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Protean in-wheel electric motor

VW And Protean Team Up For In-Wheel Electric Motors

As electric cars become more prevalent in the market place, many automakers are still exploring the best way to make use of electric drivetrains. We've seen everything from plug-in hybrids through front-drive electric cars like Nissan's Leaf, to more advanced offerings like the four-wheel driven... read more

December 17, 2013 by 
 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg X

Upmarket Volkswagen Touareg X Special Edition Lands In U.S.

The Volkswagen Touareg SUV has been in production for more than 10 years now, and to celebrate the German automaker launched a special edition ‘Touareg X’ at the... read more December 3, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Jetta Racer's Dream, SEMA 2013

VW Debuts Tuned Jettas, 2015 Golf At SEMA

Volkswagen should have plenty to please car enthusiasts at this year's SEMA show in Las Vegas, showcasing a tuned example of the new 2015 Golf and an introduction to its new... read more November 5, 2013 by 


 
Sébastien Ogier (right) and co-driver Julien Ingrassia

Sébastien Ogier Takes 2013 World Rally Championship Title

Sébastien Loeb’s nine-title reign in the World Rally Championship has finally come to an end, with fellow Frenchman Sébastien Ogier set to be crowned the... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen's MARTA augmented reality service app for iPad

Volkswagen XL1 Gets Augmented Reality iPad Repair App: Video

The Volkswagen XL1 isn't all that exciting on its own, though its application of technology is impressive (and a sporty version is in the works). Achieving 261 mpg from... read more October 1, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 (Euro spec)  -  First Drive, Wolfsburg, June 2013

Volkswagen XL Sport: Ducati-Powered XL1 In The Works

During a presentation at the University of Vienna today, Volkswagen board chairman Ferdinand Piëch revealed plans for a Ducati-powered version of the Volkswagen XL1... read more September 27, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Design Vision GTI racing concept

Volkswagen Working On 500-HP, Twin-Turbo VR6 Engine: Report

There are many things to love about the Volkswagen Golf R32. It's an all-wheel drive hatchback with premium feel and a potent, mellifluous VR6 engine. But soon, the VR6 may... read more September 25, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat Sport

Volkswagen Phasing Out Naturally Aspirated Engines

Volkswagen is expected to phase out its naturally aspirated engines within the next three to four years and replace them with a full range of turbocharged, supercharged and... read more September 19, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Jetta facelift spy shots

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Spy Shots

Volkswagen’s current Jetta has been on sale since the 2011 model year, during which time the car has seen its engine lineup expanded and a new hybrid variant added... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R

2015 Volkswagen Golf R: New Photos And Video

Volkswagen’s latest Golf R performance hatch is due to hit showrooms early in the near year alongside a redesigned seventh-generation Golf. We were recently treated... read more September 3, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco spy shots

2014 Volkswagen Scirocco Spy Shots

A third-generation Scirocco wearing some camouflage gear has been spotted testing in the U.S., but don’t get too excited as Volkswagen has no plans to import the car... read more August 29, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Vision Zero autonomous driving technology

VW Targets Accident-Free Driving With Autonomous Tech

The industry is racing ahead to develop autonomous cars that not only promise to alleviate the chore of mundane driving but also, potentially, reduce crashes to zero. Whether... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf R

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Revealed, Comes With 296-HP Turbo Four

Volkswagen has revealed its 2015 Golf R ahead of the car’s official debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The car is the high-performance variant of the latest MkVII... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

60 Years Of The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

It's one of Volkswagen's most iconic models--but was neither designed nor built by Volkswagen itself. Today marks the 60th anniversary of the first Karmann Ghia prototype--a... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen CC

VW Launches OnStar-Like Car-Net Connectivity Service: Video

Volkswagen will begin rolling out a new connectivity system across its range that will provide drivers with a number of convenience functions as well as important emergency... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
2014 Bentley Flying Spur

Court Bans Scientists From Revealing Methods For Hacking VW Group Cars

Following yesterday’s report on the ability of computer hackers to take control of various vehicle functions, including braking and steering, simply by using a laptop... read more July 30, 2013 by 


 
 

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