First Look: 2011 Volkswagen Amarok

First Look: 2011 Volkswagen Amarok
2011 Volkswagen Amarok - 2010 Geneva Auto Show Coverage, New Car Reviews, Concept Cars - Automobile Magazine
VW finally builds a real pickup of its own.

The 2011 Volkswagen Amarok mid-sized pickup, officially revealed in December, made its first stop on the auto show circuit at an event put on by the Volkswagen Auto Group the night before the start of the 2010 Geneva Auto Show, a few months before the truck’s European launch this summer.inline_mediumwraptextright28253068/features/news/1003_2011_volkswagen_amarok2011-volkswagen-amarok-front-three-quarter.jpgTrue

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Volkswagen Plans To Expand Its Fleet Of Electric Drive Vehicles

Wolfsburg – Volkswagen plans to expand its fleet of electric drive vehicles: The use of hybrid technology in production vehicles is already being demonstrated in the Touareg Hybrid at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. In 2011, a test fleet of 500 Golfs with electric drives will follow. Starting in 2013, the high-volume Golf and Jetta models of the Volkswagen brand are expected to dominate the hybrid and electric vehicle market.

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2010 Volkswagen GTI – Four Seasons Update – February 2010

2010 Volkswagen GTI – Four Seasons Update – February 2010
2010 Volkswagen GTI - February 2010 Four Seasons Update - Automobile Magazine
Is refinement really a substitute for performance?

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‘Think Small’ Has Become ‘Think Blue’ Volkswagen Future

Wolfsburg – Protecting the environment is simple and everyone can help in their everyday lives. This is the message of the new image and marketing campaign called ‘Think Blue.’ which the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is launching on February 27, 2010. Building on one of the best-known environmental labels in the automobile industry, “BlueMotion”, Volkswagen is sending out a new signal for sustainable mobility.

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Driven: 2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Driven: 2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI
2010 Volkswagen Touareg TDI - Volkswagen Diesel Crossover SUV - Automobile Magazine
All swan songs should be this good.

You might recall one of the great automotive oddities of the aughts: the Volkswagen Touareg with a 5.0-liter turbo-diesel V-10 engine, one which produced an absurd 553 lb-ft of torque but raised the price of entry for this supposedly mainstream SUV to an equally absurd $70,000. Those who closed their eyes and wrote the check invariably loved their ten-cylinder kid haulers, but you have to admit that it was a bit extreme, and eventually VW dropped the V-10 because it wasn’t worth updating it to meet new American emissions regulations.inline_mediumwraptextright28127110/green/reviews/1004_2010_volkswagen_touareg_tdi1004_01_z+2010_volkswagen_touareg_tdi+taillight.jpgTrue

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First Look: ItalDesign Proton Eco-Cars

First Look: ItalDesign Proton Eco-Cars
2010 ItalDesign Proton Eco-Cars - 2010 Geneva Auto Show Coverage, New Car Reviews, Concept Cars - Automobile Magazine
With a little help from ItalDesign and Lotus, Proton builds a microcar.

It’s taken Volkswagen several auto shows to unfold its vision for microcars of the future, but Malaysian automaker Proton, coupled with ItalDesign, are introducing a concept car and a crossover spin-off at the 2010 Geneva motor show.inline_mediumwraptextright28194499/green/news/1002_italdesign_proton_eco_cars1002_05_z+italDesign_proton_eco-cars+front_three_quarter_view.jpgTrue

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First Look: 2010 Volkswagen CrossPolo

First Look: 2010 Volkswagen CrossPolo
2010 Volkswagen CrossPolo - 2010 Geneva Auto Show Coverage, New Car Reviews, Concept Cars - Automobile Magazine
Volkswagen already announced it is going to unveil a new Polo GTI at the 2010 Geneva motor show, but that’s not the only new Polo variant headed to the show.

Volkswagen already announced it is going to unveil a new Polo GTI at the 2010 Geneva motor show, but that’s not the only new Polo variant headed to the show. The German automaker announced today that the new CrossPolo will also debut in Switzerland.inline_mediumwraptextright26936717/features/news/1002_2010_volkswagen_crosspolo1002_05_z+2010_volkswagen_crosspolo+profile.jpgTrue

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