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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 stunt a character pulled was leaping off of a semi truck onto a Toyota Supra, the film was released on VHS, and a star car was... read more

August 11, 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


 
2017 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg dropped in US

The 2017 model year will be the last for the Volkswagen Touareg in the United States. The mid-size SUV is in its second generation and while a redesigned model is just around... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. lineup, Photo: Groenl7

Volkswagen working on sporty electric hatchback sedan alongside revived Microbus

The days of Volkswagen diesels are long gone, and the future is electric. It's public knowledge Volkswagen has been working on a portfolio of electric cars to cope with the... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Car2Car technology coming in 2019

Volkswagen will introduce Vehicle-to-Vehicle technology in 2019

Yes, the day when your car will talk to infrastructure, inanimate objects, and other vehicles is quickly approaching. Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac have already begun to... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

The Volkswagen Group loves its EA888 engine, found in popular models such as the Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3. This is the turbocharged inline-4 available as a 1.8-liter or a... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
Ducati's Diavel Carbon

Report: Harley-Davidson eyes Ducati

More evidence has emerged suggesting that the Volkswagen Group is about to sell Ducati. Following a report in April that the VW Group had hired an investment to explore... read more June 23, 2017 by


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

2018 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots

Volkswagen’s Jetta is about to be redesigned, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype for the next-generation model. The current Jetta’s been on sale... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Report: Volkswagen ID Buzz Microbus approved for production?

Volkswagen has teased the return of the iconic Microbus for years, but it seems the German automaker finally intends to make it a reality. A new report from Auto Express has... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed, GTI packs 197 horsepower

A new generation of the Volkswagen Polo, the nameplate’s sixth iteration, was revealed on Friday. The new model features an evolutionary look, though major changes have... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Karl-Thomas Neumann

Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors’ sale of Opel to French auto giant... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
VW VR6 Engineering Explained

Why the Volkswagen VR6 engine is likely dying

The Volkswagen VR6 has been an incredible addition to the vast timeline of automotive engines. It saves space like an inline 4-cylinder, yet allows for increased power and... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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