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volkswagen

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From volkswagen's site: "As an internationally active vehicle manufacturer, we feel it is our task to stand up for sustainable environmental protection. This responsibility extends from research in future technologies and the development and manufacture of our products, the everyday use of Volkswagen all over the world up to waste prevention in spare parts logistics."

tags: carmakers, cars, trucks, suvs, vans

volkswagen's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Meanest Vehicles for the Environment in 2010 american council for an energy-efficient economy score 18/100
MY 2009 EPA Fuel Economy Ratings environmental protection agency score 29.6
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
Sustainable Value in Automobile Manufacturing 2nd Edition sustainable value rank #6 of 16
Consumer Reports Most Fuel-Efficient Cars 2009 consumer reports rank #10 of 14
WhatGreenCar Top 10 Greenest Cars 2009-10 whatgreencar rank #3 of 10
Carmaker CO2 Emissions Reductions Ranking by Progress 2008 european federation for transport and environment rank #8 of 14
Corporate Equality Index 2008 human rights campaign group member
project label sector: carmakers project label rank #20 of 28*
project label overall project label rank #106-tie of 162†

*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

volkswagen's Article Breakdown (51 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Volkswagen ?

Volkswagen Captures GreenFleet's LCV Manufacturer Of The Year Award

From autoblog.com (unverified), October 27, 2010

Waste Management

Within days of snatching the Fleet Van Manufacturer of the Year Award, Volkswagen captured a second title: Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Manufacturer of the Year at the GreenFleet Awards 2010. GreenFleet Awards, as its name pretty obviously implies,...

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Volkswagen May Use Methane To Power Assembly Plant

From environmentalleader.com (verified), August 8, 2010

Waste Management

Volkswagen (VW) wants to use methane gas from a closed landfill in the city of Chattanooga, Tenn., to power its auto assembly plant, reports Chattanooga Times Free Press. The methane gas landfill project could generate one to two megawatts of electri...

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VW Showcases Golf Blue-e-motion At Berlin E-Mobility Event

From greencarcongress.com (verified), May 3, 2010

Waste Management

At the ceremonial launching of Germany’s “National Electric Mobility Platform” (NEMP) in Berlin, Volkswagen presented the Golf blue-e-motion electric vehicle concept to German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel. NEMP is a German governmen...

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Volkswagen Presents Electric Milano Taxi Study At Hannover Messe

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 19, 2010

Waste Management

Volkswagen unveiled the Milano Taxi, an electric MPV concept tailored to the needs of taxi drivers and their passengers. Volkswagen has announced that it will launch its first production electric vehicles in 2013.

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Volkswagen Showcases Touareg Hybrid At New York International Auto Show

From greencarcongress.com (verified), April 1, 2010

Waste Management

Volkswagen of America, Inc. unveiled the second generation Touareg and showcased the brand’s first hybrid at the 2010 New York International Auto Show. Volkswagen had earlier introduced the new Touareg in Germany in February.

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Volkswagen Shows Off Its First Hybrid In U.S. Next Week

From greentechmedia.com (verified), March 24, 2010

Waste Management

The Volkswagen Group will show off its first hybrid in New York City next week, the 2011 Touareg, and in effect will usher itself into the new car market.

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Qatar And Volkswagen To Intensify Cooperation

From greencarcongress.com (verified), March 15, 2010

Waste Management

The Emirate of Qatar, the Volkswagen Group, Porsche Automobil Holding SE and the State of Lower Saxony expressed an interest in strengthening their cooperation, particularly in the fields of research, development and education. Possible topics includ...

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VW Cuts Office Equipment Energy Use 86%

From environmentalleader.com (verified), March 8, 2010

Resource Management

The Volkswagen Group expects to increase its energy efficiency, saving 9.26 million kilowatt hours annually, by replacing its office equipment with fewer energy-efficient lines, reports Autoblog Green. The four-year project, completed last year, has ...

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Volkswagen Introduces 3rd Generation Of Sharan Van; Stop-Start Systems And Energy Recuperation

From greencarcongress.com (verified), March 2, 2010

Waste Management

The Sharan’s four direct injection turbo gasoline (TSI) and turbo diesel (TDI) engines are up to 21% more fuel-efficient than their predecessors. The two TSI engines deliver 110 kW/150 PS (148 hp) and 147 kW/200 PS (197 hp), while the TDIs deve...

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VW Outlines Ambitious Electric And Hybrid Drive Plans; Targeting 3% Electric Vehicle Market Share Within Entire Product Range By 2018

From greencarcongress.com (verified), March 1, 2010

Waste Management, Resource Management

Volkswagen is planning an ambitious electric and hybrid drive vehicle strategy. The company is targeting a test fleet of 500 Golfs with electric drive for 2011. Starting in 2013, the electric E-UP goes into production, followed by the E-Golf and the ...

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