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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW engineer receives 40-month prison term, $200K fine for diesel scandal

Former Volkswagen engineer and German citizen James Liang was sentenced on Friday in a Detroit court to 40 months in prison and given a fine of $200,000 for his involvement in the Volkswagen Group’s diesel scandal. The sentence was handed down by U.S. District Court Judge Sean Cox and was... read more

August 28, 2017 by
 
Jesse reunited with Volkswagen Jetta from "The Fast and the Furious"

Performance shop reunites Jesse with his VW Jetta from "The Fast and the Furious"

For youngsters who have only known the "Fast and Furious" franchise to be about explosions and high-flying stunts, there was a simpler time. It was a time when the craziest... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen bus on its side is actually a race car

This VW Bus tipped on its side is actually a race car

If you follow the world of the 24 Hours of LeMons, you absolutely know the name Speedycop. His actual name is Jeff Bloch, and he's a one of the most creative builders out... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen didn't originally want to build the GTI

Could you imagine the world without the Volkswagen Golf GTI? While it's one of many options for those seeking practicality with a splash of fun, it truly was the nameplate... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Sporty Volkswagen Passat GT coming in 2018

Volkswagen has mulled the idea of a sportier Passat variant for over a year. Now, a 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT has officially been given the green light. A VW spokesperson... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen views Tesla as competitor, possible threat

Times are changing in the automotive industry when traditional automakers begin to view disruptors—such as Tesla—as true competitors. The latest such comments... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
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... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn presenting at company annual meeting, Yokohama, Jun 2015

Renault Nissan Alliance becomes world’s biggest automaker

The numbers for the first six months of 2017 are in, and it’s the Renault Nissan Alliance that’s now the biggest automaker when it comes to sales volume. The... read more July 31, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel-emission cheating deepen, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Report: Next-gen Volkswagen Golf GTI and R to be more powerful, lighter

Thankfully, Volkswagen's wrongdoing and all associated bad behavior surrounding its diesel emissions scandal hasn't scaled back development for its hot hatchback offerings... read more July 13, 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


 
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


 
 

 
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