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Volkswagen Details U.S.-Spec 2015 Golf and GTI Powertrains [2013 New York Auto Show]

When Volkswagen debuted the seventh-generation, 2015 Golf at the last year’s Paris auto show and the 2015 GTI at the Geneva show earlier this year, the automaker tantalizingly revealed nearly everything about both rides. That is, everything except final engine options for the U.S. market. Oh sure, …

Volkswagen Fleet Competition: Win Passat print sketches

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Ah, camper vans. They remind us of the great outdoors, chilling on a beach, and, well, California. Volkswagen apparently thought the same thing years ago and named its in-house camper California; we detail the van's evolution: http://cardrive.co/6030X1v8

We drive the 2015 Volkswagen USA GTI. Is the Mk7 GTI the best one yet? Find out here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/4ie2

2015 Volkswagen GTI vs. 2013 Ford Focus ST – Comparison Test

TESTED<p>At roadside cafeterias in France, next to the napkins, cutlery, and plastic trays, are baskets of free dinner rolls. Hungry? Take as much as you want; bread is as free as air. We have to assume that this is a legacy of the French Revolution. No need to steal, Jean Valjean. The struggle is …

Monte Carlo

L.A.-Bound VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept Gets Revised PHEV Specs

The Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe concept is back, but this time with more realistic plug-in hybrid powertrain specs. Though we first saw the CrossBlue Coupe concept in Shanghai, the 2013 Los Angeles auto show will host the concept again, likely previewing a new Volkswagen SUV to sell at much higher …

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Volkswagen is to recall 2.6 million cars worldwide due to a number of technical problems – more than 60,000 of those affected will be in the UK.<p>The …

We Hear: Audi A0 Could be the Premium Version of VW Up!

If you thought Audi‘s lineup couldn’t go lower than the A1, think again. Up for consideration is the Audi A0, which is essentially a premium version of the Volkswagen Up! city car already sold in Europe.<p>Audi boss Rupert Stadler is convinced the brand needs a car to slot below the A1, and wants the …

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Volkswagen E-Golf to Make North American Debut at L.A. Auto Show

The Volkswagen e-Golf is getting ready to travel from Germany to the U.S., as the electric hatch is scheduled to make its North American debut at the upcoming 2013 L.A. Auto Show. Last seen at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the fully electric four-door hatchback hasn’t changed much since …

Electric Vehicles

VW Reopens Internal Discussion of U.S.-Market Pickup Truck

Apparently consumers and automotive writers aren’t the only folks with serious interest in GM’s new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon small(ish) pickup trucks. A report from <i>Autoblog</i> says that Volkswagen will be keeping an eye on how those trucks do in the market—they go on sale this fall—as it …

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2016 Volkswagen Passat: A Little Passion, Please

Volkswagen’s Geneva auto show array of new and freshened sheetmetal had limited relevance to the U.S. market, where the company’s sales have been declining recently in the midst of generally robust performance by most other participants. The U.S. Passat, in particular, has been disappointing. …

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Volkswagen Next-Generation Phaeton in Future Plans

Despite the belief of many that the Volkswagen Phaeton full-size luxury sedan was the answer to a question nobody asked, VW development chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser said that an Volkswagen Phaeton is a Go – Motor Trend” target=”_blank”>all-new Phaeton was in the works, and despite superficial …

503-HP Volkswagen GTI Comes to L.A., Twin Up! Concept at Tokyo

The 2013 Los Angeles auto show and Tokyo Motor Show may be open during the same week, but that doesn’t mean Volkswagen can’t be in two places at once. The German automaker is showing the super-fast GTI Design Vision concept in the west, and an electric powered Up! in the east.<p>After wowing …

VW Golf 6 R Rotiform VCE Wheels by nbdesignz84 on Flickr

VW Golf 6 R Rotiform VCE Wheels by nbdesignz84 on Flickr.<p>TheAutoBible.Com

Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept

<i>Up Close And Personal With Volkswagen's "Top Priority"</i><p>Volkswagen is still very much dead-set on meeting its goal of selling 800,000 vehicles in the United States by 2018. And while the company has said on several occasions that it will not be expanding its lineup to models smaller than the Golf, …

2015 Volkswagen GTD

<i>The Waiting Is The Hardest Part</i><p>Back in 2010, we attended the launch for the sixth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTD, an event set on the scenic roads of the cult car's natural habitat – southern Bavarian curving two-lanes complete with shocking views of the majestic Alps. We've now returned to the …

VW has high hopes for new TGI engines

New VW TDI diesel to achieve around 45 mpg

Not to be outdone by BMW and its 45-mile-per-gallon 2014 328d or the new Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, Volkswagen is reportedly preparing to launch a more-efficient TDI diesel engine in North America. In speaking with VW recently, <i>Edmunds</i> learned that the automaker plans to replace its current 2.0-liter …

First Drive: Volkswagen XL1The future is now

It’s not very often that you get a chance to take a peek into the future. We live in the now, and all future products and practices are being …

Volkswagen Will Bring the Phaeton Back to America—Just Not for Another Two Years

The next generation of the Volkswagen Phaeton will, in fact, be offered in the U.S., but don’t expect it to be unveiled any time soon. There is no substance to rumors that it will be unveiled at the 2014 Detroit auto show, company sources have told <i>Car and Driver</i>. Look instead for a debut late in …

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2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR

No more chick-car shame here.

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2015 Volkswagen SportWagen / Golf Variant

Yes, you'll still be able to buy one with a diesel and a stick.<p>Most enthusiasts have vehicular tastes that are quite different from those of the average buyer. We understand the qualities that make, say, the Toyota Camry a sales juggernaut, but we usually prefer something far less mundane for our …

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Would you pay $29,995 for a 2014 VW Beetle GSR? More -> http://bit.ly/1bJBXeu

VW readying subcompact crossover, next Polo for US

A report in <i>Motor Trend</i> says that CAFE requirements are driving Volkswagen to develop the next-generation Polo – as well as a crossover to slot below the Tiguan – for the US market. If so, the two new models would join a few other VW products with elevated mile-per-gallon numbers, including the Golf …

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Test Drive

Don't let the tartan seat covers fool you. The Golf GTD isn't a diesel-powered clone of the GTI—it's a car with character and an appeal all its own.<p><b>On-Sale Date:</b> NA<p><b>Base Price:</b> $27,000 to $28,000 (est.)<p><b>Competitors:</b> Ford Focus ST, Volkswagen GTI, Audi A3, Mini Cooper S.<p><b>Powertrains:</b> Turbocharged …

First Drive: 2014 Volkswagen GTDWell suited for high-speed hot-hatch hijinks

“228… 229… 230… 231… 232!”<p>The numbers moved slowly but they kept coming. I couldn’t tell though because my eyes were focused on the road ahead. It …

2014 Volkswagen GTD First Drive: GTI + TDI = A Lot to Like

Volkswagen wants bigger slice of Australian car market

<b>Volkswagen</b> may have made significant sales progress in Australia in recent years, but one of the company’s senior board members says the brand should …

Volkswagen Golf

Fuel-Efficient Car News

With the 2018 XC60 plug-in hybrid crossover, Volvo has demonstrated that it is a luxury brand at the vanguard of electrification.<p>Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations.<p>Tesla …