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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 there’s said to be a new ‘Bus’ concept coming and this one may just preview a planned production model... read more

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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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2016 Volkswagen Beetle Gets Dune And Denim Special Editions

Volkswagen used this week’s 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce a pair of Beetle special editions based on recent concept cars. The special editions are the Beetle... read more November 17, 2015 by

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VW starts “goodwill” payment program for customers affected by diesel scandal

While Volkswagen may still be months away from announcing a recall in the United States for vehicles found to have “defeat device” diesel emissions cheating... read more November 10, 2015 by

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Volkswagen Group Design Chief Walter de Silva Retires

Current Volkswagen Group design boss Walter Maria de Silva is set to retire at the end of the month, though he will continue his links with the automaker in an advisory role... read more November 8, 2015 by

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Audi, Porsche and VW issue stop-sale orders on models with diesel V-6

Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency issued the Volkswagen Group with a notice of violation for a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine used in several models from... read more November 6, 2015 by

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On top of diesel emissions scandal, VW discovers “irregularities” in CO2 levels of 800,000 cars

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from an announcement Monday made by the Environmental Protection Agency that more of its cars, including some Porsches and high-end Audis... read more November 4, 2015 by

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EPA: VW defeat device software found on diesel V-6 in Audi, Porsche cars

UPDATE: In light of the EPA’s allegations that more Volkswagen Group models were discovered with software to hide emissions levels from regulations, Porsche Cars North... read more November 2, 2015 by

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VW prepares new strategy 2025, prioritizes profitability over size

Prior to its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group was focused on reaching the number one spot in auto sales and had even set a date of 2018 as a target... read more October 30, 2015 by

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Toyota Regains Lead In Global Sales From Volkswagen

After briefly leading the industry in global vehicle sales this summer, Volkswagen has now lost the crown to perennial leader Toyota which looks set to remain the... read more October 26, 2015 by

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VW to recall 8.5 million diesel cars in Europe; Lamborghini offices raided by police

In compliance with regulators in Europe, namely Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority, the Volkswagen Group will recall approximately 8.5 million vehicles across... read more October 16, 2015 by

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VW's new North American CEO Winfried Vahland resigns after two weeks

Former Skoda CEO Winfried Vahland, who was just announced as the CEO of the Volkswagen Group's new North American Region, has stepped down, the company confirmed this... read more October 14, 2015 by

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VW doubles down on EVs post diesel scandal, promises all-electric Phaeton

In the wake of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group has decided to double down on electric car development and promote a future of zero emission vehicles. In... read more October 14, 2015 by


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