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2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Boerne, Texas

6 things you need to know about the Volkswagen Atlas

We've been hearing about the VW Atlas for nearly half a decade now, which means the German automaker has had a lot of time to figure out just what makes three-row crossover buyers tick. The end result, after a few show cars and a lot of rumors, is a thoroughly competent entry into a competitive... read more

April 5, 2017 by
 
2018 Volkswagen Touareg and Polo leaked - Image via Martin Swart/CAR South Africa

2018 Volkswagen Touareg, Polo leaked

Next-generation versions of the Volkswagen Touareg and Polo have been spotted in South Africa wearing minimal camouflage gear. The South African edition of CAR has several... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

Ferdinand Piech looks to cut ties with family holding company that controls VW

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piech, then chairman of the Volkswagen Group, resigned from his post following a public spat with Martin Wintekorn, who was the automaker’s CEO... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Matthias Müller

Volkswagen CEO says he's open to merger talks with Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has made little secret of his desire to merge with another major automaker due to the significant changes facing the auto... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
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VW pleads guilty to diesel scandal felonies

The Volkswagen Group on Friday pleaded guilty to three felony charges relating to its diesel emissions cheating scandal as part of January’s settlement with the Justice... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Tata Tamo Racemo concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Tata reveals Racemo concept, forms alliance with VW Group

Indian auto giant Tata in February launched the Tamo sub-brand to serve as an incubator for potential new businesses and technologies and to develop exciting, low-volume... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Group Sedric concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Sedric concept is VW Group’s first concept, first Level 5 self-driving car

The Volkswagen Group avoided its usual pomp and flair in the lead up to this year’s Geneva auto show by focusing on a single, community-minded concept car meant to be... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Arteon, 2017 Geneva motor show

Volkswagen Arteon fastback sedan revealed, on sale mid-2018

Volkswagen design hasn't been very exciting of late, but then again, it hasn't been that exciting for quite some time. One car that has exuded style since it was released is... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
An original 1955 VW Beetle swings by Jay Leno's Garage

Original Volkswagen Beetle stops by 'Jay Leno's Garage'

There's something special about a classic machine. It gets even more special when you're staring down a vehicle that hasn't felt the tools and paint kits that come along with... read more March 2, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Atlas Weekend Edition, 2017 Chicago auto show

VW unveils extra-versatile Atlas Weekend Edition

Volkswagen’s Atlas goes on sale in the spring and the automaker is using this week’s 2017 Chicago auto show to preview some of the accessories that will be... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

VW rejects diesel scandal allegations made by former chairman

The Volkswagen Group released a statement on Wednesday denying allegations made by former Chairman Ferdinand Piech regarding knowledge among the automaker’s senior... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

VW agrees to $1.2B settlement with owners of 3.0-liter diesels

Volkswagen on Wednesday announced it reached proposed agreements to resolve outstanding civil claims in the United States from owners of approximately 78,000 vehicles fitted... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Could next VW GTI get a hybrid horsepower boost?

For Volkswagen, the diesel engine is dead here in the United States. The automaker knows it needs to bring a steady stream of electrified options to our shores to help keep... read more January 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Despite scandal, VW is now world’s biggest automaker

The Volkswagen Group has overtaken Toyota to become the world's biggest automaker by volume, with its sales for 2016 coming at 10.31 million vehicles. That compares to... read more January 30, 2017 by


 
1963 VW Bus with bib-block Chevy V-8

This VW Bus is a Hot Wheels car come to life

What's your daily driver? We're betting it's some kind of Accord, Camry, or Traverse. Why not a 1963 VW Bus with a 468-cubic inch Chevrolet V-8? That's the daily driver of... read more January 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen plant

6 VW execs charged, including former R&D boss

On the same day that Volkswagen agreed to plead guilty to three felony counts and pay fines totaling $4.3 billion to the Justice Department and Customs and Border Protection... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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