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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 this week was a T-Roc prototype sporting the same quad-exhaust tip design of the Volkswagen Golf R. The engine note also... read more

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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


 
Jesse reunited with Volkswagen Jetta from "The Fast and the Furious"

Performance shop reunites Jesse with his VW Jetta from "The Fast and the Furious"

For youngsters who have only known the "Fast and Furious" franchise to be about explosions and high-flying stunts, there was a simpler time. It was a time when the craziest... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen bus on its side is actually a race car

This VW Bus tipped on its side is actually a race car

If you follow the world of the 24 Hours of LeMons, you absolutely know the name Speedycop. His actual name is Jeff Bloch, and he's a one of the most creative builders out... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen didn't originally want to build the GTI

Could you imagine the world without the Volkswagen Golf GTI? While it's one of many options for those seeking practicality with a splash of fun, it truly was the nameplate... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Sporty Volkswagen Passat GT coming in 2018

Volkswagen has mulled the idea of a sportier Passat variant for over a year. Now, a 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT has officially been given the green light. A VW spokesperson... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen views Tesla as competitor, possible threat

Times are changing in the automotive industry when traditional automakers begin to view disruptors—such as Tesla—as true competitors. The latest such comments... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

German automakers propose 25 percent NOx reduction, even in older models, to avoid ditching diesels

Automakers have spent billions developing diesel engines to help meet tougher carbon dioxide (CO2) emission standards, so understandably they aren’t willing to walk... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel-emission cheating deepen, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Report: Next-gen Volkswagen Golf GTI and R to be more powerful, lighter

Thankfully, Volkswagen's wrongdoing and all associated bad behavior surrounding its diesel emissions scandal hasn't scaled back development for its hot hatchback offerings... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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