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2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen Debuts Cylinder Shut-Off Tech In 4-Cyl Engines

Cylinder deactivation has been with us for several years in big V8 engines. Both GM and Chrysler have used it and Audi now offers it on its S range. Rather firing on all cylinders during steady freeway driving, the units use cylinder deactivation to save fuel when the power demand is low, shutting... read more

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2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Build The Bulli? Report Says VW Concept May See Production

Volkswagen showed the “Bulli” concept at the Geneva Motor Show last March, and the Volkswagen-Bus-in-three-quarter-scale was well received by both the press and... read more August 15, 2011 by 


 
German driver sets new Guiness parallel parking record

German Driver Sets New Parallel Parking World Record: Video

English stunt driver and general behind-the-wheel-badass Russ Swift once held the record for parallel parking a car in the smallest space between two others. He did it... read more August 4, 2011 by 


 
EcoVelocity's Volkswagen Camper Van

EcoVelocity's Modern Tech Transforms Classics (Virtually...)

We may spend the day writing about modern car technology, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate the classic cars that helped form the industry we know today. Some might... read more August 2, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle production begins in Mexico

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: Production Begins In Mexico

The Volkswagen Beetle and Mexico are inexorably linked. From as far back as 1967 and running until 2003 when production ended for good, Volkswagen's Puebla factory produced... read more July 21, 2011 by 


 
Kate Middleton's 2001 VW Golf up for sale on eBay

Kate Middleton's 2001 Volkswagen Golf Up For Sale On eBay

If you're in the U.K. and don't have a rabid case of royal fever lingering after Kate Middleton's April wedding to Prince William, you're probably not breathing. Now you have... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

Power Boost For MkVII Volkswagen Golf GTI: Report

Development of Volkswagen’s MkVII Golf is well underway, with the new car on track to come onto the market towards the end of next year as a 2013 model. While a... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

10 Fastest Cars For The Money

There's a lot to be said for being able to buy the latest and greatest in supercar technology, but for many of us, that's little more than a dream. If you're looking for a... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

The DOT Needs Volunteers For Its V2V Technology Program

In May, we told you that the U.S. Department of Transportation was rolling out a new program to test vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) technology. If you live in one of the six cities... read more July 15, 2011 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen CC spy shots

2013 Volkswagen CC Facelift Spy Shots

It may be hard to believe, but we're already almost four years into the model run of the Volkswagen CC (or Passat CC as it's known elsewhere). That means it's about time for... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle Getting Black Turbo And White Turbo Launch Editions

We were impressed with it at its official unveiling at the 2011 New York Auto Show, and then again when pricing was announced, now Volkswagen has revealed that its chic new... read more July 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Golf R On Track For Early 2012 U.S. Debut

It’s the news Europhiles and hot-hatch fans all across the country have been waiting for. The high-performance Volkswagen Golf R, the turbocharged successor to the... read more July 8, 2011 by 


 
Morgan online customizing website

Bored At Work? Try These 5 Online Car Customizing Websites

It's the 5th of July. You're at work. Probably bored, and almost certainly hung over from the celebrations yesterday. If you're like us, you might be idly scanning the... read more July 5, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen Passat with TAP (Temporary Auto Pilot)

Volkswagen Debuts An Auto Pilot For Cars

Over the past few years, there's been a lot of chatter about building "smarter" cars -- cars that interact with other vehicles and the environment to make driving safer... read more June 23, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen Temporary Auto Pilot in action

Volkswagen Shows Off Self-Driving Auto Pilot Technology For Cars

While most automakers try to fix the problems with today's tech, Volkswagen is working on tomorrow's. The future of driving, in major cities at least, is looking more and... read more June 23, 2011 by 


 
2009 VW Passat wagon test car w/Bosch-Mahle turbocharged 1.2-liter, 3-cyl engine, from WardsAuto.com

3-Cyl Volkswagen Passat: An Insight Into Extreme Downsizing

Think turbocharger and you may think high performance, but the latest generation of cars are using turbochargers in order to maintain performance whilst engine capacity... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
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