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2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: Wash, Wax, And 40.5 MPG

2012 VW Passat Six-Month Road Test: Wash, Wax, And 40.5 MPG

It's been nearly a month since we took delivery of our Six-Month Road Test sedan, the 2012 VW Passat TDI. In that time, it's rarely sat in Park for more than a day or two in the garage. Mostly, the TDI's been on the interstates and on long-distance treks, accumulating more than 3000 miles as it... read more

May 30, 2012 by  - 10
 
Kia 'Hamsters' commercial

Video: Nielsen Announces Nominees for 2010 Automotive Ad Awards

Hollywood celebutantes and big-shot producers aren't the only folks enjoying awards shows these days: auto industry types (and their ad agencies) are also getting in on the... read more March 16, 2010 by  0


 
Hybrid parking spot, by Flickr user rscottjones

2009's Best Green Posts: Urine! Muslims & Ethanol! Prius Perks!

G'wan, admit it. We say, "green car". You think, "Ugh, Toyota Prius," and look away. Oh, but there's so much more! And so much of it is just so darn ... weird. Consider, for... read more January 4, 2010 by  0


 
2003 Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible 2-door Convertible GLS Manual Grille

VW Planning Diesel Beetle And Electric Up! Minicar For U.S.

At last week’s 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen unveiled special Final Edition versions of its New Beetle Coupe and Convertible, signalling that the current... read more December 7, 2009 by  1


 
Audi A3 TDI

L.A. Auto Show: 2010 Audi A3 TDI Earns Green Car Of The Year

The 2010 Audi A3 TDI has been dubbed Green Car of the Year, making it the second time in a row that a clean diesel vehicle has taken the honor. (Last year's winner? The 2009... read more December 4, 2009 by  0


 
Volkswagen Up! Light Concept Hints At Future Hybrid Models

Volkswagen Up! Light Concept Hints At Future Hybrid Models

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen revealed an all-new concept car, called the Up! Lite, that demonstrates a new focus on fuel-efficiency and hybrids by getting... read more December 2, 2009 by  1


 
2009 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Volkswagen Touareg To Launch in January at Detroit Auto Show

Introduced as a 2004 model, the Touareg sport utility vehicle was Volkswagen's first foray into SUVs, and its most expensive vehicle at the time. Now VW will unveil a... read more November 12, 2009 by  1


 
Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine, to be fitted to 2011 F-Series Super Duty pickups

Ford Unveils New, Green Power Stroke V8 Turbodiesel, For Big Pickups Only

When we asked Ford executive vice president Mark Fields about diesels last week, he said mildly, "You'll see diesels used in our truck line, especially the larger models." Lo... read more August 31, 2009 by  2


 
Mark Fields

Five Questions: Ford EVP Mark Fields

Ford is in by far the best shape of the Detroit Three right now. Their sales are up compared to GM and Toyota, and their 2009 Ford Focus and 2009 Ford Escape were two of the... read more August 28, 2009 by  2


 
Mazda Roadster 20th anniversary edition

More Efficient Mazda Engines Coming in 2011

Mazda has flipped-flopped a lot on its powertrain strategies in the recent past, at one point ruling out gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in favor of clean-diesels and then... read more August 20, 2009 by  0


 
diesel filling nozzle

Diesels Gain (And Lose) Some Appeal At The Pump

In case you haven't noticed, diesel and gasoline prices have now reversed their trends of the past several years. Now diesel is considerably cheaper than regular unleaded in... read more August 14, 2009 by  1


 

 
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