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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, however, it's a pair of former VW interns that have put their skills to good use. French students Valentin Fuchs and Pierre... read more

December 23, 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


 
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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


 
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... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen plant

VW Group to reduce workforce by 30,000

Volkswagen on Friday announced plans to significantly reduce its workforce over the coming years as it deals with its costly diesel emissions scandal and push into electric... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas: 3-row SUV made in US

Volkswagen has finally unveiled the Atlas, a three-row, seven-seat SUV the automaker hopes will turn it into a major player in the mainstream market in the United States... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

VW Passat GT concept brings near-R potential to family sedan

Volkswagen has let its North American engineering team cook up something interesting for the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, on this week. That something arrived in the shape of... read more November 17, 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


 
 

 
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