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New VW Passat Is Europe's 'Car Of The Year 2015'


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VW has done it again winning the coveted European Car of the Year award for 2015 with the new generation Passat, two years after it received the same accolade with the Golf in 2013.

ABT Sportsline Boosts VW Passat Biturbo Diesel to 280PS, Adds Sharper Body Kit


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German tuner ABT Sportsline has released a styling and performance package for the all-new VW Passat, which will be showcased at the Geneva Motor Show.

The Dutch Bring Parking Tickets Up to Date with Technology


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A parking ticket is the kind of low quality printed paper that you find under your wiper if you leave your car where it’s not permitted.

However, the Dutch have pushed the concept along, and now it’s done autonomously from inside a specialized vehicle that’s currently being tried out in the southerly small city of Delft with just 100,000 inhabitants.

VW Passat TDI Spot is Painful Reminder of People's Misconceptions About Diesel Cars


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Normally, everybody across the globe should be excited about the excellent mixture of pulling power and efficiency that turbo-diesel engines deliver. In reality though, you still have to state your case.

VW Passat Sedan Puts On An Alltrack Outfit In Virtual Reality


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Now that VW has unveiled the new Passat Alltrack, it’s time for Photoshop manipulators to have some fun and invent new versions of the German D-segment model.

New VW Four-Door Coupe Concept to Debut in Geneva, Could Preview the Next CC


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These are the first official design sketches of a new VW concept which will be unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show. VW didn’t disclose the study’s name, but said the four-door concept is bigger than the current CC.

VW Eos to Be Axed By the Middle of the Year


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VW announced that its four-seater convertible Eos will stop its career sometime between May and June of this year, due to the decreasing interest in the market.

It’s Official: All-New VW Touran Based On MQB Platform [w/Video]


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The all-new 2016 Touran compact minivan has been officially revealed and detailed prior to its world premiere at the Geneva motor show.

All-New VW Touran Is Bigger And More Economical


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This is the all-new VW Touran MPV, which will debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. These are the first photos of the new model and they appear as official as can be.

VW Gets Green Light to Build Fuel Efficient Cars in Thailand


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Volkswagen has received approval from authorities in Thailand to build a vehicle assembly plant near Bangkok for fuel efficient cars. However, as the announcement comes after months of delays, a VW spokesman said the automaker hasn’t made a decision yet whether to build the factory.

Audi Seemingly Not Afraid of Potential 'Rise of the Machines' Scenario


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All joking aside, Audi have developed a robot able to work hand in hand with humans without using a safety barrier. It's also the first human-robot cooperation at the VW Group to be applied in final assembly.

VW Adds New Rugged Alltrack Version to Euro Passat


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Europe's booming crossover segment is the reason why VW has presented a second generation of its Passat Alltrack model.

VW Sharan Gets New Engines and Equipment, Discreet Styling Updates


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The second-generation VW Sharan has received mild styling updates and significal technical tweaks for its first facelift, with the official presentation to take place at the Geneva Motor Show.

VW e-Up Is Definitely not for Drivers with Range Anxiety


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With the exception of Tesla Motors, automakers haven’t quite managed to offer decent driving ranges to their electric cars. Take the VW e-Up, for example. Although the automaker claims the small electric car can cover between 120 km (74 miles) and 160 km (99 miles) with a full battery, CarBuyer’s Ginny Buckley faced a much more grim reality.

VW Commits $10 Million To Boost EV Charging Infrastructure In U.S.


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Interested in selling more plug-in vehicles and not waiting for governments to improve networks of charging station, Volkswagen is reaching into its pockets to help.

VW Tanner Foust Racing ENEOS RWB Beetle Brings Some Color to Chicago Show


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It's hard not to notice the bright-orange VW Tanner Foust Racing ENEOS RWB Beetle at the Chicago Auto Show, even though we've seen the car before at SEMA.

New Euro VW Passat Squares Up Against Ford Mondeo


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There’s a silent war going on in the Euro family saloon market, most recently between the all-new VW Passat and new for the continent Ford Mondeo. The Passat usually slips ahead thanks to its better interior and extra tech, although the Ford is better to drive, looks better and is comparable in every other imaginable way.

VW's New 2015 Golf SportWagen Priced from $21,395


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It's almost been a year since VW presented the all-new 2015 Golf SportWagen at the NY Auto Show, and while it won’t go on sale until April, we now know how much it will cost in the US.

VW Rally Driver Risks Everything to Corner Flat Out – Nearly Rolls, Crashes


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This guy, driving what looks like a lightly rally-prepped (1990s) VW Gol, not only has big balls, but they’re also made of tempered steel – that or he had a seizure while at the wheel. He floors it where normal people would panic and drop the anchor, risking life and limb to just power through.

VW Shows Off Weird Iguana-Tiger Hybrid that Inspired the Tiguan


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VW has a recent history of creating clever and/or amusing ads that always seem to be expertly steered away from the usual clichés - think "The Force," or the original ad for the first Golf GTi.

The automaker’s most recent campaign uses more humor to highlight the qualities of its cars, and in the case of the Tiguan crossover, they actually show off the creature that inspired it (or its name, rather).