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2016 Volkswagen Passat

VW mulls sportier Passat

In an effort to drum up enthusiasm for its relatively slow-selling Passat mid-size sedan, Volkswagen revealed to us that it is toying with the idea of a more sport-oriented model intended to resonate with enthusiasts. The automaker's increasingly autonomous North American region showed us an... read more

July 21, 2016 by
 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Touareg

2017 Volkswagen Touareg preview

Volkswagen has announced a series of modest updates for the 2017 edition of its Touareg SUV, changes that come just prior to what is expected to be a full redesign next year... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Report: VW to drop 40 models in restructure

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from the fallout of last year’s revelation of its diesel emissions cheating, on Thursday released the first details on an... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
1974 Volkswagen Beetle with 90 kilometers

"New" 1974 VW Beetle sells for $43,000 at auction

If ever there was a magic time machine ready to take you back to 1974, this Volkswagen Beetle with just 90 kilometers on its odometer is probably it. The little silver bug... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Report: VW looking to build battery plant, electric car platform for larger cars

As it tries to dig itself out of the diesel scandal, Volkswagen is paying more attention to electric cars. The German automaker has already discussed an all-electric version... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
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... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Enthusiast Models

VW takes wraps off "enthusiast" show car fleet

Volkswagen is capitalizing on its sizable fan base with a quintet of customized models it plans to take on tour this summer and fall. The five custom cars are set to make... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Watch VW’s GTI Clubsport S in its record-setting Nürburgring run

Volkswagen just set the front-wheel-drive production car lap record at the Nürburgring using its new GTI Clubsport S. Now, finally, we have the mandatory video footage... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Heartbeat concept Wörthersee 2016

VW trainees unveil GTI, Golf R Variant concepts at Wörthersee

Every year, Volkswagen unveils a barrage of concept cars at the Wörthersee GTI love-fest in Austria. Since 2008, that's included at least one car built by a group of... read more May 5, 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


 
 

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