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SUVs and EVs: Volkswagen Outlines Future-Product Strategy SUVs and EVs: Volkswagen Outlines Future-Product Strategy
- Volkswagen has been running on slim margins in the United States and beyond—further squeezed by the costs related to the diesel-emissions scandal. To increase its profitability, it’s shifting as quickly as it can toward the growing market of SUVs and crossovers. It has a lot of ground to make...
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Building Speed: Nitrous-Juiced Shed on Wheels Hits 96.8 MPH [Video] Building Speed: Nitrous-Juiced Shed on Wheels Hits 96.8 MPH [Video]
- It started with one simple decision: Fifty-two-year-old Kevin Nicks from the Chipping Norton area in Oxfordshire, England, chose not to scrap his Volkswagen Passat. Instead, he turned it into a fully functioning, street-legal shed on wheels. Screw #vanlife. The world has evolved. Or regressed; we’re...
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Volkswagen R Taking the Fight to AMG Volkswagen R Taking the Fight to AMG
- On June 1, racing manager and former Ford motorsports boss Jost Capito took over the Volkswagen R division from Ulrich Riestenpatt Gt. Richter, who had led the offshoot since its inception in 2009. The division has been responsible for several Volkswagen R models, most notably the VR6–powered Golf...
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Volkswagen T-Roc: A Late Charge into a Fast-Growing Segment Volkswagen T-Roc: A Late Charge into a Fast-Growing Segment
- Volkswagen typically is not the first brand to pioneer new segments. Wolfsburg often prefers to study the segment, develop a product, and then try to conquer. So it’s no surprise that the Volkswagen T-Roc, the brand’s new subcompact crossover, is a bit late to the game. - Based on the MQB modular-transversal...
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Volkswagen Reveals Sixth-Generation Polo, Americans Can Rent One in Europe Volkswagen Reveals Sixth-Generation Polo, Americans Can Rent One in Europe
- The small Volkswagen Polo, introduced in 1975 to accompany the Golf that had debuted a year earlier, remains a vehicle of global importance for Wolfsburg, having shifted over 14 million units over its life span. But it’s never been exported to the United States. Volkswagen has just unveiled the...
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GTI Fridays: Volkswagen Up! GTI Concept Is Like a Modernized Mark 1 Golf GTI GTI Fridays: Volkswagen Up! GTI Concept Is Like a Modernized Mark 1 Golf GTI
- Back in 1975, Volkswagen unveiled the original Golf GTI at the Frankfurt motor show. At the time, it was a rare combination of both sportiness and practicality, and today it’s still one of the most revered vehicles on the market for that exact reason. Now, Volkswagen is trying to recapture some...
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Nothing to Do with Diesel: Volkswagen Recalls 281,000 Cars for Fuel Leaks [UPDATE] Nothing to Do with Diesel: Volkswagen Recalls 281,000 Cars for Fuel Leaks [UPDATE]
- Volkswagen is recalling a total of 281,505 cars in the United States for three separate fuel-leakage problems, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. - The first involves 2015–2016 Golf, Golf SportWagen, and GTI models sold in states requiring partial zero...
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Audi and Porsche Diesels Could Return in the U.S. Audi and Porsche Diesels Could Return in the U.S.
- “Diesel” is a dirty word at the Volkswagen Group, where the company’s emissions-cheating scandal has caused its TDI engines to be banished from its U.S. lineup—and cost the company billions in penalties. But while the Volkswagen brand is sticking with management’s decision to keep diesel...
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What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs? What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs?
- Approximately 200,000 late-model TDI-badged Volkswagen four-cylinder diesel vehicles, many of which were until recently used as daily drivers, now sit unused in massive holding lots. Some of those lots stand as awkward public reminders of just how much work Volkswagen has ahead of it to remedy owners,...
What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs? »
What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs? What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs?
- Approximately 200,000 late-model TDI-badged Volkswagen four-cylinder diesel vehicles, many of which were until recently used as daily drivers, now sit unused in massive holding lots. Some of those lots stand as awkward public reminders of just how much work Volkswagen has ahead of it to remedy owners,...
What Is VW Going to Do with All Those Bought-Back TDIs? »

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