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VW XL1 Diesel-Hybrid Gets An Estimated 261 MPG

Chattanooga, TN –   The Volkswagen XL1, the most fuel-efficient and aerodynamic production car in the world, made its U.S. debut at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) Conference at the Chattanooga Convention Center today. The XL1 offers an estimated Europ
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VW e-up! debuts at the Annual Press and Investors Conference

WOLFSBURG — Volkswagen revealed their new four-seater, all-electric e-up! (yes, the exclamation mark is part of the name). The vehicle operates almost completely without making a peep and has a driving range of 150km (about 93 miles). After draining the battery, the vehicle can rechar
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Volkswagen Announces Launch of XL1, the World’s Most Efficient Production Car

WOLFSBURG — The XL1 from Volkswagen is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a European combined fuel consumption rating of 261 mpg. Thanks to its plug-in hybrid system, this two-seat vehicle can also cover up to 32 miles as a zero-emissions vehicle in all-electric
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Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, TENN, January 23, 2013 – Volkswagen today “powered up” the largest single solar installation at an automotive manufacturing facility in the United States and the biggest solar installation in the state of Tennessee. At a dedication ceremony here, dignita
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VW and BASF Offer $63,750 Prize For Energy Storage and Related Innovation

Today Volkswagen AG announced it and BASF SE will be jointly sponsoring what essentially amounts to a world-wide brain trust in the form of an annual contest intended to prompt new ides for electric energy storage. The “Science Award for Electrochemistry” offers a 50,000 prize (about
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