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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 R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz has resigned due to the ongoing internal investigations at the VW Group and his resulting prolonged... read more

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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


 
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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


 
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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


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2017 VW Golf Alltrack to debut in New York, start sales this fall

It was at the 2015 New York Auto Show that Volkswagen showed off a rugged version of its Golf SportWagen called an Alltrack, and confirmed the vehicle would be on sale in the... read more March 21, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen celebrates end of Phaeton production at Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW ends Phaeton production, plans to repurpose Transparent Factory

Volkswagen has finally ceased production of its Phaeton, a full-size luxury sedan first shown at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show and discontinued in the United States midway... read more March 21, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE

Driving the Volkswagen Golf GTE: Forbidden fruit video review

Volkswagen has an issue on its hands with its diesel vehicles. You know this. The entire world knows this. That's because when you apply the suffix "-gate" to the end of... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
Michael Horn

Volkswagen USA chief Michael Horn steps down

Michael Horn has stepped down from the top role at the Volkswagen brand’s operations in the United States. In a statement, VW said Horn is leaving to pursue other... read more March 10, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI TCR race car

VW GTI to go racing in new TCR International Series

There’s a new FIA-sanctioned racing series known as the TCR International Series, where the cars competing are all based on affordable compacts. The series was started... read more March 8, 2016 by


 
 

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