PRESS RELEASE: VOLKSWAGEN POLO BLUEMOTION CONCEPT (2009)
To the Point: BlueMotionTechnologies – Geneva Motor Show 2009
Polo BlueMotion Concept Car: World's most fuel efficient five-seater consumes just 3.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers
World premiere I: Polo BlueMotion Concept Car
* The new Number 1 when it comes to economy is the Polo BlueMotion Concept Car. The world's most fuel efficient five-seater is still a concept. Fuel consumption: 3.3 liter! CO2 emissions: just 87 g/km! Likelihood of going into production: extremely high! High tech on board: a new 1.2 liter common rail TDI producing 55 kW / 75 PS, automatic start-stop and a system for regenerative braking – recovery of braking energy. (For more on the new Polo BlueMotion Concept Car see separate press text.)
BlueMotionTechnologies – New umbrella brand for a world of efficiency
* Each of these five new Volkswagens represents an individual solution tailored to meet the challenges of our times. Volkswagen is presenting all of these vehicles together under a new umbrella brand: BlueMotionTechnologies. This label covers all production-mature or near-production technologies and products that significantly reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. These are developments such as the start-stop system, energy recovery by regenerative braking and the highly innovative SCR catalytic converter. They also include the NOx storage catalytic converter already successfully introduced in the USA, electric and hybrid drive systems and innovative drive systems like the one on the new TSI EcoFuel.