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Volkswagen Group To Be Reorganized, Four Smaller Structures Possible: Report

The Volkswagen Group controls more than a dozen brands and has more than half a million employees around the globe. Understandably, such complexity is difficult to oversee from a central hub which is why we may see the automaker’s management and corporate structure reorganized into four... read more

June 15, 2015 by
 
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Golf Going High-Tech: Gesture Control, Touch-Screen Interface Pegged For Popular Compact

In an effort to keep up with its American and Asian rivals, Volkswagen will be shortening its vehicle life cycles from seven years to five, with a mid-cycle update coming... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
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2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 Spy Shots

Volkswagen shocked many when it rolled out its 395-horsepower Golf R 400 concept back at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. But what was more shocking was that the wild concept was... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen GTI

2015 Volkswagen GTI Video Road Test

For decades, enthusiasts have fawned over and flocked to the Volkswagen GTI. Sure, it’s gotten bigger, heavier, and more technologically advanced, but it’s still... read more May 19, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen T1 bus 'Race Taxi'

Porsche-Powered Volkswagen Bus 'Race Taxi' Debuts At Wörthersee

The annual Wörthersee Tour has become a showcase for outrageous Volkswagen Group concept cars, but not every noteworthy vehicle comes from the VW mothership. This groovy... read more May 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen Presents 395-Horsepower Golf GTE Sport Concept At 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen surprised visitors at this week’s 2015 Wörthersee Tour with a second high-performance concept car based on its humble Golf hatchback. The first was the... read more May 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Clubsport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen GTI Clubsport Concept Revealed, Production Version Coming 2016

Come June of next year Volkswagen’s GTI will have turned 40 and just as it did when the GTI turned 30 and then again when the popular hot hatch turned 35, the German... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
1985 GTI vs. 2015 GTI - Image via VWPartsVortex.com

Tale Of The Tape: 1985 GTI Vs. 2015 GTI

Among enthusiasts, there will always be a portion of the population primed to lionize classic models and lament the introduction of electronic nannies like traction control... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
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Ferdinand Piech Reportedly Unhappy With Appointment Of Nieces To VW Supervisory Board

After last week’s sudden departure of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife Ursula from the automaker’s overarching supervisory board, which came... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
Ferdinand Piëch with wife Ursula

End Of An Era At Volkswagen As Chairman Ferdinand Piech Quits

Perhaps the most influential player in the transformation of Volkswagen from near bankruptcy into a juggernaut comprising numerous brands and vying with the likes of Toyota... read more April 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS Debuts In Shanghai

Volkswagen updated its Scirocco coupe last year and now the updated version of the sporty GTS variant has made its debut, appearing this week at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show... read more April 21, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton’s Design Previewed By C Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen has a variety of models it sells only in China, such as the Santana compact sedan and more recent Lamando four-door coupe. Now, the German automaker is previewing... read more April 19, 2015 by


 
Martin Winterkorn

VW CEO’s Contract To Be Extended Despite Chairman’s Recent Grievances

Volkswagen CEO and chairman of the board of management Martin Winterkorn has won the approval of the German auto giant’s supervisory board executive committee and will... read more April 17, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo concept

Volkswagen Reveals GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo Concept: Video

Not satisfied with only designing a single Vision Gran Turismo concept, in this case the 503-horsepower GTI Roadster from 2014, German automaker Volkswagen got its top... read more April 14, 2015 by


 
 

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