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  1. VW takes on Ford with more investment in SUV

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    VW to invest $340 million in Tennessee to build new SUV Reuters-BUSINESS NEWS - David Shepardson - MARCH 19, 2018 Volkswagen to invest $340 million at its Chattanooga, Tennessee factory to build a smaller version of its Atlas model. The original Atlas was VW's attempt to take on Ford...
  2. Volkswagen Plans on Hybrids while it waits for Llonger-Range Batteries

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    Volkswagen Plans on Hybrids while it waits for Llonger-Range Batteries Autonews BERLIN -- The Volkswagen Group plans to offer plug-in hybrid powertrains on most of its models before longer-range batteries become a reality. Audi will offer plug-in hybrid versions of the Q7 SUV, A7 and A8 sedans...
  3. Volkswagen Golf, Ford F-150 named 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Ye

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    Volkswagen Golf, Ford F-150 named 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year As for the Truck/Utility award, it wasn't immediately clear that the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 would win the North American honor, topping the Chevrolet Colorado and Lincoln MKC. The Chevy, after all, has...
  4. Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept unveiled

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    Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept unveiled Volkswagen has unveiled the Cross Coupe GTE concept, ahead of its debut at the North American International Auto Show. Designed to preview an upcoming crossover for North America, the Cross Coupe GTE has an aggressive front fascia with an aluminum...
  5. Volkswagen Passat GTE revealed ahead of Paris debut

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    Volkswagen Passat GTE revealed ahead of Paris debut Volkswagen has unveiled the plug-in hybrid Passat GTE prior to its official premiere during the Paris Motor Show next week. Based on the eight generation Passat, the model is the third plug-in hybrid from the German manufacturer after the...
  6. 2015 Volkswagen Passat for Europe: Check it Out in 65 Photos and Videos

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    2015 Volkswagen Passat for Europe: Check it Out in 65 Photos and Videos W's best way of describing the new 2015 Passat for Europe and other places around the world is a "premium class car without premium costs". In other words, the Germans want to extend their reach over to more premium...
  7. Review: 2015 Volkswagen GTI SE (autoinfoquest)

    European Competition
    Had a chance to spend sometime with a 2015 GTI recently my thoughts below http://autoinfoquest.com/2014/06/18/review-2015-volkswagen-gti-se/
  8. Geely & Volvo wants to become the new Audi & Volkswagen

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    Geely & Volvo wants to become the new Audi & Volkswagen Geely Chairman Li Sufu has revealed his desire to turn Geely and Volvo into the next Volkswagen and Audi. Speaking to member of the Chinese media, Sufu highlighted the fact that the two companies will soon be sharing research, development...
  9. Volkswagen Achieving Ambitious Sales Goals At Expense Of Profitability

    European Competition
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/neilwinton/2014/03/16/volkswagen-achieving-ambitious-sales-goals-at-expense-of-profitability/ Volkswagen investors must be wondering what is the point of a company which wants to be the biggest auto manufacturer in the world, but every time it sells an extra car it...
  10. Volkswagen Passat vs. Ford Fusion vs. Acura TL

    Ford Brand News - Global
    For the whole story about the Volkswagen Passat vs. Ford Fusion vs. Acura TL head on over to AutoGuide.com.
  11. Tennessee Volkswagen plant votes against union in UAW defeat

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    BY BERNIE WOODALL Feb 14, 2014 Reuters (Reuters) - In a stunning defeat that could accelerate the decades-long decline of the United Auto Workers, employees voted against union representation at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, which had been seen as organized labor's best chance...
  12. Detroit LIVE: Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept

    European Competition
    Detroit LIVE: Volkswagen Beetle Dune concept Volkswagen has traveled to the Detroit Motor Show to unveil a new concept called Beetle Dune. The Beetle Dune is wider, taller and longer than the regular-production Beetle R-Line on which it is based. Billed as a Baja Bug for the 21st century...
  13. Volkswagen Details Hybrid, Electric Model Rollout

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    Volkswagen Group Details Hybrid, Electric Model Rollout Automobile Magazine Volkswagen recently announced its intention to become the electric vehicle leader by 2018, and now it is backing this claim up with a plan for seven new hybrid models that will be coming out starting in 2014. A report...
  14. Volkswagen plans to go totally turbo in 3-4 years (Ford considering similar??)

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    http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130918/AUTO0104/309180010/1148/AUTO01/Volkswagen-plans-go-totally-turbo-3-4-years Detroit— A Volkswagen AG executive said Tuesday that the automaker will phase out conventional gas engines in three or four years in favor of more powerful and fuel-efficient...
  15. First Drive: 2014 Volkswagen XL1 [w/video]

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    First Drive: 2014 Volkswagen XL1 Autoblog March 11, 2013 by Matt Davis Among our many duties at the recent Geneva Motor Show, we were offered a pretty exclusive drive in the new Volkswagen XL1 hyper-efficient plug-in diesel hybrid. There is so much that is interesting about a car like this...
  16. Geneva 2013: Volkswagen XL1

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    Volkswagen formally introduces super-efficient XL1 Autoblog March 4, 2013 by Chris Tutor Lightweight and low drag are hallmarks of great sportscar design. But when paired with a super-efficient, hybrid powertrain, you have the Volkswagen's XL1 that has been formally introduced in Geneva...
  17. 2014 Volkswagen Golf Photos Leak, Interior Shown Early

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    Luke Vandezande Sep 04, 1:58 PM AutoGuide Despite not actually releasing any new facts, a swath of photos revealing the 2014 Volkswagen Golf just leaked to show the car inside and out. Remaining recognizably a Golf, the car gets a revised front fascia and sharper lines to lend it a more...
  18. Volkswagen's February 2012 Global Sales Breakdown

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    Suzuki Swift has best month ever www.fordinsidenews.com April 13, 2012 By: Austin Rutherford Markets included in this month were Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece...
  19. Volkswagen SC Planned as Smaller CC

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    Volkswagen SC Planned as Smaller CC By: Jason Siu 16/03/2012 AutoGuide German automaker Volkswagen has given the green light to develop a second four-door coupe to join its popular CC model in its lineup. It’s currently known as the SC (sport coupe) internally, but the nameplate is expected to...
  20. Volkswagen's January 2012 Global Sales Breakdown

    Monthly Sales Results
    Volkswagen's January 2012 Global Sales Breakdown VW's 12th wholly controlled brand debuts www.fordinsidenews.com March 10, 2012 By: Austin Rutherford News: VW starts sales of its 12th wholly controlled brand. SITRAK (the name outside of China) or Shandeka (name for inside China) is a JV...
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