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2016 Volkswagen Touareg R-Line Plus (European spec)

Volkswagen unveils premium R-Line Plus package for Touareg

Buyers of the Volkswagen Touareg overseas can now opt for a premium R-Line Plus package that adds a few extras to the handsome mid-size SUV over the regular R-Line package. The list includes 21-inch alloys, piano black trim, premium leather, 14-way adjustable front seats and a surround-view camera... read more

May 24, 2016 by
 
Pre-production body for new Volkswagen mid-size SUV

Volkswagen teases mid-size SUV to be built in U.S.

Volkswagen has given us our first official look at a new mid-size SUV with third-row seats the automaker plans to build at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Production is... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Wolfgang Hatz

Suspended Porsche R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz resigns

Another senior executive placed on suspension following the revelation of the Volkswagen Group’s diesel emissions cheating has stepped down. Porsche confirmed its... read more May 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

VW GTI Clubsport S debuts, breaks ‘Ring record for FWD cars

Volkswagen’s GTI is 40 this year and we can think of few better ways to celebrate than the setting of a Nürburgring lap record. Well, that’s exactly what VW... read more May 3, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with variable turbine geometry

VW unveils 1.5-liter engine with variable turbine geometry

Volkswagen used this week’s 2016 Vienna Motor Symposium to present its next-generation 4-cylinder engine. The new engine, dubbed the EA211 TSI evo, is a turbocharged... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

VW drops Golf R 400 in favor of 306-horsepower GTI Clubsport S

Volkswagen is out testing a new version of its GTI. The car offers more performance than last year’s 261-horsepower (286 hp with overboost) GTI Clubsport and makes its... read more April 26, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

VW T-Prime Concept GTE revealed, hints at new flagship SUV

Based on its auto show debuts of late, Volkswagen wants consumers to know that it is working on two things: SUVs and plug-in hybrids. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show on this... read more April 25, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW reaches deal with U.S. regulators over diesel scandal

Volkswagen in a San Francisco court yesterday reached a deal with regulators in the United States over its diesel emissions scandal that affects more than half a million... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW may buy back diesels, offer $5,000 to owners

According to a report from Reuters, Volkswagen and United States regulators have reached an agreement on the "Dieselgate" issue that has plagued the company for months. The... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen three-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots

It’s been almost two years since Volkswagen confirmed plans to build a new three-row crossover SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We now have spy shots of some... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen SUV concept debuting at 2016 Beijing Auto Show

VW to preview new Touareg with 2016 Beijing Auto Show concept

Volkswagen has released a few teaser shots of an SUV concept it plans to unveil at next week’s 2016 Beijing Auto Show. VW says the concept shows the high-tech direction... read more April 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

VW Beetle to get the axe after 2018?

Volkswagen's Beetle may be slated for discontinuation, if a Tweet from a trusted source is to be believed. Autoline recently Tweeted: "Good bye Beetle. VW to axe its iconic... read more April 15, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Oscar-nominated filmmaker begins work on VW "dieselgate" documentary

If you're going to find someone to document Volkswagen's "dieselgate" emissions scandal on film, there's probably not a better person to do that than Steve Kalafer. Not only... read more April 13, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car

2017 Volkswagen Polo R WRC teased

It’s still early days in the 2016 motorsport season but Volkswagen is already previewing its contender for the 2017 World Rally Championship. There’s a lot at... read more April 12, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

FTC sues VW over "Clean Diesel" advertising

Volkswagen can add one more lawsuit to the growing list resulting from the ongoing diesel scandal. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is now suing the embattled German... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Federal judge extends deadline for VW's diesel fix

A federal judge has pushed back the deadline to April 21 for Volkswagen and regulators in the United States to come to an agreement on a fix for the German automaker's diesel... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
 

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