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Volkswagen's "The Bark Side" Super Bowl ad

Volkswagen Using The Force, Again, For Its Super Bowl Ad

Last year’s Volkswagen Super Bowl ad, starring a pint-sized Darth Vader, was an unexpected hit for the brand, generating buzz far beyond the game itself. The ad was so popular that VW extended the campaign to dealer showroom advertising, and it even spawned a series of parody videos... read more

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Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept electric two-seat coupe, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

A two-seater, chop-top, electric Beetle? Yep, that's the Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept, making its world debut tomorrow at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show--but getting an early... read more January 8, 2012 by 

Porsche Volkswagen Merger

Porsche Sued By Investment Fund Over Botched VW Takeover

In the early part of 2007 Porsche Automobil Holding SE, the owner of automaker Porsche AG and several other firms, started increasing its ownership in the Volkswagen Group... read more January 2, 2012 by 

2011 Volkswagen GTI

VW Puts All Six GTI Generations On The Race Track: Video

Rarely have three simple letters meant as much to gearheads as those the spell "GTI". Their first significant appearance was on the Mk1 Golf GTI, known as the Rabbit in the... read more December 20, 2011 by 

2011 Volkswagen Cross Coupe concept

2011 Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept Live Photos: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

In the future, crossover vehicles will be more versatile, more capable on any kind of terrain, more fuel efficient and, as Volkswagen demonstrates with its Cross Coupé... read more December 1, 2011 by 

2012 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

Volkswagen Passat Alltrack: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

SUVs and crossovers may be appealing to U.S. buyers, but in other parts of the world the sedan and station wagon (or shooting brake, or estate car) reign supreme. Volkswagen... read more November 30, 2011 by 

Volkswagen Cross Coupe Concept

Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept Revealed: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

The Tokyo Motor Show is well underway and Volkswagen has just taken the wraps off a new concept it calls the Cross Coupé. The concept previews what a compact hybrid... read more November 29, 2011 by 

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible spy shots

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Spy Shots

The new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle has been winning fans all over the globe since its launch earlier this year, and this despite only the hard-top model having been revealed... read more November 29, 2011 by 

2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen's R Performance Brand Working On Diesels: Report

All-wheel drive is nothing new to the Volkswagen performance fan: the vaunted R32 had it, and the new Golf R has it, too. But the future at VW's R GmbH may be a bit more... read more November 21, 2011 by 

Volkswagen Scirocco Challenge app for iPhone

Top 5 Apple iPhone Apps For The Volkswagen Fan

You know the drill here people: It's a Monday, everyone's least favorite day of the week. Actually, we don't mind Mondays that much as it's a perfect excuse for us to find... read more November 21, 2011 by 

Volkswagen eT! electric van concept

Volkswagen eT! Concept: Can't Phone Home, Can Drive Itself

Volkswagen has a long history of commercial vehicles, from the iconic Type 2 split-screen and bay-window buses of the 1950s through to the 1970s, past Rabbit-based pickups to... read more November 18, 2011 by 

2011 Volkswagen Beetle R Concept live photos

Volkswagen Beetle R Likely To See Production: Report

Volkswagen has ambitious plans for its newly-restyled Beetle, and the United States is seen as the car’s primary market. It’s no coincidence, then, that... read more November 16, 2011 by 

2013 Volkswagen CC

2013 Volkswagen CC Live Photos: 2011 L.A. Auto Show

Volkswagen’s stylish CC four-door coupe has received its mid-cycle facelift, and although we’ve seen official images of the car already, these live photos direct... read more November 15, 2011 by 

2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Porsche 458 Fighter May Share A Platform With The Audi R8

We've been hearing all kinds of things about the next-gen Audi R8. Specifically, we've heard that it will ride on an all-new, lightweight carbon-aluminum platform. Despite... read more November 8, 2011 by 

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC live photos

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Begins Testing: Video

World Rally Championship racing is heating up even as other categories appear to be struggling: MINI recently revealed its new entry for the 2013 season, and Fiat’s... read more November 4, 2011 by 

2013 Volkswagen CC

2013 Volkswagen CC: 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview

It’s hard to believe that Volkswagen’s stylish four-door coupe, the CC (or Passat CC as it's known elsewhere), has been with us for almost four years. That means... read more November 2, 2011 by 


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