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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

US gets standard long-wheelbase Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen on Sunday unveiled the redesigned Tiguan that’s due in showrooms in the United States in 2017. The vehicle is on show this week at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Arriving as a 2018 model, the vehicle is a stretched version of the standard Tiguan compact SUV that was first shown at the... read more

January 9, 2017 by
 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

VW GTI Clubsport S smashes its own Nürburgring lap record

Volkswagen has a version of its GTI that delivers 306 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. It’s called the GTI Clubsport S and in May the car set a Nürburgring... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

More power and torque for 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen in November provided an early look at an updated version of its seventh-generation Golf. Among the changes in store for the popular hatch is a refreshed exterior... read more December 26, 2016 by


 
VW Varok Concept

Former VW interns craft futuristic ute as design exercise for Aussie market

Volkswagen has some skilled interns. Every year, a team of in-house trainees work together to create something special for the annual VW event at Wörthersee. This year... read more December 23, 2016 by


 
Teaser photo for next Volkswagen I.D. electric-car concept, to be shown at 2017 Detroit Auto Show

VW teases new ID Concept electric car ahead of Detroit

We saw the I.D. Concept, an electric hatchback about the size of a Golf, last fall at the 2016 Paris auto show. Prior to that, we saw the Budd-e concept, a VW... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW reaches $1B settlement for cars with 3.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday announced it reached a $1 billion settlement with regulators in the United States to resolve claims related to its vehicles fitted with... read more December 21, 2016 by


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

Report: VW Arteon could offer shooting brake option

The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is proof that sometimes style wins out over practicality. While the CLS Shooting Brake, which was never sold in the United States and is... read more December 20, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

VW teases 7-seat Tiguan Allspace ahead of Detroit auto show

Volkswagen will present a three-row, seven-seat version of its second-generation Tiguan compact SUV at next month’s 2017 Detroit auto show. It’s called the Tiguan... read more December 19, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen T1 Transport van packs a Porsche 993 Turbo engine

Porsche-powered Volkswagen Bus 'Race Taxi' hits the track

The Volkswagen Microbus is a beloved motoring icon that has fans all over the globe. It's a classic machine with a dash of perennial cool attached. It's also incredibly slow... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
MOIA logo

Volkswagen Group launches mobility unit MOIA, plans Uber rival

The Volkswagen Group has formed a new unit tasked with the development of new mobility solutions. The unit is called MOIA, a name that's meant to signify independent mobility... read more December 9, 2016 by


 
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... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Korama has a hidden Amarok secret

Volkswagen 'Korama' concept hides a production truck secret

Volkswagen's Australian division is gearing up for the local launch of an updated version of the Amarok pickup truck. Because it's Australia, which is the home of Mad Max... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
Combined Charging Standard (CCS) electric car charger

4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

VW, Audi, Porsche reportedly racing for resources in boardroom battle royale

Now that Audi and Porsche won't be fighting for LeMans titles, the brands have taken their epic battle to the boardroom to compete for dwindling research and program cash... read more November 28, 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


 
 

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