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 |  Apr 19 2014, 1:11 PM

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How hot would a Volkswagen Golf R be with 395 hp? This hot.

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 |  Apr 18 2014, 10:15 AM

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If you’re holding your breath on the Volkswagen Golf GTD to arrive in the U.S., you may want to exhale… and it’s not in relief.

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 |  Apr 17 2014, 4:20 PM

2014-volkswagen-jetta

Volkswagen has recalled over 26,000 vehicles for a possible fire hazard.

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 |  Apr 16 2014, 4:55 PM

2015 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen’s updated 2015 Jetta just took a bow in Manhattan. But what’s actally new about this car? It looks practically the same as the one that’s on the market right now.

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 |  Apr 15 2014, 1:57 PM

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Volkswagen has announced pricing on its 2015 Golf GTI models.

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 |  Apr 14 2014, 7:06 AM

2012-volkswagen-passat

If you own a 2012 or 2013 VW Passat, there’s a good chance that your car’s headlights will fail. 

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 |  Apr 08 2014, 9:20 PM

2014-Volkswagen-Jetta-SEL

Volkswagen has requested its dealerships to stop selling four vehicles starting immediately.

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 |  Apr 02 2014, 8:49 AM

vw golf gte

In the future, Volkswagen’s electric cars won’t even need to be plugged in.

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 |  Mar 27 2014, 7:32 AM

Volkswagen-CrossBlue-Concept

Could the production Volkswagen CrossBlue concept have a turbocharged VR-6 engine under the hood?

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 |  Mar 18 2014, 3:03 PM

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Customers should wait if they are about to buy a new diesel-powered Volkswagen sedan or coupe because a new turbo diesel will replace the current engine later this year.

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 |  Mar 17 2014, 9:14 AM

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Volkswagen is preparing to give its mid-size sedan a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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 |  Mar 15 2014, 10:01 AM

Volkswagen-Passat-Blue-Motion-Concept

Volkswagen wants to rejuvenate its sales in North America, but is a mid-size sedan its saving grace?

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 |  Mar 14 2014, 1:31 PM

Ask AutoGuide No. 39


Ask AutoGuide No. 39

Midsize sedans represent a massive slice of the automotive pie. These four-door cars almost single handedly (or wheely?) form the backbone of America’s personal transportation network, shuttling people practically everywhere they need and want to go. Yeah, they’re kind of a big deal, and as a salute to these hard-working automobiles they’re the subject of this week’s installment of Ask AutoGuide.

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 |  Mar 10 2014, 8:01 AM

volkswagen-phaeton

The next-generation Volkswagen Phaeton will be “class leading,” according to Heinz-Jacob Neusser, the German automaker’s head of development.

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 |  Mar 05 2014, 5:50 PM

2013-Volkswagen-Amarok-Canyon

Often rumored but never coming to fruition, Volkswagen is once again considering a pickup truck for the North American market.

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 |  Mar 05 2014, 5:01 PM

Volkswagen-T-ROC-Concept

Looking to expand its crossover and SUV lineup, Volkswagen unveiled its T-ROC concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Mar 03 2014, 8:31 PM

Volkswagen-T-ROC-Concept

Volkswagen’s new small crossover concept is meant to be reasonably quick on pavement and sure-footed on more natural pathways where rocks and tree roots are common.

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 |  Feb 26 2014, 9:02 AM

Volkswagen-Polo-Lineup

Volkswagen will reveal a quartet of subcompact Polos at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. Naturally fuel efficiency is a top priority with these models but the company hasn’t forgotten about performance.

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 |  Feb 20 2014, 8:21 AM

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Set to sit beside the GTI and GTD, Volkswagen revealed a plug-in hybrid version of its more performance-oriented Golf.

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 |  Feb 18 2014, 3:15 PM

Less is More


Mahle Downsizing Demonstrator

In decades past, automakers produced more powerful engines by adding cylinders. As the old saying goes, there’s no replacement for displacement… Or is there? 

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 |  Feb 17 2014, 10:01 AM

2014-volkswagen-scirocco

Volkswagen has unveiled the an updated Scirocco for the 2014 model year, which sees a mild refresh in the powertrain and styling department.

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 |  Feb 16 2014, 7:38 AM

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Employees at Volkswagen Chattanooga have voted against United Auto Workers (UAW) representation in a secret ballot election.

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 |  Feb 09 2014, 8:32 PM

beetle-grc

Volkswagen will be competing in this year’s Summer X Games with a pair of modified Beetles sporting over 560 hp.

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 |  Feb 06 2014, 8:16 AM

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Tanner Foust and former F1 driver Scott Speed will pilot a pair of Volkswagen Beetles with some serious balls starting at the June Summer X Games in Austin, Texas. 

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