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Report: Volkswagen’s Phaeton successor delayed until 2018

Despite the original model suffering from slow sales and an identity crisis, Volkswagen is known to be working on a new successor to the Phaeton, which is even slated to make a return stateside. Though according to AutomotiveNews, the Phaeton has been delayed until 2018 as a 2019 car because the current first generation model is still a […]

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Report: A new Volkswagen Tiguan CC could surface sometime in 2016

Volkswagen is continuing its binge of niche-filling and one of those potential fillers includes a stylized version of the Volkswagen Tiguan crossover to make a Tiguan CC. As the name implies, the Tiguan CC could take form as a more slick-back four-door coupe version of the Tiguan, similarly to the BMW X4, as we can […]

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Report: Volkswagen to execute five-year product cycles in the US

The automobile industry is already fast paced as is, in order to keep customers interested in new products since products that become stale lost interest–this is quite the given. As a result, Volkswagen Group of America’s Vice President of Quality and Service, Marc Trahan, recently told Edmunds that the People’s Car maker is going to implement […]

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Report: Details for next-gen 2019 Volkswagen Golf emerge

Even though the full seventh generation Volkswagen Golf lineup is just hitting our shores, it’s actually been around since 2012 in Europe and Asia. So the current Golf isn’t exactly news and it should be no surprise details for the next-gen model have apparently surfaced by way of AutoCar in the UK. According to the […]

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The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta costs $16,215 for its price of entry

Pricing details have just recently been announced for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf, which starts at $16,215, not including that usual $850 destination charge. The level of entry for the 2015 Jetta includes a naturally-aspirated 2.0L four-banger while the next choices available with more oomph are the 1.8T and the 2.0T models, both with TSI direct-injection. In addition to the […]

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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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