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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: Volkswagen officially axes Routan minivan according to report

A new report is out apparently confirming the end of Volkswagen’s badge-engineered Dodge Caravan, the Routan minivan. Of course, the reason for the ending of the Routan was extremely slow sales and only a select few 2014 model year examples have been produced, though none will reach the public for sale. As of now, there’s […]

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Report: The Volkswagen Routan will be no more after 2013, no replacement planned as VW focuses on SUVs/crossovers

Say goodbye to the Volkswagen Routan. Not that it would truly be missed much, as it was just a gussied up and rebadged Chrysler/Dodge Town and Caravan thing. AutomotiveNews reported that Volkswagen will be dropping the Routan after the 2013 model year, despite the People’s Car maker reporting an annual sales rate of 45,000 units […]

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Report: Volkswagen will resume Routan production in 2013

Volkswagen has killed any rumors that its Routan minivan will end production. Last week, Volkswagen told Bloomberg that it was undecided whether to continue assembling the Routan, which is produced by Chrysler at its Windsor, Ontario plant. Volkswagen is now saying that production of the Chrysler-built minvan will resume by summer 2013. Volkswagen spokesman Scott […]

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Soccer moms rejoice: 5 minivans earn IIHS’ Top Safety Pick Award

Five minivan models have earned the 2011 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The winners are the safest vehicles around, with better rollover crash protection than other models. Other qualifying factors include the highest ratings for side, frontal, and rear crash protection, along with electronic stability control. On the top […]

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2011 Honda Odyssey wins Cars.com minivan shootout

We’re not sure how man of you are fans of the minivan segment but as Cars.com points out “It’s not often you see an entire segment of the auto industry redone at the same time, but 2011 is a renaissance for minivans.” All the major players in the segment including Nissan, Honda, Dodge, Chrysler, Toyota […]

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Volkswagen recalling Routan minivan over ignition switches

Volkswagen is recalling some 378 units of the Routan minivan from the 2010 model year due an issue with the ignition switch that can move from the run to accessory position on its own, turning off the engine. Chrysler last week recalled about 250,000 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans and Dodge Journey units […]

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Volkswagen working on overhaul of U.S. lineup, Routan’s future remains vague

Volkswagen AG is working hard on a complete overhaul of its U.S. lineup in a goal to turn around its North American operations and boost presence and sales in the region. The overhaul will be led by the new 2011 Volkswagen Jetta and a U.S. market new mid-size sedan, which will be built at its […]

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Volkswagen recalls nearly 16,000 Routan minivans

Volkswagen AG has announced that it is recalling approximately 16,000 units of the Routan minivan to address fire concerns that may be caused by the latches on the sliding doors. V-dub said that the recall affects the 2009 Routan. The Routan is jointly developed with Chrysler LLC at the company’s Windsor, Ontario, plant. Of course […]

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Volkswagen Routan customers can now get in-vehicle Wi-Fi

Volkswagen of America announced today that it is teaming up with Autonet Mobile to offer an option that will equip the Routan minivan with uconnect web, offering in-vehicle Wi-Fi. Chrysler had announced plans to offer a similar option during the same time last year. Volkswagen said that up to 600 dealerships will offer the uconnect […]

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