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Volkswagen Establishes New R Performance Division

Volkswagen is establishing a new division that will handle development and sales for all future models designated under the R performance label. The new division is simply called Volkswagen R and it will operate in a similar fashion to BMW’s own M Division, Mercedes-Benz's AMG and Audi's... read more

March 16, 2010 by
 
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Report: Karmann survives on electric car lifeline from VW

German independent vehicle manufacturer Karmann shut its doors for the last time late last month as the company heads into bankruptcy but the move may not be final according... read more July 9, 2009 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Mark VI Golf GTI

VW Golf GTD diesel sports hatch hits the market

Late last year, reports emerged claiming Volkswagen was working on three separate sports-oriented versions of the popular Golf hatchback. The first of these we've already... read more June 8, 2009 by


 
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VW and BYD sign deal to work together on electric cars

During an informational visit by the Chinese carmaker BYD (Build Your Dreams), company chairman Wang Chuanfu and the CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn signed a memorandum... read more May 25, 2009 by


 
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VW apprentices build 301hp Golf GTI Street

Custom-tuned turbocharged four-cylinder hatches are pretty common fare anywhere in the world. But it's not every day that a handful of young apprentices at one of the world's... read more May 21, 2009 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf MkVI Estate

Volkswagen adds new Estate to Golf lineup

This week has been a relatively busy one for Volkswagen, which in the past couple of days has unveiled the all new Scirocco R sports coupe, a pair of GTI concepts based on... read more May 21, 2009 by


 
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Volkswagen will preview electric future with new Frankfurt Motor Show concept

Following in the footsteps of last year’s Golf TwinDrive and Space up! Blue concept vehicles, Volkswagen will reinforce its electric car image with the unveiling of a... read more May 20, 2009 by


 
Volkswagen Wörthersee 09 Polo GTI concept

Volkswagen unveils ‘Wörthersee 09’ Polo and Golf GTI concepts

While this weekend’s Nurburgring 24 hour race will see the unveiling of the 265hp (198kW) Scirocco R, Volkswagen is using this week’s Wörthersee Tour in... read more May 20, 2009 by


 
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Volkswagen Reveals Smaller Engines For Golf And Polo Range At Vienna Motor Symposium

While the horsepower wars may or may not be over, the efficiency wars are just shifting into high gear, with every carmaker on the planet searching for ways to get more power... read more May 12, 2009 by


 
BMW 1-series

BMW and Volkswagen downsizing to three-cylinder engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s and Volkswagen’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns are pushing buyers towards engines... read more May 10, 2009 by


 
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Report: Audi A3 hybrid coming in 2012

Hybrid versions of all sorts of cars - even sports cars like the Nissan 370Z - are in the works or on their way, and now Audi is adding to the list with reports of an A3... read more May 6, 2009 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen predicting diesel growth spurt for U.S.

For years carmakers considered diesel models as strictly Europe's domain, with low demand and a poor reputation in the U.S. doing little to help the cause. This attitude... read more April 13, 2009 by


 
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Volkswagen Golf Mark VI Declared 2009 World Car Of The Year

Not to be outdone by the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards from the Detroit Auto Show, the organizers of the New York Auto Show are heavily promoting their own... read more April 9, 2009 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf R20 spy shots

Spy shots: 2010 Volkswagen Golf R20

Following the success of the Golf R32, a replacement for the car based on the Mark VI platform was always going to have big shoes to fill. However, with news that the torquey... read more March 31, 2009 by


 
Mark VI VW Golf

Volkswagen makes switch from Rabbit to Golf official

Volkswagen’s Mark VI Golf hatchback will lose the Rabbit nameplate when it goes on sale in the U.S. later this year. VW of America decided to bring back the Rabbit... read more March 30, 2009 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI production version

Volkswagen launches Golf GTI in Europe, U.S. sales start this Summer

At last year’s Paris Motor Show Volkswagen unveiled a thinly disguised 'concept' of the Mark VI Golf GTI, the latest iteration of one of the most acclaimed hot hatches... read more March 23, 2009 by


 
 

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