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Report: Volkswagen AG apparently considering renaming themselves Auto Union

Australian outlet GoAuto apparently learned that Volkswagen AG executives are mulling the possibility of renaming themselves as Auto Union, the original name for what is now known for modern day Audi. Volkswagen AG has grown to be one of the largest automobile conglomerates in the world with Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well […]

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Volkswagen sends the Eos and Routan to the guillotine after 2014

Volkswagen released some details for its new lineup for the 2015 year, which will not include the current Eos and the Chrysler minivan badgineered Routan. Other than the obvious, like the arrival of the entire 2015 Golf lineup, including the base model, the GTI, the Golf R, the e-Golf, and the Golf SportWagen (that replaces […]

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Report: Porsche and Audi are clamoring over platforms

Automobile Magazine reports that Audi and Porsche are in a little bit of a bind over agreements with modular platforms. According to the article, Porsche is a bit ticked at Audi because the Ingolstadt-automaker rejected Porsche’s latest Modular Standard Platform for adoption as a way to provide a backbone for the next generation Audi A6, A7 […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG eyeing Fiat for acquisition

Volkswagen AG is clearly becoming an automotive monopoly and is otherwise a sure-footed way of saying the Germans have essentially taken over the world by way of the automobile. As of this post, the German People’s Car owns Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well as Ducati, and several commercial vehicle […]

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Volkswagen confirms new SUV, to be produced in Chattanooga

Volkswagen recently confirmed that their new CrossBlue Concept-based SUV is to be built at the automaker’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, home to where the current Passat is also built. Click here for our original post on the 2013 Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The new SUV is built on the automaker’s latest […]

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Report: Volkswagen developing five- and seven-seat Tiguan

Volkswagen is apparently adamant about expanding its Tiguan lineup with an additional seven-seat model, next to the already preexisitng five-seater version. And this is a little bit confusing since Volkswagen already confirmed the arrival of their new seven-seat crossover based on the CrossBlue Concept, making it seem a bit redundant. AutoCar however says that the […]

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Volkswagen reveals next generation European Passat for 2015

Volkswagen revealed the completely new next-generation Passat for Europe not to long ago, which enters its eighth generation. Donning completely new sheetmetal, the new Passat is shorter in height by two millimeters, wider by 12, and lower in overall height by six than the outgoing model. And because it’s a completely new generation, this new […]

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Volkswagen confirms production of Beetle Dune Concept

At the 2014 North American International Auto Show earlier this year, Volkswagen quietly announced to be moving the Beetle Dune Concept into production by 2016. Recently, Volkswagen confirmed this plan in a recent and quick promo video. Details aren’t plentiful, though both a coupe and a convertible version are expected to surface when it begins […]

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Video: What happens when you pair Tanner Foust, a Volkswagen GTI, and lots of GoPros?

Volkswagen and GoPro teamed up to do some marketing stunts, featuring world-renowned rally driver and Top Gear USA host, Tanner Foust. So what happened? Well, GoPro equipped an all-new seventh generation 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI with a crap-ton of GoPros and put Tanner Foust behind the wheel of said GTI. But to make things even […]

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Report: 2015 Volkswagen Passat teased, to debut next month

Volkswagen released a teaser of what could be the next generation 2015 Passat on the web. Set to debut next month, the new model takes on a more dramatic design and style and it’s obvious that some new headlight designs are in the works, complete with LED strips. Additionally, we can see a very raked […]

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