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2015 Audi Q7 TDI

German automakers propose 25 percent NOx reduction, even in older models, to avoid ditching diesels

Automakers have spent billions developing diesel engines to help meet tougher carbon dioxide (CO2) emission standards, so understandably they aren’t willing to walk away from the technology just yet. But diesels are very much on the nose in the wake of the Volkswagen Group scandal, with some... read more

August 3, 2017 by
 
2017 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg dropped in US

The 2017 model year will be the last for the Volkswagen Touareg in the United States. The mid-size SUV is in its second generation and while a redesigned model is just around... read more July 12, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID model lineup, Photo: Groenl7

Volkswagen working on sporty electric hatchback sedan alongside revived Microbus

The days of Volkswagen diesels are long gone, and the future is electric. It's public knowledge Volkswagen has been working on a portfolio of electric cars to cope with the... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Car2Car technology coming in 2019

Volkswagen will introduce Vehicle-to-Vehicle technology in 2019

Yes, the day when your car will talk to infrastructure, inanimate objects, and other vehicles is quickly approaching. Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac have already begun to... read more June 29, 2017 by


 
Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

Why does Volkswagen have a water-cooled exhaust?

The Volkswagen Group loves its EA888 engine, found in popular models such as the Volkswagen Golf and Audi A3. This is the turbocharged inline-4 available as a 1.8-liter or a... read more June 26, 2017 by


 
Ducati's Diavel Carbon

Report: Harley-Davidson eyes Ducati

More evidence has emerged suggesting that the Volkswagen Group is about to sell Ducati. Following a report in April that the VW Group had hired an investment to explore... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Report: Volkswagen ID Buzz Microbus approved for production?

Volkswagen has teased the return of the iconic Microbus for years, but it seems the German automaker finally intends to make it a reality. A new report from Auto Express has... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI

2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed, GTI packs 197 horsepower

A new generation of the Volkswagen Polo, the nameplate’s sixth iteration, was revealed on Friday. The new model features an evolutionary look, though major changes have... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Karl-Thomas Neumann

Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors’ sale of Opel to French auto giant... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
VW VR6 Engineering Explained

Why the Volkswagen VR6 engine is likely dying

The Volkswagen VR6 has been an incredible addition to the vast timeline of automotive engines. It saves space like an inline 4-cylinder, yet allows for increased power and... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT3

Report: Porsche being investigated for defeat device in Germany

The Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal is finally starting to settle here in the United States but over in Europe things are flaring up again. This time it’s the... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Jost Capito

Jost Capito quits McLaren F1 team to run Volkswagen R division

The driving force behind Ford’s first Focus RS and F-150 Raptor has now been tasked with churning out high-performance Volkswagens, including the next Golf R... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW reveals GTI hybrid concept with rear-axle electric motor

This year’s Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest is upon us and Volkswagen has revealed some exciting concepts. Last week we were treated to the production-bound Up!... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf R Heritage concept

Volkswagen channels the enthusiast for 5 new concepts

The aftermarket and modifying community has long had a love affair with Volkswagen vehicles, and it seems the German automaker is tapping into said love affair. VW this week... read more May 20, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Up! GTI concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen builds an Up! GTI for 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen’s pint-sized Up! hatchback has received the GTI treatment. The car, still a concept, debuts next week at the 2017 Wörthersee Tour and will enter... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
 

 
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