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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: The Volkswagen GTI could gain a 10-speed DSG

AutoExpress reports that the Volkswagen GTI could gain a 10-speed DSG automatic, after speaking to a “good authority” source within the company. It would replace the current model’s seven-speed DSG, but the seven-speed will remain for lesser versions of Golf. The 10-speed is being designed for the GTI, the GTD and the Golf R and […]

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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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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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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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Recalls: Volkswagen issues stop-sale and recall for GTI and Golf

Volkswagen announced to have stopped sales of its 2015 GTI and Golf over problems with front stabilizer link fasteners, which could affect steering on the problem-stricken cars. The stop-sale involves 705 cars at US dealers, according to AutomotiveNews, with an additional 108 in Canada. After a recent follow up with AutoBlog, an additional 2,001 examples in the […]

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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: Volkswagen may be resorting to five-year product cycles to improve sales

Bloomberg reports that Volkswagen of America is in the works with considering shorter product life cycles for their models. Currently most automobile manufacturers produce a certain generation of car for anywhere between six to nine years–though anything more than seven or eight years is stretching it. That said, to keep the market fresh and competition active, […]

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Volkswagen confirms 2015 e-Golf for US shores later this year

Volkswagen got on the PR wire to inform the world that the 2015 all-electric e-Golf will be hitting our dealerships later this year in the fourth quarter. The 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is propelled by a 110hp electric motor also good for 199 lb-ft of torque. With an average range of 70-90 miles and weighing in […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s Golf R400 Concept gets the green light to our surprise

When Volkswagen revealed their seriously potent 400hp Golf R400 Concept at this year’s Beijing Auto Show, they explicitly said that there are no plans for production in their press release. But because intentions aren’t solidified by Medusa, things can always change. And apparently, we’ve all shouted loud enough for Volkswagen to give the concept a […]

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