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Four New Family Driving Adventures for 2018

Grab the rain-gear, bring your bikes, whistle for the family dog, invite some friends, put on your playlist and get going. Here are four new family …

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Volkswagen sales speed to fresh record as turnaround from emissions scandal gathers pace

The boss of Volkswagen said he was grateful to customers "for their trust" as the car firm announced today it delivered a record number of vehicles …

The All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Is Worth Getting for the Interior Alone

On the surface, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta appears to have received no changes when compared to the outgoing model other than more aggressive styling. …

Volkswagen Polo in its latest guise is maturing very nicely indeed

Volkswagen's new supermini is larger, more upmarket and very stylish, writes IAN DONALDSON. At the same time it offers an impressive array of high …

Volkswagen sells record 10.74 million vehicles in 2017

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen had record sales of 10.74 million vehicles last year, but its bid to remain the world's largest carmaker was disputed by rival Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.<p>Volkswagen's sales rose 4.3 percent from 10.30 million in 2016, when the company passed …

Volkswagen Sponsors 1970 Beetle in Baja 1000

The Beetle is inextricably linked with the Baja 1000, and VW has not forgotten that.<p>Volkswagen<p>Volkswagen is known for dominating Red Bull Global …

World Rally Championship

Kombi's DeLorean makeover takes Volkswagen back to the future

Restored by Nashville-based luxury outfit Velocity Motorcars, the restoration starts with a 1967 Kombi, rejuvenated both inside and out. Perhaps the …

Johnny B. Goode

Volkswagen to Invest a Staggering $84 Billion in EV Development

The Volkswagen Group may have tilted the already skewed balance between liquid hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and battery-powered electric vehicles in …

Volkswagen

Refreshed 2018 Volkswagen Golf R: What You Need to Know

<b>North America’s Most Powerful Golf Returns</b><p>If you're looking for an affordable and practical hatchback, the classic Volkswagen Golf was made just for …

Volkswagen is 'second mover' in electric commercial vehicles: executive

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) is a "second mover" in electrified commercial vehicles, after lagging companies such as Tesla (TSLA.O) and Deutsche Post DHL (DPWGn.DE) in putting them on the road, the head of VW's trucks business told a German newspaper.<p>He said Volkswagen had …

VW went in for emissions fix - and then the problems really started for Wallsend driver

A driver claims his Volkswagen Passat went in for an emissions fix - and came back in a worse state than when it went in.<p>John Denholm took his car …

Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' scandal blamed for 5,000 premature deaths across Europe

In 2015 German carmaker admitted to cheating on vehicle emissions tests.<p>Around 10,000 deaths in Europe every year are caused by small particle …

Pollution

Camp in Style with Volkswagen's New California XXL

It's perfect for stargazing.<p>Volkswagen has unveiled some futuristic looking cars this year, but nothing makes us want to hit the road more than the new California XXL. With all the amenities of a tiny home, the XXL promises to be the future of RVing. It's basically glamping in a one-bedroom …

Mercedes-Benz

Volkswagen Tiguan Named Top Compact SUV Under $35,000

Cars.com (CARS) , the second largest automotive classified site, on Tuesday released the results of its Compact SUV Challenge in which it ranked the …

Volkswagen Turns To Chinese Factory For Production Of Up To 120,000 EV Motors Annually

Volkswagen I.D. – Coming in 2020, apparently with 600km (373 miles) of range*<p>Volkswagen Gen.E<p>Volkswagen looks to China for a massive boost in annual …

Ducati is not for sale according to VW supervisory board

Volkswagen's planned sale of motorcycle brand Ducati and transmission maker Renk currently has no majority backing on the carmaker's supervisory board, with opponents to asset sales feeling invigorated by the group's strong results. Europe's largest automaker has tasked banks to evaluate options …

Renault-Nissan Beat Volkswagen To Become World’s Largest Car Maker

In the world sales for the January 2017 to June 2017 period, Renault-Nissan beat Volkswagen by over 1.5 lakh units.The Mitsubishi Outlander is in …

Volkswagen

European Bank Cuts Funds to VW Because of Emissions Fraud

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen suffered another blow to its reputation on Tuesday after it was barred from receiving European Union research financing over allegations it misused a previous loan to cheat on emissions.<p>The decision by the publicly owned European Investment Bank at least temporarily deprives …

Volkswagen

Volkswagen designers talk about creating the T-Roc crossover

Back in 2014, Volkswagen rolled out a funky, chunky crossover concept called the T-Roc. There were rumors that it might reach production, but it came up on the radar rarely. Then <i>Automotive News</i> reported that a production model would appear for 2019, first arriving in Europe this August, and we got …

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf review

<b>The Good</b> The 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf beat its 125-mile range estimate in our testing while its hatchback body makes for practical everyday use. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in the dashboard integrate nicely for navigation, audio and communications. At $28,995 before incentives, the e-Golf is an …

Volkswagen Tiguan is bigger all around, but still compact

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen’s cars will be ‘talking’ to each other by 2019

Vehicles will be communicating with other as soon as 2019, if Volkswagen's plans come to fruition. Just one day after announcing its autonomous vehicle AI partnership with NVIDIA, the German car manufacturer says pWLAN (public wireless LAN) technology will be fitted to its cars as standard in just …

Warranty

2017 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen | Warranty Review<p>Warranty Rating:<p>Volkswagen’s warranty coverage meets industry norms, but that’s it.<p>For more on what you need to know about warranties, read here.<p>Warranty Comparison<p><b>Vehicle</b><p><b>Limited Warranty</b><p><b>Powertrain Warranty</b><p><b>Corrosion Protection</b><p><b>Roadside</b> …

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The Fix Is In: We Test Both Fixed and Cheater VW TDI Diesels | Feature

From the July 2017 issue<p>Throwing money at problems is how corporations make them go away. Pay for more lawyers, pay for more public relations, and certainly pay for more marketing in the hopes that the world will believe your new promises. For Volkswagen, those invoices have recently been …

Volkswagen

First Drive: 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

<b>DENVER, Colorado —</b> In case you haven’t heard it enough yet, crossover and SUV sales have been going gangbusters all over the world, driven heavily by …

Volkswagen

How the I.D. Buzz evokes Volkswagen's first electric bus

Volkswagen has a long heritage with electric propulsion. Ferdinand Porsche, the engineer who designed the Volkswagen Beetle, made a name for himself …

Volkswagen Debuts Five 2017 Concepts in Savannah

Enthusiast fleet is cruising the summer show circuit<p>Volkswagen unveiled its enthusiast show fleet for 2017 at Southern Worthersee (SoWo): The European Experience on Hutchinson Island, Savannah, Georgia this weekend.<p>The car enthusiast event is open to all European makes and models. In the past it …

Researchers find computer code that Volkswagen used to cheat emissions tests

An international team of researchers has uncovered the mechanism that allowed Volkswagen to circumvent U.S. and European emission tests over at least …

Volkswagen

Volkswagen is selling diesel cars -- but not for long

DETROIT -- Two years after emissions tests cheating catapulted Volkswagen into a global crisis, the automaker is again selling cars with diesel engines in the U.S., but the German brand's signature offerings won't be around too much longer.<p>Customers lined up to buy two-year-old Volkswagen diesel …

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