Residents in Hanover, Germany are being encouraged to share a Volkswagen. Volkswagen is launching its Quicar car-sharing program in the capital of Lower Saxony, and will recruit residents, students, government officials, and commercial users to share a fleet of about 50 fuel-efficient vehicles in an effort to reduce traffic.
The first batch of cars for the Quicar program will be the extremely fuel-efficient VW Golf BlueMotion. The hatchback, which isn't available in the U.S., is equipped with a 1.6-liter TDI diesel engine, a start-stop system, and regenerative brakes to achieve its 60 mpg fuel economy. To start, … Read more