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2018 Volkswagen Arteon (CC successor) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Arteon (CC successor) spy shots

Volkswagen is working on a successor for its CC sedan, which the automaker in November confirmed would feature the new name Arteon. Prototypes for the car have already been testing for close to a year and hint at a much more handsome design than the predecessor model. We’ve also been given a... read more

December 6, 2016 by
 
Teaser for Volkswagen Arteon debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Volkswagen Arteon is name of CC successor

Volkswagen’s CC is about to spawn a successor and along with the new design will be a new name: Arteon. Arteon is a combination of “art” and... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW rules out diesels for US while confirming North American electric car production

As it continues to deal with its diesel emissions scandal and push into electric cars, the Volkswagen Group in the past week has been making statements on future strategy. On... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW to build e-Golf at Transparent Factory

Volkswagen’s famous Transparent Factory in the German city of Dresden will soon be churning out cars again. The plant, which features glass walls and an open-plan... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

VW Group to reduce workforce by 30,000

Volkswagen on Friday announced plans to significantly reduce its workforce over the coming years as it deals with its costly diesel emissions scandal and push into electric... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas: 3-row SUV made in US

Volkswagen has finally unveiled the Atlas, a three-row, seven-seat SUV the automaker hopes will turn it into a major player in the mainstream market in the United States... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

VW Passat GT concept brings near-R potential to family sedan

Volkswagen has let its North American engineering team cook up something interesting for the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, on this week. That something arrived in the shape of... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 VW e-Golf debuts with more power, range

Following the emergence of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group, in an attempt to clean up its image, announced plans to launch 30 electric cars by 2025. But VW... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi Allroad

VW admits Audi transmission distorts emissions during tests

On November 6, German media first reported that certain automatic transmissions used in gasoline- and diesel-powered Audi cars had software that could determine whether the... read more November 14, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf debuts with more power, tech

Volkswagen’s taking its humble Golf down the high-tech road by introducing some advanced features not normally found in the compact class. The features are part of a... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car

VW to quit WRC after 2016, focus on customer racing

Volkswagen and its Polo WRC has dominated the World Rally Championship since entering in 2013, but the automaker, which has just clinched its fourth-straight Drivers’... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Judge approves VW’s $14.7B buyback of 2.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group in June reached a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve civil claims over the automaker’s diesel emission cheating... read more October 26, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained and the Humble Mechanic explain Volkswagen's DSG

How Volkswagen's DSG works

Engineering Explained and The Humble Mechanic team are two YouTube channels with the goal of teaching us more about the cars we drive. Today, they get together to break down... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf

2018 Volkswagen Golf to debut early November

Volkswagen's seventh-generation Golf is about to receive some updates. The updated car should be on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model. The German automaker has confirmed that... read more October 20, 2016 by


 
Patent drawing for Volkswagen electric car concept - Image via Autoblog

More VW concept patents surface, hint at future EV family

New patent drawings depicting futuristic concept cars have turned up in the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s database. The drawings, found by Autoblog and... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
Sébastien Ogier

VW snags World Rally title while World Rallycross title goes to Audi

The past weekend was a busy one for rally fans as championship titles were awarded in two top-level competitions: World Rally Championship and World Rallycross Championship... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
 

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