS Sketch No. 2 – Click above to enlarge
    According to a report from Autocar, Volkswagen's upcoming New Midsize Sedan will come with a hybrid option here in the States by the summer of 2012. That's just six months or so after the regular-grade NMS is scheduled to roll out of ...

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    Geneva 2008: Miserly VW Golf TDI Hybrid concept uses 1.2L 3-cylinder

    Click image for a hi-res gallery of the Golf TDI Hybrid ConceptFinally, we have the full, complete details on the Volkswagen Golf TDI Hybrid concept. Before we get into the nitty-gritty, lets get one thing out of the way. Volkswagen confirms that a version of this very car is likely to see ...

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    Volkswagen Golf and Polo hybrids could be ready by 2009

    It looks like Volkswagen may have hybrid versions of the both the Polo and Golf on the market by 2009. In an interview with German magazine AutoBild, VW CEO Martin Winterkorn seems to indicate that following the introduction of downsized engines like the TSI models and the BlueMotion diesels, they ...

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    Volkswagen funds professorship of lithium-ion batteries in Germany

    Will VW lead the plug-in hybrid pack in the future? The company seems to be giving it a go with the establishment of a donated Chair for Applied Material Sciences for Energy Storage and Energy Conversion at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität in Münster, Germany. The professorship ...


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