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VW Previews Next-Gen T6 Transporter with Tristar Concept


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VW unwrapped the Tristar concept at the IAA show in Hannover today, with the pickup truck study giving us a first look at the next Transporter series (T6) that will launch in 2015.

VW Planning Audi A6-Based Luxury Sedan for China Only


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The only reason for which the VW Phaeton still exists today is the Chinese market, where the luxury sedan enjoyed a commercial success that offset poor demand from Europe and North America.

German Brands Sell Almost as Many Cars in China as All 25 Local Carmakers Combined


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German automakers have reached a 24 percent share of the Chinese auto market in July, gaining 3 percent compared to the end of 2013. The world’s largest car market is a haven for German carmakers, which together sell almost as many cars as all 25 Chinese brands combined.

2015 VW Polo GTI Facelift Gets New 190PS 1.8L Turbo and Manual Gearbox


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The Golf GTI's little brother has undergone a facelift with the big news for the 2015 Polo GTI being the introduction of a new 1.8-liter turb'd engine that replaces the previous 1.4-liter turbo.

VW Skeptical of Fuel-Cell Success Outside Japan


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There seems to be a lot of skepticism surrounding the feasible commercial success and use of fuel-cell electric vehicles.

Facelifted VW Touareg V6 TDI Averages 6.6 L/100KM [49 New Photos]


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VW has released fuel economy figures for the facelifted VW Touareg, as well as equipment details ahead of the model’s European market launch this autumn.

VW UK's New 60 Anniversary Styling Pack for Transporter


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Volkswagen's UK arm is celebrating six decades of its van series in the country with the release of the "Transporter 60 Anniversary Pack".

VW to Concentrate More on US Needs, Update Models More Frequently


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In light of buyer and owner comments that competitors’ vehicles are kept fresher, VW will update its lineup more frequently, in order to meet the demands of its American audience.

VW Announces Russian Production Cuts, Cites Falling Sales


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While it may appear at first to be a way for the West to flex its muscles in an attempt to (economically) intimidate Russia into submission, VW’s announcement of production cuts in the Federation is officially motivated by the continued fall in sales.

New VW Amarok Dark Label Limited Edition Offered in the UK


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As they say, better late than never; about a year after VW presented the limited run Amarok Dark Label edition at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Germans are now offering it in Britain.

VW Revealed to Have Spied on Brazillian Workers and Union Activists


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Documents revealed by a "truth commission" show that Volkswagen monitored employees and top union officials in Brazil during the 1980s, including a man who would become the country's president.

U Design: 2017 Volkswagen Polo Mk6


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When should we expect the sixth generation of the VW Polo? Within the next two to three years.

New VW Lamando is China's Jetta CC [w/Video]


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This past spring at the Beijing Auto Show, VW unveiled the New Midsize Concept (NMC), a study previewing a stylish rival for the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Fast forward to today’s Chengdu Auto Show and that production sedan is already a reality.

VW Golf R32 Bangs Honda S2000 From Behind


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I know some of you might be tempted to lock your eyes on the BMW M3 E30 racing through, but what you should be doing is focusing on the blue VW Golf R32.

Eighth-Generation VW Golf Said to Arrive in 2017, Just Five Years after Golf Mk7


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If you thought the short life cycle of the VW Golf 6 was an accident, you might want to reconsider, as VW is reportedly preparing an all-new Golf for 2017. That’s less than five years after the launch of the seventh-generation Golf, which arrived in European dealerships in November 2012.

New All-Electric VW e-Golf will Cost you a Golf and a Half at $35,445*


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If you want to save the world from internal-combustion engine CO2 emissions, then by all means, go for VW's new e-Golf, but if you want save a buck, then you might want to look elsewhere.

VW's Revised 2015 Jetta Starts from $16,215*…err $17,325* in the US


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Pricing and equipment details were released today for VW's US market 2015 Jetta that introduces a new 150HP turbo diesel along with minor cosmetic changes and newly-available driver assistance systems.

Chris Harris Pits the VW Golf R Against the BMW M235i


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Loaded with the lighter MQB platform and all-wheel drive, the latest VW Golf R stands to be more of a serious hot hatch than a loaded Golf. But how does it fare against the purity of a rear-drive BMW?

Tiguan Replacement Promises to be a Game Changer for VW


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VW is brewing up a replacement for the Tiguan with a new report saying that it will be bigger and more stylish.

VW Golf SportsVan Shines in UK Review


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Should the regular seventh-gen Golf not be roomy or practical enough for you, VW is now tempting you with the Golf SV, which is basically the same car, but with a lot more interior space.