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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 design, was last used to build VW’s Phaeton. But after production of the flagship sedan came to an end in March, the plant... read more

November 22, 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


 
How Volkswagen's DSG works

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


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R Variant spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Variant spy shots and video

The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf is about to undergo its mid-cycle update. We’ll see the updated range in showrooms around mid-2017, with the cars arriving for... read more October 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

VW’s 3-row SUV to be called the Atlas?

According to a report out of Germany, Volkswagen’s three-row SUV to be built in Chattanooga, Tennessee will be called the Atlas. Automobilwoche reports that VW filed a... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept

VW ID concept to spawn 300-plus-mile electric hatch in 2020

The Volkswagen Group in order to shed any vestiges of its diesel emissions cheating scandal is embracing vehicle electrification with open arms. The automaker is committed to... read more September 29, 2016 by


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

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Multivan PanAmericana

VW shows off its latest Transporter adventure van

No, this isn't the news of the forever forthcoming Microbus that we all want to hear. Instead, this is news of an all-new version of Volkswagen's Transporter that we would... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Beetle LSR

Volkswagen Beetle LSR blows past 200 mph at Bonneville

The Volkswagen Beetle is an icon. It's been around for decades and it's a beloved automobile the world over. It is not, however, a fast car by any means. Sure, there have... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
 

 
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