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2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-gen Jetta will have a manual; new Jetta GLI arriving quickly

The next-generation, 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will launch with a manual transmission and a higher-performance Jetta GLI will quickly follow, Volkswagen leadership told Motor Authority over the weekend. Volkswagen Group of America's President Hinrich J. Woebcken and VWoA's Senior Vice President Product... read more

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI's manual transmission bites the dust

We hope you weren't planning to #GiveAShift in a shiny new 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Because you can't. VW has largely carried over its sportiest Jetta into the 2018 model... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen looks back on 50 years of Baja racing

VW celebrates 50 years of Baja desert racing

A Volkswagen Beetle was made to get down and dirty. Why else would the lovable little craft be used continuously for the last 50 years to blast across the Mexican desert... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

VW introduces 6-year/72,000-mile warranty

Volkswagen doesn’t quite have the same reputation for dependability as some of its rivals, an issue only worsened by the diesel scandal. The automaker is keen to change... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Up!

Volkswagen Group low-cost brand back on the table?

The VW Group for years has been mulling whether to launch a low-cost brand to challenge the Renault Nissan Mitsubishi Alliance’s successful Dacia brand as well as some... read more October 2, 2017 by


 
Wolfgang Hatz

Report: Former Porsche R&D chief arrested in connection to diesel scandal

Former Porsche R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz who stepped down in the wake of the diesel scandal afflicting the Volkswagen Group has been arrested in Germany as part of an... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc R spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen T-Roc R spy shots

Volkswagen’s T-Roc was only revealed in August but engineers are already out testing a new high-performance version of the compact SUV. Spotted at the Nürburgring... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Batteries included: Mercedes, VW pledge allegiance to electrification

The 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show was full of new cars and futuristic designs, but one word hummed in the background: electrification. Many major automakers announced that they... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

VW Group's fully self-driving Sedric to hit public roads in 2021

It turns out the Volkswagen Group’s Sedric concept unveiled in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show isn’t just a one-hit wonder. The German auto giant used last... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Volkswagen readying flagship electric sedan concept for 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The Volkswagen Phaeton never quite reached the potential VW likely felt it had, but the German automaker is preparing a flagship sedan comeback—and it's going to be... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz II concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

VW’s newest ID Crozz electric SUV concept looks almost production ready

Hot on the heels of last month’s confirmation that an electric Microbus is coming based on the ID Buzz concept unveiled at the 2017 Detroit auto show, Volkswagen is... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW engineer receives 40-month prison term, $200K fine for diesel scandal

Former Volkswagen engineer and German citizen James Liang was sentenced on Friday in a Detroit court to 40 months in prison and given a fine of $200,000 for his involvement... read more August 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen T-Cross spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen T-Cross spy shots

Days after the reveal of the compact T-Roc, another member of Volkswagen’s expanded SUV family has been spotted. The latest prototype is for a new subcompact SUV that... read more August 27, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

What it's like to drive a concept car

When an automaker says its concept vehicle is powered by unicorn farts, emits only cotton candy, and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in two shakes of a lamb's tail, don't... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc

Volkswagen T-Roc revealed in production guise

Volkswagen’s SUV onslaught continues with the reveal this week of the T-Roc. The funky compact crossover SUV was first previewed in 2014 by a concept of the same name... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz at Pebble

New VW bus is coming; cargo van, hatchback also due by 2022

Volkswagen has been hinting at a return of its Microbus for years. VW first teased it in 2001. It then appeared as a concept car called the Bulli at the 2011 Geneva motor... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
 

 
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