TDI Clean Diesel

TDI engineIn the 2010 comprehensive environmental rankings published by the Union of Concerned Scientists, an alliance of more than 250,000 citizens and scientists are working for a healthy environment. Volkswagen tied Toyota for the lowest smog-forming pollutant emissions. According to the report,

“The newer and cleaner diesel models that Volkswagen now offers will be technologies to watch—especially to see if they can beat out other companies’ hybrids.”

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America at its best — hard at work.

Our new hometown America assembly plant begins production in 2011 in Chattanooga, Tenn., using smart technology and environmental design for clean production. The energy-saving facility with an annual capacity of 150,000 vehicles will produce a new midsize sedan designed for the North American market; 30 percent will be powered by Volkswagen’s TDI Clean Diesel technology. Read more »


Walter Maria de’Silva, Head of Group Design VOLKSWAGEN AG

Walter Maria de’Silva, Head of Group Design VOLKSWAGEN AG, received the 2010 World Green Car of the Year award

We know what it means to be green.

Even before we were recognized as “the most environmentally friendly car company selling in the USA” by J.D. Power and Associates, even before winning the 2010 World Green Car, the 2010 Green Car of the Year and 2009 Green Car of the Year awards, we’ve been green. Read more »