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 |  Sep 19 2014, 1:59 PM

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Volkswagen is getting Rallycross enthusiasts excited for this weekend’s debut of its Beetle GRC.

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 |  Sep 17 2014, 9:02 AM

Made in Germany ... Except Not


10 German Cars Not Made In Germany

Cultural stereotypes aside, Germany is known for its advanced technology, engineering prowess and top-quality manufacturing. The land of beer, bratwurst and BMW is especially famed for its automobiles, which are renowned the world over for their driving dynamics and Autobahn-proven performance.

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 |  Sep 08 2014, 7:32 AM

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Volkswagen plans on updating its models more frequently in the U.S.

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 |  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 29 2014, 8:01 AM

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The Tesla Model S might be a popular car among some enthusiasts, but apparently it’s not all that “hot.”

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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 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 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 17 2014, 10:54 AM

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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

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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 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 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

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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 |  Jun 03 2014, 9:32 AM

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

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 |  Jun 03 2014, 8:02 AM

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

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