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‘Expensive’ Car Sales to Set Record

‘Expensive’ Car Sales to Set Record

New data from TrueCar reveals that U.S. consumers will make history in 2014, marking the first year in which more than one million vehicles priced above $50,000 are sold. TrueCar’s…

Who Won November? Best-Selling Cars’ List

Who Won November? Best-Selling Cars’ List

Now that all the sales receipts have been counted, auto analysts are examining monthly sales rankings by model and manufacturer. November was a near repeat of October for the top…

UK Green Car Awards Revealed

UK Green Car Awards Revealed

The UK-based publication, Next Green Car, announced its annual awards this week. The prestigious City Car Award went to the Volkswagen e-up! electric car. The judges noted that, “With the…

Surprise! The Most Expensive States for Car Ownership

Surprise! The Most Expensive States for Car Ownership

A new study from Bankrate ranks U.S. states based on how expensive it is to own a car in each location. Repairs, insurance and gasoline were the cost factors, and…

‘Best Car to Buy’ for 2015? It’s a VW

‘Best Car to Buy’ for 2015? It’s a VW

The editors at Green Car Reports have chosen the Volkswagen Golf lineup as this year’s Best Car to Buy, an honor that went to Honda Accord Hybrid for the 2014…

‘Green Car of the Year’ 2015: Finalists Announced

‘Green Car of the Year’ 2015: Finalists Announced

Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for Green Car of the Year. The winner will be revealed at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 20. The finalists are…

VW Jetta Aces Safety Tests

VW Jetta Aces Safety Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has listed the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta as a Top Safety Pick. The designation applies to Jetta models that feature the Forward Collision Warning…

EPA’s 5 Most Efficient Diesel Cars

EPA’s 5 Most Efficient Diesel Cars

Expert picks for the 2015 model year are out, and clean diesel vehicles are gaining momentum in sales volume and fuel efficiency. According to EPA data, more than a dozen…

Volkswagen XL2 on Drawing Board?

Volkswagen XL2 on Drawing Board?

Volkswagen is reportedly designing a 4-seat, 4-door version of its super-mpg XL1 in an effort to compete with Japanese fuel-cell vehicles and high-efficiency cars from other makers. Sources claim the…

Mazda Hints at ‘Diesel-Electric’ Hybrid

Mazda Hints at ‘Diesel-Electric’ Hybrid

Engineers at Mazda are reportedly working on a diesel-electric hybrid vehicle that could be ready for sale as early as 2016, according to Japan’s leading newspaper, The Yomiuri Shimbun. Prospective…

Volkswagen, SunPower Join Forces for Solar Driving

Volkswagen, SunPower Join Forces for Solar Driving

The second-biggest solar manufacturer in the U.S., SunPower Corp., is teaming with Germany’s Volkswagen AG to show consumers how to make driving a truly green experience. Volkswagen will soon begin…

Surprise! 2014 Clean Diesel Sales Up 25 Percent

Surprise! 2014 Clean Diesel Sales Up 25 Percent

Data released this week reveals that clean diesel vehicle sales in the U.S. shot up 25 percent from January to the end of June 2014. Analysts say the biggest surprise…

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