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Report: Volkswagen Passat CC Concept to surface at Geneva

Auto Motor und Sport reports a concept version of the second generation Passat CC could surface in Geneva, following the launch of the Passat in Europe, which entered its eight generation. The Passat CC surfaced in the sixth generation model as a stylized version of the Passat and it reigned as a successful model. As […]

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Report: A Volkswagen Eos successor ain’t gonna happen

AutoCar reports with confirmation that a Volkswagen Eos successor just isn’t going to happen. For those of you who are struggling to remember, the Eos was a rather pricey hardtop convertible that debuted in 2006 and was essentially a convertible Golf. According to the report, where AutoCar sat with Volkswagen’s R&D chief, Heinz-Jakob Neusser, the Eos […]

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2015 Detroit: The Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE debuts for the world to see at Detroit

Volkswagen revealed a new concept called the Cross Coupe GTE and it’s another idea at a possible new crossover for the People’s car. This new midsizer also boasts a new plug-in hybrid powertrain, complete with a 3.6L VR6 motor with 276hp and two electric motors, rated at 54hp and 114hp each, powering all four wheels. […]

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Volkswagen’s Golf R Launch Edition sells out in less than 12 hours

Volkswagen has been building up anticipation for the high-performance Golf R for quite sometime, especially since they decided to import a considerably limited number of them in total to North America. To make sure it remains a special affair, Volkswagen even created 500 Launch Edition models to celebrate the Golf R’s inauguration into the US market. It’s […]

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Report: The 2017 Volkswagen Phaeton to attempt being more comfy than Mercedes S-Class

One of the easiest associations with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, besides luxury, refinement, and build quality, is comfort, and it’s something the S-Class always prided itself over, in addition to many other things. However, there are plenty of other cars out there who come very close if not exceed the S-Class in comfort in a variety […]

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Recalls: Volkswagen calls back 2015 Jetta models for faulty headlight modules

Volkswagen officially announced to have joined forces with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to call back around 25,007 units of 2015 Jetta due to faulty headlight control modules. The problem surrounds the controlling software of the module, which can disable the low-beam headlights when drivers enable the high-beams–both are supposed to be illuminated when […]

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Photo Rendering: This is what the next Volkswagen Passat CC could look like

X-Tomi Design is back at it with new renderings of what they think the new Volkswagen Passat CC could look like. The eight generation Passat isn’t exactly news as it was revealed for the European market last year. That said however, it’s only a matter of time until we receive our version of the new […]

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Volkswagen announces Golf R Launch Edition, starts at $39,090

Volkswagen of America officially announced to be kicking off Golf R sales with a Launch Edition model, which starts at $39,090. Only 500 Golf R Launch Edition models are destined to be made and these will be the first 500 Golf Rs ever to roll off the line for North American sales. All are to […]

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The 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year finalists announced

It’s that time of year and the 2015 North American International Car Show in Detroit takes place next year and with the NAIAS is the announcement of the annual North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year. As a result, the the finalists for this year’s award were announced by the North American Car/Truck of […]

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Report: Volkswagen working on a BMW 5-Series competitor

Germany’s AutoBild heard Volkswagen might be doing the unthinkable by creating a BMW 5-Series competitor, which makes us think–isn’t that what Audi’s A6 is for? Volkswagen seems to be adamant about expanding its own lineup, even after its luxurious Phaeton failed to sell in the US. Speaking of which, there wasn’t any specification as to […]

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