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Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker on Wednesday gave us an early look at the concept. which is a hatchback about the size of a Golf and goes by the name I.D... read more

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2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI spy shots

With the recent demise of the Phaeton, Volkswagen’s Polo is now the oldest model in the lineup. The current model was first shown as far back as the 2009 Geneva auto... read more August 28, 2016 by

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2018 Volkswagen Golf, CC leaked?

Volkswagen is set to introduce a raft of new models over the coming years including a successor to the CC and an updated version of the current, seventh-generation Golf... read more August 25, 2016 by

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

2018 Volkswagen CC spy video

Volkswagen is readying a new generation of its CC, as evidenced by prototype versions spotted in the wild. We now have a video of one of the prototypes, giving us an early... read more August 22, 2016 by

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2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots

It’s been almost two years since Volkswagen confirmed plans to build a new 3-row crossover SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We now have spy shots of some... read more August 17, 2016 by

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan with 3rd-row seats spy shots

It’s been almost a year since Volkswagen first showed us its new Tiguan. However, the vehicle still isn’t on sale in the United States as VW is waiting until... read more August 15, 2016 by

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VW is world’s biggest automaker for first half of 2016, but woes keep piling

Despite the fallout from its diesel emissions cheating scandal, the Volkswagen Group has managed to take the lead in global sales for the first six months of 2016. The German... read more August 3, 2016 by

Rotary-powered 1966 Volkswagen Beetle on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno drives a rotary-powered Volkswagen Beetle

You never know what's going to turn up at Jay Leno's Garage. Leno is a fan of Wankel rotary engines and has featured a couple on the show in vehicles like a Mazda Cosmo 110S... read more August 2, 2016 by

2016 Volkswagen Passat

VW mulls sportier Passat

In an effort to drum up enthusiasm for its relatively slow-selling Passat mid-size sedan, Volkswagen revealed to us that it is toying with the idea of a more sport-oriented... read more July 21, 2016 by

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CARB tells VW to quit blowing smoke for 3.0-liter diesel fix

Volkswagen's proposed fix for roughly 85,000 illegally polluting 3.0-liter diesel engines isn't good enough, a California Air Resources Board letter said Wednesday. The air... read more July 14, 2016 by

2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

2017 Volkswagen Golf preview

The Volkswagen Golf is the benchmark when it comes to affordable and practical compacts with a little bit of style. Now in its seventh generation, the once humble hatchback... read more July 12, 2016 by

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Volkswagen says it may be able to fix dirty 3.0-liter diesels

Lawyers for Volkswagen told a California court Thursday that the automaker may be able to fix illegally polluting cars and SUVs equipped with its 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel... read more June 30, 2016 by

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Volkswagen's $18B TDI buyback would be largest consumer car action in U.S. history

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced a settlement with the EPA and numerous other regulators to resolve class-action lawsuits over its TDI diesel emission cheating scandal. If... read more June 28, 2016 by

2016 Volkswagen Touareg

2017 Volkswagen Touareg preview

Volkswagen has announced a series of modest updates for the 2017 edition of its Touareg SUV, changes that come just prior to what is expected to be a full redesign next year... read more June 23, 2016 by

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VW CEO lays out future plans

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller last week announced an all-encompassing strategy that will see the automaker through the next 10 years and hopefully leave behind... read more June 23, 2016 by

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

Report: VW to drop 40 models in restructure

The Volkswagen Group, still reeling from the fallout of last year’s revelation of its diesel emissions cheating, on Thursday released the first details on an... read more June 20, 2016 by


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