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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen HyMotion makes debut

Volkswagen is serious about upping their game in the hydrogen department. First, there was the Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron and now, there’s the Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen HyMotion, which was just revealed for the world to see for the first time. It’s based off of a Golf Variant and features a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain with an […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R officially requires $36,595 of your simoleons

Volkswagen sought the open microphone at the 2014 LA Auto Show to announce the pricing details for the 2015 Golf R hatchback. As expected, it’s pretty high, but with the R comes the title as the most potent Golf ever sold on our shores. The base Golf R starts life as a Rabbit five-door and […]

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Volkswagen does the unthinkable, reveals Golf R Wagon for the US…sort of

Volkswagen is sort of doing the unthinkable by bringing a hot new type of Golf R to the US of A, and it’s a wagon estate version. Yup, you read correctly. This is a bit of a shocker because Germany’s automakers tend to tease us with forbidden fruit, a lot of which comes in the […]

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Volkswagen to introduce updated Golf R400 and GTI Roadster concepts to LA

Volkswagen’s isn’t done expanding its new seventh generation Golf just yet as there still has yet to be a production version of the highly-anticipated high-performance Golf R400. But now, there’s a new addition to the Golf family, and that’s a new GTI Roadster Concept, which pitches the idea of a convertible GTI. Click here for […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG and Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles merging would be “brilliant,” says Krafcik

Remember John Krafcik? Yea, he’s the former CEO of Hyundai Motor America and is currently the President of TrueCar. And recently, in an interview with Bloomberg, Krafcik shared his outlook on the possible idea of the Volkswagen Group merging with Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles. And that would be utterly insane. Consider this: Volkswagen Group’s portfolio already consists of the […]

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Volkswagen debuts new 2.0L high-output four-cyl diesel in Wolfsburg

Volkswagen recently introduced its next generation of diesel four-cylinder engine along with a new 10-speed DSG automatic at a recent press gathering in Wolfsburg. Spec-wise, the new diesel four sounds familiar. It displaces 2.0L and has a turbocharger to make 272hp, but there’s a new party piece. This new 2.0L diesel is also the first […]

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The Volkswagen e-Golf is the most efficient compact EV in the US, says VW

Volkswagen is tooting its own horn with the recent 2015 e-Golf, which is the the world’s first all-electric Golf for North America. It boasts an EPA rating of the equivalent to 126MPGe city, 105MPGe highway, and a combined cycle of 116MPGe while sporting a range of 83 miles. The range might be limited, but the […]

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The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Classic starts at $20,195

Pricing and details for the next model-year 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Classic were announced and the new Beetle Classic, as it’s called, starts at $20,195. What is it? Well, it’s a Beetle for starters. And it’s being called the Beetle Classic because it comes with a simplistic look thanks to its vintage-style painted alloy 17-inch wheels, […]

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Report: Volkswagen to attempt more R models

Volkswagen may be expanding their R-Line of cars, according to a new report from Australia’s Motoring.com. This doesn’t seem too outlandish considering the fact that performance line branding is an increasingly popular topic, especially among the premium brands. To follow in their footsteps, more mainstream automakers might be offering the same. Some examples include Toyota and […]

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