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Upcoming VW Passat up to 18% more efficient than predecessor

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VW sets single-tank distance record with 1,527-mile Passat BlueMotion

What's the most you've ever gotten out of a single tank of gas? 400 miles? Maybe 600 miles if you're under diesel power? Volkswagen wanted to put its Passat BlueMotion to the test and see just how many miles it can cover on one tank. A team from the UK's Sunday Times set off from Kent, England with a full tank of diesel – then drove to the south of France and back.

Passat BlueMotion enters record books after going 1,527 miles without refueling; that's 74.8 mpg

Gavin Conway, writer for the Sunday Times, buckled into a Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion and embarked on a journey. This trip was not your typical Sunday jaunt, nor was it what we'd call a grocery run. Let's just say that Conway had Guinness World Record visions dancing in his head. Followed by independent representatives who verified the run, Conway and the Passat hit the French roads and never looked back.

Paris 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Passat says hello in person

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Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Passat Wagon reveals its roomy rump

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Volkswagen Passat CC R-Line now on sale - in Europe

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Holy... Safe! Could coarse car ads attract FCC attention?

In its quest to clean up television, could the Federal Communications Commission go after automotive advertising? USA Today wonders how the cuddly-wuddly FCC may react to some of the in-your-face commercials currently being shown in your home.