Topic: GM EV1
At the Geneva Motor Show Tuesday, Volkswagen took the wraps off the production version of the Volkswagen XL1, a turbodiesel plug-in hybrid two-seater, Voelcker writes. Fuel efficiency is quoted as 261 miles per gallon on the European test cycle, making the Volkswagen XL1 one of the most fuel-efficient cars at the Geneva Motor Show.
Most car buyers have no idea that electric cars are on sale at all, Voelcker writes, so it's too early to declare the electric car a failure.
$100,000 DiCaprio car: Environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio buys a luxury plug-in hybrid 2012 Fisker Karma that reinvents the way a 'green' car looks – and drives.
08/19/2011 12:42 pm