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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 there are plucked from the Volvo lineup. Still, it was not a Volvo vehicle that claimed the top 2016 sales spot for a single... read more

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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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4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

VW, Audi, Porsche reportedly racing for resources in boardroom battle royale

Now that Audi and Porsche won't be fighting for LeMans titles, the brands have taken their epic battle to the boardroom to compete for dwindling research and program cash... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen Arteon debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Volkswagen Arteon is name of CC successor

Volkswagen’s CC is about to spawn a successor and along with the new design will be a new name: Arteon. Arteon is a combination of “art” and... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen ID electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW rules out diesels for US while confirming North American electric car production

As it continues to deal with its diesel emissions scandal and push into electric cars, the Volkswagen Group in the past week has been making statements on future strategy. On... read more November 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW to build e-Golf at Transparent Factory

Volkswagen’s famous Transparent Factory in the German city of Dresden will soon be churning out cars again. The plant, which features glass walls and an open-plan... read more November 22, 2016 by


 
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VW Group to reduce workforce by 30,000

Volkswagen on Friday announced plans to significantly reduce its workforce over the coming years as it deals with its costly diesel emissions scandal and push into electric... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas: 3-row SUV made in US

Volkswagen has finally unveiled the Atlas, a three-row, seven-seat SUV the automaker hopes will turn it into a major player in the mainstream market in the United States... read more November 18, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Passat GT concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

VW Passat GT concept brings near-R potential to family sedan

Volkswagen has let its North American engineering team cook up something interesting for the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, on this week. That something arrived in the shape of... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
 

 
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