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The AutoGuide News Blog is your source for breaking stories from the auto industry. Delivering news immediately, the AutoGuide Blog is constantly updated with the latest information, photos and video from manufacturers, auto shows, the aftermarket and professional racing.
 |  Aug 31 2014, 8:27 PM

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If you’re shopping for a sports car under $30,000 – AutoGuide.com has you covered.

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 |  Aug 27 2014, 8:31 AM

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Imports and European automakers still reign supreme in customer satisfaction.

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 |  Aug 26 2014, 8:55 AM


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Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street.

After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel.
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 |  Aug 25 2014, 9:26 AM


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Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget.

When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes.

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 |  Aug 25 2014, 8:35 AM

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Volkswagen has just announced pricing and availability for its first fully electric model to be offered in North America.

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 |  Aug 11 2014, 7:01 AM

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The Volkswagen Tiguan has been recalled for a potential stalling issue.

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 |  Aug 06 2014, 1:18 PM

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Bugatti is developing a replacement to its Veyron supercar that it is expected to show for the first time in 2016.

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 |  Aug 05 2014, 8:02 PM

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Volkswagen will once again be the presenting sponsor for Discovery Channel’s Shark Week.

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 |  Aug 05 2014, 7:36 PM

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Volkswagen is making a point to advertise more than the low emissions associated with driving its new electric car, the e-Golf.

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 |  Jul 23 2014, 8:02 AM

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Volkswagen has announced changes heading to its 2015 model lineup.

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 |  Jul 21 2014, 8:02 AM

It's OK to be cheap!


 

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Midsize sedans are a big deal; this segment is one of the most important in the automotive industry. Corporate fortunes are won or lost on the backs of these versatile, hard-working cars.

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 |  Jul 15 2014, 7:18 AM

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Volkswagen is rumored to be bringing its Touran MPV to the U.S.

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 |  Jul 14 2014, 8:53 AM

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Volkswagen announced today that it will build its new seven-seat crossover at its Chattanooga, Tenn. plant.

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 |  Jul 08 2014, 10:11 AM

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Volkswagen has ordered its dealers to not sell about 800 units of the 2015 Golf GTI because some of the vehicles have a safety defect.

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 |  Jul 03 2014, 4:36 PM

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You won’t have to wait until the Paris Motor Show to check out the all-new Volkswagen Passat.

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 |  Jun 27 2014, 5:01 PM

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Starting next month, Volkswagen Beetle shoppers will be able to opt for a Premium Package.

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 |  Jun 25 2014, 7:32 AM

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Did you forget about the Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept that debuted earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show?

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 |  Jun 20 2014, 8:30 AM

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A turbocharged VW Beetle isn’t normally all that exciting, but it also doesn’t usually make 544 hp.

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 |  Jun 10 2014, 2:00 PM

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The analysts and number crunchers at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch released the findings of their latest Car Wars study, a report that tracks industry product trends. The results are surprising; market-share fluctuations are expected to remain small. But Ford and Honda are both projected to gain in the coming years with Nissan on track to lose share.

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 |  Jun 06 2014, 11:02 AM

Trans Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Shift

Welcome to the final installment of Trans Wars, a three-part miniseries exploring the automatic transmission. So far we’ve compared torque-converter and dual-clutch units, but these two gearboxes aren’t the only ones on the market today.

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 |  Jun 05 2014, 8:02 AM

TRANS WARS Episode II: Attack of the Clutches

In yesterday’s installment of Trans Wars we explored the benefits and downsides of conventional automatic gearboxes, ones that feature fluid-filled torque converters. This type of transmission has been around for more than 50 years; it works well and has pretty much become the industry standard.

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 |  Jun 04 2014, 1:02 PM

TRANS WARS Episode I: The Phantom Pedal

Join us for a three-part miniseries exploring the ins and outs of automatic transmissions. For the first installment we celebrate heritage by tipping our hats to a great motoring tradition that’s as American as baseball, apple pie and Oldsmobile. This is Trans Wars!

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 |  Jun 04 2014, 7:32 AM

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Volkswagen’s seven-seat crossover for the North American market may be delayed, but the German automaker has huge plans to expand its SUV lineup.

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 |  Jun 03 2014, 4:24 PM

Winner - Bentley + 23 Percent


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May was a heck of a month in the auto industry. A deluge of recall announcements flooded the news and continued to erode profits, but sales continued to pour in… for some companies.

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