22 Mar '14, 11am

A closer look at the basics of Volkswagen Group’s important new 2.0L diesel MDB engine

A closer look at the basics of Volkswagen Group’s important new 2.0L diesel MDB engine

The new 2.0L TDI is a turbocharged, common-rail, direct-injection four-cylinder engine based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular diesel toolkit (MDB, Modularen Diesel Baukasten). (Earlier post. ) Volkswagen also has a modular gasoline engine toolkit, the MOB (Modularen Ottomotor Baukasten), which includes the new EA211 series. Both MDB and MOB play critical roles in the Volkswagen Group’s larger MQB modular toolkit, which is in turn one of the four main modular toolkits (modularen Baukästen) of the Group: the MQB (transverse); the MLB (longitudinal); the MSB (standard drive); and the NSF (New Small Family).

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2014/03/20140322-ea288.html

Tweets

BYD electric bus sale to California city gets a...

green.autoblog.com 22 Mar '14, 12pm

BYD Labor Issues Resolved by California Labor Commission, Minimum Wage Dispute Dropped, Technical Fines Reduced by Two-Thi...

New Volkswagen Polo launches in UK #greenenergy

New Volkswagen Polo launches in UK #greenenergy

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 25 Mar '14, 10am

Order books are now open for Volkswagen’s new, revised Polo; which offers new levels of safety and comfort as well as a ra...

2015 VW Golf, Beetle, Passat, Jetta All Get New...

greencarreports.com 19 Mar '14, 12pm

By Antony Ingram 569 views Mar 19, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2015 Volkswagen Golf...

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive Of Prototype

Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive...

greencarreports.com 24 Mar '14, 11am

There's a third player in its strategy, too--the sporty Golf GTE plug-in hybrid --and last week, we drove and rode in a pr...