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Video: Volkswagen Up production model coming to Frankfurt

Four years ago, Volkswagen AG revealed its first ever Up! concept car at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. It was a small, subcompact concept that featured a very versatile interior. Over the years since the first debut, Volkswagen has since introduced many other variants of the Up! including a five-door “Space-Up!” and ones with different […]

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Report: Volkswagen E-Up! coming to U.S. in 2013

The Volkswagen Up! (otherwise known as the NSF – New Small Family car), has yet to be officially confirmed for the United States. According to Automobile, the executives at V-dub are indeed considering a Volkswagen E-Up! for select U.S. cities for 2013. The Volkswagen E-Up! is powered by a 80-hp electric motor with 155 lb-ft […]

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Volkswagen Up! minicar delayed until second half of 2011

Volkswagen’s CEO Martin Winterkorn planned to have the Volkswagen Up! on the roads by spring of 2011. However, rivalries between the brands in the Volkswagen Group are delaying the launch of the mini car by a couple of months. According to a report by Automobilwoche, who spoke with Volkswagen’s production chief Jochem Heizmann, production of the […]

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Volkswagen considering longer E-Up! electric-car for the U.S.

Ulrich Hackenberg, a board member in charge of product development at Volkswagen, says that the reason that the German automaker is working on an electric-car is the American market. At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show last week, Volkswagen unveiled its E-Up! Concept, which hints at an electric-car scheduled to go on sale in Europe in 2013. […]

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2009 Frankfurt: Volkswagen E-Up! Concept to enter production in 2013

– Key Competitors: Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt, upcoming Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid. – Power: 80-hp electric motor with 155 lb-ft of torque. – Performance: 0 to 62 in 11.3 seconds; 0 to 31 mph in 3.5 seconds. – Total Range: 80 miles on a full charge. Battery takes up to 5 hours to fully recharge. […]

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2009 Frankfurt: Volkswagen E-Up! Concept unveiled, hitting markets in 2013

The 2009 Frankfurt Motor show is upon us so get ready for some massive coverage. Kicking of the Frankfurt show for us is the new Volkswagen E-Up! Concept – or as Volkswagen says, the “Beetle of the 21st Century.” Based on the New Small Family concepts (consisting of all those UP! concepts), which themselves will […]

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