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Volkswagen and Toshiba working together on electric vehicles

Tesla's Roadster and Model S have garnered much of the hybrid and electric press of late, though new entries from Ford and Honda have also gathered some attention. Now Volkswagen is looking to share in the spotlight, announcing the signing of a letter of intent with Toshiba for cooperation on the... read more

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VW Bluesport could go to production if approved by Audi, Porsche

Moving forward with production of even the most interesting designs is difficult work in today's economic climate. Volkswagen's Bluesport roadster, for instance, was... read more January 19, 2009 by


 
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Report: Volkswagen considering sale of Polo in U.S.

The small-car surge in the U.S. was cut short in 2008 when once-high fuel prices dropped as suddenly as they'd risen, but the future of the market seems clear: prices will... read more January 16, 2009 by


 
VW's Bluesport roadster concept could be the model for the car

Volkswagen execs hint at production possibility for Bluesport concept

Volkswagen has made no secret of its desire to revive the compact roadster market with numerous concept cars over the last decade. The most recent of these was the Bluesport... read more January 15, 2009 by


 
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Preview: Next-generation Volkswagen Touareg SUV

The Volkswagen Touareg has achieved only modest sales since its launch in 2003, mostly because of its lack of seven-seater capability and premium price tag compared with many... read more January 14, 2009 by


 
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Volkswagen sues California Lamborghini dealer for theft of $12 million in cars

Volkswagen has filed a lawsuit against Lamborghini Orange County for what it terms 'outright theft' of $12 million worth of Lamborghini vehicles. The dealership, owned by Vik... read more January 13, 2009 by


 
Volkswagen Touareg Lux Limited SUV

Volkswagen rolls out Touareg Lux Limited and V6 TDI SUVs at Detroit Auto Show

Diesels are quickly joining hybrids and plug-in electrics as the new show-car theme. The reasons are simple: efficiency, both in terms of fuel and finance, is driving... read more January 11, 2009 by


 
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Porsche determined to acquire 75% stake in VW

Earlier this week we saw Porsche finally acquire a majority stake in the Volkswagen Group, with its direct ownership in the German giant moving up to 50.76%. While Porsche is... read more January 7, 2009 by


 
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Official: Porsche now owns more than 50% of VW

Yet another chapter of the Porsche-VW takeover saga has unfolded today as Porsche has finally pushed its holding in VW over 50%. Porsche has held an interest of 74.1% in... read more January 5, 2009 by


 
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VW and Porsche reach union agreement

The tension that has cast a backlight on the Porsche-VW acquisition found a particular intensity in the fight for seats on the joint works council. The board that represents... read more December 15, 2008 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Golf 2.0L TDI 4MOTION

VW adds 4MOTION AWD to Mark VI Golf

The Mark VI Volkswagen Golf is now available with the Wolfburg company's 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system, which has been added to the lineup as an option on the 2.0L TDI... read more December 14, 2008 by


 
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Top five VW execs earn combined $32 million, give 10% to charity

Five board members of the Volkswagen Group are donating a total of €2.5 million ($3.2 million) of their personal income to a German charity, 10% of their combined total... read more December 8, 2008 by


 
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Volkswagen Scirocco Cup race car revealed in China

As U.S. and European car sales plummet, developing brand recognition and loyalty in the so-called developing markets of China, South America and Russia is becoming more and... read more December 4, 2008 by


 
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JE Design takes on the VW Scirocco coupe

The Volkswagen Scirocco is proving to be popular with tuners, with famed German performance shop JE Design also releasing its own hotted-up version of the svelte sports... read more December 4, 2008 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel

Volkswagen unveils Golf BiFuel at Bologna Motor Show

Volkswagen has unveiled the first ever Golf to be factory-fitted with a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) system at this week’s Bologna Motor Show in Italy. Using a simple... read more December 3, 2008 by


 
2008 Volkswagen Passat TSI EcoFuel

Volkswagen unveils Passat TSI EcoFuel sedan concept

Volkswagen has released a sedan variant of its previous Passat TSI EcoFuel wagon concept, showcasing the vehicle at this week's Bologna Motor Show. Capable of using either... read more December 3, 2008 by


 
 

 
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