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ABT Sportsline joins growing list of VW Scirocco tuners

There is no shortage of tuners taking Volkswagen's handsome new Scirocco to pieces and rebuilding it to be a track monster, and the latest to join the grow list is Germany’s ABT, which has unveiled its second take on the sporty Scirocco. Hans-Juergen Abt, the current manager of tuning firm... read more

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Seat launches Leon Linea R hot hatch

The Seat Leon hatch is in the midst of its second generation, with a facelift expected early next year. The all-new Linea R version of the car has come early, however... read more November 11, 2008 by

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MCCHIP modified Volkswagen Scirocco

The Volkswagen Scirocco may not be coming to the U.S. due to unfavorable exchange rates, but that doesn't make it any less interesting as a car. That's doubly true once it's... read more November 10, 2008 by

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Volkswagen confirms roadster concept for NAIAS

Volkswagen is reportedly working on an affordable mid-engine sports car, which it plans to release sometime early next decade. A concept of the car was originally slated for... read more November 10, 2008 by

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Analysts predict a ‘reverse takeover’ for Porsche and VW

Two of Germany's most important carmakers are at odds over who will control day-to-day operations once a planned stock acquisition is completed. Volkswagen has been fearing... read more November 5, 2008 by

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VW will build its own hybrid assemblies, not outsource them

Bucking an industry trend toward outsourcing the construction of motors and hybrid assemblies to high-tech companies with similar experience in non-autmotive fields, a new... read more November 4, 2008 by

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Report: Volkswagen Golf R32 dropped from U.S. lineup

Volkswagen has confirmed today that its sporty R32 Golf won’t be offered in the United States in the 2009 model year. The information comes from company spokesman... read more October 28, 2008 by

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Porsche-VW announce united front after months of feuding

The feud that started up between the two German companies since Porsche purchased a controlling interest in Volkswagen last month has met what appears to be an end in the... read more October 28, 2008 by

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Volkswagen confirms diesel car production for U.S. plant

Volkswagen has one of the widest and most interesting engine range in the automotive industry but in the United States its offering consists of a paltry line of four, five... read more October 16, 2008 by

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Early look at VW’s upcoming ‘Robust’ pickup

The long-awaited and much anticipated Volkswagen Robust pickup truck has been canceled for European and North American sale, but the project is still alive and kicking as... read more October 13, 2008 by

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Volkswagen upgrades Phaeton for 2009

Despite the weak performance of the Phaeton, Volkswagen has persisted with the car in the belief that there is a place for it in the lineup. Less-than-inspired styling, high... read more October 1, 2008 by

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Volkswagen's BlueMotion II concept the most fuel efficient Passat ever

For the next week or so, the Paris Motor Show will be playing host to some of the most fuel-efficient cars in the world. While the Passat BlueMotion II may not be at the... read more October 1, 2008 by

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Oettinger releases one of the first tuning kits for VW’s Scirocco

The first Volkswagen Scirocco coupes are just starting to appear in showrooms in Europe but one of Germany’s top tuners, Oettinger, has already developed a bodykit and... read more October 1, 2008 by

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Porsche and Volkswagen infighting could harm both companies

The saga that has become the Porsche takeover of the Volkswagen Group faces two new key issues in the coming year, both relating to Audi. Already several high-tension... read more September 29, 2008 by

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Report: Volkswagen working on Golf GTI ‘Plus’ and R42 models

With only a 10hp boost in power over the current model and no change in torque implemented for the next-generation Volkswagen Mark VI Golf GTI, fans of the hot-hatch would... read more September 28, 2008 by


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