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2013 Volkswagen GTI Details Emerge

The Mark VII Volkswagen GTI will reportedly hit dealer showrooms late this year, as a 2013 model. That means that details about the new car (and its new platform) will probably be leaked on an ongoing basis until the official product announcement hits. As we told you earlier, expect the Mk VII GTI... read more

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Volkswagen EA288 TDI four-cylinder turbodiesel engine

Volkswagen Unveils EA288 Diesel Engine Family

Volkswagen is introducing two highly innovative engine ranges this year, both of them comprised of four-cylinder units and some of which are potentially headed to the U.S... read more March 5, 2012 by 

2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI plug-in hybrid concept

Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI Plug-In Hybrid Concept Makes Debut

Volkswagen is set to debut an updated version of last year’s striking Cross Coupe concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday, having replaced the original... read more March 3, 2012 by 

Volkswagen up! concepts, 2012 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen Tweaks The up! For Geneva

Making an urban runabout into an exciting proposition isn't all that easy; even when cute or futuristic, they're still mainly meant to dodge low-speed traffic and park in... read more March 1, 2012 by 

MkVI Volkswagen Golf GTI Convertible

New Volkswagen Golf GTI Convertible Drops Top In Geneva

Volkswagen currently sells a convertible version of its Golf hatchback overseas and now the compact drop-top comes in GTI performance flavor too. Today, the wraps have come... read more February 29, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen CC

Volkswagen Announces Pricing On The 2013 CC

Volkswagen’s style-heavy four-door-coupe, the CC, gets a mid-cycle refresh for the 2013 model year. Changes are minor, and most serve to tie the car’s styling in... read more February 28, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI, Chicago Auto Show, Feb 2012

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Live Photos: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

You had to look closely to see what made it special, but the white Beetle on Volkswagen's stand at the Chicago Auto Show had three chrome letters on the liftgate that gave it... read more February 8, 2012 by 

2011 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen GTI Convertible Set For Geneva Motor Show: Report

Volkswagen currently sells a convertible version of its Golf hatchback overseas and soon the compact drop-top may come in GTI performance flavor too. According to a new... read more February 7, 2012 by 

Volkswagen XL1 Concept

261-MPG Volkswagen XL1 Entering Production In 2013: Report

As outrageous as the idea of a production car capable of returning a fuel economy as high as 261 mpg may sound, more reports have emerged confirming that such an ultra-frugal... read more February 3, 2012 by 

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Preview: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

The 2012 Chicago Auto Show is just under a week away from its press day opening, but Volkswagen is heating up expectations with its new Beetle TDI. The oil-burning clean... read more February 2, 2012 by 

2013 Audi A3 Interior previewed at CES 2012

New VW, Audi Modular Interface Tech Spreading Across Lineup

There are two big advantages to the sort of platform and technology sharing that goes on in the Volkswagen Group (VAG). One, is economies of scale. The more you share across... read more February 2, 2012 by 

Volkswagen's MQB Platform

Volkswagen Introduces Modular Transverse Matrix Platform

In today’s ever-changing global economy, reduction of manufacturing costs is the surest way to boost profitability. Each new platform, for example, requires unique... read more February 1, 2012 by 

 Screencap from The Dog Strikes Back Super Bowl XLVI ad

Volkswagen Previews ‘The Dog Strikes Back’ Super Bowl Ad

Following Lexus’ lead, Volkswagen has previewed its complete 60-second spot that will air during the second quarter of the Big Game, Super Bowl XLVI, this Sunday... read more February 1, 2012 by 

2011 Volkswagen up! GT Concept

Sporty Volkswagen up! GT Gets Production Green Light: Report

Yesterday the covers came off the five-door version of the new Volkswagen up! minicar, which is set to join its three-door sibling in European showrooms later this year... read more January 24, 2012 by 

Volkswagen up! five-door

Volkswagen up! Five-Door Preview

Late last summer we saw the production version of the three-door Volkswagen up! minicar ahead of its debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. Today, the five-door variant got... read more January 23, 2012 by 

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... read more January 19, 2012 by 


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