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CFO Hans Dieter Pötsch To Become New Volkswagen Group Chairman

Volkswagen Group senior managers have nominated the automaker’s current CFO, Austrian Hans Dieter Pötsch, to become the new chairman of the overarching supervisory board that represents the shareholders, a position left vacant after the shock resignation of longstanding chairman... read more

September 4, 2015 by
 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen Tiguan Coupe In The Works, High-Performance R Variant Possible

Volkswagen is set to unveil a new generation of its Tiguan compact crossover at next month’s Frankfurt Auto Show, but the five-seater on show in the German financial... read more August 13, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen Leads Toyota In Global Sales For First Six Months Of 2015

It was in 2007 that the Volkswagen Group first made the bold prediction that it would become the world’s biggest automaker by sales volume by 2018. At the time... read more July 28, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen V-Charge

VW Working On Automated Parking And Electric Car Charging: Video

Even if you're pretty enthusiastic about driving, parking is probably more of a chore than a joy. That's why Volkswagen is working on a way to potentially skip over that... read more July 15, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TCR race car

VW Reveals Radical Golf Racer For New Touringcar Racer International Series

A new race series called the Touringcar Racer International Series (TCR) launched this year and it’s already proving popular among enthusiasts and up-and-coming... read more July 10, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI driven to all 48 contiguous states with just $300 of fuel

Drivers In Golf TDI Set New Guinness Record: 48 States, $300 Of Fuel

Over the course of 16 days last month, auto journalist Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger drove a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI to all 48 of the states in the U.S. mainland... read more July 9, 2015 by


 
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport and Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse land speed record holders

Volkswagen Boss Hints At Two Performance Levels For Veyron Successor

Bugatti has sold its final Veyron, which means full attention for the crew at the brand’s headquarters in Molsheim, France has turned to the car’s successor, a... read more June 30, 2015 by


 
2015 Kitzbühel Alpine Rally

A Look Back At The 2015 Kitzbühel Alpine Rally: Video

Each year, for close to three decades, the Kitzbühel Alpine Rally has been taking place in Austria and sees some of Europe’s most notable classic cars come out for... read more June 26, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen plant

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... read more June 15, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI gets new engine, styling

Volkswagen’s Jetta compact sedan underwent a mild facelift last year, but missing from the updated range was the GLI. It turns out VW was saving the new sporty sedan... read more June 10, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Next Volkswagen GTI To Pack 300 Horsepower?

Volkswagen is making moves to shorten its vehicle life cycles from seven to five years (with a mid-cycle update after the first three years) in an attempt to keep up with its... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

Scott Speed Gears Up For New Season Of GRC With Shark Week-Themed Beetle

The 2015 Global Rallycross Championship gets underway May 31 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and one of the cars to watch out for will be the Shark Week-themed Beetle GRC of... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf R Touch Concept  -  2015 CES

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


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

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 first drive review

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


 
 

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