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VW Golf GTD Variant to Debut in Geneva, Priced from €31,975 in Germany


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We are starting to lose count of the number of VW Golf variants available on the market, but that doesn’t mean the brand’s most dynamic lineup will stop its expansion. On the contrary, for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, VW has just announced the world premiere of the VW Golf GTD Variant.

Jiangling T7 Is the VW Amarok’s Twin Brother from China


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Designers working for independent Chinese automaker Jiangling are apparently big fans of the VW Amarok. It turns out they appreciate the German pickup truck’s styling so much that they decided to use it as well. After all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, right?

2015 VW Golf R Gets its US Photo Shoot [56 Pics]


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VW has finally revealed a big photo gallery with the US-spec 2015 Golf R, which seems to be very appealing to American customers, who reserved the first 500 Launch Edition units in just 12 hours earlier this month.

Toyota Remains World’s Biggest Automaker in 2014, May Lose No.1 Spot This Year


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Toyota has managed to keep its crown as the world’s biggest automaker in 2014, selling 10,23 million vehicles, approximately 90,000 more than the VW Group.

VW Considers a Sub-Tiguan, Golf-Based Crossover


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Last Sunday, Volkswagen announced that it will move production of the new Tiguan, due in 2017, to North America. The next-gen Tiguan will grow in size and measure a bit more than 4 m (158 inches) in length, which will allow it to feature a third row of seats.

VW Wants to Cut Costs by Reducing Variety of Parts on Polo and Golf


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A carmaker can never have too many cost-cutting measures, which is why Volkswagen has come up with new ideas to boost its profits.

First VW Type 2 Samba Microbus in the UK Could Be Yours for at Least £70,000


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If VW Type 2 vehicles are your thing, then this 1955 Samba Microbus will certainly make you check your account balance to see if you can afford it. This particular car is Britain’s first Type 2 Samba Microbus and will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Sale which takes place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on February 21 and 22.

Volkswagen CC Concept Could Be Headed to Geneva


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The first generation Passat CC has been a huge success story for Volkswagen. It was the first non-premium 4 door coupe in the world and it always felt great to drive and more expensive than it really was.

Would You Mind if the Next-Generation VW Tiguan Looked Like This?


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When VW unveiled the Cross Coupe GTE midsize SUV concept at the Detroit Auto Show last week, it said the study previews the future design language for the brand’s North American SUVs.

GTI, What GTI? VW Golf GTE Sprints to 100 KM/h / 62 MPH in 6.3 Seconds!


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Now, while VW may be marketing the Golf GTE as a greener alternative to the full-blown GTI model, the latter is actually much closer to the GTI than the diesel GTD is in terms of performance. The plug-in hybrid model was recently clocked as being able to hit 100 km/h or 62 mph in 6.3 seconds.

Audi Badly Wants Q2 and Q4 Names from Fiat, Italians Say No


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It’s no secret that Audi wants to build as many SUV models as possible, having already launched the Q3, Q5 and Q7 and preparing to bring a Q1 to market in the near future as well.

VW Reveals Second-Generation Polo R WRC


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Having dominated the World Rally Championship in the past two years with the Polo R WRC, clinching both the Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles, VW unveiled its second generation a week before the season opener.

VW Group May Have Overtaken Toyota in 2014 as the World’s No. 1 Automaker


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While final official figures are pending, the VW Group has reportedly overtaken Toyota as the world’s best-selling car manufacturer in 2014.

VW's New Cross Coupe GTE Rolls Into Detroit


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You can think of the Cross Coupe GTE as Volkswagen's conceptual vision of a more affordable BMW X6 or Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe-style crossover.

VW Golf and Ford F-150 Named 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year


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The latest generation VW Golf and Ford F-150 have been named 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year respectively at the Detroit Auto Show today by a panel of automotive journalists.

VW Cross Coupe GTE Concept Hints at New Mid-Size Crossover for U.S.


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VW is previewing its plans for the North American market with a new mid-size crossover concept named Cross Coupe GTE at the Detroit Motor Show.

VW Golf R Launch Edition Already Sold Out


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We've had our eyes on the Golf R Launch Edition ever since VW announced that they would be making 500 versions of their highest performance model.

Chinese Car Buyers Embrace Online Sales, Dealers Still in the Loop


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E-commerce is nothing new, especially in what is probably the world’s most connected country: China. The thing is, Chinese are embracing online sales for new cars, too – and that’s good for business.

In the Future You'll Be Able to Allow Friends to Unlock your VW with a Smartphone


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Besides the Golf R Touch cockpit concept, VW’s lineup at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas also includes the Connected Golf, a study that demonstrates the networking potential of the e-Golf.

Fiat-Chrysler Looking to Hook Up With Another Big Manufacturer Like VW or Ford?


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Merging Fiat and Chrysler to create FCA Automobiles in 2014 and deciding to spinoff Ferrari this year to raise the cash necessary to fund new products has kept CEO Sergio Marchionne quite busy.