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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 after a lost leadership battle with CEO Martin Winterkorn, there were two empty seats that needed to be filled. The... read more

May 1, 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


 
Herbie movie car auction

Original Herbie Heads To Auction With Barrett-Jackson

One of the original Herbie star cars is heading to auction, so if you're a fan of precocious movie Beetles now is the time to act. The car is set to cross the auction block... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in Chattanooga

VW To Establish New Engineering Center At U.S. Plant

German auto giant Volkswagen is furthering its commitment to the U.S. market with the establishment of a new engineering center at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The... read more April 8, 2015 by


 
Tanner Foust Racing / Rockstar Volkswagen Passat Formula Drift 2015

900-HP Volkswagen Passat? Say What? Tanner Foust’s New Formula Drift Ride: Video

Let’s get this out of the way: Passats don’t drift. Passats are front-drive family cars “Built for the family that’s going places,” although... read more April 7, 2015 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Live Photos, 2015 New York Auto Show

VW Beetle special edition concepts, Golf SportWagen Alltrack unveiled: Live photos

On the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen has taken the wraps off four Beetle Special Edition concepts, and announced the production of the Golf SportWagen... read more March 31, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

Volkswagen Passat Named 2015 European Car Of The Year

The 2015 European Car of the Year winner is the Volkswagen Passat, with the stylish sedan and wagon beating out some very lame competition in the final round of voting, such... read more March 3, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

VW Previews New Design Language, Next CC With Sport Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen’s stylish CC (known as a Passat CC in other markets) has been around since the 2009 model year and is certainly starting to show its age, despite a mid-cycle... read more March 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Gets A Price Tag

The seventh-generation Golf family continues to grow. It all started with the standard Golf then we saw the addition of the GTI, the TDI, an all-electric eGolf, and the... read more February 19, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

2015 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack Debuting At Geneva Motor Show

A fan of the Audi A4 Allroad’s German engineering and ruggedness, but not its price tag? Then Volkswagen’s new Passat Alltrack may be for you… if you... read more February 18, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R-Line (European-spec)

Volkswagen Golf Gets Sporty R-Line Trim

Volkswagen has added its sporty R-Line upgrade for its Golf hatchback over in Europe, and with any luck we’ll see it offered at dealerships here in the U.S. The R-Line... read more February 2, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant: Forbidden Fruit

Volkswagen has revealed yet another model we in the U.S. can only dream about. You’re looking at the all-new Golf GTD Variant, essentially a more practical wagon... read more January 29, 2015 by


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

BMW And Volkswagen Team Up With ChargePoint To Expand Electric Car Fast-Charging Sites

DC fast charging can make owning an electric car a lot more convenient, but only if the driver can find abundant stations. There are three major standards for fast charging... read more January 23, 2015 by


 
2015 Toyota Camry XSE

Toyota Edges Out VW And GM To Remain World’s Biggest Automaker In 2014

Toyota has announced it sold 10.23 million vehicles in 2014, a 2.5 percent gain on the 9.98 million it sold the previous year and the first 10-million-plus annual sales... read more January 21, 2015 by


 
Latvian dual-Passat donuts in the snow

Time To Make The Dual-Passat Snownuts: Video

Dramamine to the rescue on this dual-Passat throw down in the snow. MUST SEE: Watch The Ford GT Supercar Start, Rev Its Twin-Turbo V-6, And Drive: Video Yes, that’s... read more January 20, 2015 by


 
 

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