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Volkswagen XL1: TRANSLOGIC 150
How do you build the world's most fuel-efficient production car? Start with the world's most aerodynamic design. The Volkswagen XL1 is capable of 261 miles per gallon thanks to its sleek shape and ultra efficient plug-in diesel hybrid powertrain. The downside is that only 250 will be made and none will be sold stateside. That didn't stop us from taking our turn behind the wheel of this truly revolutionary ride.
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Charles

are they ever going to post any new news this is months old.

June 01 2014 at 4:31 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
tmspitrow

THIS IS OLD NEWS.
WHY KEEP THE BS GOING?

May 30 2014 at 6:55 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
John

Useless unsafe death trap.

May 30 2014 at 3:56 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
queencelt

Why are my comments being deleted?

May 30 2014 at 12:49 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
thagrus

Who ever reports or writes articles for AOL should be fired and replaced .I agree this is a BS article .There have been reports of fuel mileage around 1000 per gal. Most writers here are trying to sell the sensation aspects of things not knowing that the general public is more intelligent than themselves.

May 30 2014 at 11:07 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
brycebrytm@aol.c

The only thing that will bring our economy around is free energy ( water to hydrogen engine cars, trucks, and diesels ) the oil companies are destroying our world with their greed, boycott the auto companies to make only water to hydrogen engines, and converter kits to change fuel injected engines to water to hydrogen, all that is needed is water to hydrogen electrolyzer, and two switches to shut off the fuel injectors and the fuel pump. spread the word around don't buy a new car, truck, semi.

It don't make any difference how much oil they produce the economy will never get better as long as gas prices remain high, and low gas mileage cars and trucks are still being produced come on stupid wake up, the fuel of the future is water to hydrogen the most abundant and safest fuel on earth

updated 12-03-2014 “Based on talks with actual engineers that work at Ford and GM, these two companies have actively discouraged any improvements in fuel efficiencies. Engineers would be threatened if they were caught tinkering with the computer systems or searching for ways to make the car engines run more efficiently.
Do you like being ripped off by our Gov. and the oil companies? well do you? Let's send a message to our Gov. and the oil company owned auto companies to bring out and release all free energy technology they have and make free energy water to hydrogen cars, trucks, semis, home heating furnaces, and home power plants
Stop buying new cars and tell the auto company's to make only water to hydrogen cars, and diesel trucks and fuel injected engines should be easy to change to hydrogen, this can be done with switches shutting off the injectors, and fuel pump, water is split up with a DC voltage your cars generator supplies 12 volts DC to make all the Hydrogen as you drive from water, and an electrolyzer like baking soda, no hydrogen filling stations. tell our criminal Gov. and State Gov.to take all taxes off fuel because they are not making any money taxing fuel they are paying a million times over for everything else they have to buy, and have all their suppliers reduce all their prices, with the guarantee of low gas prices, and free energy, make electric cars with flywheel generators on them for unlimited range, and they don't need all those batteries, and water to hydrogen power plants for your home, spread the word, Just think what our world would be like with free energy?, this is the end times and Satan's world will end and heaven will come on earth for a 1,000 years
 
All companies are going to loose business and go broke, if you don't fight against the companies that are destroying our world economy. who are the stupid people buying new cars, and trucks?

I'm surprised that no one knows what caused the world wide depression? do you know? The economy will never get better unless you correct what caused it. what caused the economic depression? high gas prices did, don't you know basic economics? when the price of gas goes up so does everything else, check out the hydrogen electrolyzer that makes all the hydrogen / oxygen for the space shuttles, News bulletin : navy jets powered by water, the 200 mpg Porge vapor carburetor sitting in the patent office collecting dust, how about the Shell eco-marathon winner, went 8,870 miles on 1 gallon of gas. tell the auto company's to make only water to hydrogen cars, and diesel trucks should be easy to change to hydrogen, take all taxes off of fuel because they are not making any money taxing fuel they are paying a million times over for everything else they have to buy, and have all suppliers reduce their prices, with the guarantee of low gas prices, and free energy, make electric cars with flywheel generators on them for unlimited range, and they don't need all those battery's, and water to hydrogen power plants for the home, Just think what our world would be like with free energy?

May 30 2014 at 10:18 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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cayce58

Since you mentioned the end times I have the opening to get weird. I read a series of books by a woman who claimed to have been sent to warn us of an impending magnetic reversal. Science says we are 50,000 years overdue. The reversal will be accompanied by tidal waves and earthquakes that will kill half the people on earth. That will begin the new age. As an aside in one of her books she said aliens have a generator that works on our magnetic field. Free power exists and what made it convincing was when she said if she announced it today she would be dead tomorrow.

May 30 2014 at 4:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
turqea.blue

TESLA! TESLA!!

May 30 2014 at 9:51 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
turqea.blue

TESLA! TESLA!!

May 30 2014 at 9:51 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
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queencelt

I'd love a Tesla, but it's much too expensive for me to buy.

May 30 2014 at 12:47 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
viperpbw

OK - I claim BS on this story. The VW gentleman claimed that the car performs at 261 mpg on the European drive cycle. Remember when the Volt claimed 230 mpg on the EPA cycle. So, the real fuel economy is not calculated by "miles driven/gallons of fuel" but using a more honest calculation like MPG-e, this VW probably gets closer to 120 mpg-e...including electricity and diesel fuel usage combined. Its still great but shame on VW and on Translogic with trying to BS us with the 261 mpg figure. Come on, guys.

May 30 2014 at 9:18 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
souleb

Great! Tell me something I can't buy!!!

May 30 2014 at 9:16 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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