The worlds highest MPG production gas car finally goes on sale
At the 2013 Geneva auto show, CNET's Wayne Cunningham gives us a look at the VW XL1, which looks like a concept car but is actually going to production. With its fuel-efficient motor, a unique seating arrangement, and some weight-saving materials, the XL1 could actually find some buyers.
If the auto's fuel efficiency lives up to the advance billing, VW likely will be able to say it makes the world's most economical car.
At the Geneva auto show, Volkswagen announced success in building a car that only burns 0.9 liter per 100 kilometers, or 261 mpg. The XL1 is the result of years of work in developing a 1-liter car.
At the 2015 Geneva auto show, Volkswagen will show a concept car featuring new styling and new tech, including the ability to understand and react to a driver's mood.
It's called the "Golf R Touch," but Volkswagen's conceptual dashboard uses touch-less gesture controls.
In a recent announcement, the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management has shifted the next-generation Phaeton to an all-electric platform. Because moving away from diesel seems like a very good idea right now.
The automaker gets an early start on the GTI's 40th anniversary with the dramatic GTE Sport concept and a production-bound GTI Clubsport performance special edition.
Deal will result in cells for German luxury brand's alternative to Tesla's Model X.
BMW and partner Inrix to debut a feature to help drivers find on-street parking spots.