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What Car? names VW 1.6 TDI its Green Car of the Year, Renault-Nissan noticed for electric cars

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If one thing green automotive like, its a well-designed diesel from the Volkswagen group look here for proof). this recent history, it be a surprise that the most Golf ever was a hit in the 2010 Car? Green Car Awards. were awarded last The 1.6 TDI 105 Golf model was the overall and What Car? said it:

exactly what can be achieved by established technology. We acknowledge the made by hybrids and battery-powered and we’re very excited at the of range extenders and hydrogen-powered but at this point the diesel-powered Bluemotion is the best green car you can buy .

may be true, but what about that are coming in the near What Car? gave a Editor’s Award to the Renault alliance for its work on electric The alliance got proper credit for its role in the segment:

The rest of the categories and winners

Superminis: Fiat 500 1.2 Pop

Small cars: Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI 105 5dr

Family cars: Volkswagen 1.6 TDI 105 Bluemotion

Executive cars: BMW ED

MPVs: Peugeot 5008 1.6 HDi 110

4x4s/crossovers: Nissan Qashqai 1.5 dCi Pure Drive 2WD

Sports Honda CR-Z 1.5 i-VTEC

Luxury cars: Jaguar XJ V6 Luxury

Used cars: Focus 1.6 TDCi 90 Style 5dr

[Source: VW, Renault, What ]


Volkswagen BlueMotion named WHAT Green Car of the Year

Golf convinces through low carbon emissions

Wolfsburg, 15 July — Volkswagen’s BlueMotion of vehicles has added a further awards including overall Car of the Year to its list of accolades, time at the What Car? Awards 2010 which presented last night at a at Twickenham Stadium in London.

The Golf BlueMotion was named Green Small Family and also beat eight category winners to claim the Green Car of the Year title. The BlueMotion won the Green Family Car

Commenting on the Golf BlueMotion, Fowler, What Car?’s said: ‘The Golf is a deserved award winner: dioxide emissions are a paltry 99 making it exempt from tax and its average fuel economy is mpg. So, as well as being green, the Golf is classy, made, practical, safe, to drive and an affordable long-term There surely aren’t other virtues you need?’

Collecting the award on behalf of was Professor Dr Stefan Gies, of chassis development. He said: since the first BlueMotion was launched in 2007 our strategy for environmental sub-brand has been to class-leading vehicles which are sustainable, practical, comfortable and priced. This is what our want and all these values are in the Golf.’

Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion

At the heart of the Golf is a 1.6-litre TDI common rail producing 105 PS and 250 Nm of torque from 1,500 rpm. Its remarkable is achieved through a package of which includes a Start/Stop low rolling resistance tyres, regeneration, revised gearing, a computer providing visual change recommendation for optimum consumption and aerodynamic changes.

In this year, the Polo, and Passat BlueMotion models the Green Car of the Year award at the World Car of the Year awards.

available from Volkswagen is a line-up of BlueMotion Technology which use a range of economy to reduce fuel consumption and Key to all BlueMotion and BlueMotion Technology however, is that they all as practical, comfortable and desirable as the models on which they are and are just as easy to service, and maintain.

For more information please www.volkswagen.co.uk or your local Retailer.


The Renault-Nissan Alliance its relentless electric vehicle last night at the third Car? Green Awards, the special Editor’s Award for its role in offering practical and fun cars.

Renault-Nissan Alliance desirable electric vehicles

The drive to offer zero-emission* is about to begin in the shape of the new Leaf, a 5-seat full family car launching in key markets the world later this Renault’s Z.E. (Zero family of four electric follow soon after, a compact van and city car arriving in followed by a supermini and family in 2012.

The electric car has come of age and that’s to the Renault-Nissan Alliance, says Steve Fowler. While manufacturers are still making and running trials, Renault and have beaten them to the with proper electric you’ll actually be able to buy and run by time next year. want one, too.

such as the Nissan Leaf and Fluence will change perceptions of electric motoring for The memories of small, oddball with limited space, and safety will be history. the Alliance has made electric real, affordable and fun.

the award on the evening on behalf of the Nissan’s Jerry Hardcastle, President, Vehicle Design and acknowledged the efforts the company’s and technicians are currently putting developing electric vehicle as well as asking for everyone to their perceptions of electric and embrace the need for change.

I’m delighted to receive the on behalf of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and this is just the first of for our electric vehicles over the few years. I would like to this latest trophy to the work being done by our Alliance employees worldwide in and launching both brands’ of electric vehicles.

*zero in road use

Volkswagen Golf e-motion – e-Motion 85 kW motor / 26.5 kWh lithium-ion battery

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