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Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

VANCOUVER and INGOLSTADT, Germany, Sept. 26, 2016 - Ballard Power Systems today announced that automotive OEM Audi AG has issued purchase orders to Ballard to accelerate certain key development activities under the current long-term Technology Solutions program that Volkswagen Group has with Ballard. As announced by Ba ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 19-27, 2016

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 19-27, 2016

* Gasoline station lines are back. A massive pipeline leak in Alabama caused widespread gasoline shortages and significant price hikes on the East Coast of the United States. Though the leak reportedly posed no danger to the public, officials said it affected drivers all along the I-95 corridor from Florida to Maine. C ... Continue reading

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

The New Crafter is International Van of the Year 2017

HANOVER, Germany, September 21, 2016 -- The Crafter which was independently developed and produced was voted the best Van of the Year 2017 Developed according to customer wishes, selected by experts Economical, functional and suitable for everyday use - the new Crafter appeals in every respect An international jury of ... Continue reading

Short Spin: 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Review by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

Short Spin: 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf Review by Henny Hemmes +VIDEO

By Henny Hemmes Senior European Editor THE AUTO CHANNEL LOS ANGELES - November 25, 2015: Last week, during the first media day of the L.A. Auto Show, I jumped into a Volkswagen e-Golf, one of five that were available for test drives around the Convention Center area. Even though the lap around the Convention Center was ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - September 12-18, 2016; Recalls, VW And Nissan World Debuts, Bolt 238, EV Points, Ford Goes Mass

* A VW engineer has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy in the company's emission cheating scandal. James Liang, age 62, of Newberry Park, Calif. entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Detroit. He is cooperating with investigators with the hopes of a reduced sentence from the maximum of 5 years and a fine of ... Continue reading

Volkswagen Debuts New Crafter Commercial Van + VIDEO

Volkswagen Debuts New Crafter Commercial Van + VIDEO

HANNOVER/OFFENBACH - September 12, 2016: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has presented the new Crafter to around 350 international media representatives in Offenbach. With a maximum payload of 5.5 metric tonnes, a larger maximum cargo volume of 18.4 m3 and an excellent variety of drive types and derivatives, the new Cra ... Continue reading

2016 Jeep Cherokee Review By Steve Purdy

2016 Jeep Cherokee Review By Steve Purdy

2016 Jeep Cherokee Review By Steve Purdy ... Continue reading

Volkswagen US Sales = August 2016

Volkswagen US Sales = August 2016

August sales totaled 29,384 units Best ever August for Tiguan, with 3,302 units, a 4.3 percent increase over August 2015 Best ever August for GTI, with 2,081 units, a 9.1 percent increase over August 2015 Herndon, VA — (September 1, 2016) Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported sales of 29,384 units deliver ... Continue reading

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

The Jetta Hybrid is the most fun-to-drive way to save fuel DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS If the fuel economy potential of a hybrid is appealing but you also actually like driving and have so far seen hybrids as boring transportation appliances for people who hate cars, Volkswagen has something that might be of ... Continue reading

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

WASHINGTON, Aug 25, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters In an exclusive report that Volkswagen AG is expected to announce on Thursday it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 U.S. dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said. The ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - August 14-21, 2016; Woodward, Pebble Beach, Audi Talks, DOJ Talks To VW, GT Extended Engagement, And More

* This middle week in August is the traditional time for two of the most important car events in the country - the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit and the Monterey Car Week culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday. The former celebrates the automobile and motorcycle interests of everyman with ev ... Continue reading

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

Scania Trucks and Asko Test Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Propulsion

SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden—Asko, which is Norway’s largest convenience goods wholesaler, is continuing its investment in sustainable transport services. The company will together with Scania start testing trucks with an electric powertrain. Electrical energy is converted from hydrogen gas in fuel cells on board the vehic ... Continue reading

2016 Volkswagen Golf R Review By Larry Nutson

2016 Volkswagen Golf R Review By Larry Nutson

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Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

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