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Despite scandal, VW is now world’s biggest automaker

The Volkswagen Group has overtaken Toyota to become the world's biggest automaker by volume, with its sales for 2016 coming at 10.31 million vehicles. That compares to Toyota’s tally of 10.175 million over the same period. It’s the first time VW has been at the top of the sales ranks... read more

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Volkswagen gets a charge out of its electric Microbus concept

Volkswagen is putting on a full court press when it comes to SUVs and alternative energy vehicles. Shifting sentiment in the aftermath of Dieselgate won’t be easy, but... read more January 9, 2017 by

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

US gets standard long-wheelbase Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen on Sunday unveiled the redesigned Tiguan that’s due in showrooms in the United States in 2017. The vehicle is on show this week at the 2017 Detroit auto... read more January 9, 2017 by

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Report: VW nearing $3B settlement with Justice Department over Dieselgate

Volkswagen may be nearing a settlement over its criminal and civil investigations with the U.S. Department of Justice for $3 billion, Reuters reported. The agreement hasn't... read more January 6, 2017 by

2018 Volkswagen Atlas R-Line

2018 Volkswagen Atlas gets sporty R-Line package

Volkswagen in the spring will introduce a new three-row SUV called the Atlas. It’s a big, spacious model that’s made in the United States, and now it has one of... read more January 5, 2017 by

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Move over Volvo, the Volkswagen Golf is now Sweden's favorite ride

Swedes, as you might expect, are partial to their Volvos. The Swedish brand is headquartered in Gothenburg and, according to the BBC News, more than one in five cars sold... read more January 3, 2017 by

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VW GTI Clubsport S smashes its own Nürburgring lap record

Volkswagen has a version of its GTI that delivers 306 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. It’s called the GTI Clubsport S and in May the car set a Nürburgring... read more December 28, 2016 by

2018 Volkswagen Golf R

More power and torque for 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen in November provided an early look at an updated version of its seventh-generation Golf. Among the changes in store for the popular hatch is a refreshed exterior... read more December 26, 2016 by

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Former VW interns craft futuristic ute as design exercise for Aussie market

Volkswagen has some skilled interns. Every year, a team of in-house trainees work together to create something special for the annual VW event at Wörthersee. This year... read more December 23, 2016 by

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VW reaches $1B settlement for cars with 3.0-liter diesels

The Volkswagen Group on Tuesday announced it reached a $1 billion settlement with regulators in the United States to resolve claims related to its vehicles fitted with... read more December 21, 2016 by

2018 Volkswagen Arteon (CC successor) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: VW Arteon could offer shooting brake option

The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is proof that sometimes style wins out over practicality. While the CLS Shooting Brake, which was never sold in the United States and is... read more December 20, 2016 by

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

VW teases 7-seat Tiguan Allspace ahead of Detroit auto show

Volkswagen will present a three-row, seven-seat version of its second-generation Tiguan compact SUV at next month’s 2017 Detroit auto show. It’s called the Tiguan... read more December 19, 2016 by

Volkswagen T1 Transport van packs a Porsche 993 Turbo engine

Porsche-powered Volkswagen Bus 'Race Taxi' hits the track

The Volkswagen Microbus is a beloved motoring icon that has fans all over the globe. It's a classic machine with a dash of perennial cool attached. It's also incredibly slow... read more December 9, 2016 by

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Volkswagen Group launches mobility unit MOIA, plans Uber rival

The Volkswagen Group has formed a new unit tasked with the development of new mobility solutions. The unit is called MOIA, a name that's meant to signify independent mobility... read more December 9, 2016 by

2018 Volkswagen Arteon (CC successor) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Arteon (CC successor) spy shots

Volkswagen is working on a successor for its CC sedan, which the automaker in November confirmed would feature the new name Arteon. Prototypes for the car have already been... read more December 6, 2016 by

Volkswagen Korama has a hidden Amarok secret

Volkswagen 'Korama' concept hides a production truck secret

Volkswagen's Australian division is gearing up for the local launch of an updated version of the Amarok pickup truck. Because it's Australia, which is the home of Mad Max... read more December 2, 2016 by


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