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Spy shots: Next-gen Volkswagen Touareg prototype caught in U.S.

Spy shots: Next-gen Volkswagen Touareg prototype caught in U.S.

The Volkswagen Touareg has achieved only modest sales since its launch in 2003, mostly because of its lack of seven-seater capability and premium price tag compared with many of its Japanese rivals. The second-generation model is now in the works and will hopefully address many of the issues of the...

July 12, 2009
 
Volkswagen electric car

Report: Karmann survives on electric car lifeline from VW

German independent vehicle manufacturer Karmann shut its doors for the last time late last month as the company heads into bankruptcy but the move may not be final according... read more July 9, 2009


 
2011 Audi A8 preview

Audi A1 and A8 will miss September’s Frankfurt Motor Show

Audi is working on a handful of new models set for launch over the next 12 months but despite the prominence of the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show two of the key models... read more July 9, 2009


 
Mileworks E-Rod Electro Roadster

Germany's Mileworks joins electric car race with new E-Rod roadster

It seems these days that a new electric sports car concept is announced almost every month but it's not often that we get to see the actual concept in the metal, so to speak... read more July 7, 2009


 
Opel Insignia Sports Tourer

Beijing Auto offers $923 million for Opel, but race could already be over

Three companies have submitted bids for Opel so far, but another, China's Beijing Automotive Industry Corporation (BAIC), has now joined the fray with an offer of more than... read more July 6, 2009


 
Techart Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Techart works over the Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Renowned tuner Techart, known for adding insane power to everything with a Porsche badge, has finally worked over the 2009 Porsche Cayenne Diesel SUV, adding more performance... read more July 6, 2009


 
2010 Chevrolet Camaro V6

Report: Chevrolet Camaro heading to Europe

Small, economical cars may be all the buzz in Europe right now but that doesn’t mean automakers are neglecting the big cube performance market. One of America’s... read more July 6, 2009


 

 
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