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 |  Jul 23 2014, 8:02 AM


Volkswagen has announced changes heading to its 2015 model lineup.

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 |  Jul 17 2014, 10:54 AM


According to a report from a German business publication, Volkswagen has approached Fiat about a possible buy out, though Fiat denies the claims.

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 |  Jul 15 2014, 7:18 AM


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

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 |  Jul 14 2014, 8:53 AM


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

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 |  Jul 03 2014, 4:36 PM


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


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


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

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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 03 2014, 4:24 PM

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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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 |  Jun 03 2014, 9:32 AM


Volkswagen wants to have a little bit of its own Gymkhana fun.

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 |  Jun 03 2014, 8:02 AM


A model vital to Volkswagen‘s sales growth strategy in the U.S. has been delayed.

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 |  May 27 2014, 8:02 PM


Feast your eyes, this is Volkswagen‘s latest Amarok concept.

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 |  May 22 2014, 6:00 PM


Following the official release of teaser images from Volkswagen, sketches of the Golf GTI Vision Gran Turismo concept have leaked.

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 |  May 22 2014, 4:53 PM


New teasers of the latest Gran Turismo concept have been revealed.

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 |  May 22 2014, 10:32 AM

Terms of Endearment

Top 10 Worst Vehicle Nicknames

Like ‘em or not, nicknames are a way of life. Perhaps you were called four eyes as a child because of your glasses. If your teeth were bedazzled with braces train tracks may have been a more appropriate term of endearment.

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 |  May 21 2014, 5:15 PM


It appears Volkswagen is still mulling over the idea of a Golf R wagon.

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 |  May 21 2014, 1:35 PM


Volkswagen has dreams of becoming the world’s largest automaker, and it looks like selling more SUVs is a staple of that plan. 

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 |  May 19 2014, 2:14 PM

Volkswagen Sales

Volkswagen is scaling back its sales predictions. The mass-market German automaker had planned to deliver 800,000 units annually in the U.S. by 2018 but that’s probably not going to happen.

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 |  May 16 2014, 2:56 PM


A horsepower war is brewing and it’s all under the roof of the Volkswagen Group.

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 |  May 16 2014, 12:01 PM


Volkswagen is seeking to close the gap between launching products in Europe and the U.S. that left customers waiting an extra year to buy the seventh-generation Golf.

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 |  May 14 2014, 10:15 AM


Volkswagen is looking to pack more style into the new CC, which is why the brand may borrow some cues from Audi to help design its cars. 

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 |  May 13 2014, 7:44 PM


The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen has been officially unveiled but it’s missing one of the key features previewed in the concept car.

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