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Golf GTI and Jetta GLI Named in Car and Driver ‘10Best’ list

Golf GTI and Jetta GLI Named in Car and Driver ‘10Best’ list

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Jetta GLI made the Car and Driver magazine’s “10Best” list for 2021. This is the 15th year in a row that the Golf GTI landed on this prestigious list. Each year, Car and Driver creates its “10Best” list to honor 10 new vehicles that are valuable and fun to drive as well as fulfill their mission. To be nominated for this honor, a vehicle must be all-new, notably updated, or be a winner from…

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Safest Volkswagen Models Earn Top Safety Pick Ratings

Safest Volkswagen Models Earn Top Safety Pick Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently released its ratings for some 2017 models, including numerous Volkswagens. This year, six VW models earned a Top Safety Pick or Top Safety Pick+ rating. The safest Volkswagen models are the Jetta, which earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating, and the Golf 4-door, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI 4-door, Golf SportWagen, and Passat, which all earned a Top Safety Pick rating. To be named a Top Safety Pick, a vehicle has to achieve…

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Volkswagen Renewable Fuel Assessment Officially Completed

Volkswagen Renewable Fuel Assessment Officially Completed

Volkswagen recently announced the official wrap up of its Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program in which the brand collaborated with Solazyme Inc and Amryis Inc. The Volkswagen renewable fuel assessment started in 2012 and measured the environmental impacts of the pre-commercial renewable diesel formula with TDI Clean Diesel technology in 2012 Passat and Jetta TDI models. Also during that time, Solazyme tested its Soladiesel RD fuel and Amryis tested a plant-sugar derived renewable diesel formula in the same 2012 Passat and…

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