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Green Car News from Volkswagen

Volkswagen Cross up!

A 75 PS three-cylinder petrol engine combined with a five-speed manual transmission serve as the power train for the lifestyle-oriented...

"new vw cross up"

VW CrossBlue diesel-electric plug-in hybrid

The CrossBlue has two ‘fuel doors’: one for the diesel tank on the passenger side, and one covering two electrical sockets on the driver’s side...

"VW Bluecross diesel-electric hybrid"

Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet model line-up and pricing

For launch, three special edition Beetle Cabriolet models have been created: the stylish ‘50s Edition’, the cool ‘60s Edition’ and the elegant ‘70s Edition’...

"Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet model line-up and pricing"

VW Jetta Hybrid with 1.4 150 PS DSG

Using electric power alone, the Jetta Hybrid can be driven at speeds of up to 70 kmh (44 mph) and over a distance of two kilometres...

"VW Jetta Hybrid with 1.4 150 PS DSG"

Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

At the heart of the Polo BlueGT, and responsible in large part for its combination of high performance and low fuel economy...

"Volkswagen Polo Blue GT"

140 g/km 2013 Golf GTi

Inside, tartan sports seats, a flat bottomed steering wheel, GTI golf ball gear knob and GTI-specific red ambience lighting hark back to cars of previous generations...

"140 g/km 2013 Golf GTi"

2013 Golf Bluemotion 88mpg

The fact that fuel consumption for the third Golf BlueMotion has now been reduced by another 15 per cent and CO2 emissions...

"2013 Golf Bluemotion mk7"

New entry level VW Beetle models

Available to order from Volkswagen Retailers from today and ready for delivery to customers in January 2013 are the 1.2-litre TSI 105...

"New entry level VW Beetle models"

VW Golf MkVII details released

Further details on the new Golf will be revealed at the Paris Motor Show.  The car will go on sale from October, with the first UK deliveries expected in January 2013...

"VW Golf MkVII details released"

VW Up Auto improved fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions

The ASG is an automated version of the five-speed manual gearbox in the up!.  The driver simply uses the gear lever to select D...

"Volkswagen up! five-door revealed"

New VW Beetle on sale

The New 2012 VW Beetle is also available with a 1.2-litre TSI 105 PS engine with seven-speed DSG gearbox and a 1.4-litre 160 PS TSI with a six-speed...

New VW Beetle on sale

The Polo R Line

Volkswagen is adding even more style to its popular supermini, with the launch of the Polo R Line, which builds on the impressive specification of the Polo Match...

The Polo R Line

Electric VW E-Bugster Speedster

An electric motor provides the E-Bugster with 85 kWh (115 PS) of power, which can propel it from 0 to 60 mph in 10.9 seconds, and yet offers a range of at least 110...

Electric VW E-Bugster Speedster

New Volkswagen CC models with BlueMotion Technology

The first new Volkswagen CC models are hitting UK roads today, allowing drivers to experience the car’s impressive blend of four-door practicality...

New Volkswagen CC models with BlueMotion Technology

VW Passat Alltrack four-wheel drive

Based on the popular and versatile Passat Estate, the Passat Alltrack’s 4MOTION four-wheel drive and raised ride height...

VW Passat Alltrack four-wheel drive

Volkswagen up! now in showrooms from £7,995

Prices start at £7,995 (RRP OTR), and rise to just £11,180, while retail customers using Volkswagen Finance’s Solutions PCP...

Volkswagen up! now in showrooms from £7,995

Fast, fun & frugal:Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

Inside, as in the Polo GTI, the roof lining is in black, while the instruments are also from the GTI.  Both driver and passenger...

Fast, fun & frugal: Volkswagen Polo BlueGT

Volkswagen plug-in petrol-electric hybrid Cross Coupe

In pure electric mode, the Cross Coupé can cover up to 45 km (28 miles) at speeds of up to 120 kmh (75 mph)...

Volkswagen plug-in petrol-electric hybrid Cross Coupe

VW up! range expands with four up!

The three-door up! goes on sale in the UK on Monday 5 March.  The five-door model is set to join the line-up in the second half of the year...

VW up! range expands with four up!

Volkswagen up! five-door revealed

Getting into Volkswagen’s award-winning up! city car is now easier than ever, with the introduction of the new five-door model...

Volkswagen up! five-door revealed

VW Beetle E-Bugster electric car

Starting the E-Bugster is pure theatre: upon pressing the Start button the interior is bathed in white light, then blue light.  It starts with a light pulse...

VW Beetle E-Bugster electric car

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

The new Jetta Hybrid has made its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, bringing electric drive to a new class of Volkswagen...

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

Volkswagen announce UK pricing for the new CC

Volkswagen has announced UK pricing for the new CC, which is now available to order.  The new CC, which made its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show...

VW Cross Coupe all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen is showcasing its concept of an SUV of the future at the Tokyo Motor Show this week, in the shape of the Cross Coupe...

VW Cross Coupe all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid

New VW Up! five star Euro NCAP rating

The overall packages of occupant, child and pedestrian protection and the safety assistance systems installed in the up! and the new generation...

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Preview of the VW Golf Blue-e-Motion electric vehicle

Powered by lithium-ion batteries, the Golf Blue-e-Motion has an electric motor with a peak power output of 115 PS and a range of around 100 miles in normal conditions...

Preview of the VW Golf Blue-e-Motion electric vehicle

Volkswagen GT up! - City-friendly hot hatch

Following in the wheel tracks of another sporty small car – the original Golf GTI – the GT up! exudes sporting style...

Volkswagen GT up! - City-friendly hot hatch

New Volkswagen Beetle is now open for ordering

The new Volkswagen Beetle is now open for ordering, ahead of the first UK deliveries in spring 2012.  At launch, two engines will be available: a 1.2-litre TSI 105 PS...

New Volkswagen Beetle is now open for ordering

Order books open for New VW Up!

The new Volkswagen up! is now available to order, ahead of the city specialist arriving in UK showrooms in spring 2012...

Order books open for New VW Up!

VW NILS - single seat electric concept vehicle

NILS, a single-seat electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse of a new form of minimalist mobility, has been unveiled...

nils electric cars

The new VW up!

Making its debut in the up! is a new generation of three-cylinder petrol engines, with outputs of 60 PS and 75 PS.  Combined fuel consumption as a BlueMotion...

vw up! details launch images

Volkswagen's low-carbon Bluemotion range

The Touareg Hybrid and Scirocco BlueMotion Technology will be among vehicles available to test on EcoVelocity’s near mile-long circuit...

blue motion vw

Revised Tiguan compact SUV

Volkswagen’s revised Tiguan compact SUV goes on sale tomorrow, 1 July, with prices starting from £21,085 and rising...

Revised Tiguan compact SUV
The Golf Cabriolet

The new Golf Cabriolet will be available with a choice of three engines: a 1.2-litre TSI 105 PS, 1.4-litre TSI 160 PS and a 1.6-litre TDI 105 PS...

The Golf Cabriolet

New VW Passat Bluemotion sets the economy standard

A standard production Passat BlueMotion entered the record books in October 2010 after covering a distance of 1,527.63 miles...

new vw passat bluemotion

New 'New' Volkswagen Beetle unveiled

Volkswagen has unveiled the latest generation Beetle in Shanghai on the eve of the city’s motor show, marking a new era...

New 'New' Volkswagen Beetle unveiled

Prices for the new VW Jetta announced

Prices for the new Jetta have been announced with the entry-level S 1.4-litre TSI 122 PS model starting at a highly competitive £...

Prices for the new VW Jetta announced

Volkswagen XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle

The new Volkswagen XL1 Super Efficient Vehicle (SEV) has been unveiled at the Qatar Motor Show...

Volkswagen-XL1-Super-Efficient-Vehicle

Polo & Golf Congestion Charge Exempt

Not only are the highly efficient Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion and Golf BlueMotion models exempt from road tax but, as of this week...

VW Scirocco & Passat CC Bluemotion

The cleanest and most fuel efficient versions of the Scirocco and Passat CC yet produced have been unveiled in the form of BlueMotion Technology models...

scirocco-bluemotion

New Jetta makes European debut

Following its international unveil earlier this year in Times Square, New York, the latest generation Jetta has made its European debut...

New Jetta makes European debut

Prices revealed for new Passat

Prices for the seventh generation Volkswagen Passat have been revealed and customers will be able to order one from tomorrow...

Prices revealed for new Passat

New face of the Volkswagen Eos convertible coupe

Volkswagen has unveiled the new face of the Eos convertible coupé ahead of its public debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show...

New face of the Volkswagen Eos convertible coupe

VW Passat Bluemotion: Record 1,527 miles on one tank

A Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest distance travelled by a standard production passenger car on a single tank of fuel...

passat bluemotion green cars

New Volkswagen Touran compact MPV now on sale

The new Volkswagen Touran compact MPV opens for ordering today complete with fresh styling both inside and out...

New Volkswagen Touran compact MPV now on sale

Sharp New Looking VW Jetta

The new Jetta has been unveiled at Times Square in New York, featuring a sharp new look, greater space and the most advanced range of petrol...

new vw jetta

New Touareg available to order now

Volkswagen has announced prices for the new Touareg as it opens for ordering in UK Retailers today ahead of the first customer deliveries taking place in October...

New Touareg available to order now hybrid

Golf Blue-E-Motion

Also in 2013 the first of the all-electric vehicles will go on sale in the form of the Up! blue-e-motion followed closely by the Golf blue-e-motion...

golf e hybrid

Volkswagen hybrid technology

Volkswagen plans to expand its fleet of electric drive vehicles: The use of hybrid technology in production vehicles is already...

vw hybrid technology
VW launches most Efficient Polo yet

The new Polo BlueMotion is available to order from Volkswagen Retailers today, with prices starting at £14,445 RRP

volkswagen polo bluemotion vw

New Polo GTI: Fast, Clean and Sharper than ever

The new Polo GTI has been unveiled, promising to be the fastest, most focussed and cleanest...

new volkswagen polo gti dsg
All-new VW Touareg Hybrid

The all-new Touareg has been unveiled – a car which is up to 200 kg lighter and up to 20 per...

vw hybrids
Volkswagen Eos Bluemotion

With the introduction of the first petrol-engined model to feature BlueMotion technologies...

New Engine and Styling Pack for Scirocco

From next year, the Volkswagen Scirocco will be available to order with an efficient new entry...

scirocco 1.4 tsi 122 ps bluemotion

Pioneering UP! Lite Concept Unveiled

Drawing inspiration from the L1 Concept which made its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show...

vw up! concept

VW launches the greenest Golf yet

The new Golf BlueMotion uses as its basis the standard Golf’s 1.6-litre TDI common rail...

golf bluemotion

New VW Golf Estate

The new Golf range is extended today with the latest and most practical model: the new Golf...

the new vw golf estate

189mpg, 39g/km: VW L1 Concept

The Frankfurt Motor Show marks the debut of the revolutionary new Volkswagen L1 Concept

vw l1 concept

Volkswagen E-Up! concept

Volkswagen has unveiled an all-new zero-emissions vehicle – the E-Up! concept.

electric vw e-up

The New Golf Plus Bluemotion

Volkswagen has revealed pricing and details of its latest BlueMotion model, the Golf Plus...

Luxury off-road VW Touareg Bluemotion

A BlueMotion version of the Touareg is now available to order, offering improved fuel...

vw bluemotion volkswagen

Smarter, Safer, Greener: New Golf Estate

The new generation Golf Estate has been unveiled featuring a fresh look, revised engines and the latest comfort...
golf estate car

Stylish Scirocco GT TDI 170

The new performance diesel variant of the Scirocco GT equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI...

scirocco gt coupe 17- bhp diesel

New hot diesel: The VW Golf GTD

Volkswagen has revealed pricing for its new performance diesel, the Golf GTD...

new golf gt diesel

Compressed Natural Gas VW Scirocco race car

At the 24-Hour Race on the Nürburgring, VW will field two Scirocco cars with innovative natural gas engines...

cng powered scirocco

New Golf Plus on sale now

Just a few days after the hot hatch versions of the Golf – the GTI and GTD – have broken cover, Volkswagen is releasing something...

golf plus from volkswagen

Performance with economy in New Golf GTD

As the new GTI hits the road for the first time its sister car has been unveiled: the new diesel Golf GTD...

gold gtd diesel

Cleaner fifth generation Polo unveiled

The fifth generation of Volkswagen’s evergreen supermini, the Polo, has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, 34 years...

new volkswagen polo

Volkswagen Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid

In parallel to pure petrol and diesel versions, Volkswagen will be bringing the next version of the Touareg to market as...

Volkswagen Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid

Volkswagen reveals mid-engined Roadster

Volkswagen is taking the North American International Auto Show in Detroit by storm this year with the world debut of...

vw concept bluesport

New golf Plus premieres at Bologna Motor Show

Volkswagen has today unveiled the second generation Golf Plus at the Bologna Motor Show in Italy...

NEW GOLF PLUS

VW Golf VI TwinDrive plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen has presented the second generation of its Twin Drive plug-in hybrid car expected to launch in 2010...

VW Golf VI TwinDrive

Volkswagen at the Los Angeles Auto Show

New V6 TDI with innovative Clean Diesel technology represents the most fuel-efficient and lowest emitting...

Touareg V6 TDI Clean Diesel

New Passat Bluemotion 2 featuring Start/stop

The most efficient, economical and environmentally friendly Passat yet produced, the new BlueMotion 2, opens for...

Passat Bluemotion

Latest VW Golf from £13,150 OTR

Prices have been announced for the sixth generation Golf and customers can now place an order for the new model in a...

VW introduce efficient 7-seater Bluemotion vehicles

BlueMotion represents the most efficient model in each of Volkswagen’s passenger car ranges and combines a series...

volkswagen bluemotion touran

Entry-Level 1.4 TSI VW Scirocco launched

Volkswagen has announced a new entry-level specification and two additional engines for the Scirocco coupé, which are...

volkswagen scirocco 1.4-litre TS

99 G/KM, 74 MPG: The new Golf Bluemotion

Volkswagen has today unveiled the remarkable Golf BlueMotion, a car capable of achieving a combined 74.3...

co2-99g-bluemotion

Volkswagen Golf Mark 6

Five generations, 34 years and over 26 million vehicles after the original first went on sale, the sixth generation of the...

Volkswagen Golf Twin Drive Plug-In Hybrid

Volkswagen has revealed a new concept called the Golf Twin Drive expected to launch in 2010. The Twin Drive is a plug...

52mpg from Volkswagen Scirocco Sports Coupe

Customers keen to be among the first to drive away a new Scirocco can officially add their names to the waiting list...

Volkswagen Golf Hybrid one step closer

Agreement has been reached on a co-operation which sees Volkswagen joining forces with Sanyo, one of the...

Volkswagen's latest Coupe: The Passat CC

Volkswagen has announced prices for its new four-door, four-seater coupé, the Passat CC, which is available to order...

U.S. Jetta will be the first to use BlueTDI

Volkswagen has introduced the production version of the BlueTDI, a next-generation turbo diesel...

More power, fewer emissions: New diesel Touareg

The Touareg range is set to benefit from the introduction of a revised 3.0-litre V6 TDI common rail diesel engine...

Volkswagen Tiguan mixes power with economy

The most powerful Tiguan yet, equipped with a new 2.0-litre TDI 170 PS common rail diesel engine, has now been...

New Volkswagen Passat Highline

The best-selling Passat model, the SE, which accounted for over half of UK sales of the range last year...

Record order for Polo Bluemotion

Norwich City Council is set to take delivery of a record 50 examples of the Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion...

The Golf TDI Hybrid - 83 mpg - 89g/km of CO2

The challenge: to create a viable, highly-efficient family vehicle capable of emitting less than 90 g/km of CO2...

Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel - Natural Gas powered

In unveiling the Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel concept – a car powered by either natural gas or conventional petrol...

Seven-seat Volkswagen Sharan Bluemotion

The highly-successful BlueMotion line-up, representing the most efficient model in each of Volkswagen’s passenger...

Volkswagen low emission Bluemotion range

Drawing on the continued success of the Polo BlueMotion, Volkswagen is set to release a raft of BlueMotion models...

10 g/km CO2 saving from 7-speed DSG gearbox

The latest evolution of Volkswagen’s pioneering DSG twin-clutch gearbox, now featuring seven gears, greater efficiency...

New 7-speed Volkswagen Golf gearbox even more efficient

VW Up! trio revealed side by side

Round the world in 14 weeks: before their group appearance at the 2007 Bologna Motor Show, Volkswagen sent the...

Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line

The new Volkswagen Tiguan compact 4x4 is set to go on sale in February powered by a choice of advanced new TSI...

Volkswagen Space UP! Blue concept

Volkswagen today unveiled the third and most advanced iteration yet of the up! family of concept vehicles at the Los...

Volkswagen Space UP! concept

The Tokyo Motor Show saw the debut of the space up! – the latest concept vehicle to join the Volkswagen up! small car...

New VW 1.4 TSI engine to reduce CO2 emissions

Volkswagen is replacing its 1.6-litre FSI petrol engine, which is popular across the Golf, Golf Plus, Jetta, Eos and Passat...

Volkswagen Tiguan compact 4x4

The Tiguan, Volkswagen’s new compact 4x4, is now available for ordering from UK retailers ahead of its UK launch in...

VW & The National Trust helping make a difference

Volkswagen has joined forces with The National Trust to encourage eco-friendly, fuel-efficient driving.  The company...

Volkswagen teams up with Car Club

Volkswagen is set to launch one of the world’s most fuel-efficient liquid-fuelled cars, the Polo BlueMotion...

Rear engined Volkswagen UP! concept

Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn today unveiled the innovative Volkswagen up! city car concept vehicle at the...

Premiere of the most economical Golf

Volkswagen will be firing off the next salvo of its BlueMotion offensive at the International Motor Show in...

VW Polo Bluemotion reaches 99g/km of CO2

In the battle for every gram of CO2: 99g/km has been reached.  At Volkswagen, BlueMotion...

Volkswagen first to meet EU recyling targets

Volkswagen was today presented with two certificates by the President of the Federal Motor Transport Authority...

Seven Speed Golf could achieve 48mpg

Volkswagen’s unique 1.4-litre TSI engine has won the prestigious International Engine of the Year award...

Polo Bluemotion preview

Visitors to an innovative new car show at the Eden Project in Cornwall will be treated to a sneak preview...

Volkswagen introduce 72mpg Polo BlueMotion

In 2006 Volkswagen presented its first series production vehicle under the BlueMotion banner...

VW reveal cleanest ever diesel

Volkswagen has unveiled the cleanest ever TDI engine.  First test drives demonstrate the high potential...

Volkswagen Camper Van Chameleon Concept

Few people know that the classic Volkswagen Camper Van is still available to buy today, brand new, built in Brazil...

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