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

    VW Golf VI - Click for a high-res image gallery
    Volkswagen has a major success on its hands with the latest Jetta TDI. Not only has the fuel efficient machine managed to take home nearly every green car award known to man, it's also been selling in numbers well over its initial sales goal. When ...

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    Review: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The car as we know it is being redefined. Hybrids have reintroduced electrons to the driving experience, and the rumble, shake and shimmy of the internal combustion engine is being muffled and, in some cases, even silenced ...

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    N.A. Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

    Click either image for a high-res gallery of the NACOTY and TOTY nominees
    Now that the motoring world has announced the International COTY and TOTY contenders, the finalists for North American Car and Truck of the Year have been revealed. The six chosen chariots consist of some of the same ...

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    LA 2008: VW Jetta TDI named Green Car of the Year

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Green Car of the Year
    There are a few standouts in the emerging green sector of the U.S. auto market that are hitting the market in 2009. BMW's first clean diesel in the United States, the 335d, is one such vehicle that has torque-loving enthusiasts ...

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    SEMA 2008: Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition Street Concept so close to production

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Jetta TDI Edition Street Concept
    The Jetta TDI Cup Series did so well this year that Volkswagen is expanding the series from eight to ten races next year. And now non-racers may have a chance to live the diesel racing dream, and if they do, it will look ...

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    VW Jetta TDI sets Guinness World Record of 58.82 mpg

    The VW Jetta TDI has proven to be quite popular in the short time it's been on sale here in the U.S.: it has put sales of the Tiguan in the cooler and the ones that are available are very hard to get. Now the fairest Jetta of them all has set a Guinness World Record by traversing the lower 48 U.S. ...

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    The gauntlet is thrown: VW Jetta TDI vs. Toyota Prius

    Clean diesel or hybrid drive? It's an intriguing question, and one that's not quite so easy to answer. There's the price of diesel fuel to consider, which runs a few dimes over that of regular gasoline. Then there is fuel mileage. Does the Volkswagen Jetta TDI have a shot at dethroning the Toyota ...

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    First Drive: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

    2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI – Cick above for high-res image gallery
    The state of California has the toughest vehicle emissions regulations in the world in its LEV II (and the corresponding national Tier 2 Bin 5) standards. Those rules treat all engine types the same regardless of what fuel they ...

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    VW Rabbit TDI confirmed for next fall, no diesel Tiguan

    Click on the image above for our high-res gallery of the Golf VI
    Volkswagen officials gave Autoblog some insight into their new model roll-out plans when we met with them earlier this week at the media drive for the new 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. First into showrooms will be the 3.0-liter Touareg ...

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    VW and its dealers butting heads over Jetta TDI?

    We recently received a note from an anonymous source indicating that there's a mildly strained relationship between VW and some of its dealers. The source of the consternation seems to be the highly anticipated Jetta TDI, which was just recently released in the U.S. market. Apparently, Volkswagen ...

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    Diesel rush begins: VW Jetta TDI now being delivered

    Lovers of both fuel mileage and torque can finally rest easy; Volkswagen of America is now officially selling its 50-State-approved, clean diesel engine in either the Jetta sedan for $21,990 or Jetta SportWagen wrappers for $23,590. Equipped with the six-speed DSG transmission, both Jetta gets an ...

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    Jetta TDI = hotcakes, Tiguan, not so much

    Despite the fact that Volkswagen's 2009 Jetta TDI sedan and Sportwagen cost more and have yet to get here, plus fuel prices in the five-dollar range, customer desire for the sparkless VeeDubs is running high. Perhaps buyers don't realize that these ain't the old Rabbit rattlers that cost three ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #99

    Jeremy, Chris, and Dan push us right up to the cusp of three digits with Autoblog Podcast #99. The topics are wide and varied, such as motorcycles in the Autoblog Garage, the Acura NSX on the 'Ring, and Volkswagen's semi-bogus third-party fuel economy numbers. Some people thought last week's 'cast ...

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    Volkswagen prices 2009 Jetta TDI from $21,990

    Volkswagen revealed today that $21,990 will be the base price for its highly anticipated 2009 Jetta TDI, while the Sportwagen model will start at $23,590. This is extremely aggressive pricing on the part of Volkswagen that places the Jetta TDI in direct competition with the Toyota Prius, as ...

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    Official EPA numbers posted for the '09 Jetta TDI - 30/41mpg

    When we got our first chance to sample the new Volkswagen Jetta TDI last summer, VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby indicated that the new compact diesel would achieve mileage in the 40mpg range. More recently, VW has been indicating that the Jetta TDI is capable of up to 60mpg on the highway. The ...

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    One down, six to go for the VW Jetta TDI Cup

    Click above for high-res gallery of race action from Jetta TDI CupThe first race of the first all-diesel, road racing series in America took place this past weekend at VIRginia International Raceway, and we were there, or rather AutoblogGreen was there, to watch it go down. The gorgeous VIR long ...

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    Volkswagen finishes up Jetta BlueTDI development, on sale this summer

    The new, fifty-state legal Jetta BlueTDI is finally done and it's coming soon. At the International Vienna Motor Symposium in Austria, Volkswagen announced that it's completed development on what they are calling the BlueTDI system for their US diesels. Like Mercedes (BlueTec) and BMW ...

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    VW adds Jetta Sportwagen, pricing to site

    For those of you impatiently waiting for the VW Jetta Sportwagen, there's something new over at to keep you busy a few more days. Along with photos of the car inside and out, there are stats, options and a base price that's closer to the true price than the rough estimate we had before. ...

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    VW Jetta TSI racer introduced in UK

    Click the image above for a gallery of high-res shots of the Jetta TSI Racer.The chosen chariot for the new Volkswagen Racing Cup is a Jetta sporting a 1.4-liter supercharged and turbocharged TSI producing 226 hp, the same mill that won the Best New Engine of 2006 at the International Engine of the ...

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    VW Jetta TDI delayed until late summer 2008

    When Volkswagen unveiled its new 50 state-certified Jetta 2.0L Clean Diesel TDI back in January, the company line was that the car would be available in the spring of 2008. We've been impatiently waiting because we're excited by the prospect of diesel engines penetrating the U.S. market again, and ...


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