The Volkswagen Twin-Up Concept Will Be An XL1 You Can See Out Of

The Volkswagen XL1 is a sleek, futuristic-looking design that happens to boast a really efficient diesel-electric powertrain. It's awesome, but it's super expensive. That's why VW has decided to put the XL1's setup in a cheaper car, the very cool Up!, in addition to the gas and electric-onlyversions of the funky… » 11/08/13 10:25am 11/08/13 10:25am

Electric Audi Under Development, Not A1-Based

According to Audi board member Peter Schwarzenbauer, speaking at last week's Paris Motor Show » 10/09/08 10:40am 10/09/08 10:40am, the Audi group is developing an all-electric car based on the pending compact. His statement bolsters Audi's claim at the beginning of the year of plans for an electric within five to ten years. Whatever this electric Audi…

Frankfurt Auto Show: Volkswagen Stands Up! For A Live Reveal

We're here live at the official reveal for the Volkswagen Up! concept car which we've been told is being sold by VW as "like a new Beetle" with it's projected 67 MPG or higher fuel economy rating. Sorry for the low quality of these first shots, we'll move in for the kill in a few moments — keep checking back here… » 9/11/07 5:26am 9/11/07 5:26am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Volkswagen "Up!" Concept Car Revealed

Volkswagen prepares to stand "Up!" here at the Frankfurt Auto Show with a new concept car designed to compete with the Smart ForTwo. As we were the first to tell you earlier, it's called the "Up!" and VW's planning on bringing the rear-engined, high-design subcompact to market in the next two years and we've heard… » 9/10/07 5:41pm 9/10/07 5:41pm

Frankfurt Auto Show: Volkswagen Reveals "Up!" Concept Car Sketch On…

Last night the above commercial called "Das Auto" was shown here on German TV before an expected announcement today, one day before the Frankfurt Auto Show, of a new Smart-fighting concept car called the "Up!" Yes, that's an exclamation point in the name of the concept car, and no, we've no idea why it's there.… » 9/10/07 2:30am 9/10/07 2:30am