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VW Comes Up With Fun Ad For New Trailer Assist Feature: Video

Volkswagen's Passat sold overseas has an innovative Trailer Assist feature that makes it easy to back up when you're lugging around a trailer thanks to some semi-autonomous systems working in the background. You basically use a controller dial to tell the vehicle where to back up the trailer, and... read more

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VW Bringing Gesture Control To Mainstream Cars

While the Budd-e concept, thought to preview a modern version of the iconic Microbus, proved the star of Volkswagen’s stand at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las... read more January 6, 2016 by


 
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Volkswagen Budd-e Concept At CES: Microbus Goes All-Electric

With the world debut of a new concept vehicle at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Volkswagen is signaling that it’s seriously thinking... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
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U.S. sues VW over emissions scandal, damages could total $19b

While it appears that Volkswagen has managed to get a handle on its emissions cheating scandal, with a handful of top executives now gone and a new focus on zero emission... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
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New Teaser For VW’s CES Concept Reveals Budd.e Name

Volkswagen has released a new teaser image for its concept debuting at this week’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, and the image reveals what's likely to be the... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
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VW Concept For 2016 CES Teased In New Video

Volkswagen is set to reveal a new concept car at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, and today we got a second look at the vehicle by way of a teaser video. The concept is... read more December 29, 2015 by


 
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VW Group Names New Design, R&D Chiefs In Management Reshuffle

In the wake of its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group is undertaking a number of strategies to help curtail spending as well as ensure mistakes like the... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
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VW Ending Phaeton Production, Electric Successor Coming In 2020

Volkswagen looks set to finally end production of its Phaeton, which bowed out of the United States midway through the last decade. The luxurious full-size sedan was launched... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
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New VW Bus To Enter Production In 2017, Potential Concept Version Teased

Volkswagen is just itching to launch a new generation of its Microbus. First there was the Microbus concept of 2001, and then there was the funky Bulli concept of 2011. Now... read more December 12, 2015 by


 
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Investigation sheds light on causes for VW emissions cheating scandal

Volkswagen has released the first details from the ongoing independent investigation into its emissions cheating scandal, and importantly some of the main causes have been... read more December 10, 2015 by


 
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Audi R&D chief steps down amid emissions cheating scandal

Audi R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg has announced his resignation amid the automaker’s emissions cheating scandal where a number of Audi models, including some here in... read more December 4, 2015 by


 
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VW identifies $2 billion in savings, will cut back on variants and trim options

In the wake of its diesel and CO2 emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program that CEO Matthias Müller says will lead... read more November 30, 2015 by


 
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Volkswagen announces European fixes for "defeat device" diesels

Volkswagen announced today that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority has accepted its proposed fixes for the EA 189 four-cylinder diesel engines with the "defeat... read more November 25, 2015 by


 
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VW & Audi ready software fix for emissions cheating diesels

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller confirmed in a speech made to managers on Monday that the automaker was ready with a fix for most of the four-cylinder diesel... read more November 24, 2015 by


 
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New VW Phaeton To Be Electric Only, Share Tech With Audi Q6 e-tron: Report

The Volkswagen Group has undertaken a massive cost-cutting program in the wake of its ongoing diesel emissions scandal, a program CEO Matthias Müller says will lead to... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
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More VW diesels confirmed to be in violation of EPA standards

In September, the Volkswagen Group admitted to having installed “defeat device” software on some diesel engines designed to switch on performance-sapping... read more November 23, 2015 by


 
 

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