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    Official: 2015 VW e-Golf coming to ZEV states for $35,445* this November

    Is $6,465 too much to get someone thinking about buying a Nissan Leaf to opt for the Volkswagen e-Golf instead? That's the price difference between the current EV sales champion, which now starts at $28,980, and the just-announced price for the e-Golf, which will sell for $35,445 in the US when ...

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    Is the VW Bora (Jetta) Protect the world's most fuel-efficient armored sedan?

    The Volkswagen Bora Protect could possibly be the world's most fuel-efficient, factory-built armored sedan. Powered by the automaker's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and paired to VW's six-speed dual-clutch gearbox, the Protect version of the Bora (called the Jetta in the ...

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    VW reconfirms Jetta hybrid for 2012, boasts "best-in-class" MPG rating

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Reconfirming what we already knew, Volkswagen product strategist Toscan Bennet announced that a hybrid version of the sixth-generation Jetta is definitely on the way and on schedule for a 2012 launch date. Bennet said:
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    Report: new VW Jetta TDI delayed till 2011

    2011 Volkswagen Jetta – Click above for high-res image
    The redesigned 2011 Volkswagen Jetta is scheduled to arrive sometime before this fall, but our favorite power plant, the venerable TDI engine, will be arriving at the party a little late. Inside Line is reporting the newest version of ...

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    Report: VW to shake up order of electric vehicles, mass-produced Golf coming first

    Volkswagen e-up! concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our German is not quite as good as it once was. Truth is, our understanding of the language is limited to Google translations. With that aside, a news agency in Germany is reporting that Volkswagen has shaken up plans for its ...

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    Upscale small cars face hard times against hybrid rivals

    2010 Volkswagen Golf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Producers of upscale small cars such as the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda3 and Volvo C30 face stiff competition from hybrid vehicles for reasons unrelated to fuel mileage. Upscale cars are priced at the top end of their individual ...

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    2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition hits dealers, joins CC R-Line and New Beetle Red Rock

    2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen is rolling three new special edition vehicles into dealership showrooms as we speak, and at least two of them are worth a look. First, though, we have the New Beetle Red Rock Edition. A two-toned ...

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    2009 VW Jetta TDI Cup to air on Speed TV starting Dec. 6

    Back in October, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI cup wrapped up its second season in fine fashion during the Petit Le Mans weekend at Road Atlanta. While the ten-race series was not broadcast live, cameras from Speed TV were on hand for each event. If you, like most people, missed the races, now is your ...

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    From diesel to natural gas: Jetta TDI Cup winner off to Europe for Scirocco Cup

    Will Timmy Megenbier be able to reproduce his diesel-powered success in the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup in the natural-gas-powered Scirocco Cup in Europe next year? The answer lies only in the young driver's hands, now that he has announced that he wants to "continue his climb of the ...

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    2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup 'Street" edition arrives in January

    2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition - Click above to enlarge
    When we were in Germany last month for the launch of the 2010 Golf, VW product planner Andres Valbuena told us that a special street replica of the Jetta TDI Cup race car would be launching in January 2010. We just got the first photo ...

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    2009 Jetta TDI Cup to run on B5 biodiesel

    Click the Jettas for a high res gallery from VIRginia International Raceway
    Volkswagen's Jetta TDI Cup series will be returning to the racetracks of North America at the end of April with 30 diesel-powered sedans in the hands of young up and coming drivers. For this year's sophomore season ...

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    Chicago 2009: Jetta TDI wins Motor Week's Drivers Choice "Best of Year" Award

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    The Jetta TDI has won the Popular Mechanics' Automotive Excellence Award, the Green Car Journal's 2009 Green Car of the Year and, today in Chicago, Motor Week's Driver's Choice Award for the "Best of the Year." Not a bad four months for the German diesel. The car also took home ...

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    SEMA 2008: VW Jetta TDI Street concept, live from Vegas

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Jetta TDI Edition Street Concept
    Our team of crack journalists at SEMA have located the Jetta TDI Street concept, so we can now bring you some live shots of the car along with all of the assorted details. As we expected when we first heard that VeeDub was ...

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    Diesel fan? VW wants you (to promote its cars)

    Click above for more shots of the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
    If you are a fan of the diesel engine - and Volkswagen's TDI engine series in particular - VW would love it if you'd go ahead and spread your love of the oil-burner with your family and friends. Of course, having the only 50-state legal ...

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    Volkswagen not yet planning to support higher biodiesel concentrations

    Back in 2007, when Volkswagen was kicking off its Dieselution tour, we asked VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby about official support for biodiesel concentrations higher than five percent. At the time there was no national standard for B20 biodiesel blends and Volkswagen would not provide warranty ...

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    Many dealers report selling out of Jetta TDI, Tiguan TDI possible

    Volkswagen dealerships are reporting strong demand for the brand-new 2009 Jetta and Jetta Sportwagen TDI. Some dealers have even sold out before their first TDI even showed up on the lot, despite the fact that customers won't actually be getting their cars for at least another month or so. The ...

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    Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup heads north of the border

    Volkswagen kicked off its Jetta TDI Cup race series a couple of weeks ago at VIRginia International Raceway with a close fought and exciting battle to the finish. This weekend they are heading north to another of the toughest tracks in North America at Mosport Park, north-east of Toronto. The ...

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    New York Auto Show: clean diesel Jetta SportWagen coming to us in 2008

    The popular Jetta shows its makeover in the Empire State, en route to the rest of America.The Jetta SportWagen debuts in the U.S. at the New York International Auto Show this week, and the diesel version is coming to stateside dealerships in early 2008. The Jetta is VW's best-selling model, and ...

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    It takes Martin Winterkorn almost no time in charge to put a hold on hybrid VWs

    When Martin Winterkorn took over for Wolfgang Bernhard very recently, he examined the next versions of the Rabbit and VW's other models hybrid plans and immediately put them on hold. An unnamed VW executive says, "the hybrid business case doesn't work out, no matter how you look at it." Toyota ...

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    New Jetta TDI is the cleanest VW diesel ever; VW looking for oldest, highest-mileage VW diesel

    2007 Jetta 2.0. Click here for a high-resolution image gallery of VW clean technologies.While the strict diesel emission requirements were tough for automakers to adjust to, today's news from the D.C. Auto Show proves that they've still got what it takes to live up to the clean air laws that the ...


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