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Volkswagen unleashes the facelifted 2015 Jetta before New York w/ VIDEO

Volkswagen revealed its teased 2015 facelifted Jetta for the New York Auto Show, which takes on some subtle changes and updates. For starters, the new Jetta receives similarly styled bi-xenon headlights and daytime LED runners as the new Passat, along with an optional trunk lid spoiler for the GLI and Hybrid versions. Overall however, the […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen revealed en route to New York

Though VW lightly uses the term “concept” here and there for its appearance at the New York Auto show next week, what you see here is essentially the replacement for the Jetta SportWagen. Using the Golf nomenclature, VW is offering an all new replacement fitted with either the 170 bhp 1.8 liter four cylinder gas […]

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Volkswagen Kombi (Microbus) is really actually dead [VIDEO]

From 1950 to 1979, VW’s iconic T1 and T2 Kombi vans, known by most of us as the ‘hippie van’ or ‘microbus’, rocked our little world with its low entry fee, quirky looks, and efficient use of space. For those coming of driving age and music festival age in the years that came after were […]

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Volkswagen confirms Jetta facelift for 2015, due at New York

Amid a press release sharing Volkswagen’s recent successes and near-future plans for internal strategy, Volkswagen also confirmed to be bringing a facelifted Jetta to the 2014 New York International Auto Show. It would be sold as a 2015 model year car. No specifics were shared, but Volkswagen described to updated Jetta to offer a “refreshed […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s T-Roc Concept might hit production

Volkswagen may actually proceed with producing the recent T-Roc Concept from the Geneva Auto Show, according to a report from¬†AutomotiveNews. Volkswagen’s CEO, Martin Winterkorn, recently said that outlook for a production T-Roc is optimistic. Should it be produced, it will be based on the same platform as the Golf and will essentially be a Golf […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s entry-level sub-brand delayed due to cost

Volkswagen was rumored to be in the works with a new entry-level brand that could undercut its entire portfolio by offering super-affordable cars for developing countries. However, interestingly enough, Volkswagen ran into cost issues, mainly balancing cost and quality. According to¬†AutoCar, the Wolfsburg automaker is “struggling” to keep costs down while maintaining proper levels of […]

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Report: 2016 VW Passat may be given actual styling

In a bid to make just a few more fly off the shelf, Volkswagen is looking to turn up the wick a bit on the next Passat. For those of us with eyes, but are not in the market for a new Passat, this will be a welcome improvement. While this is definitely a logical […]

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Volkswagen Beetle 65th Anniversary in the US

VW will try to sell a car every 3 seconds this year

It’s a little bit more than three, but the idea is that VW is trying to keep makers GM and Toyota at bay ever so slightly by breaking the 10 million car per year mark. This sounds like quite a few cars, and it is; though, staggeringly, it’s only about 10 percent of the global […]

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Volkswagen reveals plans for 2014 and 2015

Volkswagen reveals plans for 2014 and 2015

Volkswagen AG released a quarterly release detailing some of the company’s success and future plans for the next could of years, which include a new Audi A4, Q7, a new Volkswagen Passat, and a Porsche Cayenne Plug-In Hybrid, for the most relevant models. Europe will be benefiting from an updated Skoda Fabia and Superb and […]

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Report: Could Volkswagen be picking up the pickup possibility again?

Word in the pipeline is that Volkswagen may be reconsidering its own rendition of a pickup truck. The German automaker began teasing us with a foreign market model known as the Amarok, which is sold in Europe, South America, Australia, New Zealand, and Russia, just to name a few. While talks are apparently happening between […]

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