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232010 Green Car of the Year finalists announced, diesels vs. hybrids

Last year, Volkswagen's new Jetta TDI was named the 2009 Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show, which means that the Volkswagen Golf TDI has a bit of baggage if it wants to win the 2010 award. Regardless, the Golf was named one of five finalists today, along with the Audi A3 TDI, the Honda Insight, the Mercury Milan Hybrid and the Toyota Prius. Odd that the Mercury would be chosen above the Ford Fusion Hybrid, but so it goes. That makes it two diesels and three hybrids vying for top spot.

332010 Green Car of the Year finalists - three hybrids, two diesels - announced

Mercury Milan Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery of GCOTY finalists

6Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion detailed, available for order in UK

2010 VW Golf - Click above for high-res image gallery

31VW forecasts 30% of 2010 Golf sales in U.S. will be for TDI

VW Golf VI - Click for a high-res image gallery

20VW forecasts 30% of 2010 Golf sales in US will be for TDI

VW Golf VI - Click for a high-res image gallery

Add9ff proves they can do super-efficient as well as super-power

It is getting to be rather common these days to see a tuning company add ridiculous amounts of power to already high-performance vehicles. Some companies have earned quite a reputation for taking German designed and engineered cars and adding superchargers, turbochargers or just really big engines, such as RUF with Porshces and Brabus with Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

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