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Test Drive: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Test Drive: Volkswagen Jetta TDI

With everyone today concerned with global warming and the environment one of the greenest decisions you can make is to buy a diesel.  The cars are enjoying a resurgence as customers look for better alternatives given gas prices. Diesel?  Yes, diesel. The TDI engine gets great gas mileage, and is... read more

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Suzuki SX4t Concept

Suzuki SX4t Turbo Concept to Debut at SEMA

The line of breathed-upon vehicles to debut at SEMA '08 just keeps on growing, and Suzuki is getting in on the game with the announcement of a few vehicles, including the... read more October 29, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI in Top 10 for Gas Mileage

Last week, the EPA released its list of the 2009 most fuel-efficient vehicles. Both the 2009 Volksagen Jetta TDI sedan and the 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI made the... read more October 27, 2008 by  2


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan S

VW Vindication: 2009 Jetta TDI Averages 58.8 MPG

Record-breaking couple John and Helen Taylor just added a new Guinness world fuel economy record to their impressive list of 36. Their new record is for average fuel economy... read more September 29, 2008 by  3


 
Mercedes BlueEfficiency four-cylinder diesel

Benz Shows Off New BlueEFFICIENCY Diesel

Making even its recent V-6, aluminum block diesel (E320 BlueTEC, ML 320 BlueTEC, GL320 BlueTEC, and R320 BlueTEC) a thing of the past, Mercedes-Benz is set to rattle the... read more September 12, 2008 by  1


 
2008 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Concept

VW Golf BlueMotion Concept Gets 62 mpg

Piggybacking the announcement of its Gen VI Golf (Rabbit here in the states), VW installed its 1.6-liter common-rail diesel into a version of that vehicle to achieve 74.3 mpg... read more September 9, 2008 by  13


 
2007 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Wolfsburg Edition

Couple Shoots for World Record in VW TDI

Australians John and Helen Taylor are one frugal couple. In 2006, they set a Guinness World Record by driving around the world using 24 tanks of fuel in a Volkswagen Golf... read more September 4, 2008 by  2


 
Ralph Gilles

Gilles New Head of Chrysler Design

Ralph Gilles, the stylist credited with the blingy Chrysler 300 sedan, is the company's new head of design. Gilles replaces Trevor Creed, a 23-year veteran of Chrysler... read more August 18, 2008 by  5


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML320 BlueTEC

Benz Diesels Make Tax-Cut Cut, Too

Last week we told you the Volkswagen Jetta diesels were eligible for a federal tax credit because they get such good fuel-economy ratings. This morning it's Mercedes-Benz... read more August 11, 2008 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

That 2009 VW Jetta TDI? It's $1,300 Off, Sort Of

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI comes standard with a lot of things--among them, a $1,300 tax credit that pays financial homage to its high fuel economy. Volkswagen says the... read more August 4, 2008 by  4


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Driving the New 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Diesel

We won't do a full test drive of the new 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI CleanDiesel until mid-September. But how to deal with the diesel itch? How about driving one at a showroom... read more August 4, 2008 by  26


 
Opel Insignia

Opel Insignia: The Once and Future-ish Saturn

Last week when GM vice chairman Bob Lutz spoke with TheCarConnection.com about the Saturn Aura, he explained that the plan had been to "short-cycle" the current Aura and... read more July 22, 2008 by  1


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

Jetta Diesel Starts in the Low $20s

Your diesel love will come cheap from Volkswagen, according to a press release today from cosmopolitan Herndon, Virginia. Volkswagen of America says the new diesel versions... read more June 18, 2008 by  7


 
Kia Sephia

Kia to Pay $6 Million to Sephia Owners

A jury has ordered South Korean carmaker Kia to pay $6 million to owners of the Sephia sedan to compensate them for defective brake systems. It took jurors in Elizabeth, New... read more June 9, 2008 by  0


 

VW Hoping for a Little Diesel Mania

It's the moment that old-school greenies and hardcore cheapskates alike have been waiting for: the second coming of the Volkswagen diesel engine. And it's coming at the end... read more April 3, 2008 by  20


 

Das Auto: VW Reminds People It's "The Car"

It's Volkswagen's new ad campaign, and it's as simple as "the car." The German automaker launches a new advertising campaign this month under the tag, "Das Auto" --... read more April 3, 2008 by  7


 
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