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Oliver Schmidt

VW manager receives 7-year prison term, $400K fine for diesel scandal

A second former Volkswagen Group employee has received a prison sentence in relation to the automaker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal. German citizen Oliver Schmidt was sentenced on Wednesday by United States District Court Judge Sean Cox to seven years in prison for his involvement in... read more

December 7, 2017 by
 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept

Electric SUV based on VW ID Crozz concept coming in 2020

Volkswagen’s next electric car on sale in the United States will be a production version of the ID Crozz SUV concept first shown in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto... read more November 29, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line adds style and spice for a reasonable price

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a nice, handsome option in the small SUV segment. It is not, however, very sporty looking. Enter the latest Volkswagen R-Line package. Attached to... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

End of an era as Ferdinand Piëch finally cut ties with VW Group

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piëch, then chairman of the Volkswagen Group, resigned from his post following a public spat with Martin Wintekorn, who was the... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Beetle TDI Convertible

Next Volkswagen Beetle to be electric, rear-wheel drive?

Should reported plans for a next-generation Volkswagen Beetle pan out, the iconic car will see a major transformation. On Friday, Autocar reported VW is actively considering... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI spy shots

Volkswagen is working on a new generation of its Jetta compact sedan. We’ll see it unveiled next January at the 2018 Detroit auto show, as a 2019 model. Shortly after... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen announces Google quantum computer partnership

Google and VW will use quantum computers to develop battery, self-driving technology

Volkswagen will embark on a transformation of its business through electric cars and self-driving technology, and it is looking elsewhere to bolster its technological... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

VW testing Polo R but undecided on production

Volkswagen in the summer unveiled a new generation of its Polo subcompact. The most potent model is the Polo GTI with 197 horsepower on tap, but an even spicier Polo R has... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
150 millionth Volkswagen delivered

Volkswagen delivers its 150 millionth car: a Golf GTE

The Volkswagen brand spans more than 150 markets around the world, and over the course of decades, it's finally delivered its 150 millionth car. And fittingly, it's an... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
1973 Volkswagen Thing

Volkswagen might bring back Thing as an electric car

Volkswagen thinks the possibilities are plentiful to bring back some of its most iconic vehicles from the past, thanks to its dedicated MEB electric car platform. The latest... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen’s entry for 2018 Pikes Pike International Hill Climb

VW to return to Pikes Peak with radical electric racecar

It appears Volkswagen’s motorsport division has been busy since ending its dominant run in the World Rally Championship at the close of the 2016 season. The German... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-gen Jetta will have a manual; new Jetta GLI arriving quickly

The next-generation, 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will launch with a manual transmission and a higher-performance Jetta GLI will quickly follow, Volkswagen leadership told Motor... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots

Volkswagen’s Jetta is about to be redesigned, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype. The current Jetta, the nameplate's sixth iteration, has been on sale... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

Volkswagen kills the Scirocco hatchback coupe

It's time to pour one out for Volkswagen's long-running two-door hatchback "coupe," the Scirocco. Volkswagen officially announced the Scirocco's demise and said it will not... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen e-Delivery

Volkswagen Group promises electric trucks and buses by 2018

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the Volkswagen Group’s commercial vehicles unit responsible for the Man and Scania brands, and also a strategic partner of Navistar in the... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI's manual transmission bites the dust

We hope you weren't planning to #GiveAShift in a shiny new 2018 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. Because you can't. VW has largely carried over its sportiest Jetta into the 2018 model... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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