Category: Volkswagen

US Action Will Push VW Towards Plug-In Sales

Volkswagen is in big trouble after apparently being caught cheating their emissions tests. Half a million VW Group cars are involved, including previous generation Golfs and Passats, and the current generation Audi A3. The cars under scrutiny are accused of having a sensor and controlling software to detect whether the car is under conditions that are calculated to be smog…

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VW Adds Passat to Plug-In Family

Due in September, Volkswagen’s latest plug-in hybrid comes in saloon and estate formats. The new car has strong performance, accelerating from 0 to 62mph in around 7.5 seconds with a maximum speed of almost 140mph. Starting in E-Mode, the Passat can run in electric-only power at speeds of up to 80mph or a distance of up to 31 miles. Volkswagen…

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