DETROIT — Volkswagen AG's 3 liter/100 km (78 mpg combined) Lupo, introduced last year, has been such a huge success that production of its unique 1.2L turbodiesel engine is well short of demand and has delayed introduction of the remarkable aluminum 4-door Audi A2, which also delivers 78 mpg with the same engine (see WEVTU — Mar. 1, '01, p. 7). Not satisfied to leave well enough alone, VW releases information at the recent Detroit Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress here (paper ...

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